It's hard to make the choice to put your child on daily medicines. In this article, I discuss the medications my autistic child has been prescribed—in particular, Intuniv, Concerta, Vyvanse, Risperidone, and Clonidine.
Gentlewhispering is a star of YouTube ASMR videos. These are my favorite videos.
Zika, dengue, and chikungunya are poised to spread in the United States thanks to climate change and a little pest.
I love to fish for fun - I'm not a professional fisher. North Dakota has many lakes and rivers rife with fish. Here is my experience on South Hoffer's Lake and a section of the McClusky Canal.
You may wonder how long foods stay fresh in your refrigerator. I have created a list of the most common foods and condiments we keep in our fridges.
Are you ready to do some fishing? Let's look at the gear that is necessary to make your fishing experience enjoyable and rewarding.
The modern Olympic games capture the world's attention every two years. Unfortunately, tragic accidents and murder in the modern Olympic Games have taken the lives of some dedicated athletes.
Love watermelon and want to eat it year-round? Pickled watermelon packs a little summer in every jar.
Sea cucumbers are sea creatures that range in appearance from beautiful to down right ugly. Let's take a look at some pictures and find out more about them.
This article explains what the abdominal/pelvic CT procedure is, why it may be done, and what the doctor may be looking for. Three videos are included to demonstrate what the images may look like.
Cabbage in the summer is not just for coleslaw anymore. It can be roasted on your grill for a yummy side dish for your ribs, chicken - even hamburgers.
What is a tornado? How do they form? Come in for a detailed explanation of everything tornado related.
Learn what plants are susceptible to sooty mold, where the mold comes from, and how to control and even eliminate it.
Powdery mildew, while not usually a fatal plant disease, will severely affect a garden plant's vitality. There are organic ways to kill powdery mildew that are safe and effective.
How many eyes do spiders have? Why do they need so many eyes? What do spider eyes look like up-close? This article discusses the eyes and vision of a number of spider varieties.
CT contrast, also known as contrast dye, is used to better visualize blood vessels and some internal organs. How does it work? Are there any side effects and/or risks?
A few grains of this toxic substance can kill a grown man. What is ricin and what are the symptoms of ricin poisoning?
Something may be hiding in your mulch. Something which may make you ask, "What is the orange fungus growing in my mulch?" The answer is not what you expect.
Knowing what to expect during your CT scan (aka CAT scan) can help reduce any anxiety you may have. This article explains everything that will happen before, during, and after the procedure.
Medinilla magnifica was voted the favorite new flowering plant at the Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition in 2012. Its huge blossoms and vibrant colors will make your friends "pink" with envy.
Are you interested in becoming an x-ray technologist in the medical radiography field? Learn what school subjects you should be proficient in, and look at what your training may entail.
Black spot disease is a common problem on roses and other plants. Learn about the natural and chemical treatments that will keep your roses healthy and beautiful.
Butterflies are so beautiful, how could the be better? If they're free, of course. All of the following pictures came from Pixabay and Wikimedia Commons.
You know that tingly feeling you get when you get a haircut or a massage? It has a name: Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR).
Masters of camouflage, leaf-tailed geckos are sought after as a pet. Learn about several types, but take care of where they come from—their survival in the wild depends on it.
Side effects of over the counter medicines are more common than you think.
From beautiful to bizarre, here are some of the oddest looking members of the plant family.
Whether you lack a green thumb, or just need hardy plants to suit your busy lifestyle, these 9 houseplants survive neglect and/or abuse.
Worms in humans are common, even in developed nations. They take a toll on a person's health, and cause horrific disfigurations and disease. Let's take a look at the most common of these parasites.
What are the most deadly spiders where humans are concerned? Are spiders poisonous or venomous? Come into my web and learn.
Facebook has a new competitor, the Tea Party Community. Can this conservative community compete with the social media giant?
A history of the magnificent Friesian horse which faced extinction but was brought back to glory. You must see the stunning videos!
A illustrated look at some strange and scary ocean dwelling fish and other critters.
Pictures add value and interest to your hubs. Wikimedia Commons is a great resource for unique and topical media.
The domesticated ferret is undoubtedly the cheeriest pet you'll ever own.
How to get rich and famous off the grief of others, and a brief glimpse at those who do.
I found some beautiful spider pictures and fun facts that I wanted to share with everyone. Enjoy!
Was Hitler for gun control? Let's look at Germany's post World War I history.