How To: Get Your Keyboard Actually Clean

If you’re reading this on your computer right now, take a second and look at your keyboard. It probably doesn’t look as nice as it did when you first started using it. Most people like to enjoy coffee and snacks while working at their computers, and as a result, a lot of debris builds up underneath the keys. Dirty keyboards can cause your device to not function as well, and the buildup of germs can lead to health problems, so it’s important to keep everything as clean as possible.

By far the simplest way to get the grime out is to use Cyber Clean, which molds to any surface and picks up the dirt that gets trapped in everyday items. … Read more...

Amazing Tech Made with Raspberry Pi

If you haven’t yet heard of Raspberry Pi, prepare to be amazed. It’s a computer the size of a credit card designed to teach kids programming skills, but kids aren’t the only ones appreciating its many uses. People use these devices to program some seriously cool technology. Take a look at some of the incredible things that exist because of Raspberry Pi!

Erica the Rhino

The University of Southampton’s electronics and computer science team created Erica as part of Marwell Wildlife’s Go! Rhinos campaign, which is a public art exhibition in which rhino sculptures are displayed in Southampton this summer. Members of the tech team digitized Erica using the Raspberry Pi, giving her features like lights, sounds, mobility, Wi-Fi, and … 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 SkinLee on Etsy THEWOODWE on Etsy Keyshorts on Etsy

Give yourself some inspiration.

ThinkNoir on Etsy

Or a bit of cuteness to keep … Read more...

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!

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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.

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)

Put the frozen bananas in your NutriBullet, and add as … Read more...

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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Creative Things to Do with Your Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Photos

We’re slightly obsessed with Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 cameras. Seriously, how can you not want to take a million pictures with these?

We love that Wi-Fi cameras can upload photos directly to social media, but we also love having our photos printed right into our hands! These cameras themselves make fashionable accessories, and they let you capture instant memories in cute, credit-card-sized photos. The little squares are fantastic for journaling and decorating spaces like dorm rooms! Here are some of our favorite ways people are using these cute little pics:

Who needs wallpaper when you can have a collage of all your adventures?

This adorable DIY photo album from for-girls-only.com

Turn them into a clock!


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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

Clothes

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

This guy should have been in Happy Feet.

2. Prosthetics in general! Look at this!

3. Awesome jewelry

Homeycomb3D 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

7. Besides all these

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