Ron Szymanski

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World's Smallest Wireless Earbuds That Can be Charged Through Phone

Have you ever struggled with your earphone wires get tangled? I bet, you struggle every day with your earphone wires and think why it happens. We had …

Is Putting Vicks VapoRub On Your Kid's Feet a Safe, Effective Cough Cure?

Rumor has it rubbing the mentholated ointment on the bottom of your child's feet can stop a cough. But just how safe is this (clever!) DIY cure?<p>Coughing is as inevitable as a change in season, even in the healthiest kids. But when a few days of coughing stretch into a week or two (or longer!), it's …

New York City

10 Ways Teens Are Hiding Their Online Behavior from Parents

According to security company McAfee, most parents don’t actually know the <i>real</i> online behavior of their teens.<p>Veer<p>Remember the slogan from those old …

Grit and Good Parenting

Everyone who has an interest in America's future should read <i>How Chidren Succeed</i> by Paul Tough, who quit his job at the <i>New York Times</i> to research and produce this unflinching, fascinating yet ultimately hopeful look at educational attainment. In fewer than 200 pages he nails what's wrong with our …

Back-to-school advice from some adorable experts: Kids share sweet tips

Remember the first day of school? That annual ritual of painstakingly laying out your outfit the night before and then barely being able to fall asleep <i>all night</i> before the alarm blasted you awake?<p>No matter how long it's been since you set foot in a classroom, the words "back to school" can still …

Kids

Are You Paying Too Much for Common Repairs?

Congratulations on buying your first house. Now, you have to learn how to keep it in good repair.<p>Most repairs are simple, inexpensive, and …

8 food myths that just won’t go away

Eggs are bad, low-fat is good, right? Here’s how science has debunked those and other persistent food myths<p>In the past several decades, nutritional research has revealed the truth behind the health claims of many foods, puncturing holes in some long-held beliefs. Diets have come and gone, elevating …

Build a Flagstone and Stone Block Patio

Construct a poured concrete and stone patio with a curved stone wall.<p>You can’t beat stone as a building material for a backyard terrace. It blends …

Woodworking

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Sprucing up your deck, patio, or yard just got an inspirational boost, thanks to these projects you can do yourself. They range from small and simple …

How to Cover a Concrete Patio With Pavers

No need to tear out an ugly slab—just hide it!<p>Concrete patios are typically plain and often show cracks.<p>Pavers dress up the patio and make it an …

Landscaping