March Madness finds a way into offices, schools, and between friends faster than most of us can imagine. Nearly everybody knows someone who is either running or a part of a betting pool. Download.com has put together a handy set of March Madness software tools to help you create your own pool or keep track of all the data that will be flowing in during the coming weeks. But what about Web services that can do the same thing? We've put together a roundup of some of the handiest services to keep track of all the money you'… Read more
Warm weather will be back before we know it, so it's not too soon to start thinking about water toys and beach gadgets. (For therapeutic distractions from the cold, if nothing else.)
With backward, forward and spin movements, the water cannon can supposedly shoot streams as far as 10 feet. For our money, that's $129 well spent.
As much as we appreciate the challenges of the "AquaClimb," we're more into spectator sports here at Crave. Especially in the summertime, and even more so on vacation.
That's why we were drawn immediately to the "Hot Pod Floating Spa" from, of all places, Montgomery Ward. The pod pumps hot water through six "hydro-engineered jets," according to BornRich, keeping the spa warmer than the rest of the pool. At $800, this is no inflatable water toy, but it's still cheaper than building and maintaining a hot tub. Just make sure the … Read more
The country is experiencing record swings in temperature this winter and $1 billion in failed citrus crops due to freezing temperatures in California.
What a great time to think about pool sports.
The AquaClimb is a rock climbing wall for your pool. And who knows, you may not have to wait until summer to use it if temperatures swing back into the 70s, as they did on January 7 in the northeast.
There is no limit to the weight that the wall--a stainless steel frame with fiberglass panels and nonslip coating--can hold, according to the company. AquaClimb's base screws … Read more