Meet My House Plants

A bit of greenery never hurt a room, right? I don't think house plants or flowers in general are a girlie thing. More than grace and beauty, plants can cheer up empty spaces, bring calm with their still presence, and may even purify the air. I’m not quite sure how the first plant made its … Continue reading Meet My House Plants

Why and How to Learn a Second Language (Without Becoming Bored)

As many as 75% of Americans and 62% of Britons don’t speak a second language. You can argue that they don’t really need to, everything is English these days, including this blog post. You can live a good life without knowing a second language. But speaking from experience here, learning a second language can broaden … Continue reading Why and How to Learn a Second Language (Without Becoming Bored)

Let’s Talk About… Your Toothbrush

Is it colorful? Does it have an easy-to-grip handle? A tongue and cheek cleaner? Fancy circular bristles that clean even "the inaccessible spaces between the teeth?" Or even better, charcoal bristles? Maybe it's electric and does most of the work for you. (Not that you couldn't manage without the electric motor, right?) And don't you … Continue reading Let’s Talk About… Your Toothbrush