The cat’s out of the bag: most people prefer watching TV through on-demand apps instead of their clunky old cable TV boxes — and cable TV subscription costs are way too high. Who wants to pay for a bunch of channels they’ll never watch that are only available on a box that’s hard to use and comes with a rental fee?
It takes more than just quality cuts of meat and fresh ingredients to create a delicious barbecue meal. Like any type of cooking, your grilling experience largely depends on the tools at your disposal.
The small screen has been booming all summer long with a slew of new series, documentaries, and feature films alongside reality television shows and classic dramas and sitcoms. August is no exception, as two of the most popular streaming services, Disney+ and Hulu, will offer a range of new content to keep you busy and entertained. Between the two services, there are plenty of stories for all ages and interests. Here’s what to look for to be inspired, informed, or simply distracted.
If you like spice, finding the perfect balance of heat and flavor creates a unique cooking challenge. There’s nothing quite like the excitement of wrestling with the Scoville scale, especially if you’ve made your own custom hot sauce blend.
Most people don’t feel comfortable wearing the same outfit two days in a row, yet those same individuals may use the same sheet or pillowcase for weeks at a time. On average, Americans change bedding sheets once every 25 days. If that's the average, it means there are people who sleep on the same sheets for over a month at a time.
The list of reasons why you need to keep a clean kitchen is extensive. First and foremost, you must eliminate bacteria to keep from contracting food poisoning. Stray food particles can invite bugs and rodents to take up permanent residence in your home. Cleaning kitchen utensils and appliances helps ensure that they function properly and last a long time.
Other than your skin, which provides a physical barrier to keep pathogens out of your body, your immune system is a reactive system. It responds only after a threat has been detected. Your immune system doesn't prevent you from getting infected (that's the role of good hygiene); instead, its job is to swoop in and save the day.
With each new month comes the promise of new releases and old favorites to all the popular streaming services. On Disney+ and its sister service Hulu, July offers a wide range of upcoming series and films that will excite viewers.
For some reason, we all love to buy tech that is far too small for us. Many of us walk around with aching necks, throbbing headaches, and tingling fingers because we spend the day hunched over a laptop that was not designed to fit our body.
Did you know that turning on the oven can raise the temperature of your kitchen by almost 10 degrees? In fact, if your kitchen doesn’t have doors, the temperature also rises throughout your home as the heat disperses.
If you’re looking for a top-of-the-line laptop, you’ll find outstanding options from both Microsoft and Apple — but as it turns out, each company has a verydifferent idea of what a laptop is. On the Apple side of things, you’ll find MacBooks, which sport big, beautiful screens and seamlessly integrate with other Apple products like iPhones or AirPod headphones. If you opt for one of Microsoft’s Surface laptops, you’ll get a crazy-fast Windows machine that’s also got a high-end tablet on board.
Father’s Day may be a little different this year thanks to social distancing, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still make your dad feel special. Finding the perfect gift to let him know you’re thinking of him is a surefire way to make his day.
We’ve all been making adjustments to our lives over the past few months thanks to shelter-in-place orders. In most states, though, restrictions are starting to loosen up, which means we can actually think about leaving the house.
As temperatures climb, you’re probably reaching for a refreshing, ice-cold drink to cool down. While cold water is a staple summertime drink — especially since you should be drinking at least 64 ounces daily — you’re probably looking for other chilled and flavorful drinks to elevate your beverage game.
Plants make an indoor atmosphere more cheerful and vibrant. Fortunately, you don’t need a lot of space or even sunlight to create a thriving garden in your home — as long as you pick plants that will flourish in whatever environment you have.
Hotter temperatures mean it’s time to make the switch from hot to iced coffee. Pre-made and café-bought cold brew are expensive, but you can make it at home for much cheaper, without expensive specialty machines, and with surprisingly little effort (as long as you know what you’re doing).
While the longer days of spring and summer can be just what the doctor ordered to elevate your mood, the oppressive temperatures that can roll in during June, July, and August might not always be so joyous. That’s why it’s essential to start preparing in advance to make sure you’re able to keep your house cool all summer long.
Baking can be tricky. It’s not the same as cooking, where taste tests and intuition can guide your process. With baking, which is based on specific ingredients, measurements, and processes, it’s important to follow recipes closely.
Over the past several weeks, we’ve spent significantly more time at home. We’ve also avoided non-essential travel, which means we’re staying local more than ever before. As a result, many of us have had the opportunity to re-engage with our communities in profound ways.