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How to Clean Your Hardwood Floors Without Ruining Them

Whether you installed it yourself, or inherited it from a previous owner (or it was there when you rented your home), real hardwood floors can change the feel of an entire space. Whether light- or dark-colored, wide planks or parquet, hardwood floors are a sought-after feature in a home.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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I’m Going To See If This EcoFlow Delta Mini Battery Power Bank Can Really Replace A Generator

This week’s Cool Tool brings us back to those nifty battery power stations that could replace a gassy, smelly generator, and I’m going to put one to the test.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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What’s Next for Booster Doses?

In the latest chapter of the booster vaccine saga, the Food and Drug Administration’s advisory panel voted this week that they consider Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster doses to be safe and effective. This means they could be authorized soon, but a bunch of questions remain to be answered.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What’s Next for Booster Doses?

In the latest chapter of the booster vaccine saga, the Food and Drug Administration’s advisory panel voted this week that they consider Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster doses to be safe and effective. This means they could be authorized soon, but a bunch of questions remain to be answered.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Good Riddance: Steam Bans Games That Feature Crypto And NFTs

Damn. Good Guy Steam is (sort of) back. The developer of an upcoming NFT-based PC game revealed in a tweet that Steam is no longer allowing games built on blockchain technology or that “issue or allow exchange of cryptocurrencies or NFTs.” Indeed, Valve’s onboarding rules page now says exactly that. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Good Riddance: Steam Bans Games That Feature Crypto And NFTs

Damn. Good Guy Steam is (sort of) back. The developer of an upcoming NFT-based PC game revealed in a tweet that Steam is no longer allowing games built on blockchain technology or that “issue or allow exchange of cryptocurrencies or NFTs.” Indeed, Valve’s onboarding rules page now says exactly that. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Moment That Sold Me On Back 4 Blood, The New Shooter By L4D Devs

Confession time: I’ve never played Left 4 Dead. I’m obviously aware of what Valve’s iconic shooter is all about—team up with friends and shoot zombies—and that a ton of players sucked it up like zombies feasting on cerebral miasma. Still, despite the game’s ubiquity, I just…never got around to it. Happens sometimes!…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Flood-Damaged Vehicles Could Hit Used Car Lots As Demand Increases

Climate change has impacted a lot of things this year. It brought increased wildfires to the west and stronger storms to the east, as well as disruption everywhere in between.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Get Ready For Messy Holiday Travel Thanks To Unvaccinated TSA Agents

If you’re planning on flying somewhere for Thanksgiving this year, you might want to rethink your plans. Air travel experts are expecting chaos at airports as TSA employees, who are largely unvaccinated, approach the deadline by which they are supposed to have received their shots. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Get Ready For Messy Holiday Travel Thanks To Unvaccinated TSA Agents

If you’re planning on flying somewhere for Thanksgiving this year, you might want to rethink your plans. Air travel experts are expecting chaos at airports as TSA employees, who are largely unvaccinated, approach the deadline by which they are supposed to have received their shots. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Holidays Are Going To Suck Thanks To The Supply Chain Crisis

The world’s supply chain is facing bottlenecks on every level trying to keep up with consumer demand as the world rebounds from disturbances as a result of covid-19, leading to shortages and record-high prices for everything from gasoline to semiconductor chips. Some experts believe that conditions may not improve in…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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California Will Ban New Small Engines, Like Those Used In Lawn Equipment, By 2024

California will prohibit the sale of small off-road engines — like the kind “used primarily in lawn and garden equipment” — by 2024 at the latest, per a new bill approved by Governor Gavin Newsom last weekend.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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BIPOC, Hygge, Sapiosexual, and Other New Dictionary Words of 2021 You Should Know

Well, it’s been a year. And like all years, some new and exciting terms have irrevocably entered our lexicon, as evidenced by their inclusion in the dictionary. Keep in mind, a word needs to be circulating for a while—often years—before it can get on Merriam-Webster’s radar. (Except COVID-19: That bastard went from…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I’m Begging You to Reduce the Waste You Throw Away This Halloween

Spooky season has arrived, and we are here for it. But one thing that weighs on my mind every Halloween—every holiday, really—is the amount of waste it creates. One UK study revealed that more than 2,000 tons of waste are generated yearly from the costumes alone. How can we have all the fun, all the […]

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6 Ways to Actually Use the Leaves on Your Lawn (Instead of Throwing Them Out)

It’s that time of year when trees undergo their annual shedding. But as delightful as the sight of fallen leaves is, raking them is a lot of work. Before you bag up all those leaves to throw them away, consider putting them to good use. There are a bunch of options, ranging from adding them […]

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Union Pissed About Meager Activision Blizzard Settlement, Demands Fairness Hearing

Today, the Communication Workers of America union filed an objection to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) proposed settlement with Activision Blizzard regarding sexual harassment allegations at the game publisher. The union is, to say the least, unhappy with the settlement for reasons it…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Delete These Distracting (and Potentially Detrimental) Things From Your Resume

While it’s true that your resume should highlight your accomplishments and experience relevant to the job you’re applying for, recruiters usually only spend about 7 seconds looking at resumes, on average. At this stage of the application process, they’re looking for a reason to reject applicants, which is why you…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Insurance Companies Want To Track You. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Let Them.

Everyone needs car insurance. No one wants to pay more than they have to, especially for more coverage than they need. So if your insurance company comes out with a new way to monitor the miles you put on your car, and how safely you roll through your odometer, it seems like you’d be smart […]

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Insurance Companies Want To Track You. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Let Them.

Everyone needs car insurance. No one wants to pay more than they have to, especially for more coverage than they need. So if your insurance company comes out with a new way to monitor the miles you put on your car, and how safely you roll through your odometer, it seems like you’d be smart […]

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