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Raen Sunglasses

August 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

High-tech materials and exotic lens coatings have taken sunglasses from just a pair of shades to performance gear. The styling of sunglasses have followed suit. Oakley has [...]

SodaStream: Fizz FirstLook

August 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

It has been years since we purchased commercial soft drinks like Coke and Pepsi. The reason is SodaStream. Having a SodaSteam machine in the office has changed the way we [...]

Pomelo or Pummelo?

January 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

You say pomelo, we say Pummelo. Regardless, this is one giant fruit. While shopping at Trader Joe’s last week, we came across this enormous citrus…easily twice [...]

SuperFocus: FirstUse

October 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

We  posted comments of the TruFocals as sunglasses yesterday. After two months of use, we thought we would give our impressions of the variable-focus TruFocals as reading [...]

Homedics Restore: FirstLook

September 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

At the start of the Summer, we gave a quick mention to an interesting water filtering system named Restore from HoMedics. This water-purification pitcher uses an [...]

TruFocals FirstLook

July 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

It  has been said that the day you turn 40, your eyes immediately require the aid of “reading glasses.” We didn’t believe in such things and have been [...]

Water water everywhere…

July 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Most folks in the US don’t think about the quality of the water they get when they turn on the tap. Drinkable water from the faucet is expected. Earlier this Spring, a [...]

Rushing Around

June 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

We all wish we had more time to do the things we want. In trying to do as much as we can, we rush around multi-tasking and often end up taking longer to accomplish less. A [...]

MSR MIOX Water Purifier

May 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

Lack  of clean water is a reality for one out of every six people living today. In some parts of the world, half the population does not have access to safe drinking water. [...]

Planting tomatoes in April

April 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

One of the advantages of a raised-bed garden is that the above-ground soil has an opportunity to heat up during the day. The warmer soil allows vegetables to be planted [...]
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