Bruce M. O'Dell

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RolliCool launches Alexa-enabled portable air conditioners starting at $400

Smart is the theme in 2018, and it’s awesome. Alexa (or Google Home/HomePod) are at the center of it all, and this latest product takes advantage of it in a way that can really be beneficial.<p>RolliCool launched a line of Alexa-enabled smart portable air conditioners. The power rating ranges from …

Home Automation

Best AV Receivers of 2018

The pursuit of serious home theater demands serious gear and no component is more important than the command center that sits at its core. Of course, …

Audiophile

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

30 Days of Vegetarian Recipes

Whether you already participate in #meatlessmonday or not, we have a whole new challenge for you: an entire month of vegetarian eating. We've …

Cooking

10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Self-help

Consumer Reports Tested 73 Sunscreens, and This Formula Got a Perfect Score

When we recently asked dermatologists about the best thing to do for better skin in the future, their answer was unanimous: sunscreen. Says Tara Rao, …

Skin Care

Start Fires, Sharpen Knives, And Cut Through Anything With This Outdoor Knife

There’s an old adage which goes: “hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.” There’s nothing like a Surviv-All Outdoor Knife to help you prepare …

Knives

Meet the smartest locks on the block

Home Automation

The Best 20-Minute Workout Videos

<b>We’ve carefully selected these videos because they’re actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their viewers with personal stories and</b> …

Exercise

Mind-Altering Quantum Experiment Shows Time Has Never Existed

In 2012 US National Medal of Science award winner Yakir Aharonov, who is regarded as one of the world’s leading quantum theorists published a paper …

Quantum Physics

How to get the most space in your cloud storage—without paying to upgrade

Free up some spare room.<p>Cloud storage services have given us an easy, hardware-free way to back up and transfer files. Some of them even give you a little space for free. However, the key word is "little." Once you start uploading files and folders, that free storage fills up fast.<p>Before you go …

Operating Systems

Scientists declare octopi life from another world

Evidence of the octopus evolution show it would have happened too quickly to have begun here on Earth. Published in the <i>Progress in Biophysics and</i> …

Biology

The 6 Best Fishing Lures, According to a Bassmaster Champion

Bassmaster Champ Mike Iaconelli dishes out the lures he uses to find (and catch) fish.<p>Is there a better lazy summer activity than fishing? Problem …

Fishing

Israeli Scientists Uncover Therapy That Converts Cancer Cells Into Normal Ones

Cancer cells, by definition, are abnormal cells that divide with abandon and have the potential to spread throughout and wreak havoc on your vital …

Cancer Cells

Carpal Tunnel: Mini-Open Procedure

YouTube

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

Exercise

A masterclass in soil from the experts at Kew

Inside the newly restored Temperate House, James Wong is mesmerised by the potting mix<p>This month I was lucky enough to sneak in on a behind-the-scenes visit to the newly restored Temperate House at Kew Gardens, a building that blew my mind as a kid with its sheer size, its wonderful plants and its …

Gardening

Stormy Daniels’ attorney faces disbarment complaint, questions over funding, finances

Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti is finding himself on the hot seat over a disbarment complaint and questions about who is funding him and how he obtained bank records for Trump attorney Michael Cohen, ZeroHedge reported.<p>And now there is a legal complaint seeking Avenatti’s disbarment.<p>What …

Corruption

What Happens After Death? New Theory Suggests Consciousness Moves To Another Universe?

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“ has stirred up the internet, because …

Quantum Mechanics

Are These 5 Dirt Cheap Filmmaking Must-Haves in Your Gear Bag?

Any gear that is under $100 is worth a closer look.It's a cruel joke that filmmaking is as creatively gratifying as it is expensive. Well, it is most …

Flavors

4 Ways to Improve Your Running Speed

Looking to improve your 5K time? Or trying to PR in the half marathon? Whatever your goal race, you can benefit from incorporating these simple speed …

Marathons

20 Fast Growing Shade Trees That Are Summer Approved

Are there certain parts of your house that get incredibly hot during the day? Do you find yourself needing a…

Living Rooms

15 grilling tools with a cult following—and why they’re worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Once the weather …

BBQ

Everything You Need to Know About Driveways

Driveways are a great improvement over the rutted dirt paths that in centuries past connected houses to public roads. Modern-day suburbia has …

Landscaping

The 9 Best Camping Stoves to Buy in 2018

Want to flip some pancakes or cook chili in the great outdoors? You’ll want to use a reliable, quality camping stove to guarantee a fun and safe …

Camping

26 Really Clever Gardening Tricks

No green thumb required.

Gardening

Scientists Find Half The Advice on Dr Oz Is Wrong or Has No Evidence to Back It Up

This guy was just nominated to Trump's health council.<p>Researchers have tallied up the "scientific" advice offered by popular US TV programs <i>The Dr Oz</i> …

Medical Journals

Google Daydream VR goes standalone with Lenovo’s Mirage Solo

The hardware works, and the Mirage Camera can be fun, but there's nothing to change minds here.<p>Daydream, Google's foray into the crowded virtual …

Virtual Reality

Make Your Garden Private With These Lovely Plant Ideas

Whether you love or hate your neighbors, you most certainly need space for your own adventures with your family that you do not want to share with …

Landscaping

Eben Alexander: A Neurosurgeon's Journey through the Afterlife