What a perfect time to buy this amazing product — after weeks of stuffing your face at family gatherings and right around the time New Year's resolutions start menacing you. Eff diets, exercise or mindful eating. Just buy the waistband stretcher and make your clothes conform to you. From SkyMall, naturally!
The first thing I thought when I came across this Pizza Pro pizza slicer ($19.99) was genius!
Then I imagined using it. The scissored spatula looks like it might be difficult to maneuver. Also, what happens when you prefer a larger piece of pizza? Or when it comes time to wash it?
Still, it's an interestingly designed product. Has anyone tried it?
During a recent trip, I was browsing through the Skymall catalog on the plane and I was amazed at the large number of magnetic relief products for sale (bracelets, shoes, etc.). Almost every product claimed that the amazing magnets will increase blood flow, as well as increase the delivery of oxygen, nutrients, hormones and painkilling endorphins to the affected area.
With this in mind, I did a little studying up on whether or not magnets really can heal pain and make you feel better altogether. If so, I wanted a magnetic bracelet.
New research out of the U.K. has found that there is no definitive scientific evidence that magnets help relieve chronic pain. Furthermore, they should not be recommended as an effective treatment. So next time you're feeling pain, before reaching for the magnet, try to use an over-the-counter painkiller such as acetaminophen. Not a fan of OTC drugs? Acupuncture has been known to be a great pain reliever as well.
Whenever I think of traveling, I always think of those weird SkyMall catalogs you see on flights. Even though I know I'm not going to purchase anything, I always end up skimming through them and chuckling at some of the outlandish items. To make this week's travel week feel a tiny bit more authentic, I thought it would be fun to skim through and list some of the crazier items. The wackiest one I found was for a $129.99 Chilled Shot Machine. This machine will chill any shot of alcohol in no time at all. Just attach the bottle and pour. For more food-related, Sky-Mall approved items, scroll through the list below.
One of my favorite reading materials on a plane, aside from tabloids and, ahem, serious novels, is Sky Mall, purveyors of some seriously dumb crapola. (DaVinci Code decoder, anyone? Hand-held lie detector?) So I'm looking forward to see how you could possibly spoof something that's already a joke. That's why I'm going to check out SkyMaul: Happy Crap You Can Buy From a Plane.
SkyMall is an inflight catalogue that--with the help of high altitudes, pressurized cabins, boredom, and a couple scotch and sodas--can make you want to buy anything.
Which brings me to one such "anything": The de-FIB-ulator. This hand-held lie detector is supposed to work by detecting rising levels of tension (or vibrations) in a speaker's voice. If the person you're speaking to is lying, "Demonochio's nose will grow and his horns will appear." Too bad they don't have one for advertising claims.