Daily Archive: April 20, 2024

Drew Barrymore’s bestselling single-serve coffee maker is finally back in stock at Walmart!

Coffee lovers and caffeine enthusiasts know the importance of a good cup of joe in the morning. And they also know that, sometimes, the best brew is made at home in your very own kitchen. Earlier this year, coffee maker;cpos:1;pos:1;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link;ct:story;” class=”link yahoo-link”Drew Barrymore released a single-serve coffee maker under her Beautiful line at Walmart, and shoppers were hooked, praising it for grinding beans and brewing beautifully without the use of pods or K-cups. Of course, it sold out pretty quickly — but we’re happy to report that it’s finally back in stock!


This cutie brews a single cup, ranging from 6 to 16 ounces, and comes in four gorgeous colors: black, blue, sage and white. They’re all back in stock (for now).

$99 at Walmart

The fact that it’s pod-free is what sets this machine apart from other single-serve brewers, especially at this price. No pods = less waste. Plus, pods can add up real fast. Another perk? The coffee maker has a grinder that knows exactly how much beans are needed for the cup size. And it’ll grind enough coffee for up to 16 cups before needing to be refilled.

In addition to its brew power, Drew Barrymore’s gizmo has touch-activated buttons that allow you to make regular, bold or iced coffee. And you can pre-program your brew, so you can wake up to your coffee ready to go before you are. Pre-programming can save you some time in the a.m. but also sends the uplifting smell of coffee through to air to ease you out of bed. (You know, just in case your blaring alarm isn’t enough.)

Worried about counter real estate? Beautiful’s Perfect Grind Coffee Maker has a pretty slim footprint — just 5 inches wide and under 15 inches tall to

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Hong Kong construction site blaze mostly put out after burning for 40 hours

Hong Kong firefighters have mostly extinguished a massive blaze at a construction site after it burned for more than 40 hours.

The fire, which began at a Housing Society site in Tin Shui Wan at about 1.20pm on Tuesday, was largely put out by 7am on Thursday.

The Fire Services Department said on Thursday morning that some firefighters still needed to stay behind to prevent the fire from emerging again.

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Wong King-man, deputy chief fire officer of the New Territories North, said the vast area of the site, together with a large amount of building materials, had complicated the operation.

“The fire site is 70 metres by 80 metres [230 feet by 262 feet], meaning the size is more than 5,000 square metres,” Wong said.

“There were lots of smoke and the temperature was very high, going beyond 500 degrees Celsius,” he added.

The highly inflammable oxyacetylene cylinders at the site also contributed to the intense fire, Wong said.

Firefighters were able to rein in the blaze after changing their defensive strategy to a more proactive one on Wednesday, authorities said.

Firefighters enter Hong Kong construction site to fight overnight blaze

Emergency personnel were unable to access the basement area of the site, where they said they believed the fire started, for more than a day. Drones were deployed for aerial surveillance and robots sent to assist firefighters during the marathon bid to gain the upper hand.

Wong explained that the basement was like a maze, with metal and wooden frames strewn about that prevented firefighters from getting in.


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The Rock It! Co. launches new website for KIND of the Upstate

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GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Rock It! Co. has redeveloped the website for an amazing nonprofit serving the Upstate.

KIND of the Upstate seeks to advocate for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion of people with disabilities. It provides educational material to local schools that ignite discussions between children, parents, and educators about the importance of being kind to others and learning that everyone has different abilities. Furthermore, KIND of the Upstate promotes the inclusion and acceptance of all individuals.

One of the major additions to the KIND of the Upstate website was the addition of the organization’s four event styles it helps create: inclusive family gatherings, education programs, lunch & learns, and events aimed first, second and third grade students. Learn more at kindoftheupstate.org.

Leah Stoudenmire, the founder and CEO of The Rock It! Co., said revitalizing the website was something she was enthusiastic about because of her personal support of the agency’s mission of awareness and inclusion.

Started in 2014, The Rock It! Co. is a fully integrated events and marketing firm. Through corporate events, website development and management, e-mail communications, public relations, social media and search engine marketing, The Rock It! Co. is designed to do one thing: get the results companies and nonprofits need to succeed.

“We are so proud to reveal the redesign of the KIND of the Upstate’s website,” Stoudenmire said. “This was a labor of love for our team, and we are thrilled with the outcome.”

About The Rock It! Co.:

The Rock It! Co. is the one-stop shop for companies and non-profit organizations looking to take their brands and stories to the next level. With decades of expertise in creating and developing events and marketing campaigns across the country, The Rock It! Co. brings all of the needed skills of

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Tech, Marketing Strategy, & Aesthetics of AIR COMPANY

Increasingly, senior execs from large tech and CPG companies are opting for jobs in smaller firms focused strongly on purpose, where their expertise can significantly impact the company and the planet. AIR COMPANY is a company of the future because it uniquely combines:

  1. Cutting-edge technology with the potential to make a serious dent in greenhouse gas emissions (if scaled across all its potential applications, the company projects global emissions could be reduced by 10.8%)
  2. Unconventional B2B climate tech marketing and design aesthetics
  3. An unusual collection of marketing talents vs. sector norms
  4. Senior management that understands marketing communication and creative risk taking

The company recently announced that top senior marketing executive Andrew McKechnie has joined AIR COMPANY as Head of Marketing.

Andrew held positions as Global Head of Design Group at Apple Marcom, and as Senior Vice President, Chief Creative Officer at Verizon where he led the creative marketing group and founded its 300+ person in-house agency, 140. When I interviewed Andrew about his decision to join AIR COMPANY, and after researching the company, the appeal became clear: the huge potential of AIR COMPANY to benefit the planet, its unique use of industrial and product design to engage broad audiences in conversations about sustainability, the accessible communication about its advanced scientific technology, and its strategic choices to launch surprising premium products early on to maximize corporate awareness. The challenges of bringing even more humanity and warmth to how AIR COMPANY showcases its cutting-edge technology, and of further amplifying its purpose-led storytelling, are areas Andrew excelled in at Apple and Verizon.

Cutting-Edge Tech

AIR COMPANY’s mission

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