Sensibo Elements Real-Time Indoor Air Quality Monitoring

Being couped up indoors during the pandemic for many has really brought the subject of air quality up to the forefront. And as the mercury plummets we once again find ourselves spending a significant time in enclosed spaces, often wondering, “Am I actually breathing in clean air?”

Some of the headaches, chest congestion, coughs and feeling fatigue amongst other symptoms could be signs of bad air which could potentially negatively impact  our long-term health.

To “see” what’s floating in the air, climate-tech company Sensibo launched a new product – Sensibo Elements – Smart Indoor Air Quality Monitor. It’s a small and sleek gadget with companion app designed to monitor select harmful contaminants and alert you so you can take action.

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Fitbit Charge 5 – It’s time for the most advanced health and wellness tracker

Fitbit Charge 5 in Steel Blue and Platinum.

Consider the state of the world, there’s no better reason not jump on the health and wellness bandwagon. If you’ve been seriously pondering trading in that wrist watch for a health and fitness tracker then the latest Fitbit Charge 5 is the one to take along for the ride. It may help you turn over that new leaf, helping you keep a pulse on your stress, heart health fitness, typical daily activities and overall wellbeing regardless of your age or daily activity level.

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Kokoon Nightbuds for a Good Night’s Sleep

Fully functional but, unlike other earbuds, Kokoon Nightbuds Earbuds are smart and designed for sleep time

Trying to get a good night’s sleep is something many people continually strive for. Pressure, anxiety of the times, late nights, hot weather and Netflix binging likely don’t help their cause. For Tim Antos, this was no different. His work-related insomnia was so severe he required the services of a sleep clinic.  Realizing that this was not accessible or convenient for everyone, he embarked on a quest and along with a fellow engineer came up with a sleep solution the Nightbuds Earbuds by London U.K. based Kokoon.

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Need to Overcome Awkwardness?

Sometime being quiet, shy, socially awkward

and perhaps an introvert can keep us from succeeding in our personal and professional life. I know in my earlier years, I struggled with a little of that.

Recently I had a unique opportunity to speak with Monica Parkin from Courtney, British Columbia, Canada. She epitomized those characteristics, yet was able to turn that around to become a successful serial entrepreneur, author and master relationship builder.

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Celebrating Milestones Forward Can Yield Amazing Results 

Milestones – whether business, community or personal are achieved and celebrated all the time. They’re also recognized in a variety of different ways. However, if you really look at many of these celebrations, I thought, they’re often backward looking – i.e., going back to where things started to where they are now.

Predictable.

Then, I had an epiphany. What if you commemorated by purposefully celebrating forward? What if you used that milestone as a way of encouraging a future activity?

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Thermapen ONE instantly perfects your grilling

Perfect for checking for doneness

Even after years of preparing steak, fish or even chicken, do you still find yourself having to cut into your protein to make sure it’s cooked just right or well enough? Personally, even though I’ve used a typical thermometer, I think it’s due to a combination of its inaccuracy and perhaps some of my ineptness as a grillmaster.

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Netflix & Podcasts: Video is Loving the Radio Star

                    

Netflix Podcast: Strong Black Leads – Tracy Clayton(L) interviews Hollywood celeb Jason Weaver

The phrase, “Video Killed the Radio Star” is often cited as a metaphor with respect to the domination of video over audio.  It’s also a song by a British New-Wave band and one-hit wonder, Buggles and the first selection played by MTV 40 years ago this month, August 1, 1981 to be exact, that sparked the birth of the music video revolution.

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Smart photo frame makes for a smart gift choice

Think of the plethora of pictures you snapped on your smartphone; chances are you haven’t printed one in eons but more likely shared them to the dark depths of Instagram and Facebook. But try to have that one particular memory at your fingertips to share at home or with family and friends without hovering around your phone or having to sign up for social media. 

It’s not such an easy task without a smart digital photo frame.

Today’s frames are smart and no longer simply grainy passive display mechanisms sitting off in a corner on some desk rotating through a bunch of grainy pictures. Many models from innovative companies like Nixplay and Photospring produce crisp images. 

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Inventor reimagines Beer accessory to create better mask

James McCrimmon is the inventor of a beer accessory to help keep your beer cool. His Alberta-based business relies on major events like CFL football games and the rodeo for sales. 

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit McCrimmon found his proverbial keg empty. But instead of crying into his frosty mug he decided to reimagine his product into one that could save lives.

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Last-minute gift ideas ideal for this unusual holiday season

Fitness trackers, webcams, tiny batteries, protective cases for your smartphone and cheaper ways to keep your house clean

This year, celebrations, gift-giving and the whole shopping experience may be a whole lot different. Many of us will be separated from our loved ones this holiday season.

So here are a few gadget gift ideas you can easily order online and have sent directly to them:

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