Sunlight is well-known to provide us vitamin D, but did you know that it kills pain, keeps us alert at night, burns fat and more?
Our biological connection and dependence to the sun is so profound, that the very variation in human skin color from African, melanin-saturated dark skin, to the relatively melanin de-pigmented, Caucasian lighter-skin, is a byproduct of the offspring of our last common ancestor from Africa (as determined by mitochondrial DNA) migrating towards sunlight-impoverished higher latitudes, which began approximately 60,000 years ago.
July 28, 2014
Would you like to simplify your home's upkeep? Here are some great smartphone tools:
With the help of a few common digital tools, you can transform your wireless device into a household control center that simplifies home upkeep.
July 26, 2014
Are you currently sharing a room with your newborn baby? Wondering how you should decorate? From room barriers to decor that will absorb sound, here are 8 tips for peaceful bedroom sharing with the baby. Which tips will you use?
July 24, 2014
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July 22, 20143 likes
Most people love pets — unless the animals are somebody else's. Which of these pets at a showing horror stories would you not want to find yourself in?
July 21, 2014
This harmonious interior was designed to exhibit objects the owner had collected on her travels. What would you like to showcase?
Kelly is a colorful person, vibrant in personality and exuberant in spirit. Her home, which she affectionately calls the "tree house," captures the poise and grace with which she approaches the world, but it does so with an understated elegance.
July 19, 2014
When you decide to purchase a new home, you have a lot of decisions to make when it comes to selecting a homebuilder. You can buy a home that is completed and in the builder’s inventory (speculative homes) or you can custom build a home. Even with the fallout of builders in the last few years, there are still a number of very good builders in the Des Moines area. In the current financial environment it seems only the larger builders are carrying inventory. Most of the builders that are doing 5 -10 homes a Continue Reading