Hidden Germs in Your Home

Learn the unexpected places germs are hiding in your home and what you can do to fight back.

Hidden Germs in Your Home

Germs are everywhere – including your home! Bacteria, viruses and molds are crafty at finding hospitable environments to hang out in. Learn the unexpected places germs are hiding in your home and what you can do to fight back.


Bathroom Towel

Bathroom Towel
When you use your towel to dry off, you dampen it, not to mention the millions of skin cells you shed into the towel's fibers. Bacteria feed on skin cells and thrive in wet, dark environments, so a towel is the perfect breeding ground. Keep these germs from taking over by washing your towels twice a week.

3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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