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Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

Healthy Pastas for Your 4th of July BBQ

Healthy Pastas for Your 4th of July BBQ

Consumer Reports looked at which pasta alternatives are tasty and nutritious.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017

Picking The Right Paintbrush For Your Home

Picking The Right Paintbrush For Your Home

Remodeling is not cheap. So when it comes to trimming costs, a lot of people choose to save money and do some of the painting themselves. To do a good job, Consumer Reports says to start with top-rated...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017

Your Kid's Online Privacy - Connected Toys

Your Kid's Online Privacy - Connected Toys

It’s no secret that sharing personal information online comes with risk. But what if toys were also making it possible for hackers to access both you and your children’s information? Consumer Reports has...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017

How to Take Care of Your Bike Helmet

How to Take Care of Your Bike Helmet

A bike helmet is designed to absorb impact – but also needs to be lightweight, to be practical – so it can be vulnerable. Consumer Reports says you should handle a bike helmet with care, if you want it to...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017

What the Fiduciary Rule Means for Your Investments

What the Fiduciary Rule Means for Your Investments

When it comes to retirement savings, you might assume that the person giving you investment advice is acting in your best interest, but that's not always the case. A plan that will require them to do so...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017

How To Shoot Better Video

How To Shoot Better Video

Whether you want to shoot video of that special moment in your kid’s life or get some cool clips of summertime fun, there’s a camera for it. But knowing how to shoot well can make or break your video.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017

How To Pick The Best Mower For Your Lawn

How To Pick The Best Mower For Your Lawn

Lawnmower testers at Consumer Reports have a tough job! They leave the cold, New York winter to brave the 6 acre test site in warm, sunny Florida. They do all that to help you pick the best mower or tractor for...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

Consumer Reports: How To Stop Snoring

Consumer Reports: How To Stop Snoring

Consumer Reports has some important advice on how to stop snoring and when it might be time to visit a doctor.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017

New Deadly Laundry Pod Danger

New Deadly Laundry Pod Danger

For years, Consumer Reports has warned about the dangers of liquid laundry detergent pacs and children.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

Need a New TV? Now's The Time to Buy

Need a New TV? Now's The Time to Buy

If you're in the market for a smaller TV set, now may be the time to buy!

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Rangers Telling Teams They Will Trade Yu Darvish: Report

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