Michael Doyle

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27 of the Most Beautiful Places to Put on Your Travel Bucket List

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

America's Original Speakeasies (PHOTOS)

The thirst for neo-speakeasies--that is, vintage bars with atmospheres and cocktail menus to reflect the clandestine 1920s glamour of the Prohibition Era--has not abated in the years since the first, Milk & Honey, opened on Manhattan's Lower East Side. As the contemporary speakeasy trend rages on, …

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Arcsoft's Simplicam tells you if a stranger's in your house

And if you don't know them<p>Home monitoring cameras do a great job tracking what's going on when you're away from your house, but they can also send you a deluge of alerts. Last year, Arcsoft's Simplicam tried to solve that problem by using facial detection to send motion alerts only when it saw …

Chamberlain goes from the garage to the front door with Notifi

Chamberlain, a company that’s long been known for garage door openers and is the maker of one of my favorite connected products (the Chamberlain MyQ …

Home Automation

Blue Spark debuts wearable baby thermometer and app

LAS VEGAS — Blue Spark Technologies’ new wearable thermometer is built into a soft bandage-like patch that sticks to the skin. It continuously monitors body temperature and reports the data back to a smartphone app in real time.<p>The product is called TempTraq and is powered by Blue Spark’s patented, …

Mother welcomes developers into her creepy connected world

It's often said that "mother knows best," but sometimes, even mothers need council. Alright, so perhaps that's not true for tough, human matriarchs, but it does apply to Mother: the creepy-looking, internet-connected hub that's intended to make your dumb home smarter. You see, Mother communicates …