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Consumer Reports Ranks Top College Appliances

Are you or someone you know heading back to college? To help recreate the comforts of home, Consumer Reports has a roundup of small appliances to recommend.

08/12/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Turbo Jet

The Turbo Jet is supposed to turn any garden hose into a power washer. The commercial shows it being used to clean all the kinds of things, but Does It Really Do That?

07/28/2014

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Does It Really Do That? EnduraCool Instant Cooling Towel

It’s not always possible to camp out in air-conditioned comfort. However, EnduraCool’s Instant Cooling Towel claims it can be your portable air conditioner.

07/21/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Stufz

If you’ve been thinking about kicking up your backyard barbeque, maybe you’ve been interested in commercials for a product called Stufz.

07/07/2014

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Good Housekeeping Researchers Perform Test After Test Before Giving Out Seal

For more than 100 years, consumers have been relying on the Good Housekeeping seal. But how do companies get that seal?

04/30/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Perfect Tortilla Pan

Kelley Thompson has seen the Perfect Tortilla Pan commercial on TV, and has been wondering if it would be worth it to buy a set.

04/28/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Spin Mop

The Hurricane Spin Mop 360 promises to clean, polish and dust, and eliminate the need to ever get your hands in dirty mop water again.

04/24/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Perfect Bacon Bowl

For many people, it would be hard to imagine making bacon any better. It’s considered one of the most versatile foods on the planet – ready to go for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert!

02/03/2014

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Consumer Reports Reveals Potential Health Risk In Soda

Consumer Reports is raising a red flag about a possible health risk with soda.

01/23/2014

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Consumer Reports Puts Smartphones To The Test

Smartphones are getting smarter and smarter and they’ve added a long list of features, like wireless sharing and advanced cameras.

12/18/2013

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Does It Really Do That? Pop Chef

There’s a good chance the commercial for the Pop Chef might have caught your eye. It’s a little hand-held device that is supposed to allow you to simply press, pop, and eat fantastic looking treats in seconds.

11/26/2013

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Does It Really Do That? Air Curler & Curl Secret

Moving into the holidays, a lot of women look to change up their hairstyle a bit. You’ve probably seen commercials for products that claim to help as a lot of them have been running lately.

11/12/2013

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Consumer Reports: Store Brand Vs. National Brand Taste Test

Consumer Reports recently taste-tested a wide variety to see how they stack up against big-name national brands.

08/28/2013

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Does It Really Do That? Ice Cream Magic

We’ve had good ice cream weather around here lately, so how does a personal ice cream maker sound? The Ice Cream Magic claims all that stands between you and delicious ice cream is some ice, fresh ingredients and three minutes of shaking.

07/24/2013

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Consumer Reports Tests Portable Wireless Speakers

More and more people are using their tablets and smartphones to watch videos and listen to music.

06/19/2013

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