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  1. This Indiana Building Was Rotated 90 Degrees While Occupied

    This Indiana Building Was Rotated 90 Degrees While Occupied

    In 1930, the Indiana Bell Building was rotated a full 90 degrees in order to allow for construction of a second building. Even more impressive? The building was rotated without disturbing the people working inside, allowing normal business to continue throughout the course of the rotation. The...
  2. Inspiration 4: Launching 4 Civilians Into Space

    Inspiration 4: Launching 4 Civilians Into Space

    An astronaut team of 4 civilians successfully touched back down in the Atlantic ocean Saturday (9/19) evening after orbiting Earth for three days. The mission, known as Inspiration 4, consisted of a data engineer, a community college professor, a physician assistant, and a billionaire that...
  3. BONUS Griddle Accessory: Multi-Purpose Scraper

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories | BONUS Griddle Accessory: Multi-Purpose Scraper

    This tool is a must for a griddle for clean-up after you’ve cooked a weeks worth of groceries in an afternoon. The griddle will have all sorts of grease and residue on the cooktop and a scraper will make quick work of the clean up. Don’t griddle without it!
  4. Griddle Accessories: Pancake Batter Dispenser

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories | Griddle Accessories: Pancake Batter Dispenser

    For the true griddle chef! Great for those that add pancakes to their breakfast griddle and cuts down on the mess. Pull the trigger until your pancake is the size you want, then move to the next one. You can even get the pancakes close to your eggs if you have the egg rings!
  5. Griddle Accessories: Egg Rings

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories | Griddle Accessories: Egg Rings

    Cooking eggs on your griddle is great, but sometimes the whites of the egg may go places you don’t want them to. Solve the problem with some egg rings. They’ll keep egg nice and tidy and your guests will wonder how you got them so perfectly round. The rings will also work in a pan on the stove...
  6. Griddle Accessories: Plastic Squeeze Bottles

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories | Griddle Accessories: Plastic Squeeze Bottles

    If you’re buying the melting dome, you have to buy squeeze bottles. You can put whatever liquid you want in them, but filling them with beer and aiming them towards your mouth could get messy. We’d suggest water in one, oil in the other. Want to melt the cheese on your burger really fast? Put...
  7. Griddle Accessories: Melting Dome

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories | Griddle Accessories: Melting Dome

    You’re going to need to melt some cheese eventually and the process goes a lot faster if you have a melting dome. It’ll help keep you from over-cooking that burger simply because you waited too long to add the cheese and the burger keeps cooking while the cheese does its thing. The dome will...
  8. Griddle Accessories: Short-Handle Spatula

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories | Griddle Accessories: Short-Handle Spatula

    If you’ve made the switch to a griddle, a shorter spatula is a must-have. The shorter handle gives you more control whether you’re flipping eggs or burgers and the long flat sides make it easy to quickly scrape the griddle clean before you cook the next course.
  9. Grill Accessories: Meat Thermometer Fork

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories | Grill Accessories: Meat Thermometer Fork

    Great for the aspiring chef that isn’t comfortable cooking without knowing the internal temperatures of the meat. The long-handled version is recommended because you wouldn’t want to lose any more arm hair! Quick results from the digital thermometer will let you know if your steak is done or...
  10. Grill Accessories: BBQ Fork

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories | Grill Accessories: BBQ Fork

    If you’re trying to turn a brisket or a whole chicken, a spatula or tongs won’t do. Get your big fork, stab the hunk of meat, and maneuver it wherever you need to.
  11. Grill Accessories: Tongs

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories | Grill Accessories: Tongs

    Sometimes you don’t want to scrape whatever your cooking with a spatula and tongs can make more sense. They’re handy if you’re cooking a fat New York strip that needs some grip to get it turned over. Great for hot dogs and sausages too!
  12. Grill Accessories: Grill Brush and Scraper

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories | Grill Accessories: Grill Brush and Scraper

    Food that cooks over high heat makes a mess. The best way to clean it is with a good metal brush. The metal bristles will remove the crud in a hurry and the scraper on the other side will ensure you have a nice smooth surface for your next entrée. The scraper is great for your griddle too! If...
  13. Grill Accessories: Long-Handle Spatula

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories | Grill Accessories: Long-Handle Spatula

    There are two variations and which one you choose will depend on your choice of cooking method. For a grill, a long-handled version is a must have. Grills can have flames and flames can singe the hair off your arm. A longer spatula will help you avoid looking like you’re preparing to swim in the...
  14. 10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories

    10 Best Grill & Griddle Accessories

    You may have succumbed to the griddle craze that’s taking over the wish lists of backyard chefs, or maybe you’re old school and are sticking to the propane or charcoal grill. Either way, there are some tools you’ll need to impress anyone that will be eating your creations.
  15. 10.	TSA Pre Check/Global Entry

    10 Must Have Items for Travel to Mexico During COVID | 10. TSA Pre Check/Global Entry

    This is purely optional and is more of a bonus than anything else, but having TSA Pre Check and Global Entry can save a ton of time in US airport security and customs. TSA Pre Check passengers have an expedited security line and aren’t required to remove shoes, liquids, or laptops. Global Entry...
  16. 9.	US COVID Test Attestation

    10 Must Have Items for Travel to Mexico During COVID | 9. US COVID Test Attestation

    This form is only required to be completed after you receive a negative COVID test within 72 hours of your flight back to the US. Your airline should email you a link to complete the form so be on the lookout. You can print it off after completion or save the QR codes to your phone, which is...
  17. 8.	Mexico COVID Form

    10 Must Have Items for Travel to Mexico During COVID | 8. Mexico COVID Form

    Mexico requires all passengers to fill out a COVID questionnaire within 12 hours of your flight. You can print off the final form or just do it all on your phone and screenshot it, but proof of completion will be required to go through security in Mexico. I passed dozens of people trying to fill...
  18. 7.	Negative COVID Test

    10 Must Have Items for Travel to Mexico During COVID | 7. Negative COVID Test

    The US requires a negative COVID test taken within 3 days of your departure date from Mexico. Most resorts and hotel chains provide testing to guests to encourage travel, but if yours doesn’t you will need to arrange a test from a local testing center. I did mine at a lab in Mexico City for 350...
  19. 6.	COVID Vaccine Card

    10 Must Have Items for Travel to Mexico During COVID | 6. COVID Vaccine Card

    Many states within Mexico are now requiring a proof of vaccine for foreign visitors to enter restaurants, bars, and other establishments. Mine was actually never checked even though the rule was put in place at the time, but a lack of a vaccine card could make your dining and entertainment more...
  20. 5.	A Normal Temperature

    10 Must Have Items for Travel to Mexico During COVID | 5. A Normal Temperature

    While this isn’t something you can control, all hotels, bars, restaurants, airports, and other establishments are required to check your temperature upon entry. I lost count of how many times I had my temperature checked over an 8 day trip.
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