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App of the Week: Lazy Jar

It's a win-win.

Most of us are looking for some extra inspiration to follow through with our New Year’s resolution to make it to the gym on a more regular basis. But, with swimsuit season so far away, you might want a more immediate source of reinforcement for your fitness resolution. See what happens when you combine your interest in getting strong and…

Thinking Green: Greening Your Office

You've worked hard to get your home greener. How about bringing that work to work?

Over the course of the last year, you’ve probably found that adding environmentally-friendly touches to your home routine here and there have gone from being a challenge, to a routine, to a real pleasure. Sure, it’s a bit of work at first, but it definitely pays off in the long run. Why not see if some of that work would…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Confetti Explosion

Fun and Easy Science Experiment

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff created a confetti explosion with his leftover decorations from New Year’s Eve. What you need to do the experiment: Confetti Water Baking Soda Vinegar Clear Party Cup Hollow Bowl or Container How to do the experiment: Take about 2 cups of baking soda and combine it with a good handful of confetti and mix it…

Ask Danny: Fixing the Garbage Disposal

What can't baking soda do? Nothing, apparently.

Chances are, hosting back-to-back holiday gatherings, cooking big family meals and hosting out-of-town guests galore has left your garbage disposal groaning for a break. And it may just decide to take one on its own, without your say-so. Danny Lipford tells us how you can discover whether your disposal is just taking some of its own much-needed holiday vacation time…

Tech Tip Today: Twitter Promote Mode

Sneak ahead of the competition in the Twitter game.

Some of us are tweeting masters. Others are — well, we’re still honing our game. Hey — we can’t all be the President, right? But there is a sneaky little way you can sneak ahead in the race to earn Twitter points that will let your tweets get featured faster than the competition. Let Francie Black show you what you…

App Of The Week: Packpoint

If you are traveling this holiday season and things are a little hectic, Packpoint app can help you get ready for your trip.

  If you are traveling this holiday season and things are a little hectic, Packpoint app can help you get ready for your trip. Put In your destination, dates of travel and travel days. Choose your trip activities. The app finds the local weather data and creates your packing list organized by activity. The app even tells you how many…

Thinking Green: Green Washing

Don't Be Fooled By Faux Green Promises

  You may have heard of terms like “Green-Washing” in the Green Movement, but it’s not as environmentally friendly as you might think. Danny Lipford explains in this week’s “Thinking Green.” The first written dictionary was founded in ancient Syria dating back to around 2300 B.C. Since then, a lot more words have been added, and, every year, we add…

Ask Danny: Saving On Energy Costs

Your bank account may be thin post-holidays, but make sure your insulation isn't.

With the dangerous cold snap that’s settled in through the region and much of the rest of the United States, it’s never been more important than now to make sure your home is energy-efficient. Not only will it keep the deadly cold outside where it belongs, it’ll also save you money. Find out if your insulation needs an extra layer…

Tech Tip Today: Online Help With Depression

Holiday stress is sometimes just the tip of the iceberg.

We’re all familiar with the stresses of the holiday season — but sometimes, the emotional pressures of the holidays can lead to more serious problems. Depression around the holidays is real, and it can be isolating. Fortunately, there’s a new trend in connecting people digitally with resources to help them out. When you need someone to talk with, they’re just…

App Of The Week: Yummly

There are many recipe sites but if you need some personalized inspiration in the kitchen the popular Yummly app is here to help.

There are many recipe sites but if you need some personalized inspiration in the kitchen the popular Yummly app is here to help. Yummly, is self-described as“ Your smart cooking sidekick”. The app automatically curates recipes from top sites based on your personal taste s and specific dietary needs. Mark favorite recipes with a Yum to get similar suggestions. Easily…