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Bon Home Multi-Purpose Comfort Mat, 18 by 30-Inch, Grasscloth Charcoal
Bon Home Multi-Purpose Comfort Mat, 18 by 30-Inch, Grasscloth Charcoal
Price: $29.95
2 used & new from $24.71

4.0 out of 5 stars Water-proof, functional Comfort mat will put your feet at ease and resist staining/spillage, August 30, 2015
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Bon Home Multi-Purpose Comfort Mat makes will get excellent use out of your kitchen. I put mine in front of the sink. The material is perfect for resisting spills and stains. I was easily able to wipe off water from the the sink without any damage to the mat. It is quick-drying and large enough for a small or large kitchen. It also feels very comfortable when standing barefoot, something to consider when doing dishes after a meal and long day's work. As a bonus, this product is American-manufactured. The sole reason for withholding a star is that Bon Home's mat is flammable, something clearly labeled on a sticker on the backside of the mat. 4/5 stars.


DII 100% Cotton, Soft, Machine Washable, Everyday Kitchen Basic Waffle Terry Towel 15x26" Set of 4, Yellow
DII 100% Cotton, Soft, Machine Washable, Everyday Kitchen Basic Waffle Terry Towel 15x26" Set of 4, Yellow
Price: $15.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Feels stiff, scratchy--wouldn't like this against my skin at any time, August 30, 2015
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These 100 percent cotton kitchen towels are not as advertised. They do not feel like 100% cotton (there's a stiffness to them) and are certainly not soft. They will do the job picking up spills and drying your hands, but if you have sensitive skin there are far better options. The bright yellow color stands out nicely against most decors. If the tactile sensation weren't so negative, it would warrant another star. Meant for cleaning/drying, but it's not nice enough to give to anyone as a gift. All-around unimpressed. 3/5 stars.


Wellness Divine Duos Natural Grain Free Wet Cat Food, Seafood Savories Variety Pack, 2.8-Ounce (Value Pack of 24)
Wellness Divine Duos Natural Grain Free Wet Cat Food, Seafood Savories Variety Pack, 2.8-Ounce (Value Pack of 24)
Price: $35.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Managed to make a healthy cat sick who NEVER gets sick, August 25, 2015
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My cat has a strong stomach. In the nine years we've had her, she's thrown up all of three times. Most recently, it was after eating Wellness Divine Duos Natural Grain Free Wetfood. We've given her different brands of wet food and she adjusts seamlessly (she's more picky over her dry food). My cat vomited EVERYTHING just a few hours after eating this product. Don't know if it was the quality of ingredient that was an issue.(Chicken broth is the first ingredient, water "sufficient for processing" is the second. I wouldn't rule out contamination. I do not recommend purchase. 2/5 stars.


AmazonBasics Premium Over-Ear Headphones
AmazonBasics Premium Over-Ear Headphones
Price: $44.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Comfortable fit, Non-distorting of hard sounds and music, August 22, 2015
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AmazonBasics Premium Over-Ear Headphones provides clear, strong sound over a variety of tones. I listen to music with hard instrumentals (punk, alt rock, and bass heavy tunes). It's difficult to find a solution that will allow me to enjoy my music without distorting the edge of the music. The headphones are adjustable and fit comfortably over my head with easy adjusting. The earphones are soft leather and felt very comfortable over my ears. If you're listening to a few songs, you may even forget they're there. This product is well-made and fully-functional for most music-lovers. 5/5 stars.


Colgate Enamel Health Anticavity Fluoride Sparkling Fresh Mint Mouthwash, 8.5 Ounce
Colgate Enamel Health Anticavity Fluoride Sparkling Fresh Mint Mouthwash, 8.5 Ounce
Price: $4.49

4.0 out of 5 stars Colgate Enamel Health Rinse strengthens teeth, prevents cavities, and freshens breath (but leaves a slightly sweet aftertaste), August 22, 2015
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Though it is recommended that people floss and rinse daily for good dental hygiene, the routines people use for this are so often inconsistent. With Colgate Enamel Health Anticavity Fluoride Rinse, there is no reason to continue in this vein. It is alcohol-free, minimizing any stinging/burning sensation such as that when using classic Listerene or its equivalent. The enamel-building formula helps strengthen and protect teeth that have lost enamel due to age, diet, and health. It helps prevent cavities while freshening breath. The sole knock against this product is that it was slightly sweet for my taste. The feeling I got was similar to an after-dinner mint candy that was once ubiquitous in fine restaurants. The "sparkling fresh mint" flavor might have added a touch of baking soda or reduced the sorbitol for a more neutral tasting rinse. Aside from this, it is a serviceable aid to maintaining healthy habits for your oral hygiene routine. 4/5 stars.


OCZ Storage Solutions Trion 100 Series 240GB SATA III 2.5" Solid State Drive TRN100-25SAT3-240G
OCZ Storage Solutions Trion 100 Series 240GB SATA III 2.5" Solid State Drive TRN100-25SAT3-240G
Price: $74.00
36 used & new from $74.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A storage solution that does what it's designed to do, August 20, 2015
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I mistakenly took this for an external hard drive. It is not an external hard drive. This is a storage solution meant for a notebook. It offers 240 GB memory, suitable for most uses--though video hoarders may require more space. The packaging of OCZ's device was clean, economical, and well-designed. I do not recommend this product for those who are averse to technology, as it's a little more complicated than other storage solutions (USB Drives, External HD, or DropBox). There is 24-hour support, but who wants to wait on the phone for tech support these days? If you understand what you're getting, the product will suffice for enhanced speed and reliability on your system. Toshiba also designed this solution to reduce energy consumption, a plus for all who care about the environment. 4/5 stars.


Kaplan AP World History 2016: Book + DVD (Kaplan Test Prep)
Kaplan AP World History 2016: Book + DVD (Kaplan Test Prep)
by Patrick Whelan
Edition: Paperback
Price: $14.52
39 used & new from $9.89

3.0 out of 5 stars Solid overview of content, Weak practice exams, August 20, 2015
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An AP Prep guide should do two things well. Firstly, there should be a strong overview of course topics and themes for easy review in the weeks/months before the AP exam. Secondly, there should be practice tests that are as close to the CollegeBoard version as possible. On the overview front, Kaplan does a fine job. Each AP Period (there are six) gets a chapter, with the approximate dating, "Big Picture" summary, justification for Periodization (an important skill for the exam), and summary of key regions/events to know from that period. Some review books get overly detailed in their overviews, negating the advantage of a prep guide over a textbook when there is limited time.

With regard to the four practice exams, Kaplan disappoints. The multiple-choice questions are noticeably easier than the multiple choice on the actual AP exams. This may boost students' confidence, but it does so at the expense of rigor. My teaching philosophy has always been to err on the side of scoring too harshly, rather than too easily. This way, if there's a surprise when the AP scores come around in July, it's typically a positive one. This is clearly not what Kaplan was going for. I would've hoped their writers more closely matched the type of questions (less factual, more conceptual) tested on the real exam.

Kaplan's AP World guide is inferior to AMSCO for it's practice exams. To its credit, the summary overview is concise and student-friendly. The back cover of the book contains a two page full-color summary of the AP time periods, a nice bonus for those teachers/students that like to see it in class. 3/5 stars.


Batiste Dry Shampoo, Original, 6.73 Ounce
Batiste Dry Shampoo, Original, 6.73 Ounce
Price: $5.99
9 used & new from $5.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Good Dry Shampoo, August 16, 2015
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Batiste Dry Shampoo does what it says it will - revitalize hair between washes. I used this product on my hair when it was starting to look a little greasy around the hairline. After a few spritzes of Batiste Dry Shampoo, my hair was good to go. At first, I was a bit considered about the white residue on my dark hair but, after I massaged in the product and ran a comb through my hair, the white stuff disappeared.

One thing I didn't like about the product was the scent. The scent is a little medicinal/ antiseptic smelling. Frankly, it reminds me of a hospital or a nursing home. Thankfully, the weird smell faded significantly after about 30 minutes. So, my hair smells fine.

I'd recommend this product to anyone who would like to go an extra day or two between hair washes.


Tresemme Expert Selection Lightweight Moisturizing Lotion, Max The Volume, 7.3 Ounce
Tresemme Expert Selection Lightweight Moisturizing Lotion, Max The Volume, 7.3 Ounce
Price: $5.09
12 used & new from $5.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Lightweight & Fresh Scent, August 16, 2015
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Tresemme Expert Selection Lightweight Moisturizing Lotion is a good product. After washing my hair, I used this in place of my normal leave-in conditioner and liked it. This product isn't as thick as some leave in conditioners but, it is advertised as being "lightweight" so it shouldn't be as thick. I even used a little of this on dry hair and it was fine for smoothing the hair around my hairline when I put my hair up. In addition to working well, this product has a nice scent. It has a light, "cucumber and melon" type scent to it. Not overwhelming at all.

I would recommend Tresemme Expert Selection Lightweight Moisturizing Lotion to anyone looking to add a lightweight leave-in conditioner to their styling routine.


Spinbrush Truly Radiant Regimen Pack
Spinbrush Truly Radiant Regimen Pack
Price: $32.09

4.0 out of 5 stars Big improvement over manual brush, A step below Sonicare, August 14, 2015
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Spinbrush Truly Radiant's Regimen Pack is Arm & Hammer's entry into the mid-priced powered toothbrush market. It is a step below Sonicare, but also far more affordable the the premier electric brushes. Spinbrush is battery-powered (included and installed) and offer above-average cleaning capability at the touch of a button. What's missing relative to the higher end alternatives is a timer. You can brush for 2 minutes, 5 minutes, or 10 and never know. Until you press off, it will continue running. The timed brush feature is standard fare for Oral B and Sonicare's electric line. This kit comes with two powered two brushes each with a replacement brush head. There's also a 4.3 oz Arm & Hammer toothpaste, though it doesn't matter much what toothpaste is used unless you have particular dental issues (sensitive gums, enamel decay, etc.). The brush head consists of a a spinning spherical brush on top and an oblong bottom that goes back and forth. This is excellent for removing plaque and getting a deeper clean than a manual brush could offer. One concern that may affect some users is that the motor on this brush is very loud, making it difficult to brush and watch TV at the same time. It's loud enough that it might wake up your spouse if they're still asleep while you're brushing. It would also be nice to have a cap to cover the brush head when not in use. Despite this, Arm & Hammer's Spinbrush offers practical way to improve your dental hygiene. 4/5 stars.


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