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Popular Smoke Alarms Recalled Over Failure to Alert During Fire

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled several models of Kidde-brand TruSense smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors sold in 2019 and 2020 according to a press release from the government agency. The alarms may fail to alert people in the event of a fire, which is kind of the whole point of the…Read more...
Tags: Home Depot, Science, Safety, Environment, Equipment, Devices, Carbon Monoxide, Smoke, Carbon Monoxide Detector, Menards, U S Consumer Product Safety Commission, Kidde, Smoke Detector, Safety Equipment, Building Automation, Alarm Device


We're Not Ready for Smart Glasses Yet

After the original Google Glass crashed and burned, consumer smart glasses were put on the back burner for a while. There’s no shortage of reasons why, which makes it a little baffling that in 2021, high-tech glasses have made a mini-comeback. Facebook, , and even Samsung are all rumored to be working on a pair…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Uber, Glasses, Science, Clothing, Samsung, Articles, Siri, Equipment, Sunglasses, Eyewear, Google Glass, Razer


Polaroid Claims This Is the Smallest Analog Instant Film Camera Spitting Out Tiny Two-Inch Prints

Miniaturizing a digital camera is relatively easy because all you’re creating is digital files that sit on a tiny memory card. Miniaturizing an instant film camera? That’s a monumental task by comparison, given you have to shrink all the moving parts that expose and spit out physical prints, as well as the film…Read more...
Tags: Photography, Science, Equipment, Camera, Polaroid, Go, Digital Camera, Aspect Ratio, Zink, Instant Film, Instant Camera, Instant Photography, GO camera, Polaroid Corporation, Entertainment Culture, Film Formats


You're Probably Air Drying Your Clothes All Wrong

Mother nature offers a cost effective means to wrinkle-free clothes drying, one that can also help disinfect and remove odors. It’s... the sun, and its UV rays not only kill bacteria, but can also brighten your whites. Plus, if you dry your clothes outside you’ll get the real fresh-air scent your detergent and fabric…Read more...
Tags: Home, Equipment, Laundry, Lifehacks, Dryer, Home Appliances, Pollen, Euthenics, Food Drying, Drying, Domestic Life, Clothes Horse, Clothes Line


Go Full Retro-Photography Geek With This 3D-Printed, DIY Camera

As far as DIY projects go, building a usable street camera sounds pretty daunting. That said, the RUHAcam, a new project by Ping-Hsun “penk” Chen and Ruha Cheng, definitely looks like a fun weekend project for folks who want to create a standalone camera from scratch.Read more...
Tags: Science, Raspberry Pi, Equipment, Computers, Science and Technology, Chen, Viewfinder, Adafruit Industries, Arm Architecture, Hospitality Recreation, Computer Science Education In The United Kingdom, Ruha Cheng, Ping Hsun


How to Wash Your Clothes With Lingerie Bags

Mesh lingerie bags protect their contents from snagging, stretching, and generally getting beat up in the washing machine—but despite the name, they’re not just for lingerie. When used correctly, mesh bags will keep a wide variety of delicate clothing in tip-top shape for years to come. Here’s how to use them.Read more...
Tags: Equipment, Home Automation, Washing Machine, Womens Clothing, Lifehacks, Lingerie, Science and Technology, Hooks, Home Appliances, Human Interest, Centrifuges, Manufactured Goods, Undergarment


Could You Use a Car Desk?

For over a year now, the work-from-home lifestyle has become the norm for many Americans, requiring us to retrofit our spaces to serve a dual purpose. Some very creative makeshift desks and home office spaces have emerged during the pandemic, few more intriguing than the car desk. It sounds like an accident waiting to…Read more...
Tags: Technology, Equipment, Lifehacks, Desks, Steering, Manufactured Goods, Pedestal Desk, Credenza Desk




There's Now a Tiny Washing Machine to Clean Your Wax-Encrusted Earbuds

If you’re ashamed to take your earbuds out of your ears in public because of what might be caked inside them and yet too disgusted to clean them at home, you better believe there’s a Kickstarter product to solve that. Imagine a washing machine miniaturized to sit on a desk that cleans earbuds instead of clothing.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Samsung, Equipment, Ear, Washing Machine, Earbuds, Washer, Earwax, Branches Of Biology, Manufactured Goods


This Soap Bottle Is Made of Soap and Also Dispenses Soap

I’m always trying to reduce the amount of plastic I throw away, and this new Kickstarter project’s clever solution, which uses soap to create a multi-purpose, zero-waste container, has me intrigued. Read more...
Tags: Tools, Science, Equipment, Kickstarter, Packaging, Containers, Bottles, Soaps, Beer Bottle, Jonna Breitenhuber, Dispensers, Plastic Container, Soap Dispenser, Waste Minimisation, Bottle Cap


Luiten puts best foot forward with new shoe design

Dutch golfer Joost Luiten signed with Italian golf fashion brand Duca del Cosma in January Leading Dutch golfer Joost Luiten has co-designed his own golf shoes to meet the rigorous demands of a European Tour season that saw him walk more than 510 kilometres (317 miles) in tournament play last year.Signing with Italian golf fashion brand Duca del Cosma...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Equipment, Sport, South Africa, Middle East, Golf, European Tour, Joost Luiten, Joost, Luiten, Duca, White Orange, Duca del Cosma, Baldovino Mattiazzo, White Camouflage Green JL1


Consolidate Your Home Emergency Kit Now

Remember when you bought a new can opener because you thought you lost your old one? What do you plan on doing with that half-used roll of duct tape that’s collecting dust in your garage? The last time you used that flashlight in the kitchen junk drawer was to pretend to be a Jedi, wasn’t it? These are all items you…Read more...
Tags: Equipment, Lifehacks, First Aid Kit, Flashlight, Duct Tape, Survival Kit, Bug Out Bag, Disaster Preparedness, Manufactured Goods, Duct, Mini Survival Kit


This Stick-On Gadget Solves Wireless Charging's Biggest Problem

Wireless chargers have a dark secret that’s never addressed in the brochures and other promotional materials: You still have to deal with wires. But with Humanscale’s new NeatCharge wireless charger, at least those cords are hidden away out of sight underneath a desk or table. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Equipment, Smartphone, Smartphones, Computing, Desk, Ikea, Consumer Electronics, Humanscale, Inductive Charging, Wireless Energy Transfer, Technology Internet


The Easiest Way to Teach Kids How to Hold Scissors

There are plenty of basic tasks that kids commonly struggle to learn as they hone their fine motor skills. Holding a pencil, tying their shoes, and putting on their own jacket, for example, are all skills we help them master with practice and patience. When it comes to wielding a pair of scissors, though, we may…Read more...
Tags: Childhood, Learning, Equipment, Skills, Toddler, Lifehacks, Smiley, Scissors, Motor Control, Motor Skills, Fine Motor Skill, Susie Allison


5 of the Best Quiet Treadmills of 2021

Best Overall Treadmill: NordicTrack T Series | $685 | Amazon Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Equipment, Treadmill, Consumer Goods, iFit, Peloton, Exercise Equipment, Nordictrack, Humancomputer Interaction, Technology Internet, Johnson Health Tech


Run the Gamut of the Best Quiet Treadmills

Top Pick: NordicTrack T Series | $685 | AmazonRead more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Equipment, Treadmill, Consumer Goods, iFit, Peloton, Exercise Equipment, Nordictrack, Humancomputer Interaction, Technology Internet, Johnson Health Tech


Harrington's latest game improvement tool — eye vitamins

Pádraig Harrington is now endorsing EyePromise, billed as “the industry-leading line of eye vitamins Pádraig Harrington has endorsed dozens of products over the years and after backing swing shirts, distance-generating in-soles and shoes that add yards to your drives, he’s found a new aid that may help you make more putts.EyePromise, billed as “the i...
Tags: Equipment, Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Boston Red Sox, Padraig Harrington, NSF, Harrington, Padraig, Andreas Wolf President of EyePromise


14 Household Uses for Binder Clips

The binder clip has been a long-time favorite of Lifehacker for its versatility, going well beyond its ability to hold together thick stacks of paper. As my household moves closer towards paperless I’ve found other uses for my binder clips. (Mainly holding frozen vegetable packages closed and keeping track of my hair…Read more...
Tags: Tools, Equipment, Binder Clips, Lifehacks, Stationery, Clip, Clamp, Binder, Stripper Clip, Office Equipment, Fasteners, Ring Binder, Manufactured Goods, Binder Clip


Mpow's Ring Light and Tripod Are Only $12 for the Rest of the Week

Mpow Ring Light with Tripod |$12 | Amazon | Clip Coupon & Use Code LNW3GJCHRead more...
Tags: Iphone, Ios, Amazon, Technology, Bluetooth, Equipment, Lifehacks, Science and Technology, Ring, Tripod, Flash Photography, Ring Flash, Photographic Lighting


Wrap Yourself up in a Cozy Weighted Blanket for up To 58% off Today

Quility Weighted Blanket, Queen Size, 12 lbs | $36 | AmazonQuility Weighted Blanket, Queen Size, 15 lbs | $42 | AmazonQuility Weighted Blanket, Queen Size, 20 lbs | $58 | AmazonRead more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Technology, Equipment, Size, Blankets, Medical Equipment, Bedding, Human Interest, Weighted Blanket, Manufactured Goods


Razer's New Smart Glasses Promise to Make WFH a Little Less Awful

I know, I know. Another pair of open-ear audio smart glasses? Were the Bose Frames, Echo Frames, and JLab JBuds not enough? Nope. Not according to Razer, which just announced its Razer Anzu Smart Glasses. Read more...
Tags: Glasses, Science, Technology, Equipment, Best Buy, Eyewear, Razer, Anzu, Corrective Lenses, Smartglasses, Ophthalmology, Humancomputer Interaction, Jlab Audio Jlab Jbuds Headphoneheadset, Razer Anzu


How to Give Your Kitchen Tongs More Grip

Removing glass jars from hot water, be it a boiling canning bath or a lower-temp sous-vide situation, always feels a little dangerous. The concern, of course, is dropping the jar. Even if it doesn’t break, dropping a jar from any height can cause the hot water to splash, and hot water has been known to burn human flesh…Read more...
Tags: Tools, Equipment, Lifehacks, Containers, Stationery, Jar, Creme Brulee, Glass Jars, Natural Rubber, Organic Polymers, Tongs, Rubber Band, Ramekin


Seresto Flea Collars Tied to Over 1,600 Pet Deaths in U.S. Since 2012

Seresto, a popular flea collar produced by the company Elanco Animal Health, has been tied to over 1,600 pet deaths in the U.S. alone since 2012, according to a new investigation by USA Today. But the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which regulates flea collars and any other pet treatment containing pesticides,…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Animals, Equipment, Musicians, Usa Today, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Flea, Eli Lilly, Elanco, Elanco Animal Health, Human Interest, Collar, Necklaces, Heraldry, Karen McCormack


How Deep-Sea Fiber Optic Cables Could ‘Transform’ Our Detection of Earthquakes

Many miles off the western coast of the Americas, an undersea cable connects Los Angeles, California to Valparaiso, Chile. Stretched end-to-end, it’s equal to four-fifths of the Earth’s diameter. The cable is fiber optic; it’s a lifeline for data transmitted between the two continents. But according to new research,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Earthquake, Equipment, Earth, Glass, Telecommunications, California Institute of Technology, Los Angeles California, Fiber optic cable, Optical Fiber, Technology Internet, Zhongwen Zhan, William Wilcock, Submarine Communications Cable, Telecommunications Equipment


The Easiest Way to Teach Your Kid to Hold a Pencil

Learning how to properly hold a pencil is an important life skill, but it’s also not particularly intuitive, especially as the size of a young child’s hand seems so disproportionate when compared to the length of a fresh pencil. It’s tempting for them to wrap their whole fist around the thing or attempt to wield it by…Read more...
Tags: Equipment, Lifehacks, Pencil, Clothespin, Fasteners, Manufactured Goods, Academic Disciplines, Writing Implements


Use a Pair of Cheap Safety Goggles Instead of 'Onion Goggles'

Onions are used in nearly every type of cuisine, which makes them pretty much impossible to avoid in the kitchen. I’d never want to avoid eating an onion but, as we all know, chopping them at once can lead to stinging, weeping eyes and—if you happened to put on mascara “just to feel pretty”—dark streaks and smudges…Read more...
Tags: Glasses, Equipment, Eyewear, Goggles, Lifehacks, Onions, Rinse, Allium, Edible Plants, Sports Equipment, Protective Gear, Hospitality Recreation, Syn Propanethial S Oxide, Organosulfur Compounds


This Canon Printer Is Perfect for the WFH Professional

There are printers and then there are printers. We’re all familiar with the small cube-shaped laser printers that spit out a few bake sale flyers or a school book report that are designed to sit on a shelf near your desk at home. Then there are behemoths like Canon’s ImageClass MF743Cdw, a printer that hovers squarely…Read more...
Tags: Science, Workplace, Equipment, Printer, Canon, Toner, Computer Printers, Office Equipment, Inkjet Printing, Image scanner, Technology Internet, Office Work, Multi Function Printer, Photocopier, Laser Printing


Save Your Wallet and the Environment From Expensive Ink Cartridges by Getting Two Years of Prints With This $200 Epson Ecotank Printer

Epson EcoTank ET-2720 All-In-One Inkjet Printer (White) | $200 | AmazonEpson EcoTank ET-2720 All-In-One Inkjet Printer (Black) | $200 | Best BuyEpson EcoTank ET-2720 All-In-One Inkjet Printer (White) | $200 | Best BuyRead more...
Tags: Science, Equipment, Printer, Printing, Epson, Ink Cartridge, Computer Printers, Office Equipment, Inkjet Printing, Technology Internet, Office Work, Supertank Printers, Inkjet Refill Kit, Multi Function Printer, Epson Ecotank Printer


Save Your Wallet and the Environment From Expensive and Wasteful Ink Cartridges by Getting Two Years of Prints With This $200 Epson Ecotank Printer

Epson EcoTank ET-2720 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer | $200 | AmazonEpson EcoTank ET-2720 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer | $200 | Best BuyRead more...
Tags: Workplace, Equipment, Best Buy, Printer, Lifehacks, Epson, Ink Cartridge, Computer Printers, Office Equipment, Inkjet Printing, Technology Internet, Office Work, Supertank Printers, Inkjet Refill Kit, Multi Function Printer, Epson Ecotank Printer


"Equipment rules for amateur golfers are a disaster, full stop"

Bryson DeChambeau tees off on the eighth hole during the final round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (Darren Carroll/USGA) Ireland's leading clubmaker believes proposals by golf's governing bodies to roll back distance gains will have "zero effect" on the game's biggest hitter...
Tags: Equipment, Sport, Ireland, Lewis Hamilton, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Mercedes, Murray, Mamaroneck, Rory, Bryson DeChambeau, Bryson, USGA, Dustin, John Daly, Dustin Johnsons