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Like many households, mornings at the Chapman residence usually start with a trip to the coffee maker. I love my coffee hot, but I always put milk in mine, which cools the coffee to barely tolerable levels. DripJoy has a single serve coffee maker called the JoyBarista and a subscription coffee service with multiple types… Read More

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Growing your own food is awesome because you know where it came from and how it was grown (with or without pesticides). But gardening itself takes some effort if you want the plants to actually live long enough to produce fruits and vegetables. The folks at Click & Grow are no strangers to making gardening… Read More

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The Jabees Q9 LED desk lamp is a multi-tasker that no only lights up your desk, but it can also charge your Qi-enabled device through it's built in charging surface or USB port. Consolidate your lamp and your charging dock or cables with one device from Jabees. The Q9 LED desk lamp features folding design… Read More

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I love butter and I love bread, but I don't love it when the butter is cold and I can't spread it without tearing the bread or toast. First world problem? You betcha! But is there a solution? Of course, there is... The Butter Knife from Butter & Honey. I've reviewed a couple other cold… Read More

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I find myself at a point in life where my hands are always full. Whether carrying work equipment, groceries, or my children, I often find myself without a free hand to open the door to my house. I was recently given the opportunity to review the Yale Real Living Assure lock. It's a Bluetooth smart… Read More

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What do birthday candles, scented candles, candles for binding spells and incense sticks all have in common? They all need something to light them. If you're anything like me, when it comes time to light a candle, it's a chore to find a box of matches or a lighter that still works. The ArcLighter is… Read More

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A few years ago digital photo frames were really popular. I always liked the idea of photo frames, but their size was never big enough in my opinion. Enter the Digital Art Museum from Hammacher Schlemmer. This huge 32 x 21 inch 1080P digital frame can be mounted on your wall to display famous works… Read More

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Brilliant Controls replace your existing light switches to add smart home control capabilities to your rooms. The Brilliant Control features a color LCD touch screen that allows everyone in the house to access music, temperature, and more with just a simple touch or voice command. Don't worry, no smartphone is required. The controls are touch, voice, and… Read More

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Make your next movie night something special with this Star Wars inspired popcorn popper that looks like the evil empire's Death Star. But, you won't need to use the Force or even oil to make about 8 cups of yummy popcorn with this popper. The popcorn popper uses air to quickly pop the kernels and… Read More

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If you enjoy cooking, then you can probably relate to this scenario. You're making a pot of soup, boiling pasta, tomato sauce, etc. and you need to put the pot lid down so you can stir or serve the food. If you place the lid "face down" on your stove or countertop, the condensation that… Read More

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Every morning I fix myself a large mug of hot tea after getting to my day job or before a marathon of couch surfing on the weekends at home. I don't drink the tea quickly enough to enjoy the full mug at a temperature that's just right. I usually end up nuking it in the… Read More

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The coffee enthusiast will tell you that a good, consistent grind is essential to the perfect cup of coffee. That's hard to achieve at home without a high-end coffee grinder. The Kruve Sifter is an ingenious solution that enables you to consistently get the most out of your beans with the grinding gear you already… Read More

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Home automation has been a dramatic theme of science fiction for ages, yet few realize that this sci-fi premise is a day-to-day reality for many people. While most people are content enough to rely on the time-tested light switch and power button, many have invested in home automation to provide greater access to existing lighting and appliances… Read More

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We're still a few weeks from spring time here in Southern Indiana, but it will be here soon and when it does, we usually get a few house flies in our house. Every year they get in the house and are very annoying and disgusting. The Fly Sword from Animi Causa is a cute way… Read More

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Are you ready to bring more tech into your bedroom? And no, I don't mean THAT kind of tech! I'm talking about PONS high-end sleep products like their bed frame which has built-in USB ports to charge your phone and cool (literally) tech built into the mattress. The PONS bed frame is a premium platform… Read More