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Dyson's Laser Vacuum Is as Excessive as It Is Satisfying

There’s only so much that can be done to innovate on the classic cordless vacuum. You can improve its battery life and ergonomics, but boost the suction too much and the cleaning head just sticks to the floor. But Dyson is refusing to let the evolution of the vacuum stagnate. The company just brought lasers into the…Read more...
Tags: Tools, Science, Home Automation, Dyson, Vacuum, Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, Home Appliances, Dust, Brush, Vacuum Cleaner, Floors, Manufactured Goods


An Inflatable Office Pops Out of This Compact RV's Roof

With pandemic restrictions lifting in several parts of the world, many are excited to get as far away from home as possible, leading to a renewed interest in recreation vehicles. As a result, the RV industry is starting to deliver some truly luxurious homes on wheels, with amenities making them seem more like pricy…Read more...
Tags: Science, Camping, Caravan, Airstream, Inflatable, Recreational Vehicle, Human Activities, Manufactured Goods, Lyseo Upper Secondary School, Inflatable Office Pops Out


How to Get a Refund If Yours Is One of the 5.4 Million Recalled Steamers

Of course, using any type of heat-based tool comes with the potential for user error and getting hurt. But for the people who own the 5.4 million handheld clothing steamers that were recently recalled, their chances of getting burned were even higher. Here’s what to know about the recall, including how to get a refund.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Home, Equipment, Walmart, Lifehacks, Million, Refund, Target, Hsn, US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Bed Bath Beyond, Clothes Steamer, Cooking Appliances, Steamers, Manufactured Goods, Food Steamer


With an RC Mower and Video Goggles You Can Remotely Cut the Grass From Anywhere

Like Sisyphus eternally rolling a boulder uphill, mowing the lawn is a chore that’s never really complete because grass always grows back. To make the task less of a slog, the next best thing to paving your lawn is to build a remote control lawnmower with a live-streaming camera that lets you cut the grass even while …Read more...
Tags: Tools, Science, Technology, Lawn Mowers, Mower, Lawn Care, Lawn, Agricultural Machinery, Manufactured Goods, S I, Robotic Lawn Mower, Riding Mower, Lawns In The United States


Put Your Windshield Wipers in Whichever Position Makes You Happy

If there’s one thing that has become crystal clear over the past few months, it’s that we are a nation divided. It has gotten to the point where everyone thinks they’re right about everything, and is unwilling to listen to what the other side has to say. Things can get heated. Angry tweets are sent.Read more...
Tags: Transport, Windshield, Lifehacks, Wiper, Kevin Williams, Trico, Motor Vehicles, Manufactured Goods, Car Windows, Windscreen Wiper, Jonathon Klein


How to Cut Your Dog's Nails

Dogs! We love them and they love us. But one thing dogs do not love is getting their claws trimmed, so we asked veterinarian Dr. Valerie Patton to give some of her best tips for easily, painlessly cutting your dog’s nails. Read more...
Tags: Tools, Lifehacks, Human Interest, Nail Care, Nail, Manicure, Claw, Industrial Processes, Manufactured Goods, Valerie Patton


Fix a Loose Door Hinge With Toothpicks and Glue

A loose door hinge is annoying enough, but it’s even worse when you’ve tried to screw it back in before realizing the holes are stripped and the screws won’t catch. But there’s a clever way to use a stack of toothpicks to fix a loose door hinge, brought to us by TikToker Mercury Stardust. Here’s how it works.Read more...
Tags: Tools, Lifehacks, Hinge, Screw, Toothpick, Screwdriver, Manufactured Goods, Door Furniture


How to Hide All Those Unseemly Cords and Cables

Somehow, in 2021, when everything is “wireless” this and “bluetooth” that and “AirPlay” that and “Alexa” this, there are still wires hanging out of everything. Your desk, media console, nightstand—and, in the work from home era, probably your dining table, too—are laden with so many wires and tripping hazards, you…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Alexa, Wire, Manufactured Goods, Technology Internet, Electrical Cable, Wire Rope, Electrical Wiring


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






How to Safely Trim Your Dog's Nails

Cutting your dog’s nails is one of the trickiest parts of the grooming process. Their nail beds have what is called a “quick”—tissue that grows within the nail and connects to nerves and blood vessels—and if you cut too much of the nail off, you can cut into the quick, injuring your pup. Plus, not all dogs like having…Read more...
Tags: Tools, Lifehacks, Medical Equipment, Human Interest, Nail Care, Nail, Nail Clipper, Toiletry, Industrial Processes, Manufactured Goods, Valerie Patton


12 Unexpected Household Uses for Bobby Pins

Bobby pins are cheap and easy to acquire in large amounts. I bought a big tub of bobby pins years ago for under $3, and it is still full to this day. But why do I need so many? What can I do with all of these things? A lot, it turns out. Bobby pins great for keeping intricate hairstyles in place or securing the…Read more...
Tags: Culture, Lifehacks, Zipper, Pin, Building Materials, Bobby, Mark, Bobby Pin, Bobby Pins, Shackle, Fasteners, Manufactured Goods, Din Connector, Bobby Pins Bobby


Those Car Seat Travel Carts Are Awesome, Apparently

The fun thing about having a 10-year-old child is that apparently 10 years is all it takes for the powers that be to dream up way better baby gear than we had access to when he was born. I come from the dark ages of sippy cups that spilled, non-gliding bassinets, and audio-only baby monitors (yes, video monitors…Read more...
Tags: Travel Gear, Suitcase, Luggage, Transport, Lifehacks, Baggage, Michael, Human Interest, Cart, Human Activities, Manufactured Goods, Animal Powered Vehicles, Horse Driving


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


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


Here's Car Talk's 100 Percent Effective Way To Teach Someone To Drive A Stick

Turns out, there’s a 100 percent effective way to teach people to drive a stick shift. I first heard it several years ago from the sainted Tappet Brothers, and I’ve taught maybe 25 or 30 people to drive a manual with it since — with a zero percent failure rate. Read more...
Tags: Car, Transmission, Lifehacks, Clutch, Ray, Tom, Joanne, Tappet Brothers, Mechanical Engineering, Manual Transmission, Mechanics, Manufactured Goods, Semi Automatic Transmission, Clutch Control


The New Dyson Vacuum Uses Lasers to Spot Every Single Crumb

Just in time for some much-needed spring cleaning, Dyson just took the wraps off a cordless vacuum upgrade that will appeal to those obsessed with keeping their floors immaculate: a laser that illuminates every last spec of dirt and dust.Read more...
Tags: Tools, Science, Home Automation, Dyson, Vacuum, Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, Home Appliances, Dust, Brush, Vacuum Cleaner, Floors, Manufactured Goods, S Lcd, Carpet Sweeper, Dyson V15


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


The Best Way to Pack a Moving Box

Moving is always stressful. But it gets worse when you get to your new home, open a box, and find that your printer has shattered all the wine glasses it was packed with.Read more...
Tags: Glasses, Clothing, Box, Lifehacks, Consumer Goods, Packing, Sock, Relocation, Manufactured Goods, Hospitality Recreation


I Love This Over-Engineered Door Handle That Wipes Itself Down With Disinfectant After Every Use

Necessity breeds innovation, and during this pandemic that has resulted in some unique ways to curb the spread of Covid-19. Door handles in well-trafficked locations are notoriously dirty and a hot spot for viruses, so a Swiss company called Tweaq has created what it’s calling the “world’s first smart…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Door, Cartridge, Handle, Disinfectant, Door Handle, Manufactured Goods, Academic Disciplines, Door Furniture, Tweaq


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


Why Your Kitchen Needs a Paint Brush

I detest crumbs. Worse than spills, or even sticky spots, crumbs scatter, cling, and hide in crevices and behind microwaves, where they are able to evade a damp dish cloth or paper towel. But they are, luckily, vanquished with an old or cheap paint brush.Read more...
Tags: Tools, Paint, Lifehacks, Consumer Goods, Brush, Cosmetics, Paintbrush, Broom, Hand Tools, Manufactured Goods, Hospitality Recreation, Bristle


8 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Can Clean With Vinegar

It may be somewhat counter-intuitive that a liquid that arguably smells pretty foul on its own actually stands with the best household cleaners and odor-eliminators. Yet many years of homeownership have taught me that plain old white vinegar’s acidity—often when mixed with equal parts water—is an absolute beast on the…Read more...
Tags: Home, Vinegar, Martha Stewart, Home Automation, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Lifehacks, Science and Technology, Home Appliances, Condiments, Healthline, Spruce, Bob Vila, House Beautiful, Traditional Medicine, Manufactured Goods




I Finally Tried a Standing Desk, and Maybe You Should Too

Flexispot EC9 Standing Desk | $255 | Amazon | Clip CouponRead more...
Tags: Amazon, Lifehacks, Desks, Office Chair, Standing Desk, Computer Desk, Human Activities, Manufactured Goods, Goods Economics


Stop Putting Your Windshield Wipers Up in Winter Weather

Those who grew up and/or learned how to drive in a place that saw a lot of ice and snow each winter (and sometimes also the fall and spring), probably have developed some habits over the years that have helped them adapt to the unpleasant conditions. Or maybe, you just started doing something because that’s what your…Read more...
Tags: Technology, Windshield, Lifehacks, Trico, Motor Vehicles, Wipers, Manufactured Goods, Car Windows, Windscreen Wiper


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


The Best Computer Desk Is a Standing Desk: Our Top Picks to Help You Reach New Heights

Featured Product: Flexispot EC9 Standing Desk | $260 | Amazon | Clip couponRead more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Desks, Standing Desk, Computer Desk, Human Activities, Manufactured Goods, Business_finance



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