Lifestyle Articles

Articles on lifestyle & wellness with tips & tricks on how to improve your everyday life with a bit of help from mathematics and calculator tools.

What is $15 an Hour as a Salary?: Is Your Pay Worth It?

Increasing the minimum wage in the United States has been a major topic of discussion recently. There are many who want to have the minimum hourly wage for workers raised to $15 an hour, compared to the $7.25 which it’s set at now. Many might be wondering what $15 an hour would be as an […] Read More…

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How Much to Spend on Groceries?

Grocery shopping can be stressful for some, especially knowing how quickly the prices can add up and what to buy to give you the most bang for your buck. Being aware of what to spend on groceries and how to budget your food money can lead to major savings down the line and a decrease […] Read More…

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How Much Water Do Hamsters Drink?

Hamsters are a common pet for families, classrooms, and individuals. But, like any pet, getting a hamster should be thought about thoroughly. Making sure you know what your newest pet requires is essential: food, caging, and, importantly, the amount of water they need. It is crucial to know all of this before adding a new […] Read More…

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What is Considered a Good Swimming Pace?

Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise because it works all of the major muscle groups in the body while providing cardio and toning at the same time. Beginner and experienced swimmers may wonder what is a good pace for swimming as a way of measuring their progress. Let’s dive in to find […] Read More…

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What Are School Bus Dimensions?

School buses might seem like a modern invention, but they’ve been around for more than a century. According to The Newswheel, the very first school buses were horse-drawn carriages and they date back to 1886. Modern school bus dimensions can range from smaller, short buses to full-size yellow school buses that hold dozens of students. […] Read More…

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How Tall Am I Compared to Celebrities?

Many of us have not had the pleasure of seeing celebrities in person. We may wonder about some of the actors who played a role in our childhoods—like the late Bob Saget of Full House—who was 6’3”. And, while we know that NBA players are tall—on average 6 feet 6 inches—there are other celebrities whose […] Read More…

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What is the Normal Table Height for Different Types of Tables?

Unless you’re interested in interior design or furniture making, you’ve maybe never given a second thought to the exact height measurements for different types of tables—from the table you eat breakfast at in the morning to the bedside table you put your phone on right before you go to bed. What you may have thought […] Read More…

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What are Animals That Weigh 400 Pounds?

There are many different ways that we can categorize animals, with one category being weight. Have you ever wondered which animals tip the scale at 400 pounds? Let’s explore this category of sizable creatures and how they compare to the average human weight. Which Animal Weighs 400 Pounds? There are many animals that could tip […] Read More…

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What Dog Breeds Have Blue Eyes?

There are some dog breeds that come to mind when we think of dogs breeds with blue eyes, such as huskies and shepherds. But, what about other blue-eyed dog breeds? And, why are some dog breeds more likely to have this recessive trait than others?  Let’s find out. What Dog Breeds Have Blue Eyes? The […] Read More…

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What Weighs Five Pounds?

Humans have been weighing objects for centuries. The earliest scales that have been found have dated back to 2000 BC. What humans were weighing centuries ago is not much different than what we weigh today: crops, animals, and golds and other metals are still commonly weighed. But, whether you have a scale or not, knowing […] Read More…

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