Products featured are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission from purchases made from our links; the retailer may also receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Whether you’re making a batch of soup you can freeze or want to test out a new recipe that won’t take up your entire day, one of the best pieces of kitchen gear you can own is a slow cooker. It makes meal planning easier and will save you a ton of time. Below, we’ve found the best slow cookers for every budget and kitchen, along with what to consider when you’re shopping for one. Things to Consider When Looking for a Good Slow Cooker Size: The size of the cooker is important, as this determines what and how much you’re able to cook. Look for around six to eight quarts as a general rule. Too large and you may have a hard time storing it, not to mention lugging it onto the counter every time you want stew. Programmable: The programmable timer feature allows you to set … [Read more...] about The Best Slow Cookers That Make Meal Planning Easier and More Delicious
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Products featured are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission from purchases made from our links; the retailer may also receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. The rise of affordable home theater equipment and soundbars has made it easy to find large speakers for your living room or den, but what about smaller spaces like your bedroom, dorm room, bathroom, or kitchen? Smaller speakers get a bad reputation because the assumption is that their size automatically means poor audio quality but that’s no longer the case. While it’s true that larger speakers have bigger drivers (the part of the speaker responsible for creating sound), the best mini speakers can still pack a big punch. If you’re looking for a speaker that’ll fill a small room with sound and hold its own against larger ones, our recommendations have you covered. What Are the Best Small Speakers? There are many factors to think about when shopping for the best … [Read more...] about From Bedroom to Office, These Are the Best Speakers for Small Spaces
Products featured are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission from purchases made from our links; the retailer may also receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. As we spend more time listening in to virtual meetings, taking virtual classes , or just utilizing headphones more during the Covid-19 pandemic, there may be unintended damage being done to our ears. Constantly being plugged in while sheltering in place or turning up the volume to not get distracted by family members can have a long-term impact on your hearing. Even the best wireless earbuds for working at home can potentially contribute to other issues, such as headaches and ear pain, and you might not even realize it. “I’ve actually seen a number of patients who have noticed changes in their hearing, likely as a result of using their earbuds for prolonged hours while working,” says Dr. Erich Voigt, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, … [Read more...] about Can Wearing Headphones Cause Hearing Loss and Headaches?
EXCLUSIVE: YouTube stars Vlad & Niki have signed with Underscore Talent for management with the aim of expanding the preschool franchise into a global kids entertainment property. This month, Vlad & Niki surpassed 152 million worldwide YouTube subscribers, with 63+ million on its English channel. The franchise registers more than 293 million monthly views in the U.S. and has more than 80 billion total views worldwide on its 16 channels translated into 13 languages. Led by Underscore Talent’s Reza Izad and Dan Weinstein, the management company will work with Sergey and Victoria Vashketov, the boys’ parents, to expand and oversee all areas of the entertainment property including furthering content offerings into syndication; development of new live-action formats; gaming; and supporting the partnerships driving new animation formats, promotional campaigns and merchandise. Related Story Alicia Keys Docuseries, Quavo Basketball Series & K-Pop Doc … [Read more...] about YouTube Preschool Stars Vlad & Niki Sign With Underscore Talent To Expand Franchise Into Global Entertainment Property