Joseph Lesniak

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This Is The Right Way To Talk To Your Dog

If you're talking to your favorite furry friend in a "baby voice"... you're not alone – it's our natural inclination to address both pets and babies …

3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

How To Quickly Get Rid of Ants

To get rid of ants quickly, you'll need to pay attention to their trail.<p>Ants are undoubtedly pesky pests. Seeing a swarm of them in your home is …

Vitamin B12 deficiency: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Our bodies are remarkably adept at absorbing, storing and using vitamins and minerals. But sometimes our diet and lifestyle can make it more difficult to get enough of certain nutrients – which is where deficiency comes in.<p>Lack of sunlight can lead to a deficiency in vitamin D, for example, which …

Here's How To Clean Your House More Efficiently

The secret to tidying up every room of your house quickly? Task cleaning.<p>A few years ago, I found out that I've been cleaning my home all wrong. I was in a hotel room, when a maid came in and sprayed a solution on every surface…and then left. Right when I thought she'd forgotten, she returned. She …

14 Trader Joe’s Items That Will Basically Change Your Life

According to Real Simple editors, anyway. Take a peek into our grocery carts, and add these favorites to your shopping list.<p>Trader Joe’s Vegetable …

Healthy Eating

Thousands Say This Is The Best Cleaning Product For Removing Pet Urine Stains And Odors

Rocco & Roxie Professional Strength Stain & Odor Eliminator is nothing short of a godsend for owners of pee-happy pets.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in</i> …

Only Pets Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing pets in the Only Pets Photo contest with chances to win Focus Shifter and …

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

The Brain

Become a DIY and home improvement pro with the FiberFix Total Repair Tool

If you're the type of person who can't tell a Phillips from a flathead, you probably find yourself calling mom and dad for help when things break …

What gives you cancer the most? We ranked the risks

<b>Everything gives you cancer these days – or so people like to say, when they’re about to do something they know isn’t good for them.</b><p>Why quit your …

Cancer

It's so cold in the U.S. and Canada that windows are breaking, and there's no end in sight

The Arctic blast is so severe in Canada that only those above the age of 24 have ever experienced something of this magnitude during the period …

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

How to Use the iOS 11 Files App

Here's your quick guide to the iOS 11 Files app, which lets you connect services, add, manage, and share files, and much more.<p>PCMag reviews products …

10 Ways to Legally Reduce Your 2018 Taxes

Want to shield more income from the IRS next year? Here's how to do it.<p>If there's one thing pretty much all working Americans can agree on, it's that …

How Omega-3 Fish Oil Affects Your Brain and Mental Health

Fish oil is a popular over-the-counter supplement extracted from fatty fish like sardines, anchovies, mackerel and salmon.<p>Fish oil primarily contains …

The Brain

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Composting 101: How To Create Compost That Works Like Rocket Fuel For Your Garden

Nature is the ultimate recycler. When we compost organic matter, we’re really just mimicking the process that occurs naturally on the forest floor: …

Dementia breakthrough? Brain-training game 'significantly reduces risk'

A recent study has been hailed as a "breakthrough" in dementia prevention, after finding that a brain-training exercise can lower the risk of the …

We Don’t Need The iPhone X

Seven reasons why Apple’s phone “of the future” is anything but.<p>The iPhone X is a sham. The epitome of fluff over function. The penultimate step in Apple’s downward spiral toward replacing the Ramsian “Less is more” with the “more, more, <i>more</i>!” of a greedy kid in a cupcake shop. One more brick, at …

15 Edible Backyard Weeds With Amazing Health Benefits

It’s time you looked in your garden weeds with a ‘roving eye’ because it is hiding all sorts of nutritional and medicinal gems!<p>“Common weeds” can …

How to Train Your Dog to 'Leave It'

The "leave it" command is used to prevent your dog from picking things up. It allows you to tell your dog not to touch things that you don't want him …

Pets

The best way to remove pesticides from apples

But be prepared to let your apples take a good, long soak.<p>If the only use you have for baking soda is to make baked goods rise, you're missing out. …

Cleaning

The Jones Act, the obscure 1920 shipping regulation strangling Puerto Rico, explained

Protectionism and exploitation at its worst.<p>The island of Puerto Rico is devastated, with millions lacking power, infrastructure destroyed, homes damaged, and an entire year’s worth of agricultural output essentially ruined. Like any disaster-struck place, it will be in need of supplies brought it …

Equifax Just Changed the Rest of Your Life

Adding freezes to your credit reports is an appropriate response to the massive Equifax database breach that exposed the private information of …