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How to Use Amazon Echo as Your Home Security System

If you’re renting, you may not be able to install a traditional wired security system—and if you live in a small space, you probably won’t need to. …

Smart Homes

Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs

These thighs are packed with flavor, thanks to the herb butter that coats them. If you're not a fan of cooking with butter, you can sub in olive oil …

Cooking

How to better secure your smart home

With the advent of gadgets like doorbell cameras, smart kitchen appliances and data-logging sensors that track your sleep, the smart home now extends to even the most intimate areas of the household. It's great for general convenience, like knowing whether you left the heater on or locked the door …

Smart Homes

6 Secrets About Paso Robles, A Vibrant Wine Region Of California

One of Central California’s most charming towns is an easy drive from both San Francisco and Los Angeles. Paso Robles is a half an hour from the Pacific Ocean and is home to great local wineries and fun bars and restaurants.<p>Local girl Danna Stroud, the executive director of Travel Paso, has shared …

Wine & Spirits

7 Free Running Apps To Help You Train For A 10K

Training for a road race is rewarding, and it's also hard AF. If one of your 2018 fitness goals is to run a race, there are some pretty boss free …

Apps

Best 8 Quick Tips for Long Exposure Photography

If you like shooting outdoors or at night, knowing how to properly do long exposure photography will be a big help. Once you discover the wonders of …

Landscape Photography

Four Ways to Drink More Wine With Your Tacos

3 minute Read<p>Here’s the thing about drinking wine with tacos: you can’t be too serious about it. After all, when you’re hanging at your local …

7 Actionable Steps to Capturing Photos That Grab Attention

Capturing images that grab attention is a goal of any photographer. It’s exactly this skill that separates a good photographer from an average one.<p>An …

Landscape Photography

6 Ways to Take Your Running to the Next Level

Focus on these strategies for getting serious.<p>For a moment the pace slowed, or at least that’s how it seemed to Kaitlin Gregg Goodman. The Providence, Rhode Island-based runner had flown across the country to the 2016 Stanford Invitational to run a fast 10,000 meters, and she could sense the chase …

Marathons

Why California's hippest wine destination is an industrial estate

Grand chateaux with cellar tastings, wine flights on patios perched above rows of zinfandel and chardonnay grapes, and vine-covered hillsides …

Wine

Alexa Can Now 'Get Back to You On That'

Given that asking for facts is the most commonly-used feature of smart speakers like Amazon Echo, Alexa users are probably familiar with the phrase …

Amazon Echo

Vote - The Garagiste Festival - Best Wine Festival Nominee: 2018 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards

Time Left to Vote: 12 days | 19 hrs | 47 mins | 38 secs<p>Send me Readers' Choice updates<p>Sign me up for the 10BEST newsletter VOTE<p>The Experts<p>Jill …

Forced Perspective Landscape Photography with Toy Cars

Forced perspective is a technique used in photography to create an illusion of the objects being larger, smaller, closer or farther than they realyl …

Landscape Photography

Maui Wowie Shrimp Recipe

"Easy recipe to put together for that laid-back 'Maui Wowie' person. Great for the beach or backyard BBQ. You will be surprised by the onolicious …

Seafood

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

Workouts

Scare off burglars with this ridiculous Alexa skill

Some people leave lights, music or the TV on when they’re away from home in an attempt to ward off burglars, but a new Alexa skill called “Away Mode” has a different idea. Instead of lights and noises, you can keep your home safe from unwanted visitors by playing lengthy audio tracks that sound …

Alexa

Sculpterra 2016 Primitivo (Paso Robles)

About the Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide<p>Tasting Methodology and Goals<p>All tastings reported in the Buying Guide are performed blind. Typically, products …

Grapes

How To Make Ribs in the Instant Pot — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Homemade ribs are a special meal. It's the kind of meaty dinner dish relegated to long summer afternoons tending the smoker or heating up the kitchen …

J. Lohr 'Cuvée Pau' 2014 Wine Review

The Full Review<p>The ‘Cuvée Pau’ name is a sly allusion to Pauillac, an area of Bordeaux where Cabernet Sauvignon is the primary grape. At 68% Cabernet …

California Wine

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38 years ago, the Eagles crashed in 'Long Night in Wrong Beach' • Long Beach Post

Probably the only thing that prevented physical violence was the fact that both musicians were burned out and reduced to about 90 pounds apiece after …

Elections

This Tiny Town You've Never Heard of Is Suddenly the Best Place to Go Wine Tasting in California

Why people are calling this Santa Ynez Valley destination "Little Los Angeles."<p>Calling Los Alamos “sleepy” might be the understatement of the …

Santa Barbara

Grab excellent photo app Obscura 2 while you can

Obscura 2 is one of the best camera apps and a bargain at $4.99 if the iPhone is your primary camera.<p>Today, Apple and the developer of Obscura announced it is available to download at no charge through Sept. 25 via the Apple Store app.<p>Obscura 2 is a great tool that provides the iOS photographer …

Apps

How to photograph landscapes at night by moonlight

Landscape photography by moonlight can provide a different way of producing wonderful and mesmerizing photographs in both color and black and white. …

Landscape Photography

Crisp California Red Wines that Transcend the Seasons

Power isn't everything. Central Coast winemakers are making refreshing, light reds perfect for enjoying year-round. Here are the labels to know.<p>The …

Santa Barbara

Wine down along the SLO Coast

I felt an instant energy shift as I approached the rolling, verdant hills of San Luis Obispo (SLO) Wine Country; this breathtaking landscape inspired …

Wine

A night of reminiscing with old friends: the Eagles and James Taylor

Part of the Eagles' healing process after the death of founder Glenn Frey was to bring Frey's singing son Deacon into the fold, along with …

Music

Olive Oil Dip for Italian Bread Recipe

"They serve this dip at the more elite Italian restaurants and I think I have finally mastered it! It tastes great with French bread and makes a good …

Recipes

15 Summer Side Dishes

1 of 15<p>Cuban Corn on the Cob<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Mango Gazpacho<p>3 of 15<p>Poppy Seed Chicken Salad<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Quinoa, Corn, and Mint …

Healthy Eating

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>With these different areas …

Amazon Echo