Everyday Objects

Dyson Omni Glide vacuum: get around easily

It’s always nice to see a new product out of the box from Dyson. The constant re-imagining of everyday household objects speaks of a company that has innovation as its very DNA. That’s why I was pretty excited to see a new take on the company’s handheld vacuum. I have …

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Best summer skincare launched in July 2021

It’s summer, all of you! This means it’s time to change up your skin care routine, because when the seasons change, your regimen probably should, too. So, to help you out, we’re sharing the novelty that we know you’ll love. Changing your diet can be scary. Is this serum worth …

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A family saddened by the removal of the memorial

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – A Rockford couple are saddened after someone has repeatedly removed their memorial. “It was pretty awful, but it was even worse than losing it all together,” said Aida White. Aida and William White have created a memorial in honor of their son Willie, who died on …

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Science teacher explains: Why dark matter matters

The universe is around 13.8 billion years old, and we haven’t even started to understand its makeup despite scientific and technological advancements. When we think of the makeup of our universe, we automatically think of the stars, planets and galaxies, which rotate gracefully in space. But in the 1960s and …

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The # 1 cause of dementia, according to science

According to Centers for Disaster Control and Prevention, an estimated 5 million adults have dementia, and that number is increasing every year. In fact, by 2060, they predict that number will multiply to nearly 14 million. Although it is often referred to as a disease or illness, dementia is actually …

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Shazam uses the body to charge smartwatches

Sunghoon Ivan Lee shows how the portable device is charged by the contact of his left forearm with the power transmitter under the keyboard. UMass Amherst As smartwatches are increasingly able to monitor vital signs of health, including what happens when we sleep, a problem has arisen: these wireless wearable …

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