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Flare Pans Prove Cooking Really Is Rocket Science!

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There are people in the world who find cooking as easy as falling off a log, and there are people in the world who regard cooking as challenging as rocket science. I fall in the former category, which means I truly don’t understand where the latter is coming from. However, …

Get Vessyl and Get Smart About Your Liquid Consumption

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While eating and drinking only packaged items is not at all healthy, it does make it easier to keep track of your consumption and the associated nutrition information. But if you’re trying to be healthy or lose weight, you’re much better off with fresh fruits and vegetables and homemade foods …

SCiO Magically Scans and Analyzes the World Around You

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Do you ever wonder what exactly things are made of? Probably everyone has eaten some fabulous dish at a restaurant and really wished they could duplicate it at home (and sometimes you can), but I’m talking about lots more things. Like analyzing the soil content of your garden to see …

Smart Tags Help You Avoid Unpleasant Food Surprises

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One thing I’m usually pretty good at is keeping up with what is in my refrigerator. Our trash pickup is at dark-thirty Monday morning, so Sunday night typically finds me going through the various containers and either packaging for freezing or tossing the more questionable items. Sometimes there’s a surprise, …

Pill Watch Takes the Guesswork Out of Medication

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One thing with which I am entirely too familiar is the need to take medicine of various kinds. Some of them are easy (allergy pill, every day at the same time). Some of them are sort-of easy (aspirin, twice a day at the same times). And then you get into …

Withings Aura May Actually Bring Rest to the Weary

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It is becoming increasingly common for people to have issues with sleep. Whether the problem is not being able to fall asleep, waking up repeatedly throughout the night, or not being able to sleep for long periods of time, it can be debilitating. Withings is looking at a new way …

PhoneSoap: Charge Your Phone and Clean It Too!

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Are you one of those people who takes your phone with you when you use the bathroom? And do you sometimes take out your phone to pass the time while you’re in there? If so, you’re certainly not alone. One in six phones is contaminated with fecal matter, which is …

SickWeather Will Guide You Through Cold and Flu Season

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Ah, winter. Snow falling, icicles hanging, children sledding, hot cocoa by the fire, snuggling under blankets on the couch… coughing, sneezing, aches, fevers and stuffy noses. Yup, that’s how it goes, isn’t it? It would be neat if everyone who was sick would just stay home until they were over …