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Minimalist Air Conditioning: Consider A Whole House Window Fan

If you’re not so sure a whole house window fan is the right choice for you, carefully consider whether you live in a climate where one can be useful frequently. If you do, you can save a lot of energy and be more comfortable than ever in your home with a whole house window fan. […]

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3 Intelligent Tips for Choosing a Gable Attic Fan

Gable attic fans remove hot air from your attic, helping you more easily and less expensively cool your home. By removing hot air from above, air conditioners have to work less and homes stay cooler with less electricity usage. A gable attic fan is a very simple device that doesn’t cost much, is easy to […]

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The Right Zebra Printer Will Last And Last And Last…

Here’s a fact: it’s hard to tear up a well-made Zebra printer, and Zebra printers are the only type I can recommend with confidence if you need to print thermal labels. While my life today revolves more around writing and research than shipping and receiving, for years I sold products online as my full-time job. […]

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Portable Evaporative Coolers Add Cool, Moist Air To The Room

If you live somewhere that often has high humidity and you need something to help you stay cool, a portable evaporative cooler isn’t for you. But if you live somewhere that’s hot and dry most of the time, using one of these time-tested machines can really make a difference. There are two main types of […]

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Writing An Effective Hotel Complaint

A lot of dissatisfied travelers post anonymous complaints on TripAdvisor and similar online services, and this is a good way to “get back at” a bad hotel and damage its reputation, but it will do nothing to get you any sort of resolution. If you want your money back, want some other kind of compensation […]

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Mall Eyeglasses Stores Are Overpriced, So Stay Home And Order Online

If you’ve been buying your eyeglasses in a mall eyeglasses store, at a discount store or at a membership warehouse, you’re paying way too much. In fact, you could be paying more than 10 times as much as you should. When you order eyeglasses online from a reputable and established manufacturer like Zenni Optical, you […]

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Choose A Smart Body Groomer That Will Actually Meet Your Needs

The problem with guys and our hairy bodies is that it can take a lot of different tools to keep that hair like we want it. I have some corded clippers for cutting my own hair, an old trimmer for doing by facial hair — usually into sort of long stubble or a short beard […]

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Do Minimalist Running Shoes Really Fit Into Minimalism?

There are essentially two kinds of minimalists, and minimalist running shoes perhaps fit better into one but not the other. One kind of minimalism involves having few possessions by choice, but it is often a choice made by someone who doesn’t have a lot of money for nice things anyway. By choosing to forgo fancy […]

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Used DVD Not Include Special Features? The Maker May Be Able To Help

When I bought a used DVD of Slumdog Millionaire several months ago, I was finally able to see this remarkable movie that I missed when it was in theaters. But when I started looking on the disc for the special features, I realized they were missing. Fortunately, I was able to send the disc to […]

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Computer Glasses Are Gimmicky, But They Really Do Help

I’ll admit that computer glasses are kind of a gimmick. They’re designed with a specific look in mind. Sometimes, they make you look like a space alien. Other times, they have a cool tint that makes you look unique while blocking some of the light that’s most likely to hurt your eyes. Still other times, […]