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The best birthday gift ideas for men: From unique to practical, these cool picks will wow

Karolina Grabowska via PexelsSearching for birthday gift ideas for men? Shopping for a man in your life—whether it’s your husband, father, son, brother, or even yourself—can sometimes feel impossible. Finding unique gift ideas that stand out and pique a man’s interest can take creativity, resourcefulness, and maybe just a little guile. And it starts with a reassessment of what appeals ...

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Best leaf mulcher to clean up your lawn this fall

Melanie Kreutz via UnsplashFall is a gorgeous time of year, but it’s also a grueling period for yard work. As that stunning foliage falls from the trees, homeowners are faced with the Sisyphean task of clearing their yard of endlessly dropping debris. This step of lawn maintenance, important in preventing disease from hijacking your grass under the cover of wet ...

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The best carpet cleaner machines to keep your home spotless

Josh Sorenson via Pexels Let’s be honest, unless your carpets are dark grey and constructed for what manufacturers call “heavy traffic,” i.e. a lot of wear and tear, you’re probably going to need a carpet cleaner. Whether it’s a glass of red wine, a mishap with some makeup, or a pet accident, carpet stains and messes are going to happen, ...

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This New Battery Tech Could Utilize Body Heat to Power an Apple Watch

Researchers at the University of Colorado recently developed this new battery technology using a material called polyamine. Polyamine is flexible and stretchable, allowing it to bend around your wrist or another part of the body. Polyamine is also self-healing allowing it to repair itself after it has been cut. The team slices the material with a razor blade to demonstrate ...

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Kroger and Gauss Soon to Launch This Rapid iPhone-Assisted COVID-19 Test

Rather than work alone, this pandemic is bringing together the most unusual collaborators. In the latest effort, tech companies like Apple, medical companies like Gauss, and retailers like Kroger are working to offer a rapid, at-home antigen test for COVID-19. FDA Approval Not everyone who needs a COVID-19 test is getting one. Depending on where you live, tests may be ...

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They’re Here! Apple Unveils Long-Awaited $549 AirPods Max Over-Ear Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation and Adaptive EQ

While almost all of the recent rumours have suggested that Apple would use the name “AirPods Studio” for its new headphones, that stemmed from the name cited in a DigiTimes report back in May, but before that we’d been predicting they’d be called AirPods Max since early March. Upon reflection, AirPods Studio ultimately seemed like it would have been an ...

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Can Celebrity Activism Campaigns on Social Media Make a Difference?

On one particular day, the world of social media was a little quieter than usual as celebrities resolved to “freeze” their Instagram accounts for 24 hours to protest hate speech and misinformation spread on social media, particularly on Facebook. “I can’t just sit by while these platforms continue to allow the spreading of hate, propaganda, and false information,” wrote Kim ...

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