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S1 E15 | 03/02/19
S1 E15 | 03/02/19
Way Ahead
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Jack Rico heads to the track to learn how to drive like a pro; peer-to-peer payment app tips; a fascinating look inside the mind of a top scientist performing a simple task -- cleaning a kitchen.
S1 E14 | 02/23/19
S1 E14 | 02/23/19
Rest Assured
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Jack Rico digs deep to find the right snow blower to clear a driveway; seeks a safe way to use a cellphone while driving; and with the help of a Consumer Reports expert, learns all about choosing the right mattress to help get a good night's sleep.
S1 E13 | 02/16/19
S1 E13 | 02/16/19
Rico & Rico
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Host Jack Rico learns the correct way to paint a wall from a Consumer Reports expert with a similar name; learns all about drones; and looks at the science behind fuel economy testing.
S1 E12 | 02/09/19
S1 E12 | 02/09/19
Be Smart
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Many consumers love their smart TVs, without knowing how much information they gather; teams evaluate sunscreen to keep consumers safe; a Consumer Reports expert shows Jack Rico the safest and most effective way to pack a car for a trip.
S1 E11 | 02/02/19
S1 E11 | 02/02/19
Sensing Danger
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Jack Rico learns what to do when hydroplaning on a wet road; gets advice from a top Consumer Reports expert on how to protect Wi-Fi routers from hackers; and takes a look inside the mind of a top scientist as he performs a simple task -- shopping
S1 E10 | 01/26/19
S1 E10 | 01/26/19
Leading the March
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A high school marching band helps explain what happens to sound in an anechoic chamber, a room with no echo; Jack Rico learns about car safety with the help of Consumer Reports experts; plus the dos and don'ts of preparing a meal safely.
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