Archive for December 28, 2013

The Benefits of Eating Hummus

Written by Channel 11 Houston on December 28th, 2013. Posted in Easy hummus recipe, Hummus calories, Hummus spread

Spicy hummus

People looking for a delicious yet healthy alternative to fatty condiments and dips should look no further than hummus. Hummus is made from crushed, cooked chickpeas blended with an array of different spices like lemon juice, salt, and olive oil. One of the best benefits to eating hummus is that it is a great way to eat a delicious condiment without having to worry about racking up unwanted calories.

With that said, spicy hummus dip can be a great alternative to thinks like chicken wing dip and cheesy dips. Because of the hummus calories, which are very low in comparison to the calorie count of many dips like sour cream or french onion, dip, many people prefer to eat hummus.

Hummus spreads are often seen as far more healthy than other spreads like butter that are often packed with calories. Many people actually

The Characteristics of Children With Autism

Written by Channel 11 Houston on December 28th, 2013. Posted in Autism in schools, Special education program, Special needs schools nj

Teaching special needs

Many people wonder about the characteristics of children with autism, especially parents who may be concerned that their child may have this condition. Autism has a strong genetic basis; however, the genetics of autism are complex. It is still unclear with ASD is explained more by rare combinations of common genetic variants.

Characteristics of children with autism, especially toddlers, differ strikingly from social norms. For instance, characteristics of children with autism make less eye contact and turn taking. They also do not have the ability to use simple movements as methods to express themselves, such as the inability to point at things.

Other characteristics of children with autism include unusual eating behavior. This occurs in about three quarters of children with ASD, to the extent that

How Chairs Have Changed

Written by Channel 11 Houston on December 28th, 2013. Posted in Design chair sofa, Designer table and chairs, Eames lounge chair

The ghost chair

Chances are that you have at least one chair in your home. You probably sit in it everyday. However, while chairs are commonplace now, throughout much of human history they were a luxury item, reserved for the most powerful members of a society, such as royalty and noblemen. The lower classes typically sat on the floor or perched on backless stools. Examples of this still remain, such as the “chair” as the symbol of the House of Commons, the head of university departments are called “the chair,” the head of a company is usefully referred to as the “chairman.”

There have obviously been many innovations in chair design since the first chairs appeared in antiquity. One popular chair is the office chair. While almost all of us have used one of these at some point, few people know that it was actually Charles Da