If Your Facebook Isn’t Set to Pirate English, You Aren’t Living Life to the Fullest

Since today is National Talk Like a Pirate Day, we want to make sure the world knows about Facebook’s Pirate English option. Do you find yourself referring to your acquaintances as “mateys”? Do you measure time in hourglass cycles? Have you ever reacted to a situation with an emphatic “Arr!”? Facebook speaks your language. Follow these easy steps, and you’ll be able to experience Facebook in your native tongue:

Click the arrow in the upper right-hand corner and go to settings.

Click the button that says “Language” on the left side of the screen.

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Scroll to “English (Pirate)” in the dropdown menu.

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And you’re done! Enjoy going about your Facebook life as you were, except now it will look more … Read more...

How To: Spice Up Your Laptop or Tablet

We spend a lot of time on our laptops and tablets, and frequently that time is spent working. Whether we’re in class or sending important emails, it’s nice to be surrounded by things we like. Personalizing your work space can make tedious tasks and long classes seem more bearable, and one of our favorite ways to do this is with decals, stickers, and skins! Here are some that are guaranteed to keep you smiling while you’re hard at work:

Go with a beautiful design to cover the outside of your laptop or your keys.

MixedDecal on Etsy
MixedDecal on Etsy
SkinLee on Etsy
SkinLee on Etsy
Keyshorts on Etsy
Keyshorts on Etsy

Give yourself some inspiration.

ThinkNoir on Etsy
ThinkNoir on Etsy

Or a bit of cuteness to …

All the Gear You Need for Your First Dorm Room

We’re about a month away from the time of year when college students head to campus for the semester, and if it’s your first time living in a dorm room, you may not know how to prepare for the change. Whether you’re living in a single, double, triple, suite, or even an apartment, the difference between your college living situation and the one you’re used to at home is pretty significant. This is an exciting time to practice your independence and get the hang of living on your own!

A huge part of living in a dorm is how you choose to decorate it, but before we get to that, there are some essentials you need to make sure you … Read more...

Coupons Available for Drag Racing at Raceway Park

P.C. Richard and Son is a proud sponsor of 2016 drag racing at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ. Discount coupons are available in all of our 66 superstores, so visit your local store and pick one up!

Join us on Wednesday, July 20th for the Night of Thrills, which will feature drag racing, jet cars, wheelstanders, monster trucks, and more. Then on September 9 – 11, see the P.C. Richard & Son drag cars at the Division One Points Meet.

This is an awesome way to have fun with the whole family, so grab your coupon and spend a memorable evening at Raceway Park!

Raceway Park July


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The Healthiest Ice Cream You Will Ever Eat

The summer has been really heating up, so we’re coming up with creative ways to keep cool. One of our favorite things to make with our NutriBullet is “nice cream,” which is ice cream made using frozen bananas. This snack is super easy and quick to make, and it’s an alternative to ice cream that tastes great and is actually healthy. There are infinite recipes you can try, but this is my favorite for days you want to indulge while still eating clean.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Nice Cream

You’ll need:

  • Frozen bananas (two is usually a good serving for one)
  • Cocoa or cacao powder
  • Peanut butter
  • Vanilla soy milk (optional)

Nice Cream

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Summer Playlist 2016

Summer needs its own playlist, so we made one to be the perfect soundtrack for the season. Whether you listen through headphones during your morning runs or through Bluetooth speakers at the beach, you can’t help but feel young and free when these songs are playing in the background. Enjoy!

Tell us what songs have you feeling the season in the comments below!


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Your Go-To Traveling Checklist

Summer is prime vacation time, and many of us are currently working on getting the final details of our trips together. This is a super exciting time, but there’s always the fear you’ll forget something. Since you’ll be too far from home to run back and grab the thing you forgot, here is a quick checklist you can consult before you leave to make sure you won’t be yelling at yourself when you arrive at your destination:

Traveling essentials

  • Plane tickets
  • Passport/Visa/birth certificate
  • Cash/credit cards/debit cards/traveler’s checks
  • Any confirmation you need to check in where you’re staying


  • A few tops
  • Pants
  • Shorts
  • Dress/suit/some form of formal attire
  • Sweater or light jacket
  • Shoes (try to limit to no more than

The Most Amazing Things Made with 3D Printers

3D printers are some of the coolest examples of the “future” being present in modern technology. We are constantly discovering new, amazing ways to use this innovative manufacturing method, and the things being produced are really incredible. Here are some of the best things people are making with 3D printers:

1. This penguin’s new foot

Fairfax Media, NZ
Fairfax Media, NZ

This guy should have been in Happy Feet.

2. Prosthetics in general! Look at this!


3. Awesome jewelry

Homeycomb3D on Etsy
Homeycomb3D on Etsy


Honeycomb3D on Etsy
Honeycomb3D on Etsy

4. Food!

There is talk of it even being dispensed in a vending machine in the near future.

5. Musical instruments

Like this guitar


and this flute

6. The world’s smallest drill



Mattress Types for Every Sleeper: Which Is Best for You?

In order to stop fighting your mattress for sleep, find the mattress that’s right for you based on your sleeping position, health concerns, and overall comfort.

If you are like me, you fall asleep instantly, on your stomach, with one hand under your pillow, and one leg straight. You toss and turn, steal the blankets, kick, grind your teeth, snore and have issues waking up in the morning while sprawled out across the bed. If you’re like my boyfriend, you take some time to fall asleep, and you fall asleep on your side with knees curled in. You wake up easily, never have the blankets, get kicked, and have issues waking up in the morning while exiled to one foot … Read more...

7 Items to Remember to Bring on Your Summer Camping Trip

The weather is warm and kids are home for the summer, so it’s the perfect time to plan a family camping trip! Here are the things you’ll need to have the best adventure into the outdoors:

1. Camera


Take pics of everything! You’re spending time in beautiful nature, and the pictures you take will be wonderful memories. This is also an opportunity for some high quality photography, so if you’re interested in this as an art form, make sure you have some good gear!

2. Flashlights


Don’t forget these! Light is sparse out in the wilderness, and you’ll want to be able to see. Consider bringing a headlamp along, in addition to a regular flashlight. Pack some extra batteriesRead more...