Category Archives: lifestyle

EverydaySCIENCE: Guided by the stars


One of the earliest forms of science was the prediction of the coming of the seasons by star watchers. These early astrologists told stories to teach others important life lessons during communal nights.

Here’s to the New Year and making goals, not resolutions


People all over the world partied it up on New Year’s Eve ~ drinking champagne and looking their best to welcome the New Year with open arms, a toast and a kiss. Then, came the resolutions: I’m going to quit smoking this year; I’m going to lose weight; I’m going to stop eating sugar or drinking coffee; etc.

Be crafty ~ make your own holiday gifts

DIY Gifts

If money is tight this year or you just like the idea of making a gift for someone, there are limitless possibilities. With craft stores having everything you need to get your hands dirty, so to speak, there are tons of options to create a one-of-a-kind gift for that special someone in your life. We have ideas for all skill levels!

The rules for regifting


We’ve all done it, but is it really OK to re-gift? Diane Gottsman is a national modern manners and etiquette expert, sought out industry leader, accomplished speaker, author and the owner of The Protocol School of Texas.

PulseTECH: Holiday apps make your to-do list simple


Simply put, the holidays are hectic. If you’re looking for apps to make life easier by streamlining gift-giving, finding that perfect gift or sharing a fun activity with your loved ones, Pulse has done the looking for you. Apps are free and available for both Android and iPhone unless otherwise noted.