Tips for safely recycling household batteries

Do you have a pile of used household batteries hidden in your junk drawer or a coffee can in the garage? You know it’s in everyone’s best interest for you to be environmentally responsible and recycle them, but you aren’t sure where to start, so the pile grows larger. But did you also know that extra precautions are required when storing and recycling batteries? Some … Continue reading Tips for safely recycling household batteries

5 Steps to a Modernized SMART Home

When it comes to technology, smarter is better. There are smart watches, smart televisions and just about everyone has a smartphone. So what about a smart home? Smart thermostats and lighting timers represent the first steps toward smart home technology for many homeowners, but in a lot of cases, they were the only steps. Since then, technology has continued to develop, and today there are … Continue reading 5 Steps to a Modernized SMART Home

Classics reinvented with tech. How technology has updated arts and crafts

Modern technology has revolutionized many aspects of our day-to-day lives. While it is hard for some to imagine a day without social media, smartphones and Wi-Fi, these were not available a mere 20 years ago. Technology has revolutionized the way we order food, purchase clothes and read books. “Technology used to be considered a separate entity from arts and crafts,” said Stephanie Leichtweis, CEO of … Continue reading Classics reinvented with tech. How technology has updated arts and crafts

5 ways businesses are turning old problems into new opportunities

Today’s business environment is characterized by excitement as much as it is by anxiety. As new technologies are constantly introduced into the workplace and transform how employees work, managers need to adjust in order to retain employees, streamline processes and stay competitive. “Companies of all sizes are looking for solutions that allow them to work and collaborate seamlessly from anywhere, transforming their businesses to be … Continue reading 5 ways businesses are turning old problems into new opportunities

6 smart, fun STEM-themed camps to keep kids learning this summer

Summer camp season has arrived. Are you and your children in agreement on what you want from their summer camp this year? Chances are, you’re hoping for a camp that will keep your kids occupied, active and learning and creating throughout the summer. And your kids … your kids probably just want to have fun! “The good news is summer fun and learning don’t have … Continue reading 6 smart, fun STEM-themed camps to keep kids learning this summer