Richard James Nordin

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Amazon Alexa<p>Amazon Alexa powers Echo, Tap, and Dot and is designed around your voice. It's always on — just ask for information, music, news, …

Eight odd tricks to try with your Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo is full of surprises. Since it was launched in 2014, the voice-controlled virtual assistant gadget has picked up steam and turned into a helpful home companion.<p>The speaker and its built-in assistant, Alexa, started as a pretty cool way to play music, get traffic or news info, and …

Smart Homes

The Kitchen Tool You Didn't Know You Needed

The humble egg coddler looks like something that might have been cast in the "Be Our Guest" scene in <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>: short and stout and sleek, with determined little legs. (The design is also Bauhaus-inspired, if you're into that sort of thing.) I admittedly was skeptical of it: Most of my …

Breakfast

Learn How to get Word, Excel and PowerPoint on your iPad or iPhone

Here's how to get the Microsoft Office apps on your iPhone and iPad for free. Plus how to edit Word, Excel and Powerpoint documents for free on your …

The water wars are coming: Civilization will never survive climate calamity

Delegates from 200 nations are convening in Paris for a climate summit. It should be treated as a peace conference<p>At the end of November, delegations from nearly 200 countries will convene in Paris for what is billed as the most important climate meeting ever held. Officially known as the 21st …

Don't Believe In Evolution? Try Thinking Harder

The theory of evolution by natural selection is among the best established in science, yet also among the most controversial for subsets of the American public.<p>For decades we've known that beliefs about evolution are well-predicted by demographic factors, such as religious upbringing and political …

Psychology

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 tips and tricks

The Galaxy Note 5 is an exciting device, and whether you have one or are just reading up on it before you get one, there are a handful of things you …

Gear & Gadgets

“There is no god — now what?”: How to find meaning in an atheist world

Filmmaker and photographer Chris Johnson on the dangers of religion and his new documentary, “A Better Life”<p>In 2014, photographer and filmmaker Chris Johnson published A Better Life, a coffee table book that profiles atheists from around the world as they discuss the pursuits and relationships that …

First things to do with your Galaxy Note 5

The Galaxy Note 5 is a great phone, and you're surely excited to have one in your hands and ready to explore everything it has to offer. But in that …

Phones

How-To: Upload your photos into iCloud Photo Library from your iOS device and iCloud.com

Apple announced Photos last year during the WWDC. The Photos app along with iCloud Photo Library will allow you to store all of your photos in the cloud with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, provided you upgrade your iCloud storage space to accommodate your iCloud Photo Library. Photos will end up …

iCloud

35 soul-crushing facts about American income inequality

The money given out in Wall Street bonuses last year was twice the amount all minimum-wage workers earned combined<p>While Hillary Clinton occasionally gives some lip service to the problem of extreme inequality, Bernie Sanders is the only candidate really hammering away at it. He has even blasted the …