Even the best auto mechanic isn't clairvoyant. So when you drop off you vehicle, it's important to give the shop as much information as possible about the problem.
Mark Salem, an ASE Certified Master Technician, explains the right way and the wrong way to do it.
My Fun Fish tank is billed as "The kid-friendly aquarium that cleans itself like magic!" Adding clean water to the tank automatically siphons water up through a plastic tube that extends from the bottom of the tank out a spout near the top. Dirt collected on the bottom is removed as the fresh water pours in. As the commercial puts it- "The tank is always crystal clear!"
The latest in television technology is called OLED. It stands for organic light-emitting diodes. Organic refers to the layer of carbon film, which emits light when hit with an electric current.
Despite all the advances in modern medicine, it's often the simple things that make a difference when it comes to your health.
Women who have a healthy lifestyle tend to have a better chance of survival when they are diagnosed with breast cancer, according to a new study done by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Open enrollment for Medicare is underway and con artists hope cash in.
Thanks to a legal loophole in the telemarketing rules, some marketers are using a backdoor approach to get you on the phone and deceive you. They're getting your attention with advertising on TV and radio, placing ads in the newspaper, and inviting you to call or click when you're online.
It happens about once a month, every month - another child gets entangled in the cords of a window blind and strangles to death.
It's fun to take the dog for a ride, but just like any other passenger, you need to worry about their safety.
Mikkel Becker, a local animal trainer who writes for Vetstreet.com, says letting your dog put his head out the window is not a good idea.
Who doesn’t want to fly for free? But can you really get where you want to go using your frequent-flyer miles? To find out, Consumer Reports asked staffers to try booking round-trip tickets using their frequent-flyer miles with nine programs: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Jet Blue, Southwest, Spirit, United, and US Airways.
Automakers are starting to roll out their new models. The class of 2015 boasts vehicles that are safer, more comfortable and deliver better mileage.
With flu season around the corner, Consumer Reports says it's best to get vaccinated as early as possible. For many people, the standard vaccine is now free, without a co-pay or deductible.
Anyone who's had to hang pictures, or even a mirror, can relate to the frustration of trying to find the exact spot to put the nail. That's why so many of us have tiny holes in our walls from all the nailing mistakes.
Space heaters can warm up a chilly room. But beware. They account for one-third of all home-heating fires each year, and more than 80 percent of home-heating fire deaths.
When it comes to breast cancer, there's a lot of inaccurate information floating around. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to separate fact from fiction.
Let's be honest: We all want to slow the aging process. But taking DHEA, a powerful hormone sold as a dietary supplement, won't do it.