December 10, 2018

Save $40 on Ancestry DNA kits – and more of today’s best deals from around the web

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Since you don’t have all day to scour the web for noteworthy sales and discounts, we rounded up the best bargains for you to shop in one convenient place.

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Veterans Day 2018: Deals and Discounts

In honor of military veterans, a number of businesses are offering discounts on food and services for Veterans Day at participating locations.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Shane’s Rib Shack | Veterans and Active Duty will receive a complimentary sandwich, regular side, and 20-oz beverage at participating Shane’s Rib Shack locations. Offer runs Nov.8-10


Saturday, November 10, 2018

Rock Bottom Restaurant Brewery | Veterans will receive a free entree Rock Bottom’s limited edition Veterans Day IPA (available


Amazon Smart Plug review: Everything should be so easy

Does what smart plugs do On/Off

A smart plug really isn’t all that smart. They probably will be one day, but for now, all they need to do is turn on and off via a command from other software over your Wi-Fi network. There are about 25 well-known and safe brands of smart plug to choose from, and they all will do what smart plugs do.

On the hardware side, Amazon’s Smart Plug isn’t much different than most of the others. It’s the “adapter” type that you plug into an existing socket and no tools or persons who know how to


Central Ohio Veterans Day events and offers

The following is a list of several Veterans Day-related events, attractions and restaurants.

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General events

Nov. 8 – Veterans Day Tribute, Bowman Auditorium, Collins Center, 1804 Liberty Ave., Ironton, Ohio at 11:30 a.m.

Nov. 8 – 2018 Donald R. Hallman LGBT Veterans Recognition Awards at the Columbus VA starting at 5:30 p.m.

Nov. 8 – Veterans Day Breakfast at the Mansfield Area YMCA from 9-10:30 a.m.

Nov. 9 – C3 Miami VOA Learning Center Present the 10th annual Community Veteran’s Fair at Miami University Voice of America Learning Center from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Nov. 9 –


Target offering back-to-school discount to teachers

While it may seem as though summer just began, the back-to-school sales have already started.

Target is offering teachers a 15 percent discount on all school supplies.

Educators who are eligible will get a coupon code sent to them after they’ve registered online.

The discount for teachers runs through Saturday.  

To learn more about the discount, click here. 


Meet Mr. Pokee: The traveling hedgehog whose Instagram feed will make you jealous

Meet your new favorite travel influencer: a hedgehog.

Mr. Pokee, a 3-year-old African Pygmy hedgehog, is the star of a travel Instagram that is both adorable and envy-inducing.

Not only does the little critter travel to destinations around the world, he may even live up to the title in his social media bio, “The World’s Cutest Adventurer.”

Pokee, who normally poses in his owner Litha’s hands for his pictures, has been photographed in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, castles in Germany, countless beaches and more Insta-worthy locations.

On Pokee’s website, Litha, a 26 year-old student from Germany, says she created the account to spread the joy her hedgehog


29 most expensive tourist destinations in the US


29 most expensive tourist destinations in the US


29 most expensive tourist destinations in the US


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