Day: February 14, 2021

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Last Minute Valentine's Day Gift Deal: Get 2 Dozen Roses for $19.99

By tracy

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday, February 14. You might think that your best bet would be to hop over to your local store or florist to pick up an impromptu bouquet at a hefty price, but that’s not true. If you’re on a tight budget, you can still score two dozen roses from AmazonFresh (via Whole Foods) for only $19.99. There’s a $5 delivery fee and availability of the deal is based on your location, but there are still many places that offer flower delivery on Saturday or Sunday. This deal is available for Amazon Prime members in-store as well if you download the Whole Foods app.

2 Dozen Roses for $19.99

Amazon Prime Members Only, Only Available in Select Locations, Color May Vary

Amazon Fresh (via Whole Foods) is offering 2 dozen roses for $19.99. That’s far cheaper than roses you’ll find at Proflowers, FTD, 1-800-Flowers, or any other online floral vendor. Add $4.99 for shipping or free shipping on orders over $35. Note that the color rose you’ll get varies (red, white, pink, yellow, orange, purple, multi-color, and rainbow). Given the low price point and the fact that your local Whole Foods retailer is going to select, …

February 14, 2021 Off

Great moments in PC gaming: Spotting your first environmental puzzle in The Witness

By tracy

Great moments in PC gaming are bite-sized celebrations of some of our favorite gaming memories.

The Witness

(Image credit: Thekla, Inc.)

Year: 2016
Developer: Thekla, Inc.

In The Witness, you wake up alone on an island. You don’t know who you are, how you got here, or why this island is inexplicably chock-a-block with control panels that double as puzzles. It’s all very curious, and as you begin to explore the island, solving strings of puzzles as you go, it seems that this island has more secrets than it’s letting on.

The brain teaser of choice in The Witness are line maze puzzles, ones where you need to draw a line through a grid from start (indicated by a round circle) to finish. As you explore the island, more rules and mechanics are introduced and soon you’ll be breezing through grids that would have made your head hurt several hours ago. 

It’s easy to fall into a rhythm in The Witness. All the display grids are interconnected, and finishing one puzzle in a sequence will send a bolt of energy through a cable to power the next one. Completing a string of puzzles leads you to another string, and