Apps for a healthier and environmentally friendly lifestyle

To avoid the mind-boggling array of products in grocery stores, I either resort to buying the same products that I have used before or look for specific cues such as the color of the packaging or words like eco, good, fair trade, or healthy. Our eyes can only scan so much because of information overload. … Continue reading Apps for a healthier and environmentally friendly lifestyle

Fire extinguishers basics

What is fire? We've all seen fire. Probably felt it too. Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material  - a process known as combustion. It is exothermic, therefore it releases heat. We also know it produces light. Lastly, we know it burns or vaporizes things. Mechanism of fire onset: Fire is nothing without its three components - oxidizing agent, heat and … Continue reading Fire extinguishers basics