2018 saw the most multistate outbreaks of foodborne illness in more than a decade, CDC says

2018 saw the most multistate outbreaks of foodborne illness in more than a decade, CDC says

Foodborne illnesses killed 120 Americans last year and sickened 25,606, the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in its annual report Thursday, acknowledging an increasing incidence of infection caused by eight major pathogens and a sharp uptick in the number of multistate outbreaks. The CDC logged 23 multistate investigations last year, the most in at […]

What Will Your Garden Grow?: 7 Easy Veggies to Grow

What Will Your Garden Grow?: 7 Easy Veggies to Grow

You don’t need a green thumb to grow a bounty of fresh vegetables right in your backyard or balcony. Whether you’re a gardening novice or just want to start a vegetable garden with the least amount of time and effort, here are the top almost foolproof vegetables to grow. Most of the gardening sites around […]

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Food

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Food

Eating while driving is one of the most common forms of distracted driving. Along with other distracted driving behaviors, the act of eating snacks or drinking beverages while behind the wheel presents serious safety risks on U.S. highways. Dangers of Eating While Driving It’s important to understand the dangers associated with eating while driving. There […]

The Worst Customer Experience Mistakes You Can Make

The Worst Customer Experience Mistakes You Can Make

If you can’t keep your customers happy, your business won’t last long. Yet companies consistently make customer experience mistakes that can easily be avoided. Why is this? Perhaps your company started doing things one way and never adjusted to your customers’ needs. Maybe it is a simple matter of oversight. Either way, don’t be complacent! […]

Safer stop signs coming!

Safer stop signs coming!

Researchers have developed a solar-powered stop sign that can flash a light at the right moment to make sure drivers don’t roll past the sign. Innovative and extremely beneficial in making our roads safer! According to the Federal Highway Administration, 54 percent of all US traffic fatalities occur on rural roads. Many of those accidents […]

Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day!

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi Day is an annual opportunity for math enthusiasts to recite the infinite digits […]

How Timeboxing Works and Why It Will Make You More Productive

How Timeboxing Works and Why It Will Make You More Productive

From Harvard Business Review By Marc Zao-Sanders Five years ago I read Daniel   Markovitz’s argument  for migrating to-do lists into calendars. Since then, my productivity has at least doubled. That momentous (at least for me) article describes five problems with the to-do list. First, they overwhelm us with too many choices. Second, we are naturally drawn […]