Benacek was a U.S. detective show that ran from 1972 to 1974, starring George Peppard as the eponymous gumshoe. The show was not a classic, and Peppard quit after two seasons because he didn't want the precarious income from it factoring into a pending divorce settlement. Nonetheless, the camp "Polish" proverbs that Benacek utters are marvelous. Columbo, with his one more thing, has nothing on this cat.
"Youngsters across the U.S. are surprising their parents with talk of petrol stations and mince pies," writes The Wall Street Journal. Welcome to the Peppa Pig effect, in which American children adopt the mannerisms and lingo of weirdly transfixing British childrens' TV. Aurelia throws around phrases like, "Can we turn the telly on?" A reference… READ THE REST
LG has created a TV showing us the economic divide in crystal clear resolution; for other things, the rollable TV is pretty average. LG's $100k TV rolls up like a shade to not ugly-up a costly, costly home. Aside from that single exciting feature, you get the same picture performance from a $2000 LG model.… READ THE REST
TV Asahi's Zenryokuzaka ("Full Power Hill") has been a popular Japanese television show for 15 years. The premise is simple: a woman (often well-known) wearing a fashionable outfit is placed at the bottom of a steep road or path somewhere in Japan and filmed as she sprints up it. When she arrives at the summit… READ THE REST
If mobile devices had been around when the Boy Scouts were organized over 110 years ago, it feels likely that telling scouts to have a stable supply of standby power around in case of emergency would have been high on the essentials list. The Boy Scouts are all about being prepared — and that's pretty… READ THE REST
Trying to sleep during the height of the summer heat isn't always easy. If you live in a warm climate and if you have upstairs bedrooms, you know the heat rises — and while the air conditioning keeps things feeling comfortable downstairs, that isn't always the case upstairs. Once you throw some sheets and blankets… READ THE REST
No one wants to sleep on soggy, unstable, or unsafe ground when they go camping. If you've got an SUV, you're probably halfway tempted to just sleep in the vehicle sometimes, even though that kind of defeats the whole outdoor experience. However, you can still use your SUV to your advantage and craft yourself a safe,… READ THE REST