Bruce Rasmussen

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These tiny speakers will throw a party for your ears

Last weekend I reviewed the fabulous Q Acoustics 3050i tower speakers, but then I thought too bad not everybody has room for speakers as big as these bad boys. So this time I went for downright tiny speakers, the Totem Acoustic KIN Mini, which measure a trim 5 x 8.9 x 5.8 inches (126x226x146 mm). …

Audiophile

4 Bedtime Drinks to Improve Sleep and Aid Weight Loss (Recipes)

Do you ever have those days where you leave home only to be hit by a reality you haven’t noticed in a while? Everyone’s walking around with raccoon …

Sleep Disorders

Spyra One Water Gun

Many times, digital takes on classic toys end up losing the fun of the original. This is not one of those times. The Spyra One Water Gun improves on …

Rechargeable Batteries

The best iPad stylus in 2018: top iPad styluses for drawing and note-taking

If Apple only put its standard stylus – the Apple Pencil – in the box with all its iPads, we probably wouldn't need to write this 'best iPad stylus' …

Batteries

Coolingstyle Portable Air Conditioner

A new portable air-conditioner has been created by the development team at Coolingstyle, designed to provide an energy-saving whisper quiet indoor or …

Crowd Funding

This $55 Device Keeps Your Home Internet on During Blackouts

When the power goes out in your home, it can be a huge hassle and even dangerous when you loose your WiFi. Fortunately, <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found a …

Genius

What’s the best weather app for iPhone?

Knowing up to date weather information is one of the reasons to own a smartphone. From knowing if your pool time is going to be cut short to deciding if you should wear shorts or pants, the weather dominates our life. Before smartphones, we had to rely on local news stations to gather the …

Apps

10 Hacks to Remove All Types of Scars and Help Them Heal

Fibrous tissue, or scar tissue, is your body’s attempt to repair what has been damaged. It’s a natural part of healing that takes a lot of time and …

Skin Care

How Your Shorts Should Fit: What the 3 Key Inseams Look Like on 3 Real Guys

Here's everything you need to know for summer '18.<p>When the dog days of summer roll in, shorts are an absolute essential. Forget all the hand-wringing about when and where to wear them—you’ll know. It might be a backyard barbecue. Or a particularly balmy evening at the bar. Or, in this particular …

The 14 Best Nootropics and Smart Drugs Reviewed

Nootropics and smart drugs are natural or synthetic substances that can be taken to improve mental performance in healthy people.<p>They have gained …

Ducati Duology - Slayer House Streetfighter & Scrambler

Based on a 2013 Streetfighter S and a 2016 Scrambler 803 the 2 bikes epitomize the Slayer House style. The Streetfighter is Peaches own ride while …

Bose’s new $250 Sleepbuds play soothing sounds instead of music

Is quality sleep worth that much cash?<p>After a couple years of development and early prototype testing through an Indiegogo campaign, Bose is commercially releasing its noise-masking Sleepbuds. They go on sale tomorrow, June 21st, for $250 from Amazon, Best Buy, Bose, and other retailers. The …

5 Best Headphones Under $200 Of 2018

We buy our own products and put them under the same testing methodology so that you can easily compare them. Unlike most websites, we do not get our products directly from the manufacturers, which means our units aren’t handpicked and actually represent what you would buy yourself. We spend a lot …

7 Great Pairs of Running Shoes Under $100

While running is practically free, the cost of buying shoes can quickly amount to a considerable sum. I still remember walking into my local Dick’s …

Watch What Happens When You Drop a 2,000-Pound Bath Bomb Into a Pool

If I didn't live in New York City, where my apartment is a shoebox and my bathtub a sardine can, I'm sure I'd love a good bath bomb. It seems like …

Swimming Pools

Arcade1up Introducing Mini Arcade Games This Fall For Consumer-Friendly Price

Let’s say you want to put an arcade game in your man cave or rec room. Sounds like a novel idea, but there are a couple of things to consider. Number …

The time to go to sleep if you want to wake up at 6am, 7am or 8am

Most people tend to think it’s the amount of hours we spend sleeping that is the most important thing for getting a good night’s sleep.<p>But that’s not …

Treadly Ultra-Thin Treadmill

There are dozens of treadmills on the market, but nearly all of them are built with a thick base and a bulky, command-center style handrail. The …

22 Hidden Gems in Los Angeles That Made Me Fall Back in Love With It

When I ask you to close your eyes and imagine Los Angeles, what comes to mind? Palm trees, movie stars, and wide open spaces? That radiant California …

The 10 Healthiest, Low-sodium Jerky Brands

June 12 is National Jerky day—a day to celebrate this savory, salty high-protein snack that’ll have you gnawing and salivating in seconds.<p>While …

Aarke Sparkling Water Maker

Delicious, healthy water. Display-worthy design. The Aarke Sparkling Water Maker is a simple, elegant drink-making tool. Twist on a bottle, pull the …

Honda Is Bringing the Retro-Tastic Super Cub and the Monkey Back to the US

Look at this cute little thing.<p>I think a lot of car enthusiasts are tempted by motorcycles. They promise much of what we love about cars in an almost absurdly affordable package. I've certainly been tempted a number of times over the last few years, and these two bikes from Honda aren't helping. …

LEGO Ideas’ latest 962-piece Ship in a Bottle set washes onto store shelves

<i>Update 2/1:</i> The LEGO Ideas Ship in a Bottle set is now on sale directly from LEGO for <b>$69.99 shipped!</b><p>LEGO Ideas has brought us some of our favorite sets in recent memory, but not every set submitted earns the glory of someday adorning store shelves. However as we covered way back in August, a new …

Lego

Rplate Pro Digital License Plate

Cars have changed a lot of the last 100+ years. Their plates haven't. The Rplate Pro replaces those antiquated pieces of stamped metal with a bright, …

Even the chairs at Apple Park are designed to promote collaboration

There’s a good chance you’ll never have the opportunity to work at Apple, let alone attain the success of chief designer Jony Ive. But that doesn’t mean you can’t <i>sit</i> like Jony Ive — and, no, we don’t mean on a giant pile of money in front of a white backdrop.<p>According to a new report, Apple Park …

Nike Made a Hiking Boot — But It’s Not for Who You’d Think

Nike has long had trail running shoes that many backcountry athletes swear by, but the ACG Ruckel Ridge Go Outside hiking boots are aimed at a …

Relay Single-Button Communicator

Designed for kids, the elderly, and anyone who might struggle with or doesn't need a screened device, the Relay Single-Button Communicator is like a …

Momo Heritage 6 Wheel

Momo's light alloy wheels changed the industry in the 1970's, and now they're trying to do it again with the Heritage 6. The wheel features a classic …

The 9 Best Baseball Caps to Wear This Summer

No matter where you live, the baseball cap is a smart accessory for everyday sun protection. While the style hasn’t changed that much in recent …

Perceval Sgian Dubh Knife

Originally meant as a hidden self-defense tool and still a key item in traditional kilt costumes, the Sgian Dubh knife is a Scottish staple. This …

Self Defense