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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.

Garnish & Gather

Chef Emily Golub from Garnish and Gather loves locally grown food and is a advocate of community-supported agriculture.

1:48 PM, Apr 18, 2014

Rome man claims he had role in escape from Alcatraz

 An 89-year-old Rome man claims he played a role in the notorious escape from Alcatraz, but kept his story bottled up for nearly 50 years.

11:29 PM, Dec 30, 2011

Frank Ski Kids Foundation

Join the Frank Ski Kids Foundation and volunteer for Comcast Cares Day.

1:26 PM, Apr 17, 2014

Atlanta Mayor Reed questioned for using emergency lanes

After a week being under fire for how he handled the snow storm and the resulting traffic issues, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed now has to defend a trip he made to The Weather Channel's studios Tuesday night. 

6:48 PM, Feb 1, 2014

Joe's Crab Shack Ragin' Cajun Steampot Recipe

Are you in a seafood mood?

8:05 AM, Mar 26, 2011

Police: Fla. teen accidentally shoots off his penis and testicle

A teenager is recovering after police say he shot himself in the penis and testicle while cleaning a gun he just bought.

11:15 AM, Sep 12, 2012

Car deal gone bad: Beware of 'creative financing'

Trying to short cut your way to 'live the life' can backfire. An Atlanta-based company selling luxury items online made that promise, and now some consumers are paying the price.

2:10 AM, May 4, 2011

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

Grenade-wielding bank robbery suspect arrested

Police have arrested the man accused of robbing a Gwinnett County Wells Fargo while armed with a hand grenade.

10:08 AM, Sep 5, 2013

Miss Delaware Teen USA resigns after sex video surfaces

Melissa King, Miss Delaware Teen USA, resigned her crown after facing questions about an online sex video that claims to star her.

2:17 PM, Feb 27, 2013


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