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As air quality on the west coast has gone to complete $#!% with all of the fires, it has made daily life a bit more challenging, to say the least. As if this Covid-19 stuff wasn’t enough. For folks without air conditioning, they have been trapped inside with the windows closed. The unseasonably hot weather and pollution have made for quite uncomfortable and potentially unsafe conditions.

This has gotten me going down the path of researching air quality monitors. I have spent days researching and there are too many variables (VOC, PM2.5, PM10, temperature, humidity, CO2, portable, home units, etc…) to do a fair apples-to-apples comparison. With that said, here are my favorite units based on the following categories – portable, Homekit enabled, and feature set. Read on for the results.


Posted on Jun 16 2020 - 10:07am by Russ

I do not like wearing a face mask. With that said, I realize that I don’t have a choice if I want to go inside some stores/restaurants today. Hopefully, this Covid-19 thing will be a distant memory in the near future. Time to up the face mask game with this realistic printed mask of your own face – or, you could switch faces with friends/family for some crazy mash-ups. Check them out here. ...

Stealth Core Trainer Plankster

Imagine that, someone figured out how to take the tedium out of core training by adding a bit of gaming and balance. It definitely looks like one of those “as seen on tv” type health gadgets, but the reviews are really positive. Check out the Stealth Core Trainer Plankster ($139). Video of this gadget in action after the break. (more…)


Yep, it is finally here, the Godzilla Humidifier. Godzilla emits a steamy breath that is lit with LED’s in his mouth. When you turn on the power button the same music from the movie starts playing the tune when Godzilla appears on screen. There are other sound effects like a roar. Video of the Godzilla humidifier after the break. (more…)

Microsoft launched a website to track the coronavirus via an interactive map. It uses similar sources as the John Hopkins map. The Microsoft/Bing COVID-19 tracker site is pretty easy to use and navigate. You can move around the world and drill down in specific areas for information on active cases, recovered cases, and fatal cases. Tennesee is looking pretty good right about now. ...

Home coronavirus test kit

Folks are pretty up in arms over the latest coronavirus (Covid-19), and until we have more accurate information I can’t blame them. Some people are heading to the hospital at the first sign of any cold-like symptoms. Others with symptoms are unknowingly infected and staying home as they don’t want to step foot inside of a hospital. Not sure what the right balance is, but a home testing kit is one of the smartest options I have heard of to date. Read on for details of a coronavirus covid-19 home test kit that is on the way. (more…)

The team at Hound Labs has raised 65-million dollars and is aiming to make the first marijuana breathalyzer. The product is aimed at police and employers to determine if someone is currently impaired. Hound Labs hopes to release the product later in 2019. The Hound Labs gadget also reads alcohol levels. ...

I was recently looking for a good portable percussion massager for sports therapy. I kept landing on the Theravolt¬†massager but couldn’t quite stomach the $350 price tag. I eventually found the Phoenix version of a portable percussion massager and bought it. The Phoenix massager is pretty...

Posted on Apr 15 2019 - 10:25am by gchoe

What is better to protect a tiny cut on your person than a bandage that looks like a strip of bacon? Nothing. These Bacon Bandages come in a metal tin and are perfect for ages 4yrs-110yrs. Each bacon bandage measures 3″ x 1″ and an absorbant non-stick pad. ...

First off, this is too far away from April 1st to be a joke. It is in fact a real product. I’m not Shitten you, Shittens are for sale on Amazon. These moist wipes are in the form of mittens and are marketed for use on babies, pets, and adults. I guess I understand 2 of the 3 uses. Their tag line is “Cause...