The saying goes that everything tastes better with bacon, and I’m inclined to agree, but does how you cook and serve it make any difference, and will it pay to buy a more expensive cut? (more on bacon taste test…)
Do you have a smoke alarm in your home? If you do, you’re not alone. But how often do you test it and do you even know if it’s up to the job it’s supposed to do? (more on smoke alarms…)
Would you be prepared to pay thousands for smart beds, duvets, pillows or sheets? And could doing so mean you’re likely to end up spending the night with more creepy-crawlies than others would? (more on pillows and duvets…)
Since London was issued with its first ‘very high’ air pollution alert at the start of the year, much has been written about the impact poor air quality has on our health. But does it affect yours?
(more on car pollution…)
This year marks the 50th anniversary of our first child car seat tests. We’ve looked through our archives to see how much they’ve evolved – and what we’ve achieved in promoting passenger safety – since then. (more on 50 years of child car seats testing…)
Cars that can detect cyclists, a proposed longer gap before the first MOT; many would have us believe that car safety and reliability is better than ever. But what do you think? (more on car safety…)
A vacuum cleaner that excels at picking up pet hair from carpets and fine dust from hard floors is all well and good, but not when the suction is so powerful it’s impossible to move when it’s switched on.
A recent Which? Trusted Traders survey found that 70% of us worry about home security in the darker days of winter. (more on smart home security…)
Following the death of her daughter Katie from carbon monoxide poisoning, Avril Samuel co-founded the Katie Haines Memorial Trust. It helps raise awareness about the dangers of the deadly gas and to prevent unnecessary loss of life especially through carbon monoxide alarms.
Do you always go for the same brand of cheese or are you tempted by the ubiquitous supermarket special offers?
Supermarket shelves are lined with dozens of different oils, making decision-making tricky. If you’re after extra virgin olive oil, we’ve got some bargain-hunting tips to make choosing easier.
(more about olive oil…)
You’ve probably seen them on more and more people’s wrists – but is it really worth getting a fitness tracker? In this guest post Susan explains the difference hers has made. (more…)
Money makes the world go round, or so the cliché tells us. Yet it appears that a fair proportion of us are terrible at tracking how we spend it.
There’s pretty much a product out there for everything, and plenty that claim they can do everything too. But what we often find is their claims don’t add up. So, should we expect a product to do exactly what is says on the tin?