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Bushmills and Root & Branch Join Forces For Ultimate Irish Coffee Recipe

<b>Presented by Bushmills</b><p>Irish Coffee is one of the all-time classic winter cocktails. Done right, it's a creamy, decadent concoction that's both …

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June 28, 2018 By<p>Sponsored: Based on the same idea as Rep-Rap 3D printers, every part of 3Dsimo Kit is open source. All the necessary blueprints are …

Gear & Gadgets

Amazon Echo now gives health advice and helps you find a plumber

Amazon's Echo speaker has been steadily making itself more useful since its launch in 2015, adding Spotify support, home automation control, and the ability to book an Uber. Amazon's latest round of updates boost the Alexa-enabled speaker's capabilities once again, adding new skills from Boston …

Worx Landroid Review - Never Mow Again with the Worx Robotic Mower?

(Last Updated On: July 3, 2018)<p>Tired of cutting the grass? Worx may have conjured up the perfect solution for those wanting an extra hour of sleep on …

Landscaping

Robomow RM510 Review - Is this Robotic Lawn Mower a Good Buy?

(Last Updated On: November 24, 2017)<p>The <b>RM510</b> is the smallest Robotic Lawnmower of the Robomow fleet, but it’s an impressive device. Robomow is …

Comparing the Danalock vs August Smart Lock

(Last Updated On: October 11, 2017)<p>Smart locks are an increasing sight around smart homes as people are now prepared to but the locks on their doors …

Smart Homes

Blossom Smart Sprinkler Review - Smart Enough?

(Last Updated On: June 26, 2018)<p>With all the climate change debate going on, whatever your view, no one can argue that there’s a need to save water, …

Smart Homes

This drone can paint your house better than you can

A drone can probably paint your house better than you do — and it won't end up falling off the ladder.<p>Florida-based startup Apellix developed a …

HomeKit accessory review: ConnectSense Smart Outlet

Apple first revealed HomeKit almost a year ago, giving both themselves and third-party manufacturers time to develop some interesting home automation …

Your Cat's New Best Friend: A Roomba Robot That Sprays And Mops Hardwood Floors

Because mopping floors is for Cinderella and she's married now, this is the $200 Braava jet, the latest Roomba style robot from iRobot. It sprays …

iRobot Roomba 880 Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the iRobot Roomba 880?<p>The Roomba 880 is one of the more advanced robot cleaners from the pioneers at iRobot. I first tested a Roomba almost a …

What is the best Robot Vacuum?

<i>Updates and Edits (October, 2017) – We’ve replaced the previous robot vacuum cleaner winner with a newer model and made some tweaks.</i><p>Title<p>Best …

Robotics

America Didn't Invent the Shutdown, Didn't Learn From It Either | Commentary

Mark Twain famously quipped, “History doesn’t repeat, but it does rhyme.” He might have been talking about the government shutdown in Washington this …

Man Celebrates Octoberfest and Actually Loses Weight Consuming Only Beer & Sausages

An Arizona man claims that his annual, month-long Octoberfest diet consisting of just beer and sausages is a winner in the weight-loss department.<p>Credit: Getty Images<p>The beer and bratwurst fan, Evo Terro claims that he limits his calorie intake to 15,000 per week (that’s up to six beers a day and …

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New West Point Center Preserves Lessons Learned in Afghanistan, Iraq

It is often said that in Afghanistan and Iraq, the U.S. military forgot the lessons of counterinsurgency from Vietnam. In a future conflict, might …

The State of the race in Virginia

Normally at Unlikely Voter I’ll look at individual polls, synthesize them into the trend, and go from there. But I’ve been behind, so we’re just …

Why are so Many Americans in Prison? Michael Stoll on America's Ridiculous Incarceration Rates

Obama's latest, familiar strategy

President Barack Obama made his plans for his newly won political capital official — he’s going to hammer House Republicans on immigration.<p>And it’s evident from his public and private statements that Obama’s latest immigration push is, in at least one respect, similar to his fiscal showdown …

Republicans Lost the Shutdown Battle, but They’re Winning the Fiscal War

If there’s one thing just about every­one can agree on, it’s that the Re­pub­lic­ans lost this fight — and badly. They sur­rendered on every point, …