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Where to find above-ground pools and inflatable slides still in stock

If there was ever a year that having your own swimming pool was not a want, but a need, it's 2020.  With public pools either closed or too packed to enforce reliable social distancing, the shift in consumer interests from working from home to vacationing from home...

How to Clean and Care for Wood Cutting Boards

A wooden cutting board will last for years with proper care and conditioning. Here’s how to care for it! Continue reading "How to Clean and Care for Wood Cutting Boards" »

Netflix, Disney+ or HBO Max? The best streaming service for your watching habits

Gone are the days of not having enough time to catch up on all of those movies and TV shows you’ve been meaning to get around to. For the foreseeable future, at least, many of us have nowhere to go and nothing but time on our...

Is Minced Garlic in a Jar as Good as Fresh?

Jars of minced garlic are so convenient, but is the garlic as good as fresh? Can you use pre-minced garlic just like you would use fresh garlic you mince yourself? Here's what you need to know. Continue reading "Is Minced Garlic in a Jar as Good as...

Audient’s EVO 4 is a sleek, modern USB audio interface with useful smart features

The USB audio interface is a fairly standardized device – for those who might not know, that’s the hardware you use to take a microphone or instrument that uses an XLR or 1/4″ output and get that into your computer via a USB connection for recording...

Video news startup Stringr raises $5.75M from Thomson Reuters and others

Stringr, a video-focused startup that says it can help news organizations adapt to the challenges of COVID-19, is announcing that it’s raised $5.75 million in new funding. When I wrote about the the company at the end of 2015, it was creating a marketplace that connected news organizations...

Listen to the original NPR radio drama adaptations of the first STAR WARS trilogy

In my 90s childhood Star Wars obsession, I remember hearing a lot about the fabled NPR radio drama adaptations (read: "podcast") of the original trilogy. They were supposed to be canonical, in-as-much as they were Lucas-approved stories that expanded on the familiar ones we already knew. Now, someone...

5 Compelling Reasons To Use Compression Garments For Running

Weight loss, better sleep, strong bones – these are just some of the health benefits of running. But when it comes to such exercise, the clothes you wear can also impact its quality. Workout clothes are not made the same way so they can make or...

A bleakly touching webcomic compares our apocalyptic fantasies to the real experience of coronavirus quarantine

Nate Powell is the writer and artist behind About Face, a brilliant webcomic about America's obsession with fascist fashion. His latest comic, Hide Out, is less of a macro-scale political analysis, and more of a quiet, reflective, internal piece about life in apocalyptic scenarios — but it's...

This robot vacuum cleaner is perfect for pet owners

TL;DR: The Coredy robot vacuum cleaner is on sale for £151.99 on Amazon, saving you 28% on list price. Pets are special little friends who fill your life with love and joy, but it's not all good. We know that fluff is part of their charm, but...