HOW TO BE A SLICK DRIVER
The number of fatal accidents usually drops during and immediately after an ice or snowstorm. Why? Probably because people are very aware of the danger and alter their driving accordingly.Read Article
DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR CAR INSURANCE COVERS?
Having a complete car insurance program does not mean that your insurance will cover all losses. All reputable insurance companies meet their obligations to policyholders fairly, but they will pay only those claims that you become legally obligated to pay. In addition, insurance policies list certain situations, called exclusions, under which you are not covered.Read Article
WHAT THE SCHOOLS DO (AND DON'T DO) TO PROTECT CHILDREN'S HEALTH
Safe transportation, clean cafeterias, classrooms with adequate heat, air, and light-- such basic guarantees of a healthful environment are assumed to be the school's obligation. But what about other services-- eye tests and immunizations and physical exams and checking for tooth decay? Are these the school's duty or the parents' or whose?Read Article
A CAMERA HOBBY FOR YOUR CHILD
When is a child ready for a camera hobby? As soon as he can read directions and hold a camera steady. A youngster's interest builds up quickly once he's shot a few rolls and had them developed at the neighborhood store.Read Article
THIS HOUSE INVITES THE OUTDOORS IN
To get a "big-as-all-outdoors" look inside their home, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hicks of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, used generous expanses of glass to scoop in a wide view of the surrounding yard.Read Article
TAKE YOUR WIFE ON YOUR NEXT BUSINESS TRIP?
Advantages of a combination vacation-business trip with your wife have never been greater. The federal taxmen are more liberal with deductions than you may realize. Faster air transportation means there are more faraway places you both can see. Your wife can make the trip with fewer days away from home-- and therefore less expense for someone to care for your children. Where a convention is involved, more and more effort is made to select sites conducive to mixing vacation and work; special wives' programs are often offered.Read Article
GOOD NEWS FOR MEN!
Need more outlets for your power tools, plus protection against burnout or overload?Read Article
HOW TO SELECT A RECLINING CHAIR
There's only one sure way to get the right reclining chair for you: go to a store, find a chair you like, and recline in it! Try several. Tilt or recline them, and get your feet up in the air.Read Article
HOW TO TAKE THE DULL EDGE OFF WINTER
10 PAGES OF GAMES, CRAFTS, HOBBIES, AND AN ALL-FAMILY FITNESS PROGRAM --JUST 20 MINUTES A DAYRead Article
THE ARRANGEMENTS OF A MASTER!
The thoughtful Japanese Flower Master pictured above, Sofu Teshigahara, dared to be different! So different that at first he produced a tumult of controversy.Read Article
HOW TO FIT AN OFFICE INTO ANY ROOM
Whatever size home you have, it can accommodate an office. Look around you! That catchall corner of the family room --couldn't it hold a desk? Or that little-used porch-- why not convert it?Read Article
THREE COMPLETE FLOORS OF GOOD LIVINGRead Article
START GARDENING RIGHT NOW!
Believe it or not, January is one of the best gardening months of the year. The holiday rush is over, and the arrival of the first nursery catalogues inspires many relaxed, pleasant hours of dreaming and planning next summer's garden. For immediate action, there are bulbs to force for those midwinter blossoms-- the most appreciated of the year.Read Article
THESE PASS-THROUGHS SERVE WELLRead Article
THE LIFE OF THE PARTY!
Here's a group of games-- all fashioned from plastic containers in varying sizes-- guaranteed to tip the scales in favor of all-out fun! They're the most easily made and delightful-to-play games we've found in years of birthday party-giving.Read Article
HOW TO CARE FOR CARPETS AND AREA RUGS
Your wall-to-wall carpeting and area rugs can look beautiful for years-- but only if you care for them properly. In brief, this means regular upkeep and attention. You'll find that even the most soil-resistant carpet needs frequent vacuuming, a professional cleaning at least once a year, and quick action on your part in removing stains and surface spills.Read Article
HOW TO ORDER PLANS FOR HOUSES AND PROJECTS
Better Homes for All America, 1716 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa 50303. Please send the following plans from your Better Homes for All America series.Read Article
A CONCISE GUIDE TO SKIN CARE
Not only your appearance but also your general well-being depends on the condition of your skin. More than 2,100 diseases, ranging from the trite to the tragic, can affect it and impair its functions as your body's largest and, next to the brain, most complex organ. Your skin insulates, helps regulate your body temperature through evaporation and control of blood flow in surface vessels, cushions blows that could hurt deeper tissues, keeps in vital fluids, keeps out bacteria and harmful chemical substances.Read Article
THINK BIG WITH HOUSE PLANTSRead Article
STORAGE WITH A MAN IN MINDRead Article
SHOPPING BY MAIL
Discover the ease of shopping by mail! Order with complete confidence. Each firm will refund your money if you're not thoroughly pleased.Read Article
THE MAN NEXT DOOR
Young Burt, Jr., now bursting boisterously upon his teen years, argues that if he is ever to go down in history alongside Alexander the Great or William the Conqueror, we had all better stop calling him Bud the Barbarian.Read Article