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If you live in a household that doesn’t allow shoes, like mine, you quickly realize some people don’t like taking their shoes off. I’m not going to get into the reasons you should/shouldn’t take your shoes off when coming in from the outside. To each their own. So for the shoeless amongst us… there are two options; take off the shoes, or put on a plastic shoe cover. Shoe covers are great but not the most fun to put on over shoes. Enter the Kwik...

Male pattern baldness. Yep, it visited me very early in life. I think I wore a hat for 10 years straight. Now I shave my head. For other guys trying to manage this condition, quit doing the combover and shave your head. Today. If you are already shaving your head because you have a receding hairline or male pattern baldness then you know that you have to stay on top of it. If not, once your stubble grows in the recession is quite noticeable. Unless you visit Scalp...

Posted on May 23 2017 - 9:17am by Russ
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Just thinking about ticks makes my skin crawl. When I was a kid we played in the woods for hours at a time and inevitably someone ended up with a tick or two. To this day ticks still freak me out.

The Tick Twister comes with two different sizes depending on how big and disgusting your offending tick is. By twisting the tick out instead of squeezing it you reduce the risk of infection. Why not be ready for you, or your pets, next tick encounter with the Tick Twister ($10)? (more…)

When it comes to a good cardio workout, jumping rope is pretty difficult to beat. Not only does it get the heart pumping, but it strengthens your legs, arms, and core muscles. All this, and your coordination gets some fine tuning. This Smart Jump Rope, the Smart Rope, comes in black, chrome, or gold and in many different sizes. With the included app you can track your jumps, calories burned, time, and even get training recommendations. “Unlike...

Posted on Apr 13 2017 - 9:54am by Steve M
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The never ending search for the hangover cure continues. I would say about 99% of the “hangover cures” you see sold online and at liquor stores are bogus. Time will tell if this one The Hangover Drink will actually work. With that said, their approach is a bit different than the others currently available. The Hangover Drink...

There are quite a few options available for monitoring your heart rate but this might be the best. The Kardia Portable EKG ($99) can get a medical-grade EKG in about 30 seconds by simply placing your fingertips on the sensors. Great for a quick check to see if your heart rhythm is normal of if atrial fibrillation is defected. The sensor not only monitors your heart rate (via an iOS or Android app) but it can also store it for sharing with your doctor. Video of the Kardia...

Reading glasses are just like your camera. The best pair of reading glasses is the ones you have with you. The ThinOPTICS Keychain Reading Glasses ($25) are so tiny and strong that you will always have them handy. They are made of an ultra-flexible titanium alloy and have a nitinol bridge (10x more elastic that spring steel). These keychain reading glasses are available in low range (+1.50), mid range (+2.0),...

The march of automation continues. Some people think that their jobs are untouchable, for example folks in the medical field. There are already robots that can perform highly technical and precise surgeries. It won’t stop there. The triage nurse has a new robotic competitor from a Begian company called BeWell. The robot is named Wellpoint and it is a self-service kiosk for patients entering hospitals. Traditionally a nurse would take about seven minutes to say “hello”, measure your weight, pulse oximetry, and blood pressure...

The folks at CannaKorp have created a patent-pending vaporizer that lets users enjoy convenient, consistent, and efficient cannabis vapor. Their CannaCloud has a hygienic one-way valve that detaches for easy cleaning. Similar to the Keurig coffee machine it uses pods for delivering the product. The CannaCloud Pods come in indica, sativa, hybrid, and CBD-only strains. ...

What is this world coming to? Now you can jump rope… without a rope. The IFLYING Digital Cordless Jump Rope eliminates the rope for precise tracking. No skill or coordination needed to use this digital jump rope which tracks time, calorie burn, and jumps. Portable...