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"A Chore Thing"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.01.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima The late, great humorist Erma Bombeck once said, "Housework, if you do it right, can kill you." Since I am still alive, thanks to my...

What Really Happens To Leftover Food In Your Dishwasher?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

File this under the more you know. Thanks to the geniuses who put a GoPro camera inside a dishwasher, we now know the magic that happens when we he...

13 Fascinating Facts That Will Change The Way You Perceive Your Dishwasher

Foodbeast | Posted 11.17.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

Other than stacking dirty dishes and cups into your washer and pushing a few buttons, do you really know much about your dishwashing unit?

An Open Letter to the Mysterious Stranger Who Loaded the Dishwasher

Susannah Lewis | Posted 11.02.2014 | Women
Susannah Lewis

When I arrived home from church last night, I was shocked to see that the sink wasn't cluttered with plates crusted in ketchup or cups stained with sour organic chocolate milk.

So, This Is What Really Goes On Inside A Dishwasher

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.04.2014 | HuffPost Home

Behind a closed door, a Go-Pro camera captured the mysterious mechanics of Mr. Clean's biggest foe: the dishwasher. In this pristine Hero 3 Go-Pro...

Reengineering the Kitchen: Lessons From a Manufacturing Expert

John Carrier | Posted 06.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
John Carrier

I help factories become more productive by refining the way they operate. Small improvements over time can lead to big changes in the long term. But it wasn't until I arrived home late and exhausted from a trip that I realized I needed to use these same principles at home.

12 Times You Were Better Off Not Having A Dishwasher

Posted 01.31.2014 | Taste

Hand washing dishes doesn't seem so bad anymore.

Dealing With Life's Leftovers

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 03.20.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

In times past, most people heated their houses using fireplaces, stoves and coal furnaces. Some people still do. It makes no difference which of these forms of heating one uses, there are always ashes or clinkers to get out of the house and hauled away without leaving a mess behind.

How To Load A Dishwasher Like A Brilliant Genius

Posted 10.17.2013 | Taste

There can be a method to your madness, and it will earn you clean plates.

Gender Traitor? Guess What This Dad Wants for Father's Day

Vincent O'Keefe | Posted 08.07.2013 | Parents
Vincent O'Keefe

In many ways, our home is where gender stereotypes come to die. I'm a balding stay-at-home father with a Yorkie, so I've been making ego adjustments for many years now.

1.3 Million GE Dishwashers Recalled For Fire Hazard

AP | Posted 10.09.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON -- More than a million GE dishwashers are being recalled due to fire hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday the volu...

Which Is Better For The Environment: Washing Dishes By Hand Or The Dishwasher?

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
EatingWell

Anyone who's ever watched a teenager (grudgingly) wash one fork at a time when it's their turn to do the dinner dishes has thought "I wonder if that's really the most efficient use of our resources."

How to Avoid 5 Costly Home Appliance Mistakes

Mark C. Miller | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Mark C. Miller

Surprises can be fun, but not when they involve breakdowns, costly repairs, and big bills from plumbers or electricians. Here are some simple ways to avoid making costly mistakes with your appliances

The Real Debbie Downer: An Interview With SNL's Rachel Dratch

Avital Andrews | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Rachel Dratch, best known for her Debbie Downer character on Saturday Night Live, recently volunteered her comedic talents for a televised public-service announcement.

Dave Jamieson

As Big Hotels Outsource Jobs, Workers Lose Hold On Living Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

INDIANAPOLIS -- Maria Fajardo has been working as a housekeeper and janitor in Indianapolis hotels since 1987. The job has changed a lot in 24 years, ...

"Hot Stuff"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If you can't stand the heat, get into the kitchen. That's the lesson I learned recently after the oven lost heat in the kitchen and I couldn't stand t...

Holiday Shopping: Top 3 Household Tech Appliances for 2010

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The Jetsons originally aired in 1962, yet here we are nearly 50 years later and we still don't have the fold-up flying cars. We do, however, have other Jetsons-like home technologies.

America's Lowest-Paying Jobs (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As you may have heard, the U.S. economy is predominantly a "service economy." Which means, for better or worse, a large percentage of Americans have b...

Adulthood Quiz: What Can You Live Without?

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

As we grow older, it's worth reflecting now and again on what we need in our lives to make us happy and what we can do without.

How To Green Your Holiday Meal

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Working up a menu for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or another upcoming holiday? Here are three tips to help you be more environmentally responsible while planning that feast.