Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on by
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.
you just need an extra set of hands in the kitchen. We can't make that happen,
but there is a product that could help. The Tornado can opener promises to aid
you in the kitchen, but does it work? We found out.
Bassler is a busy working mother of three young boys and two dogs. Her time in
the kitchen can be chaotic. We thought she'd be perfect to test the Tornado
hands-free can opener.
son Andrew helped get it out of the package and install the batteries, then it
was time to get down to business.
place on the can, press once to start and once to stop," Bassler read from the
first attempt didn't quite work. On take two, it caught the edge of the can and
went to work – slowly. It took about 40 seconds to open a can of soup.
seemed a little long, so Bassler then tried to open the same type of can with
her normal can opener. It took her about 10 seconds.
Tornado was then tested on a can of tuna.
doesn't go on that easily to the can itself," Bassler said.
took several tries again to get the Tornado to touch down on the can with the
okay for bigger cans. I think the fatter the lip on the stuff, it doesn't work
as well," she said. "Personally, I kind of like my regular old can opener
better. It kind of took a little bit longer to do it [with the Tornado] than it
would take me normally to do it, so I give it a B minus."
the $19.99 Tornado whips up a low passing grade in this Does it Work test.