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|Best Snacks to Buy at Costco for Your Super Bowl Party
We ate a lot of snacks, appetizers, and party platters from Costco to find the ones worthy of your Super Bowl party spreadBy Perry SantanachoteWhich teams are competing in Super Bowl LVII? Does i...
POSTED JANUARY 31, 2023 5:23 PM
|How New Parents Can Actually Find the Time and Energy to Work Out
Yes, exercise is possible—and more than worth the effortBy Angela LashbrookWhen you’re a new parent, finding time to exercise is probably not on the top of your to-do list. When confronted with h...
POSTED JANUARY 31, 2023 4:50 PM
|Most Reliable 3-Year-Old Cars and SUVs That You Can Buy Right Now
Consumer Reports shows you which 2020 models hit the used-car sweet spotKia SportageBy Jon LinkovEven with the incredible rise in used-car values, it’s still a wise financial move to buy a 3-year...
POSTED JANUARY 31, 2023 3:00 PM
|Cage-Free vs. Free Range—and Other Egg Carton Labels—Explained
With eggs at super-high prices, you want to make sure you're getting what you think you're paying forBy Trisha CalvoHigh prices have hit nearly every aisle in the supermarket, but arguably no pri...
POSTED JANUARY 31, 2023 2:07 PM
|First Look: New Apple HomePod Promises Improved Sound and More Smart Home Compatibility
By reintroducing the HomePod, Apple gives fans a high-end smart speaker optionThe HomePod returns as Apple's flagship smart speaker.By Allen St. JohnThe Apple HomePod is back. After quietly dropp...
POSTED JANUARY 31, 2023 11:37 AM
|How to Stay Safe in Extreme Cold
What to wear—and other expert tips—to protect yourself during winter's deep freezeBy Diane UmanskyThe plunging temperatures of a cold snap can be more than uncomfortable. Arctic air can also be h...
POSTED JANUARY 31, 2023 11:21 AM
|All-New 2024 Mazda CX-90 Goes Upscale
Powerful engines and a new rear-drive platform separate this three-row SUV from its rivals2024 Mazda CX-90By Jeff S. BartlettMazda has taken the wraps off its new flagship model, the three-row CX...
POSTED JANUARY 31, 2023 11:00 AM
|How Lead and Cadmium Get Into Dark Chocolate
Contamination comes from different sources, but it should be possible to reduce levels of these heavy metalsBy Kevin LoriaDark chocolate can sometimes contain surprisingly high levels of lead and...
POSTED JANUARY 31, 2023 10:24 AM
|How to Prepare for a Weather Emergency
Consumer Reports offers tips on choosing the best generator, protecting your family and pets, and moreBy Consumer ReportsWhen you get news of a looming weather emergency or natural disaster in yo...
POSTED JANUARY 30, 2023 8:17 PM
|How to Watch Super Bowl LVII Without Cable TV
Here's how to catch the Big Game between the Chiefs and the Eagles, even if you’ve cut the cordThis year's Super Bowl will see the Chiefs take on the Eagles.By James K. WillcoxIf you’re one of th...
POSTED JANUARY 30, 2023 3:23 PM