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And So It Goes [HD]
And So It Goes [HD]
DVD
Price: $4.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Formulatic. Likeable Enough. Douglas is Yech., November 24, 2014
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Michael Douglas is unlikebale. Diane Keaton saves this movie. The little girl is too cute. Its okay only for Keaton. The plot? Silly.


[55% OFF!] JEBSENS - Z6 Daylight White Professional Architect Swing / Adjustable Arm, 3 Level Dimming Touch Control, Giant Eye-care 12W LED Desk Lamp with Metal Clamp (5000k Natural White, Best for Office, Home Office, Art Workshop, Showrooms, Bookstores, Reading, etc.)
[55% OFF!] JEBSENS - Z6 Daylight White Professional Architect Swing / Adjustable Arm, 3 Level Dimming Touch Control, Giant Eye-care 12W LED Desk Lamp with Metal Clamp (5000k Natural White, Best for Office, Home Office, Art Workshop, Showrooms, Bookstores, Reading, etc.)
Offered by JebsensDirect
Price: $289.99
3 used & new from $120.09

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Appearance With High Maneuverability, November 22, 2014
Perfect for a computer desktop, this Jebsen lamp provide just enough low-level light to be helpful without glare. It's only 12 watts with three diming ‘light touch’ settings. The setting is on the top of the lamp and only takes a light tap to change it to any of the three levels. I used the brightest as my room is fairly dark. It could actually use a brighter setting.

Unlike other reviews statements, the clamp is now metal, not plastic and is very sturdy with tightening circular clasp that holds strong to any desk with about a 2-1/2” clearance space. The actual three angled lamp structure sits in the clamp with a ½” metal dowel that tightened with an enclosed Allen key.

The appearance is modern and the lamp is able to move is just about any way you want to maneuver it. From 120-degrees to 360-degrees, the only angle you can’t move is the flat lamp itself. That will move vertically 360-degrees but not horizontally, meaning I have to keep it fairly low so it doesn’t shine in my eyes. I cannot turn it to face away from my face.

The cord is a perfect eight-feet and it detachable. The look is sleek, the light is non-glaring and the set-up is easy. It’s priced a bit on the high side, but it does serve an aesthetically pleasing and practical function. Product supplied for review.


PetsN'all Clear Window Squirrel-proof Bird Feeder 7x3.5x5.5 Inches
PetsN'all Clear Window Squirrel-proof Bird Feeder 7x3.5x5.5 Inches
Offered by Deal Republic
Price: $18.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Simple Design - Clean & Clear, November 21, 2014
This is as simple a design for a bird feeder I can think of. Held by two suction cups to a glass window, there is a resting perch for birds to reach down and pick up seeds easily. The roof prevents water from getting in, however in a windy storm; rain can easily get into the seed holder. Be cautious about where you locate the feeder. No worries, as this unit is easily cleaned.

Squirrels can't climb the glass, so the birds are less fearful. There are two compartments, but I use them both for seed mixes as there is plenty of water elsewhere. I need to give it a few more weeks of winter weather to see if the wind and rain hold it to the glass. I am concerned about heat and cold on the glass as well, possibly affecting the suction cups. If there is a problem, I will be sure to come back and edit my review. So far, so good. Product supplied for review.


PetsN'all Catch-All Cat Litter Mat - Super Size 35 x 24 Inches
PetsN'all Catch-All Cat Litter Mat - Super Size 35 x 24 Inches
Offered by Deal Republic
Price: $17.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cushy Kitty Litter Collector, November 21, 2014
My two Bengals (cats) used to jump out of the litter box (it was covered) and toss litter everywhere. Then I tried an old Yoga mat that caught some of the litter and they liked walking on it as it was soft and cushy. This mat is something else altogether.

At a large 24" X 35" I place it lengthwise against the door opening. The cats simply walk out; walk around a bit (intrigued by the comfortable cushy feel of the mat) and then leave. Any excess litter is kept in the mat and that little 'moat' of flat material along the edges really does catch some litter. I don't need to vacuum as much anymore and the cats seem to like it. In fact, I can lift the mat and shake the litter back into the box. I couldn't vacuum the Yoga mat as it was too soft, but this mat really takes to my (pet hair) vacuum cleaner even with its strong suction.

The material is made out of soft PVC so that cats really like it. It's soft, but more importantly, for the price, it’s a real deal when trying to keep litter in check. Product supplied for review.


PetsN'all Waterfall Filtration Circulating Pet Drinker
PetsN'all Waterfall Filtration Circulating Pet Drinker
Offered by Deal Republic
Price: $32.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Nearly The Perfect Pet Fountain!, November 21, 2014
There are so many pet water fountains out there. Three things are clear: Pets like circulating fresh water, sound of water and the taste of purity. This three tiered fountain is a compact fountain perfect or a small dog or one to two cats. The top basin is a bubbling fountain, the second is slightly larger compartment that acts as a circulating pool and the bottom basin is deep and fresh, keeping any refuse on the bottom (like food particles).

The water is swiftly circulated through the small holes on the side of the tower and sent through the carbon filter and through the top of the bubbling fountain again at a fairly rapid pace. The small compact motor that re-circulates the water is a typical 'Drinkwell' fountain motor that rarely gums up and is easily cleaned. With only three parts (the basin, the tower and the motor) and a cost that is at a very fair price, this is the best fountain I have used in years. Note that the motor wire connects to the AC outlet with a small plug so you can disconnect it for washing without immersing the plug. It also very easily cleaned. Product supplied for review.


PetsN'all Waterfall Replacement Filters
PetsN'all Waterfall Replacement Filters
Offered by Deal Republic
Price: $7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Healthy For Your Pet, November 21, 2014
These carbon filters are essential to keeping circulating pet water fresh and clean. Your pet's health depends on that. An animal will drink more water if it cleans and fresh. This is not a bad price (typical) for a filter, but I wish they had just carbon replacements instead of the whole plastic filter. That would bring down the cost.

Meant for the "PetsN'all Waterfall Filtration Circulating Pet Drinker".


Flamen Fast-Release Ice Ball Maker Tray
Flamen Fast-Release Ice Ball Maker Tray
Offered by Deal Republic
Price: $9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect Drink Balls - Won't Melt As Fast!, November 21, 2014
These four-at-a-time Ice Ball makers are the perfect gift, stocking stuffer or just plain ice cube maker for any drink. Made of BPA-free silicone; simply snap two halves together, fill them to the 1-1/2" wide line at the top (they expand when frozen) and freeze. When done, place them in any glass. These look great in scotch glasses. Also, freeze fruit juices like orange juice and cranberry juice to mix with Vodka (might be a strong drink!).

The best part about these is that they are easily washable, very pliable and safe to freeze anything in. One of the greatest advantages (besides having one cube in a glass) is that they cut down on the actual ice surface area, so your ice will not melt as fast as regular cubes or freezer manufacturer slices of ice.

For the price, these are something that will be in yours or someone's refrigerator all the time. Another thought is making several round cubes before a party and placing them in a bowl in the refrigerator. Everyone gets a chance at ice-balling their drinks. With four balls, you can easily satisfy a small group of people. This is a fun product. But the best part is that this 4-ball maker is half the price of most 2-ball makers. Sample provided by manufacturer for an honest review.


Tayogo Wrist Wearable Bluetooth Headset Bluetooth Headphone Smart Watch 2014 Innovative Design, Wear Your Bluetooth Headset on Your Wrist to Free Your Ear, (black)
Tayogo Wrist Wearable Bluetooth Headset Bluetooth Headphone Smart Watch 2014 Innovative Design, Wear Your Bluetooth Headset on Your Wrist to Free Your Ear, (black)
Offered by Tayogo
Price: $34.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Unit Needs Some Improvement, November 20, 2014
This device comes in a very nice clear plastic case showing all elements. The instructions were legible and the appearance of the actual wristwatch/Bluetooth appeared to be high quality. Although the device worked fine, there were some major issues that I felt could have been improved on.

The actual wrist band is a rubber band that attaches at the ends with clear plastic clips. There is a an included tiny screwdriver to help adjust the length, that is, you need to unscrew the two tiny screws, cut the wrist band (with an 'Exacto blade' - not scissors) and reinsert it along with the screws. A comfortable fit can be done.

The Bluetooth device sits on the square power box oriented with three gold prongs and a magnet that keeps it attached. However, the magnet is not that strong and it could easily rub against another person, wall or obstruction and easily fall off.

The Bluetooth is placed in the ear, I felt like it was going to fall out. Most I have tried stay in even with a little head shaking, but this one, perhaps of it shape made me feel uncomfortable about having it fall out. It does look nice and simple. It's a simple black rectangular and the end is clear showing the interior electronics and the blue and red lights that deal with pairing and power. The box contains the on/off/pause/ buttons (which are very tiny) as does the Bluetooth. Sound is the most important characteristics of a Bluetooth device and I found it to be lacking. The vocal in was flat and not very loud; however the outgoing reception was very good. As for listening to music, it is a real disappointment. The mono music is flat with no range and is actually far worse than a simple ear bud. I can't see anyone enjoying using this for music enjoyment.

If the wrist watch band was more easily adjustable, the Bluetooth was guaranteed to stay in my ear, the Bluetooth was better secured to the wrist box (a clip?) and the sound was better, this product would rock. As it is, I am uneasy about even giving it three stars. Hopefully the company will blow us all way with an improved model as the intent is certainly progressive. Product supplied for review.


The Endless River (Deluxe CD\ Blu-ray Casebook Edition)
The Endless River (Deluxe CD\ Blu-ray Casebook Edition)
Price: $29.39
29 used & new from $20.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Endless Is The Word, November 17, 2014
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This is less of a final goodbye from Pink Floyd and more of an Epilogue. The package is extensive with Blu-ray DVD, 5.1 surround (an absolute must for any Pink Floyd Fan), a 24-page booklet and 3 large postcards.

But it's the music that makes the point here. Culminated from over 20 hours of 'lost' or unused material from, "The Division Bell", it winds its way over eighteen songs, 6 video tracks and 3 audio tracks. It progresses with a tepid, but never boring pace. Throughout, you will hear what might be considered 'outtakes' from "The Division Bell" and other albums. In fact, there are obvious 'bridges' and 'transitions' sections that seem to have re-emerged from nearly all the Pink Floyd albums since the seventies.

Sometimes the sound is ethereal, moody and dream-like. At other times, it seems to start to rise into what might be a powerful culmination of musical excess, but it never quite seems to. That maybe the entire point of the album. It's a collection of reworked and re-imagined musical artwork that finally made it to the public's ears.

Roger Waters influence seems to truly be lost here, but with the help in 2014 of David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright, the magic is re-released. Gilmour's guitar takes hold whenever heard, but gives way to the famous ethereal and rocking keyboard work of albums past. Whether rock, jazz or standard fare, the drumming continues to be a staple of the work - sometimes there and sometimes sneaking in and out, much like many of the instruments on this collection. There's something about hearing the old saxophone that really brings out the old Pink Floyd ambience along with a gently grinding organ/keyboard. Whatever seems to be lacking here is more than made up in other ways.

Being almost an entirely instrumental of piece of work, Pink Floyd ends it with a magnificent song, the only one with lyrics, written by Polly Samson. The album begs several listens, as the layered work is typical of any former Pink Floyd album, but this one seems to call back from the past some amazing sounds, acoustics, feelings and that lost stoned teenager in all of us. Pink Floyd's muisc will always be around - endless.


OXO Good Grips Simple Mandoline
OXO Good Grips Simple Mandoline
Price: $39.99
8 used & new from $39.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Food Preparation With Ease!, November 16, 2014
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Conveniently sized and designed this is one of the most easily used food slicers available. The black slider tab sets your blade with 6 settings: 1/8”/-3.0mm julienne, ¼”-6.0mm, 1/8”-3.0mm, 1/16”-1.5mm and a lock setting.

The stainless steel blade never needs replacement and the entire set is machine washable. Food sits securely on the ribbed angled slicer while the ‘spring-loaded’ food holder (nice tight spring with three posts to hold the food) allows you to safely slide the food past the slicer with ease.

It stores easily and without a lot of room. The best part is the quickness that I can slice tomatoes, apples, pickles, cheese, julienne carrots and cheese, radishes, salami and more meats. Be sure to slice on a pan or a tin that can collect the juices. It’s so simple and so easy. This is great for dinner or party preparations. Check out the video for a clear understanding of what to expect.


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