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Are E-Scooters Safe Sustainable and Green or Dirty and Deadly

E-Scooters – If you live in a major American city, then chances are you’ve seen rentable electric scooters or electric skateboard within the past year.  The National Association of City Transportation Officials now estimates Americans took about 38.5 million rides on these devices in 2018 alone. Amazingly, that’s higher than trips on dockless bikes, which came in at around 36.5 million. Obviously, a major reason for this surge in e-scooter use has to do with convenience. For instance, recent data out of DePaul University shows most Chicagoans use e-scooters either in the morning or after work. It’s also clear most people only “scoot” short distances on their daily commute. So, the convenience factor is undeniable, but what about other claims e-scooter companies make? E-Scooters Are They Safe & Sustainable or Dirty & Deadly – The Green Way Forward? For instance, many companies claim e-scooters are an eco-friendly alternative to car … Read more

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Best Toaster Oven Review – Toaster Oven Reviews

Best Toaster Oven reviews – You may want to replace your toaster oven or maybe you are getting one for the first time. One of the best things about toaster ovens is how versatile they are. Most people agree they end up using toaster ovens for more foods than they originally thought they would. Toaster ovens are ideal for cooking, baking and reheating foods. A toaster oven is essential in the summer months when you don’t want to heat up your entire kitchen. Toaster Oven Reviews ~ Best Toaster Oven Types Best compact toaster oven reviews:  Breville Mini Smart Oven with Element IQ Breville toaster ovens are known to offer easy keypads and dials and provide consistent, even cooking. This toaster oven has state-of-the-art technology and safely features. It’s compact but offers the best features of Breville’s larger models and takes up less space. Best under the cabinet toaster oven … Read more

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Best Under Cabinet Toaster Oven To Save Counter Space

Under Cabinet Toaster Oven ~ Counter space is an issue in every kitchen, and toaster ovens are usually part of the problem. Even a small toaster oven takes up valuable space. An under-the-cabinet toaster oven can be mounted under the cabinets and can help save precious room. The leader for under-the-cabinet toaster ovens is Black & Decker. Best Under Cabinet Toaster Oven Black and Decker model, TROS1000D is the best…if you can find it. Click here No other model or brand can compare for quality. Black and Decker Spacemaker Under the Cabinet Toaster Oven Review NEW BLACK and DECKER UNDER CABINET TOASTER OVEN You will enjoy superior convenience and versatility in this compact, easy-to-use appliance. You will find yourself using this toaster oven for more things than you originally intended. I use it almost exclusively in the hot summer months because I don’t want to heat up my kitchen. It … Read more

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Best Toaster Oven Hacks FAQ

Best Toaster Oven Hacks What is the difference between enamel and aluminum interiors? Enamel or “durastone” as it’s entitled on some models is usually found in the higher end toaster ovens. The difference is that enamel interiors are much easier to maintain. To clean, you simply wipe the remnants off. With aluminum, cleaning your toaster oven may prove a little more difficult. Also, some manufacturers claim that the enamel distributes heat for a more evenly distributed heat supply. Can I put aluminum foil in my toaster oven? It is possible. Some manufacturers warn against it, due to the heat capacity inside the machine. If you do, you should be careful to avoid placing it too close to burners or the side of the interior. How can I maintain my toaster oven? Some toaster oven interiors are coated with a non-stick enamel, as mentioned above (check your manual). If this is … Read more

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The Best Camping Hammock Guide – MUST READ

Best Camping Hammock Guide – Are you in the market for a hammock for your next camping trip? If yes, then surely you’ve noticed that there is more than one type to choose from. And suddenly, you realize that choosing the best one can be a little bit difficult as there are plenty of things to consider when buying one. Obviously, you’d want the one that best suits your needs and requirements. You’d also want it to be comfortable and sturdy enough to withstand the elements. But there’s more to consider than comfort and safety when it comes to buying the best camping hammock. The Best Camping Hammock Guide What to Consider When Choosing a Hammock for Camping When buying a hammock, it’s essential to consider these following factors: Hammock Size For Camping Hammocks usually come in sizes based on its capacity, whether that’s single or double. Here are some … Read more