Monday, September 17, 2012

Fall TV Season - 2012

Tonight is the premiere of one of the most-hyped and most-talked-about new shows of the season: Revolution.  Here are some of our favorite shows for the upcoming TV season -- and their season premieres.

  • X-Factor (Fox) - Wed, Sept 12
  • Revolution (NBC) - Mon, Sept 17
  • Grimm (NBC) - Friday, Sept 21 (new episodes started over the summer)
  • The Middle (ABC) - Wed, Sept 26
  • Revenge (ABC) - Sun, Sept 30
  • The Good Wife (CBS) - Sun, Sept 30
  • Homeland (Showtime) - Sept 30
For a complete listing, check out:

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Laundry Machines: To HE or not to HE..??

Are you looking for a new washing machine (and/or washer/dryer) to do your laundry?  We think the idea behind the new-fangled "High Efficiency (HE)" washing machines are great.  The machines use an "impeller" that pushes the clothes in a cyclone kind of motion in order to:

  • use less water
  • save energy -- especially heating up the (lower quantity of) water.
However, the execution of this newer technology currently seems lacking.  Many people complain about:

Other laundry machine tidbits: