Last month, the BBC did a special report on the dangers of bright sunlight and inadequate eye protection. Bright sun is hard on eyes at any age, but the damage starts building up young. According to the BBC report, three in four parents are risking their child’s eyesight by exposing them to bright sun without appropriate eye protection. And of those who did buy sunglasses, only a handful bought sunglasses from a trusted brand. Wearing cheap sunglasses with no UV filters is even more dangerous than wearing no sunglasses at all because the pupils dilate, allowing more harmful UV rays … Read More »
Have you heard of Zhu Zhu (pronounced Zoo Zoo Pets)? They are little robotic hamsters that run around your floors doing crazy things. There are four hamsters:
- Pip Squeak is the little yellow Zhu Zhu Pet hamster
- Num Nums is the little gray Zhu Zhu Pet hamster
- Chunk is the little white Zhu Zhu Pet hamster
- Mr. Squiggles is the little brown Zhu Zhu Pet Hamster
Each hamster runs around and plays with the various toys you can buy for them. They run in the hamster wheel, ride in the hamster car, play in the hamster fun house and generally … Read More »
Windows 7 the much anticipated upgrade on Windows Vista is slated to be available Ocober 22nd. Anticipated benefits include much faster processing and increase in battery life.
If upgrading make sure you back up all files before initiating. Keep your fingers crossed they fimally worked out all the bugs.
In the winter thousands of people go without power for days. A key piece of equipment for a home at risk of losing power is the electrical generator. The two main types of electrical generators are Standby Generators and Portable Generators.
A Standby Generator is able to power a whole electrical circuit. Having a whole circuit live allows you to have power to several parts of the house to run lights, televisions, internet, showers, heaters and stoves. While Portable Generators allow you to plug extension cords into it giving you power to specific devices and appliances. Although not as extensive, … Read More »
Are you too busy to get to the grocery store? Wouldn’t you love your groceries to be delivered right to your door at a time you request? You can do it. Using a grocery delivery service is really very easy and takes much less time than actually going to the grocery store.
I have used Peapod for a while and it couldn’t be simpler. There is a Peapod coupon for new customers that will allow you to get $10 off a $75 order. I have not personally used Safeway because it is no available in my area, but I have … Read More »
e-waste is one of the fastest growing segments of our nation’s waste supply, comprising 5% of the country’s total trash volume. According to EPA, 3.01 million tons of e-waste, from cell phones to computers, was generated in 2007, and only 13.6% of that was recycled. The real danger is the toxic substances contained in electronics including lead, mercury, brominated flame retardants, phosphorous coatings, and PVC plastics, that create dioxins when burned. These toxic materials can be easily released upon disposal, posing a threat to the environment and your health.
So what is a tech-savvy, yet environmentally conscious consumer to do? … Read More »
Have you ever shopped at Boden? They are a UK-based cataloger of apparel that is starting to catch on in the US. They launched their US website in 2002 and they have some really great stuff. However, the best part is their Mini Boden apparel. This is their line of kids apparel. They also have Baby Boden for baby clothes.
If you have never seen their stuff you should check it out. The ShopGala Boden coupons and deals page has 11% off and free shipping for your entire order. My wife insists we order from Boden at least three … Read More »