Tips And Tricks To Adjusting To Self Quarantine

Below are are some tips to help you get through this pandemic if you find yourself adapting to a new (hopefully temporary) normal, and are trying to adjust to staying home most (or all) of the time. Continue reading

What Everyone’s Getting Wrong About the Toilet Paper Shortage

It isn't necessarily about hoarding. And there isn’t an easy fix. We came across this article and thought is was worth posting to pass on. While we are not certain that this is completely accurate (we did not verify ourselves but enjoyed the article), it seems like a very plausible explanation. Continue reading

Book Review: The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry

Given current events, I thought it would be appropriate to dig up my old copy of The Great Influenza. It was an amazing read when I read it for a college course. In thinking about our current state of world shutdown, I thought it would be a good review, and I realized I should tell the rest of you about it. Continue reading

Procter & Gamble (P&G): 17,600 Products Could Be Affected By Coronavirus Due To Supply Chain

According to Forbes, P&G's Chief Operating Officer (COO) has stated that as many as 17,600 of P&G's products could be "affected" - which means production and availability could be interrupted by corona virus. P&G apparently relies on 387 suppliers in China who have been greatly affected by the COVID-19 virus. Continue reading

Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer – 3 Reasons Why You Should (Includes Instructions)

With the recent outbreak of another infectious virus, and the expanded coverage of the spread as it is unfolding, it seems basic supplies such as hand sanitizer are sold out in many stores. But making your own hand sanitizer is easier than pie. Literally. Continue reading

Book Review: The Poison Squad by Deborah Blum

Would you like some formaldehyde in your milk? What about a little mercury in your colored candy? A little borax in your butter? Chalk filled bread? Doesn't it all sound yummy? Or ridiculous? The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century by Deborah Blum may not be an easy read, but it's such an important piece of history that is still very relevant today. Continue reading