3 deals for Saturday: $10 handheld fan, $10 Watchmen season 1 and a ch…

Ready for the weekend? I certainly am, as I need time to polish off season 2 of The Umbrella Academy on Netflix. (The first season moved a little slowly at first but got really good, so if you started it and abandoned it, have another look!) And speaking of TV, today’s deals include a serious bargain on the controversial HBO series Watchmen — just $10 for the whole first season. Read on for that and more, and have yourself…

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HR2VP: everything you need to know about the app that converts heart r…

If you want to get set up on Zwift or take advantage of more accurate data out on the road without the cost, then Heart Rate to Virtual Power (HR2VP) could be the solution for you. All you need is a heart rate monitor and the HR2VP app, and you can use any exercise bike with Zwift paired with the sophisticated HR2VP algorithm that converts your heart rate data into virtual watts.  Find out more and download HR2VP here Created by the innovative…

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The Cheapskate Show podcast: Are cash-back services a legit way to sav…

You like saving money, right? You’ve come to the right podcast. Each week, The Cheapskate Show brings pro-level tips and tricks to your ear holes. Listen right here or, better yet, subscribe via your preferred podcast app. (You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.) Our latest episode is about one of our favorite money-saving tools: cash-back services. Here’s the article we referenced: https://www.cnet.com/personal-finance/best-cash-back-services-for-2020/ In the second segment, we discussed a cool tool for discovering which…

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How to snap out of doomscrolling

Your phone alarm goes off at 6 a.m. You check some news sites and Facebook. It’s bad news after bad news. Coronavirus cases keep climbing, and so do deaths. Children might not be able to go back to school. Your favorite restaurant has gone out of business. Everything is awful. The world as we remember it has ended. Next thing you know, it’s 9 a.m. You haven’t climbed out of your pit of despair yet to even shower. You…

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Misfit’s $280 Android Wear smartwatches are on sale for $40

The Wear OS-powered Misfit Vapor X is just $40 right now. Misfit Welcome to the Island of Misfit Deals. For a limited time, and while supplies last, you can get a Misfit Vapor X (42mm) Android Wear watch for $39.99 in your choice of colors. Original price: $279.99. Although it’s not expressly stated anywhere, these are obviously discontinued, clearance items — and that’s a big win for you. Also available: The Misfit Vapor 2 (41mm) for just $29.99. This is…

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Positive spin: Delaware native finishes 3,200-mile bike trek home – De…

Cyclist Bryan Hylenski completes the second to the last leg of his journey from Los Angeles to Rehoboth Beach. Special to the Delaware State News/Ariane Mueller DOVER — Bryan Hylenski, originally from Bear, biked from Los Angeles to Rehoboth Beach with only the essentials on his back. When he arrived in coastal Delaware Sunday morning, he completed 3,200 miles in 51 days on a bike with 25 pounds of supplies. Although Mr. Hylenski braved the likes of rattlesnakes, lightning…

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New York’s Pandemic-Era Bike Scene

I cycle most days now. I take the Hudson River Greenway down Manhattan’s West Side, all the way to Battery Park. I cross Central Park North to the East Side and then cross the Queensboro Bridge and head to Astoria; or I cross the Manhattan Bridge into Brooklyn and cycle down to the onetime shipyards of Red Hook. On a light day, I might do 12 miles; on a Sunday, maybe 25. Thus is life in the age of…

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Black Friday and Thanksgiving shopping 2020: What we know so far

Stan Honda/Getty Images Black Friday 2020 is shaping up to be a very different kind of shopping experience than any holiday shopping weekend in recent memory. With ongoing inventory issues due to the extended global pandemic — not to mention the need for retailers to maintain a safe environment for customers and employees — it’s likely that there will be no throngs of expectant customers lining up for hours ahead of massive doorbuster sales. But as we head toward…

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More Exercise Isn’t Necessarily Better For Immunity – Here’s Why

In an age where everyone wants a fast-acting burnout routine, research shows that more exercise might not necessarily be better for immune health. The average adult is exposed to a host of potential viruses and infections daily. Each year, most adults have 2-3 respiratory infections, demonstrating that what we are currently doing may not improve immune health. Many factors can contribute to poor immune health. Stress and poor nutrition are at the top of the list, but did you…

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Witcher 3 Fan Explores Toussaint on Treadmill

A fan of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt uses a recording of the game to create a custom exercise routine walking through the duchy of Toussaint. As interconnected technology becomes more common, video game fans have found interesting ways of making their favorite titles more immersive and beneficial to play. Earlier this year, one player created a Grand Theft Auto 5 mod that connects to an exercise bike, and yesterday a Reddit user named pird_berson22 showed off a program they set…

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