Posturing Matters: Tip for Proper Chair Height

Adjusting your chair at the proper height can avoid lots of issues. A chair that's set too high can lead to pain and inflammation on the inner side of the elbow, according to the American Chiropractic Association. Results can be carpal-tunnel syndrome,...

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Currents: Unusual Seating Surfaces

It is chairs, this time! We take a look at some of the most creatively recycled chairs out there. There is no argument that some of these may not be the most comfortable ones to sit on, but there is also no denying the genius of their designers in thinking of new ways...

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Layers of the Past: A Brief History of Wood Lamination

Patented from Switzerland and first used in Europe in the early 1890s, “Glulam” (“glue-lam”) was, well, just that — glued, laminated timber construction. The introduction of fully water-resistant phenol-resorcinol adhesives in 1942 heralded the beginning...

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Hey Bright Eyes! Lighting Your Workspace

The desk and chair setup in your office is important. But you have to look out for your eyes. Office lighting can have a major impact on your health. Harsh fluorescent lights can be a strain for your eyes and may even trigger migraines. Dim lighting is...

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