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The best WFH products to build your ultimate home office in 2021

(CNN) —   CNN Underscored is constantly testing products — be it coffee makers or headphones — to find the absolute best in each respective category. Our testing process is rigorous, consisting of hours of research (consulting experts, reading editorial reviews and perusing user ratings) to find the top products …

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We tested dozens of kitchen essentials in 2020. Here are the best ones worth buying

(CNN) —   CNN Underscored is constantly testing products — be it coffee makers or office chairs — to find the absolute best in each respective category. Our testing process is rigorous, consisting of hours of research (consulting experts, reading editorial reviews and perusing user ratings) to find the top …

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After-Christmas sales worth shopping this holiday weekend

(CNN) —   All the presents under the tree have been unwrapped, but that doesn’t mean the time for shopping is over. Brands and retailers across the internet are gifting you with savings at myriad impressive after-Christmas sales. Spend these slow days between Christmas and New Year’s browsing deals on …

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Crystal Ball 2021: Our commentators’ fearless predictions

Holly Thomas CNN opinion contributor It was always going to be tough between “The Crown” and “Succession” for best drama, and then “The Undoing” came along, but I’m betting “The Crown” still prevails. Comedy-wise, “Schitt’s Creek” has had a super buzzy year, and smashed Emmy records in September. Dan Levy, …

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US surpasses 19 million Covid-19 cases

The new Covid-19 variant — first identified in England — has been detected in two people in Norway, according to the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) on Sunday. In a press release, the Institute said the variant had been detected in two people who had traveled from the United …

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Cook smarter in 2021 with the cult-favorite Always Pan

(CNN) —   When you’re short on storage space in the kitchen, freeing up the real estate once occupied by a collection of pots and pans can be a great way to reclaim some extra square footage. The Instagram-famous Always Pan from Our Place is meant to do just that …

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Don’t let your FSA dollars expire: Here are some ways to spend ’em

(CNN) —   You bought new eyeglasses, squeaked in a dental appointment and stocked up on over-the-counter drugs. But if there’s still money in your flexible spending account (FSA), you better spend those pretax dollars quickly before they disappear. That’s why we’ve rounded up a quick and easy list of …

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How the ‘Goldfinger’ Alpine sequence gave rise to Bondmania

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN A supervillain, an assassin, a mountain car chase and an Aston Martin equipped with gadgetry — the Alpine scenes in 1964’s “Goldfinger” set a new benchmark for the archetypal James Bond sequence. And as well as being, arguably, the most iconic six minutes and 37 …

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The week in 21 photos

Semi-trailers are lined up at Manston airport on Wednesday, December 23, in the UK. Thousands of stranded truck drivers are waiting to cross the English Channel after France agreed to ease a blockade despite fears over a new Covid-19 variant, but the agreement requires people to have proof of a …

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The best sales to shop today: Dyson, Toms, Sony and more

(CNN) —   Today, you’ll find a deal on our favorite Sony over-ear headphones, discounted Dyson products and savings on some of Oprah’s favorite things on Amazon. All that and more below. Oprah’s Favorite Things (starting at $7.50; amazon.com) Oprah’s Favorite Things PHOTO: Amazon As a belated holiday gift to …

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