Author: Kari Huus
Kari Huus on February 10, 2018
From modest beginnings, the Olympics have grown into extravaganzas costing billions. Here’s what it has cost 27 cities to host the games.
Kari Huus on September 8, 2017
Criminals accessed sensitive personal data for as many as 143 million U.S. consumers — that’s close to half the population.
Kari Huus on January 3, 2017
We look back at what Wall Street and man on the street had to say to find out who got it right.
Kari Huus on August 26, 2016
This little trick addresses that untidy build-up of plastic bags so they can be easily stored, reused or recycled.
Kari Huus on August 19, 2016
As robots become more sophisticated and take over a greater range of tasks, it’s hard to know whether to celebrate the progress or fear the consequences. Here’s what some of the scholars are saying.
Kari Huus on August 1, 2016
What would it take to “go dark” like characters in the popular TV series? A lot more technical know-how than most of us possess, and some old-fashioned skills.
Kari Huus on July 21, 2016
Here’s a cheap and simple solution for that nasty gunk that collects at the bottom of the barrel.
Kari Huus on July 15, 2016
Spills are a messy, inevitable part of life. Fortunately, there is a no-fuss way to get them cleaned up overnight while you slumber.
Kari Huus on July 11, 2016
Painting is such a cheap and elegant form of home improvement. This hack is cheap and elegant solution to all that leftover paint.
Kari Huus on July 1, 2016
This trick gives your plastic grocery bags new life, saves money and scores environmental points.
Kari Huus on June 20, 2016
Pounding a nail is one of those simple tasks that can just go badly for many of us. Here’s a way to do the job and keep your fingers intact.
Kari Huus on June 15, 2016
This little trick makes it half the work to drill hole in the wall by eliminating the need for cleanup.
Kari Huus on June 5, 2016
If you’re cooking in a small kitchen or throwing together a feast and need all the counter space you can get, this is the hack for you.
Kari Huus on April 25, 2016
Some number-crunching scholars have developed an index to help you find the best financial choice in 23 different U.S. cities. Use this tool, calculators … and some soul-searching as you make the decision.
Kari Huus on April 19, 2016
Credit card companies, banks and financial institutions are always pressing to get us to switch over to e-statements and give up paper. Here’s why you should think twice before they convince you to “go green.”
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