30 Clever Hacks to Make Your Stuff Last Longer
Hints from Heloise have morphed into what we call hacks today. Did you know that a stalk of celery can keep bread fresher longer? How about storing ice cream containers upside down to prevent freezer burn? Here are more clever hacks.
Zinc and the Common Cold: Do's and Don'ts
With peak cold season upon us, the question becomes what products work (besides chicken soup) to limit the duration of colds. According to ConsumerLab.com, zinc really does help treat the common cold. But according to their tests, only two zinc products they examined had enough of it to do the job.
Where to Find Freebies
Looking for freebies? Don't Google "free stuff!" Instead, here are some organizations, bloggers, and services that specialize in finding or offering everything from merchandise to a place to stay for free.
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Mouse Print* -- Hey Costco, Where's the Fine Print?
Yes, MrConsumer has officially lost his mind. He usually chides companies for having fine print that is confusing or deceptive. Now, he says, one company hasn't provided enough of it.
That story is this week in Mouse Print*.
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