Perhaps best known for his first-place finish in the 2018 RunIT 5K, Ted Westbrook is one of the accomplished competitive high-mileage distance runnermen in the world. While training, he goes through countless running shoes. Brains Report was lucky enough to get him to review a few of his favorites. Below is Ted’s review of the Nike […]

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Ted Westbrook is a competitive high-mileage distance runner. You may recognize his name from the ESPN article “Top 1,000 Boston Marathon Finishers.” He’s right there at 889. Ted has also won the Charlevoix Marathon and probably a bunch of other stuff my Google search failed to turn up. So, he knows a thing or two […]

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Not too long ago, I wrote a guide to silverware – also known as flatware – for a major website. Prior to writing the guide, I knew next to nothing about these tools for shoveling macaroni and cheese into my face. But, like any good journalist, I educated myself, and after lots of boring reading, […]

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I try not to lie in headlines, but I figured it would be preposterous enough that a reasonable person would immediately recognize my fib. To clear my conscience, I’ll come clean here: I do not have special powers that allow me to peer into the mind’s eye of cats. Heck, I have trouble telling when […]

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When you first start out on your own at 29 years old, you might think it’s okay to just slap your mattress directly onto the floor. Of course, once you spill Jolt all over the floor and your mattress sops it up, the mildew and mold will clue you in to the importance of a […]

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Unless you’re a clueless college kid who thinks he knows everything, you need sheets for your bed. And, even if you don’t like to cover up your pillows, pillowcases are crucial if you hope to collect massive amounts of candy on Halloween. With these cold hard facts in mind, I went in pursuit of the […]

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My hair tends to be kind of wild, almost curly, mostly frizzy, and bleached to heck and back. At worst, if left alone, it will resemble that of an ‘80s hair band back-up dancer. At best, when I’ve spent the time needed to do a Pinterest inspired blowout, it’s almost passable as somewhat healthy and […]

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The headline to this article is slightly misleading. We did not use the Banana Phone nonstop for 45 days. We didn’t even use it every day. We did use it more than a dozen times in a variety of situations to put it through its paces. What we found is that the Banana Phone mostly […]

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Hey Kids, helmets are cool. I see a lot of you out there riding your bicycles with your helmet hanging from your handlebars. That makes you look like a Grade-A moron. Trust me. I know. A couple months ago, I was skating in a parade with a bunch of my roller derby friends. I didn’t […]

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Erin Brains of the Brains Report really needed her own computer. I would send stuff for her to edit, and she would be forced by her cruel taskmaster to do her work on her phone. Plus, sometimes she just wants to get away from the family and re-watch her stories (Games of Throne, America’s Next […]

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