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Home Automation Using NodeMcu: Three Things to Try

There are many ways to create a system for home security and automation, and some are options that can be made by the homeowner. Not everyone wants …

Smart Homes

Sorry, Coconut Oil Isn't Actually Good for You, Heart Docs Say

The American Heart Association wants to set the record straight: Coconut oil is <i>not</i> a health food, a panel of experts writes in a new AHA advisory …

Atmos to announce the touchscreen that Alexa and Google Assistant have been missing

With some API magic and a few strategic partnerships, Atmos combines touch and voice in a way that goes beyond solutions from Amazon, Google, Apple, …

I Tried This App to Make My Marriage (Even) Healthier — Here’s What I Learned

When I first heard about Lasting, an app billed as “marriage counseling made simple,” I was about as open to it as you would expect someone who runs 90 percent of her life from her devices to be. As someone who’s always been very pro-counseling — my now-husband and I had a few sessions with a …

Counseling

Don't Set Up an LLC Without Doing This 1 Thing | Inc.com

You're starting a new business. Your friend told you to set up a limited liability company (LLC). So you set one up and opened up a bank account. You're ready to dive in. But you forgot one thing--how is the LLC taxed? It seems your friend forgot to mention this part.<p>Understanding LLC taxation can …

Retirement

Best tip ever: Set up Find My Device as soon as you get your phone

There are several options available for remotely tracking your phone, but Google's own Find My Device service is one of the most convenient around. …

Android News

Crockpot Chicken Wild Rice Casserole Recipe

This delicious and homey one-dish meal for Crockpot Chicken Wild Rice Casserole is very rich and easy. We love how the wild rice cooks in the …

Pittsburgh's Microgrids Technology Could Lead The Way For Green Energy

When President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, he said he represented "Pittsburgh, not Paris."<p>Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto disagreed. He traveled to Germany this week as part of an unofficial delegation of more than 100 Americans, American officials and …

Renewable Energy

The Smartest People Love to Fail, and Here's Why | Inc.com

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison<p>Granted, given the history and scope of Edison's accomplishments, it may be a little difficult to label the famed inventor someone who has failed. But it's entirely possible.<p>In his own words, Edison denies having ever …

Motivation

7 Qualities Of People Who Are Chronically Unhappy

I often teach about happiness, and what has become exceedingly clear is there are seven qualities chronically unhappy people have mastered.<p>According …

Happiness

I'm Kind Of Obsessed With This 200-Year-Old Cake Recipe

George Washington feasted on this cake in 1783. And I feasted on it last week.<p>So it ends up sweet, but not overpoweringly sweet. And the carrot-cooking isn't too involved: you just boil 'em for 5 minutes.<p>You cream the butter and sugar, add a bunch of eggs one at a time, sift together the flour and …

The Gift Of A Good Dad

“I can’t deal with him anymore right now,” I say hotly to my husband, temper flaring as it so often does when I butt heads with my preteen (who, …

Parenting

This Start-Up Is Turning Your Leftover Coffee Grounds Into Clean Fuel

You know the drama surrounding disposable coffee cups. You know that buying beans from direct trade suppliers is the way to go. But there's another …

Coffee

Your home could become supersmart with this sensor

If you want to set up a connected home, you’ve got two options. You can buy a bunch of smart gadgets that may or may not communicate with other smart …

Machine Learning

Seafood Gumbo with Shrimp and Crab Meat

This seafood gumbo starts with a roux, and it's packed with a variety of shellfish, including oysters, shrimp, and crab.<p>Feel free to adjust the …

This Easy Chicken Chili Comes Together in 20 Minutes

Now that cool fall evenings have returned, nothing beats a hot bowl of chili for dinner. But if you think chili isn't a possibility on a busy …

Cooking

Home Automation Stackable Raspberry Pi Mega-IO Expansion Card (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for a way to expand their home automation systems or start creating, may be interested in a new stackable Raspberry …

Microcontroller

Add some color to your home with 3rd-gen Philips Hue bulbs for $41 each

Philips Hue is one of the biggest names in the smart lighting space, but the price of its bulbs can hold people back from adding them in every room …

Halibut Tacos with Spicy Radicchio-Avocado Slaw

These tacos have a wonderful blend of flavors. The halibut lends a buttery flavor to the natural bitterness of the radicchio, while being rounded out …

Seafood

Pre-test jitters? Here's how teachers are helping students de-stress

Assessments may change in many ways, but for most students, the stress of having to prove what they know and can do doesn’t go away.<p>That’s why an …

Can you get rich by investing in a startup? How to do it — and the pros and cons of crowdfunding.

In May 2016, a law took effect that allows anyone to invest at least some of their cash in startup companies. Until then, buying a stake in a small …

Venture Capital

8 Relationship Habits to Form Right Now

Instead of focusing on bad habits you need to break in your relationship, give things a positive spin. Developing good habits with your partner is something you can work on together, and practicing these eight things will make you stronger than ever.<p>1. Tell each other about your days.<p>Each day, make …

Smart Homes' Basic Setup: 5 Devices You Need, Prices And Risks Involved

Our homes and generally our lives, are growing more and more smart every day. Whether it be smartwatches, smartphones and smart speakers, they can …

Samsung's new smart home hub is an all-in-one Wi-Fi router

One app for everything<p>Amazon, Google, and Apple may be the most talked about names in the smart home hub game, but Samsung is throwing its name in the ring with a beefed up hub offering of its own. While Samsung already sells the SmartThings hub capable of controlling everything from smart lighting …

Essential Home is the newest smart speaker with a display

They say that home is where the heart is, but if you ask Google and now Andy Rubin’s Essential, it’s also a smart speaker that can help you control …

Andy Rubin

How to Build a Smart Home Where Everything Might Actually Work

The smart home future is here... sort of. But really how smart are a bunch of different devices all speaking different languages? Unfortunately, the …

12 habits of genuine people

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested …

Emotional Intelligence

Chemex 101: Brewing Tips and Advice From a Coffee Novice

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — May 7, 2017<p><i>Learn how to brew coffee in your Chemex! Watch the quick Chemex video tutorial and read on for</i> …

Cops find dead body floating in East River

Cops found a dead body floating in the East River, near the East Village, Sunday afternoon, police said.<p>Harbor Patrol officers recovered the body …

East Village