Devices from SodaStream and SodaSparkle let you craft your own soft drinks or seltzers. Cost-effective? That depends.
Grocery stores have all kinds of ways to get you to spend more than you'd planned when you walked in the store.
Sensors could put food through the sniff test, but until then, other tech is helping stem the flow of food discards.
Meet someone who hasn't paid for a toothbrush or toothpaste in years. No, she's not a shoplifter. She's simply mastered the hacks for Walgreen and CVS.
Itty-bitty burgers, 2-bite tacos and teeny-tiny pizzas are a long way from the 'supersize it' era. But what are you paying for cuteness?
Inspection could be slowed or temporarily halted if the government sequester takes effect. These tactics will minimize the impact on your food bill.
The average American throws away about 20 pounds of food a month. You can cut waste by keeping foods fresh longer.
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