Katherine Sweeney

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Weekly Innovation: A Smart Power Outlet That Can't Shock You

If you're a parent, you know the aggravation that comes with baby-proofing an entire house. Probably one of your biggest fears is that your child might stick her finger or a foreign object into an electrical outlet.<p>More than 30,000 non-fatal shock accidents occur annually, according to the …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

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BBQ Country Style Ribs Recipe

"Tasty, twice baked ribs with your favorite BBQ sauce."<p>Ingredients<p>10 country style pork ribs<p>2 teaspoons minced garlic<p>1 lemon, thinly sliced<p>1 (18 …

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A power nap can boost your productivity

The power nap for many people is a pleasure and also a need. But often there is no time for such a luxury.<p>Many people feel bad and stressed when they …

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Black Friday-Cyber Monday: 10 hotel deals worth checking out

If you go into travel-planning mode as soon as Thanksgiving dinner is over, knock yourself out with these 10 hotel deals coming up over<p>Black FridayandCyber Monday.<p>No need to leave the house to book a $99 room at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego or a $149 room at the J.W. Marriott Camelback Inn & …

7 Ways To Make Your Home A Greener Place

Want to go green, but don't have the time or budget for a complete renovation? Easily make your home more eco-friendly with these seven simple DIY projects.<p>"Living a greener life" seems like a tall order, especially if you're renting or can't afford to renovate your home using eco-friendly …

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18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

Router that anonymises internet activity raises $300,000 on Kickstarter

Anonabox, a device that re-routes data through the cloaking Tor network, is tool for freedom of information, developer says<p>An internet router that aims to anonymise online activity had raised over $300,000 Tuesday, after less than 48 hours on the Kickstarter fundraising site.<p>Anonabox, a 2.4in by …

The Nation's Shame: The Injustice of Mandatory Minimums

For decades, lawyers, scholars, and judges have criticized mandatory drug sentencing as oppressive and ineffective. Yet tens of thousands of …