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Try It Before You Buy It: Perfect Bacon Bowl

1:22 PM, Mar 5, 2014

The Perfect Bacon Bowl makes a small bacon bowl in the microwave. A college student puts it to the test.

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Try It Before You Buy It: Wow Cup

10:42 AM, Jan 8, 2014

The Wow Cup advertises itself as a spill-proof alternative to a sippy cup. A mother and her toddler son test it.

Try It Before You Buy It: Sunny Side Out

11:12 AM, Dec 23, 2013

Sunny Side Out makes it easy to separate egg yolks from whites. A viewer tests it in her kitchen.

Try It Before You Buy It: Top 10 Preschool Toys

10:14 AM, Dec 20, 2013

All 37 Goddard Schools across the country have tested holiday toys for infants through preschool-age children.

Try It Before You Buy It: Wing Control Dusty

12:46 PM, Dec 12, 2013

This toy, inspired by Disney's "Planes," allows children to control it with their bodies. Two toy-loving 4-year-old girls test it at daycare.

Try It Before You Buy It: Smart Mop

9:37 AM, Dec 4, 2013

The Smart Mop claims to wring out easily, soak up quickly and wash up nicely in the washing machine. A homeowner tests it on her floors.

Try It Before You Buy It: Zoomies

7:43 AM, Dec 4, 2013

Zoomies are binoculars worn like sunglasses. An outdoorsy gentleman tests them on a sunny day.

Try It Before You Buy It: Butterball Indoor Electric Turkey Fryer

11:14 AM, Nov 25, 2013

Butterball has a new line of electric indoor fryers that promise more safety and less hassle. A turkey lover tests one, just in time for Thanksgiving.

Try It Before You Buy It: eKlenz

2:21 PM, Nov 20, 2013

eKlenz is a sponge with groves made specifically for cleaning remote controls. Is it worth the extra cost? A mom puts it to the test.

Try It Before You Buy It: EZ Moves

12:19 PM, Nov 14, 2013

EZ Moves is a do-it-yourself furniture moving system. A viewer tests it when she's ready to move her couch.

Try It Before You Buy It: Hurricane 360 Spin Mop

11:29 AM, Nov 14, 2013

The Hurricane 360 Spin Mop is supposed to swivel for a thorough clean. A first-time homeowner tests it in her kitchen.

Try It Before You Buy It: Vidalia Chop Wizard

9:09 AM, Nov 12, 2013

The Vidalia Chop Wizard claims to make it easier to cut vegetables. A mother of three puts it to the test.

Try It Before You Buy It: Air Curler

8:41 AM, Nov 7, 2013

Air Curler promises to curl a full head of hair in seconds. Kate, who loves her hair curly, puts it to the test.

Puddles is Atlanta's sad clown with a golden voice

A 7-foot clown walks into a circus-themed corn dog restaurant and is mostly ignored. They don't know what's about to happen. I do. 

8:42 PM, Nov 26, 2013

Could using bug repellent be worse than getting bug bites?

With bug-biting season in full swing, there's good reason to be bugged by insect repellent.

8:41 AM, Aug 14, 2013

Donna Lowry

Donna Lowry is the state of Georgia's only full time Education Reporter. She created both the CLASSNOTES and award-winning CLASS ACT segments that are regular features on 11Alive News.

10:46 AM, Dec 4, 2013

Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta

We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta for foodies, organic food enthusiasts and people looking for something to do.

7:59 AM, Apr 16, 2011

Ga.'s largest movie studio could open by summer

A development being built along Interstate 85 will soon be the fourth largest movie studio lot in the nation.

8:34 AM, Jan 10, 2014

Dumb and Dumber sequel rolls through Marietta

Hundreds of fans came out to Marietta Square Monday to stargaze, and they weren't disappointed. Dumb and Dumber's two stars shot scenes right in front of their fans.  

6:26 PM, Oct 14, 2013

Simple Summer Entertaining

Simple summer entertaining made delicious.

11:16 AM, Jul 25, 2013

Sinkhole swallows 8 classic cars at National Corvette Museum

A 40-foot sink hole at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY, swallowed eight of the sports cars on display inside the facility's iconic Sky Dome Wednesday morning, said executive director Wendell Strode.

5:40 PM, Feb 12, 2014

Paulding school officials investigate social media threats

Officials are investigating reports of threats involving East Paulding High School that were posted on social media Tuesday night.  The school system says it has idenfied four students involved. No weapons were found on campus and the school was never on lockdown.

11:33 PM, Mar 13, 2013

Brenda Wood

I was born and reared in Washington,D.C. My parents and close family members are all classical musicians, so music and the arts are part of my upbringing.

10:58 AM, Jun 12, 2013


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