A hat, scarf and gloves all all must-haves for a day of skating. (Photo: birdettemurray_color/Instagram)

On Ice

Preparing for a Day on the Ice Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series. Part 1, which appeared last Monday, focused on getting started in skating. Last week we covered the basics for comfortably wearing your skates and caring for them. Clothing selection is
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Those keypads are teeming with microbes. (Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP)

Dirty Money

ATMs Dispense Germs and Drugs with Cash We live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live on our phones, bus seats, door handles and park benches. We pass these tiny organisms to each other when we share a handshake or a seat on the
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Colors, textures and styles in the home have been keeping with what is happening on the catwalk. (Photo: Fashion Home Deisgn)

Home Fashion

Fashion Is Being Included in Home Design Fashion and interior design have never been very far apart, but the increasing affordability of homewares in real terms has seen them come closer together than ever. Now more and more people are taking an interest in creating stylish,
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