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Quality water filters = clean healthy ice and water

Shop online for a refrigerator water filter, and you’ll notice a big price range for what seems to be the same filter.  At the high end are brand-name water filters offered by the refrigerator manufacturer—Kenmore, Whirlpool, Samsung, LG,... Read More

Allen Iverson calls Michael Jordan ‘Black Jesus’ — says he’s the GOAT.

The debate about the best basketball player in professional history rages on. It might never actually get settled, unless LeBron James wins several more championships than Michael Jordan. Then again, that might not be enough to settle it for some... Read More

6 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Fuel-powered devices can provide wonderful benefits to families when used properly. But they also underscore an important necessity in the home: the need for a carbon monoxide alarm. Carbon monoxide poisoning can result from faulty furnaces or other... Read More

Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL – New Trailer

Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful... Read More

Keeping Kids Engaged with Reading in the Smartphone Era

In today’s digital world, it seems so rare that we can get our kids to sit down and read. In fact, 75% of parents with kids ages 6-17 agree: “I wish my child would read more books for fun!” The problem is that many children don’t feel engaged... Read More

Apple Music Lands On Amazon Echo Devices

On December 17th – you’ll be able to stream Apple Music through Amazon Echo devices. The addition of the competing music service rounds out the smart speaker’s music streaming offerings that already include Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Pandora,... Read More

5 Ways To Stay Out Of The Dental Chair

For good dental health, regular checkups are a necessity.  But let’s face it. Regardless of whether your teeth are in good shape or bad, going to the dentist, even just for a cleaning, doesn’t make everyone’s list of top things they like to... Read More

Five Thanksgiving Movies to Watch This Weekend

It’s Thanksgiving. You’re either cooking, drinking, watching football, or avoiding the family. Maybe you’re doing all four at once. However, no matter how hard you try, at some point, you’ll have to actually have to sit down and... Read More

Toy Story 4 Teaser Trailer

Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called “Forky” to her room, a road trip adventure alongside... Read More

Rox’s Secret Code

Rox is happy to spend the whole day on her laptop inventing awesome robots, but her dad wants her to clean up! When the Chorebot she designs gets a mind of its own and tries to organize not just her room but the whole city, Rox and her neighbor Amar... Read More

Parent – Teen Driving Agreement

This sample Parent-Teen Driver Agreement from the CDC is a great way to let teens know what is expected of them when they are behind the wheel so that they can be safe and responsible on the road. ... Read More

Share and Connect With Music on Facebook

Last week Facebook is introducing a range of new music-related features to its platform. “Sometimes the right words to fit your mood, feeling, or personality can be hard to find,” the company stated in a blog post. To solve this apparent problem,... Read More

Halloween Spending & Financial Fears in 2018

Trick or Treat? It’s that time of year again, and not just in the candy-and-costumes sense. We’re entering the most expensive real estate on the calendar, when consumers traditionally rack up billions of dollars in credit card debt, investors... Read More

A storm is coming – be prepared – @verizonfios

A fall Nor’easter is forecasted to hit the East Coast this weekend, bringing heavy rain and strong winds.  In the event of a power outage, here are some quick tips to get you back up and running once your power is restored. To fix most... Read More

Know Thy Expiration Dates

What do fire extinguishers, medications, packaged food, some medical supplies, and batteries have in common? They all have expiration dates and will lose their effectiveness once expired. Check the date. Make sure your fire extinguisher... Read More

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