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A Quick Paleo Diet Guide

January 17, 2015 – 9:16 am | One Comment | 43 views

If you’re trying to figure out the Paleo Diet and eat healthy you should check out this new Infographic from Jenny Chang of BuzzFeed. It’s based on the research of Rob Who of the “The …

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Why do people see the dress as different colors?

February 28, 2015 – 10:23 am | 27 views

Not since Monica Lewinsky was a White House intern has one blue dress been the source of so much consternation.

(And yes, it’s blue.)

What color is this dress

The fact that a single image could polarize the entire Internet into two aggressive camps is, let’s face it, just another Thursday. But for the past half-day, people across social media have been arguing about whether a picture depicts a perfectly nice bodycon dress as blue with black lace fringe or white with gold lace fringe. And neither side will budge. This fight is about more than just social media—it’s about primal biology and the way human eyes and brains have evolved to see color in a sunlit world.

Light enters the eye through the lens—different wavelengths corresponding to different colors. The light hits the retina in the back of the eye where pigments fire up neural connections to the visual cortex, the part of the brain that processes those signals into an image. Critically, though, that first burst of light is made of whatever wavelengths are illuminating the world, reflecting off whatever you’re looking at. Without you having to worry about it, your brain figures out what color light is bouncing off the thing your eyes are looking at, and essentially subtracts that color from the “real” color of the object. “Our visual system is supposed to… For the rest of the article read it on Wired.com The Science of Why No One Agrees on the Color of This Dress

LED Shower Heads

August 31, 2012 – 11:10 am | 400 views

With the beginning of fall, our thoughts often turn towards the upcoming Christmas season. And we start puzzling over what to buy for that spouse who has everything.
How about a LED shower head?
These shower heads …

Daring To Dream Again

May 10, 2012 – 10:14 am | 178 views

Dear Dave,
I’m 53 and in a position financially to retire in a couple of years. I want to keep working some after retirement, but I’m so burned out by my job that I’m not sure …

How to Control Impulse Spending

May 10, 2012 – 10:04 am | 186 views

Dear Dave,
I have a problem with impulse spending. I switched to a debit card so that the money comes straight out of my checking account, but I still buy things I know I shouldn’t. Should …

Time to play it smart! Soccer and Money

May 7, 2012 – 2:34 pm | 146 views

Dear Dave,

Our son is 21, and he’s embarking on a career as a professional soccer player. He’ll only be making about $30,000 a year, and we want to know how we can help him manage …

How To Manage Boundaries With Your Step Daughter

April 10, 2012 – 1:36 pm | 220 views
Spoiled Step Daughter - Photo: Shyle Zacharias

Dear Dave,
I’m getting married to a wonderful man, but his 19-year old daughter from a previous marriage is very irresponsible. She doesn’t want to make her own car payments and doesn’t want to work. Lots …

Should You Downsize Your House To Get Out Of Debt?

April 10, 2012 – 1:19 pm | 219 views
Should You Sell Your House To Get Out Of Debt

Dear Dave,
Is it ever a good idea to sell your home and buy a smaller, less expensive one in order to get out of debt more quickly?
Autumn

How To Find A Good Life Insurance Agent In Greenville South Carlinao

April 3, 2012 – 11:28 pm | 128 views

The decision to chose a life insurance policy is among the most important decisions you can make. However, this decision could go to waste if you’re unable to find a good insurance company. There are …

Why Daylight Savings Time?

March 9, 2012 – 2:38 pm | 176 views
Day Light Savings

The date was February 9th, the year – 1942. America was at war. In fact, it was just one day before the Japanese launched a brutal attack on our U.S. navy base in Midway. President …

What’s In A Name? Are Expensive Colleges Worth It?

February 14, 2012 – 11:02 am | 177 views
College Diploma - Photo: Mary Gober

Dear Dave,
My son is a sophomore at a local college, and he wants to transfer to a very prestigious university. If he did this he would incur more than $100,000 in student loan debt, and …

Take your time with this one …

February 14, 2012 – 10:54 am | 162 views
Boy Friends Debt - Photo: Nichole Warman

Dear Dave,
My boyfriend has a lot of debt. The other day a creditor called, and he wouldn’t answer the phone. Then, he told me it would be easier for him to pay off his …