Make Your Own Candy Bars For Halloween

During my recent trip to the Supermarket, bags and bags of fun sized, mini-bars and combo packs of Halloween candy greeted me.  The do-it-yourselfer in me wondered would it be possible to skip all the added artificial ingredients and fillers. Could I make candy bars at home? The geniuses at Chowhound to the rescue. They […]

UPDATE: The face behind one of fiction’s most “Libertarian” characters is running for elected office as a (gasp) Democrat.

In an earlier Answer’s Journal post, we shared how the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, was a staunch conservative, couldn’t stand her distant cousin Democratic President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and is credited with coining the word Libertarian. http://answersjournal.com/what-u-s-president-was-related-to-laura-ingalls-wilder-and-her-daughter-couldnt-stand-the-man/ In an interesting stroke of irony, the actress generally associated with her mother’s legacy […]

FIRST WORLD PROBLEM: Why do I have so many emails (and what to do about it?)

If someone tells you that they have a tidy email inbox, only believe them for a short amount of time. Within a day, it could be back up to double … even triple digits worth of messages. Even the smartest communicators face an onslaught of email messages which can take up more time than one […]

First World Problem: Earbuds and What To Do About Them

From smart phones to mp3 players to tablets and other forms of media players, ear buds have become a first world problem. Many OEM models aren’t as durable as the electronics with which they were shipped. Parents of kids between 8 and 20 know that these seem to only last until just before the next […]