Episode 23: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada talk about how to reduce the conflict and celebrate the traditions of these three holidays.
“Hot Wheels: Race to Win" is making a pit stop at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond. The touring exhibit, which looks at the world of racing and provides hands-on opportunities for understanding complex physics concepts, runs through Jan. 23.
An Avicii Google Doodle is featured on the search engine to mark the late electronic music superstar's 32nd birthday and Suicide Prevention Week.
How to control silverfish
Go bot go! Boston Dynamics robot named Atlas has been showing off his parkour skills. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.
Episode 18: Scott Rada and Richard Kyte also discuss how the pandemic has contributed to job burnout and why the withdrawal last week of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles — like so many things in our lives — quickly turned into such a polarizing debate.
If you spend hours a day in your car driving too and from work, you need these Amazon finds from @misskenzierae’s page. Sauce holders let you snack on the road, hooks keep your shopping bags off the floor, and between the seat storage compartment prevents things from falling under your seat.
If your garage has turned into the glorified dumping ground for anything that doesn’t fit in your house or that you’re just not quite ready to get rid of, it’s time to get a garbage bag and a donations box and tackle the task. Your garage is a great place to store cars, bikes, lawn tractors and garden tools — but it isn’t the place for broken-down tools, electronics or that hideous lime-green paint that you’re never going to use again. Here’s some help identifying the items that need to go, and a list of the most common garage offenders.
“It’s tempting to keep the trays after popping our spring blooms,” says Gordon. “Unless you’re a regular gardener, there’s no reason to keep these trays after transplanting. Clear them out so you don’t have to deal with spiders or other garage critters that will make a home in them.”
Just like technology and fashion, cleaning best practices and household cleaning products change over time — thank goodness, right? Fortunately, we’re not all still hand-washing every piece of laundry. That’s not to say some tried-and-true originals aren’t still gems but naturally, over time, our cleaning techniques and solutions have gotten safer and more efficient. So, once we know better, we can do better. Here are some antiquated cleaning rules you should feel free to break.
The room in a home that’s the best target for mold and mildew to grow and thrive is a bathroom without good ventilation. You can prevent that by installing an exhaust fan that removes all the moisture through the wall and outside while preventing damage to nearby wood surfaces.
The good part of owning a boat is the fun—nay, the thrill—of bouncing along with the wind in your hair. The bad part is when, despite all your attention to maintenance and upkeep, the boat breaks down.
“I thought there had to be something, some device already on the market, but there really wasn’t.”
A riding lawn tractor is the ultimate way to cut, trim and manicure a large lawn; and to keep it working safely and at peak performance it requires regular maintenance. If you’re a grease monkey and enjoy working on engines and machinery, you can keep a lawn tractor in good running order. If not, get a regular tuneup by the manufacturer.
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Episode 13: Also discussed is the role luck plays in our lives, and why some people rely more on superstitions and the supernatural instead of logic and science.
The Meadow Event Park in Doswell, the site of the State Fair of Virginia, invites families to its first Virginia Farm Festival on May 1-2.
Stafford County first responders have added three new Ford F-550 ambulances to their fleet, each one equipped with money-saving, environmentally friendly technology to power things up.