Best Air Fryer –
After reading this Wirecutter article about products that are overpriced, crappy, or just plain don’t work, I’m never buying an air fryer.
As they’re marketed, air fryers are miracle devices, supplying crispy fries and fish sticks without the oil and mess of a standard deep fryer. But like all things that seem too good to be true, this one mostly is, too. Your taste buds will always know that you skimped on the crispy-making, calorie-laden oil of real frying, and you can achieve the exact same results using a convection oven. Mic drop.
B.J. Fogg is the founder of Stanford University’s Behavior Design Lab. In his FBM [Fogg Behavior Model], behaviors are guided by motivation, ability, and triggers, and the reason we procrastinate is that we are having a problem with one or more of these. To build motivation, you need to have a compelling, emotional reason to […]
Best Air Fryer – Site to check out weird or suspect URLs
Isolation.site does just one thing: it visits URLs that you want to check out but don’t trust, and shows you what comes up. It’s not just a convenient wrapper around the curl command-line tool, but generates a rendered snapshot of the site to look around. Protect your devices from web-transmitted infections (WTIs). Picked up some […]
Best Air Fryer – I interviewed Freakonomics’ Stephen Dubner about his favorite shoes, anchovy paste, and why he likes Microsoft Word
Cool Tools · 237: Steven Dubner On my Cool Tools podcast, which I co-host with Kevin Kelly, we interviewed Stephen Dubner. Stephen’s an award-winning author, journalist, and TV and radio personality. He’s co-author of the Freakonomics books, which have sold millions of copies in 40 languages, and he’s host of Freakonomics Radio, which gets 8 […]
Love or hate your current work from home setup, it never hurts to explore your options. To help, we’ve assembled nearly 20 attention-grabbing deals on some of the best mouse and keyboard offers around right now to upgrade your current situation. Mouses Wireless Optical Mouse – $12.99; originally $29 No one needs to be using […]
Do you feel safe in a movie theater these days? As theaters slowly begin reopening across the nation, many medical professionals are warning moviegoers that heading back to the cineplex today still presents a host of potential COVID-19 infection dangers. “It’s just about the last thing I’d do right now,” physician and epidemiologist Dr. Abdul […]
Best Air Fryer – In five minutes, The Zebra will tell you if you’re giving away money on your car insurance
With virtually everyone watching their expenses right now, it’s no surprise that our car insurance policies and those dreaded monthly rates are facing closer scrutiny than ever. With car insurance costs up twice the rate of inflation over the past decade, more than half of all drivers now say they’re looking to either reduce coverage, […]