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Cannondale Teramo bike helmet fails Consumer Reports’ safety test

December 22nd, 2014
Cannondale Teramo bike helmet fails Consumer Reports’ safety test Wearing a properly fitted bicycle helmet is the “single most effective way to prevent head injury resulting from a bicycle crash,”...

5 reasons to skip taking vitamin C for colds

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December 22nd, 2014
5 reasons to skip taking vitamin C for colds Sniffles, sneezes and an achy head are a good indicator that you’ve caught a cold—and nobody wants to be sick during the holidays. But unfortunately, chomping on...

Tips for keeping children safe during holiday travel

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December 22nd, 2014
Tips for keeping children safe during holiday travel No matter how far away you may be from family and friends during the holidays, it's likely children are at the top of everyone’s invite list. Likewise, winter...

2015 Kia Sedona minivan makes huge strides but still has ways to go

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December 22nd, 2014
2015 Kia Sedona minivan makes huge strides but still has ways to go The 2015 Kia Sedona minivan has shed the old model's bland appearance, manners, and accommodations in an attempt to be more competitive and appealing...

When to choose last year’s smart phone

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December 19th, 2014
When to choose last year’s smart phone We know the feeling. You’re shopping for a new phone, and you’re excited by the latest, greatest model. But when you get to the store, you see last year’s...

Is the Amazon Echo all talk?

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December 19th, 2014
Is the Amazon Echo all talk? Every once in a while, a gadget comes along that is so interesting, people forget to ask what it’s for. The latest fascinating, yet slightly mystifying electronic device to fit this...

The best baking chocolate for your holiday treats

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December 19th, 2014
The best baking chocolate for your holiday treats When it comes to baking chocolate, how do you know which one to choose? Things have come a long way since old-time supermarket brands like Baker’s were pretty much...

Why teens shouldn't drive old cars

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December 18th, 2014
Why teens shouldn't drive old cars Most American teens killed in crashes were driving old cars ill-equipped to protect them, according to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).   IIHS...

Next-generation Hyundai car stereo to ditch navigation, CD player

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December 18th, 2014
Next-generation Hyundai car stereo to ditch navigation, CD player With the scheduled launch of their latest audio system at CES 2015, the upcoming consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, Hyundai is moving away from...

Sen.se Mother monitoring system promises to keep an eye on your life

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December 18th, 2014
Sen.se Mother monitoring system promises to keep an eye on your life The Sen.se Mother ($299) is a home and personal monitoring device. By checking a website or your smart phone, you can monitor the temperature in the...

Why buying new luggage could save you money

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December 18th, 2014
Why buying new luggage could save you money With frequently changing airline luggage rules and fees, you can actually save money in the long run if you buy and use new luggage instead of using older suitcases....

Best everyday cleaning products for special events

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December 18th, 2014
Best everyday cleaning products for special events Before shopping for food for your holiday baking and cooking, make sure you have enough cleaning supplies on hand, especially if you’re expecting house guests....

Can scratch-repair kits remove damage you get in the parking lot?

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December 18th, 2014
Can scratch-repair kits remove damage you get in the parking lot? Nothing says “holidays” like a scratch-repair kit—at least if you’re unfortunate enough to pick up some new door scrapes while...

Don't let pet allergies ruin your holiday

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December 18th, 2014
Don't let pet allergies ruin your holiday For people with pet allergies, holiday gatherings at homes with furry, four-legged animals can turn an otherwise good time into a nightmare of itchy, red, watery eyes, and...

The best shovels for heavy and light snow

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December 18th, 2014
The best shovels for heavy and light snow Everyone who gets any amount of snowfall needs a shovel in their winter arsenal. Even if you own a snow blower, you’re still going to need to shovel. That’s because...