You know those tiny plastic beads in facial cleansers and other skin products? They’re causing water pollution. They pass right through waste water filters and flow into lakes and oceans – and, because they look like fish eggs, they’re mistaken for food by fish and other wildlife.Continue Reading →
Currently, more of us are using liquid soaps. You’re probably not surprised – liquid soaps seem convenient in their plastic bottles. They sit neatly on the sink or in the shower and don’t dribble their suds or coagulate in a soap dish. But they have at least two big drawbacks.Continue Reading →
By the numbers
49% of American adults are single
51% of Americans are married
31 million + live alone
28% of U.S. households are solo
17 million female solo households
14 million male solo households
Rewarding KindnessFlying High Solo is randomly rewarding acts of kindness. Click on "Seeing small beauties…" or click on "Things to do," on the blue navigation bar then on "Seeing small beauties..." for details.
Bella DePaulo's blog for Psychology Today, "the truth about singlism..." News, analysis, facts, and stories about being single in America
Great books on singlehood
"Singlism," by Bella DePaulo, DoubleDoor Books. 2011
"Going Solo," by Eric Klinenberg,The Penguin Press, 2012
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