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DHS watchdog, in rare move, wants detainees immediately removed from New Mexico facility

DHS watchdog, in rare move, wants detainees immediately removed from New Mexico facility

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) watchdog took the rare step of asking for immediate removal of detainees from a New Mexico facility, citing alarming conditions seen during an unannounced v...

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Are water softeners worth it?

Are water softeners worth it?

Article contentThe high concentration of minerals in the water is also responsible for spotty dishes, stiff laundry, icky soap scum and eroded tea kettles, not to mention dry skin and limp hair.We apo...

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West megadrought worsens to driest in at least 1,200 years

West megadrought worsens to driest in at least 1,200 years

ActionsJosh Edelson/APFILE - Water drips from a faucet near boat docks sitting on dry land at the Browns Ravine Cove area of drought-stricken Folsom Lake in Folsom, Calif.By: Seth Borenstein, AP Scien...

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10 Simple Steps to a Zero-Waste Kitchen

10 Simple Steps to a Zero-Waste Kitchen

Photo: istockphoto.comThe kitchen is the heart of the home, but it’s also one of the places that can generate the most waste in a house. When you’re trying to reduce your carbon footprint by minimizin...

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Why are so many Michigan water systems finding lead? They're looking harder

Why are so many Michigan water systems finding lead? They're looking harder

But while residents are newly on-notice about the threat of lead in their water systems, the threat itself is nothing new. It’s just newly known to the public, the result of a rule change that forced...

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Search location by ZIP code VIDEO: Tips on how to protect your pipes, and what to do if they burst

Search location by ZIP code VIDEO: Tips on how to protect your pipes, and what to do if they burst

GET LOCAL BREAKING NEWS ALERTSThe latest breaking updates, delivered straight to your email inbox.Your Email AddressPrivacy NoticeAdvertisementVIDEO: Tips on how to protect your pipes, and what to do...

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AI & futurism

AI & futurism

Did you know Neural is taking the stage this fall? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of AI during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your online ticket now!Microsoft, a...

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To Your Health: Kidneys: The body’s natural filters

To Your Health: Kidneys: The body’s natural filters

If you drink water from the tap, then you’re probably drinking water that has been filtered to make it safe to drink. You may even have a filter on your tap to further remove impurities. But did you k...

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These 5 Kitchen Layout Ideas Will Help You Make the Most of Any Space

These 5 Kitchen Layout Ideas Will Help You Make the Most of Any Space

Even the tidiest spaces can can benefit from some kitchen layout ideas. Sure, not all of us can manifest a window (and requisite dreamy landscape) in front of our kitchen sinks, or install a custom ra...

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What Is the Metaverse? Is It Just Virtual Reality, or Something More?

What Is the Metaverse? Is It Just Virtual Reality, or Something More?

Tech CEOs keep talking about “the metaverse.” Mark Zuckerberg insists that Facebook will be seen as a “metaverse company” instead of a social media company—so much so that he renamed the company “Meta...

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US homes are energy hogs. Here’s how Americans can reduce consumption Guides

US homes are energy hogs. Here’s how Americans can reduce consumption Guides

Americans’ homes are energy hogs. This is because houses in the US are much larger than houses in other countries, says a new study from University of Michigan researchers. Further, larger, wealthier...

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There's a cold front coming: How to protect your pipes from freezing during winter storms

There's a cold front coming: How to protect your pipes from freezing during winter storms

With freezing temperatures expected this week, the city of Wichita Falls Public Works Department is offering some tips to help keep your home’s pipes from freezing.When water freezes, it expands so wa...

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Best shower faucet

Best shower faucet

Which shower faucet is best?Shower faucets might seem simple when it comes to the features and appearance, but you need to consider the materials, design, fixture elements, installation process and pr...

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Every Genius Coffee Find You Never Knew You Needed, from A to Z

Every Genius Coffee Find You Never Knew You Needed, from A to Z

Shopping for cool coffee finds can be like falling down a rabbit hole. Whether you’re a java snob on par with a hipster barista or a mere occasional Starbucks drinker, there’s sure to be something tha...

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Upgrade your home for less during the Houzz Holiday Sale with up to 75% off bestselling furniture, light fixtures, rugs, round wall mirrors

Upgrade your home for less during the Houzz Holiday Sale with up to 75% off bestselling furniture, light fixtures, rugs, round wall mirrors

Are you eager to enhance your home for the new year? The Houzz Holiday Sale offers up to 75% off bestselling, on-trend furnishings, from a practical saddle-seat bar stool ($87) to a scene-setting, lar...

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