Scary Facts About the Airline Industry
As if we weren’t freaked out enough by the way Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared into thin air with 239 people aboard — it turns out there’s all these other things to worry about when we’re flying…
Pilots Fall Asleep
Like stories of sleep-deprived, exhausted pilots who fall asleep in flight! In a recent British survey, “56 percent of 500 commercial pilots admitted to being asleep while on the flight deck and, of those, nearly one in three said they had woken up to find their co-pilot also asleep.” Who exactly is flying the plane — and making sure we all get there safely in one piece??? It’s not exactly reassuring! And it’s not only British pilots who are affected.
Read on for plenty more disturbing facts you probably don’t want to know about the airline industry!
10 Things You Can Do With Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola has been around for over 100 years, since 1886. It was first used as medicine and was claimed to cure many ailments, including impotence. Through the years, Coke has become the most popular soft drink in the world, but, did you know it has other uses besides refreshing us on a hot day? I tried a few of these, and they do work! Check them all out. If you have some other uses for Coke, please post in the comments below and let us know your use.
Just Soda… Or Is It?
Life Hacks to Make Your Work Desk Awesome
Don’t have a big budget, but want to tidy up your desk? Here are some unique ways to get your desk organized!
Spice Rack Supplies
Tired of scouring the supply closet to find that one little thing you need? Buy or find a cheap spice rack and fill up the containers with supplies that you commonly use. Just pop open the container and grab a paper clip — simple!
Interesting Facts About Peanut Butter
I bet you did not know a lot of these facts about peanut butter. Check them out and see how many you actually knew. So how do you like your PB? On a sandwich? Do you like it with Jelly? All of the above for us!
In the year 1884, Marcellus Gilmore Edson of Montreal, Quebec was the first person to patent peanut butter.
It takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.
By law, any product labeled “peanut butter” in the United States must be at least 90 percent peanuts.
Tips On How To Get Out Of A Ticket
Getting out of a speeding ticket is a bit of an art form; but if you’re prone to a lead foot, it’s a skill you need to master. You have approximately 20 seconds from the time the cop steps out of the patrol car and strolls to your window to make a judgment call and decide which card to play.
If you can’t come up with a good excuse, try to say something funny that will make the officer laugh. Law enforcement is a serious job, so humor is an easy way to throw them off their game. Memorize a few good one-liners for an easy way to get on a cop’s good side.
If that doesn’t work, or you’re just not that funny, try one of the these other methods. Be warned, some of them can be very risky. Oh, and if you get caught lying to an officer, you didn’t hear these from me!
Quick Meals And Snacks You Can Make In A Microwave!
Hungry for something you can make fast? Here are some quick meals and snacks you can make in a microwave.
Mac and Cheese in a Mug
If you’re in need of warm, satisfying comfort food goodness, what could be better than mac and cheese, made from scratch in a mug? Here’s how to get it:
- 1/3 cup pasta
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Mix pasta and water in a large mug or small bowl. Microwave for 2 minutes, then stir. Repeat for 2 to 4 more minutes, until the water is completely absorbed and the pasta is cooked. Mix in the milk and cheese, then microwave for 1 more minute. Enjoy!
Speaking of comfort food — you’ll probably want to follow up your mac and cheese with this next yummy microwave dessert snack.
Click through for even more yummy microwave snack life hacks — you’ll be glad you did!
Apple Crisp in a Coffee Cup
With your trusty microwave and a coffee cup at hand you can make a delicious single serving of apple crisp — just for you — in no time! The wonderful apple and spice aromas will fill the air and soothe your soul!
- 1 small apple (peeled, and thinly sliced)
- 2 Tbsp quick-cooking oats
- 2 Tbsp flour
- 1 Tbsp brown sugar
- 1 Tbsp butter
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- Pinch salt
Microwave the apple slices for 60 seconds. Stir. Crumble all the remaining ingredients together with a fork, and sprinkle on top of the apples. Cook in the microwave for 30 seconds. Stir, then cook for 30 seconds more. Cool for 5-10 minutes. Even yummier — top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!
Source: Small Home Big Start
You’ll never want to eat fast food again after you learn these sickening facts!
It’s amazing what these fast food places do, after reading this you might have a different opinion of them.
Fast Food Restaurants Waste Millions of Pounds Of Food
Restaurants are extremely wasteful when it comes to food. Every wrong order, any food that was prepped and unused, everything that was spilled, and anything customers didn’t finish on their plate all ends up in the garbage. According to a 2015 study, fast food restaurants waste nearly 10% of their product which adds up to a staggering 85 million pounds of food wasted in the United States every day!
Fast Food Ice Machines Are Often Moldy
Ordering a massive 40-ounce drink might not be great for your health, but soda might not be the worst thing in your cup. Many fast food workers claim that the ice machine is almost never emptied and cleaned unless it stops working. There’s a good chance that inside of the ice machine is coated with mold and harmful bacteria.
Are You Accidentally Hurting Your Dog? Be Careful
You love your dog, and you would never imagine doing anything to harm him or her. What you may not realize, however, is that there are things you do every day that can actually be damaging to your dog.
These typical owner behaviors don’t appear dangerous, but that’s partially because most owners aren’t told that they are. Bone up on the facts, and you’ll keep your canine healthy and happy for years.
You already know that certain types of “people food” are bad for dogs, particularly chocolate and alcohol. But there are other seemingly nutritious foods you might be feeding your dog that can actually do some serious damage. Certain fruits, vegetables, and even meat and dairy products can be extremely toxic, and sometimes fatal, for dogs. Read on to discover what foods put your doggie at risk.
Things Successful People Do Every Morning
Successful people didn’t get that way by chance. They took control of their lives and made it happen! Here are 7 things that nearly all successful people do every morning. Want to be successful, too? Try them!
Wake Up Early
Successful people don’t stay up late and sleep in in the mornings. They get to bed early and get up early, usually really early, even hours before they have to go to work. Their day doesn’t start at work. There are plenty of things to be done at home to get the day started, and waking up at 6am (or even earlier) gives them plenty of time to do those things without rushing around.