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This $40 LED light bulb is hiding a 360-degree wireless security camera

If you want to keep an eye on your home without ruining your decor or drawing attention to the fact that you have cameras set up around your house, …

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Brest, France: What to see and do

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean on a stunning bay in the western tip of France , the city of Brest has at its heart one of the country's most animated harbors.<p>With its proximity to the British Isles, you'll find this area of France is steeped in Celtic heritage when you travel here.<p>As …

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7 Compelling Reasons to Have More Sex

Everyone knows that, along with eating chocolate and drinking wine, having sex is one of the best things you can do for your health…<p>In all …

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Amazon Cloud Cam vs. Nest Cam: How 2 of the most popular home-security cameras stack up

1/<p>Hardware and software features: Both cameras have comparable hardware features, but Amazon lets you view more video clips for free.<p>Amazon<p>Both …

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Your guide to a smart garage

If you have a garage, then you know the feeling. You drive away from your home, make it halfway down the street and wonder if you remembered to close the garage door. We've seen plenty of smart cameras, doorbells and locks for our front doors, but what about the door many of us use the most? Turns …

Home Automation

HomeKit Weekly: Turning your old garage door into a Siri-controlled entrance

<i>HomeKit Weekly is a new series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework.</i><p>Getting into HomeKit can be a very costly endeavor when you start replacing locks, lights, and other accessories with connected versions. Fortunately, …

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This Is How Men Really Think About Sex

Over my career as a sex therapist, I have had the opportunity to sit with thousands of men as they've discussed their sexual feelings, sex lives, and …

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15 brainy gadgets that bring the smart home outside

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Best Smart Plug 2018: 5 of the best sockets to make your home smarter | Trusted Reviews

<b>Want to make an ordinary lamp smart, or be able to turn off an electric heater that you left on from your smartphone? Then a smart plug is the bit of</b> …

Nest x Yale Lock lets people in after Nest Hello sees them

The smart home security market is about to heat up. Amazon just recently acquired Ring, undoubtedly in direct opposition to Google who of course owns …

ecobee Switch+ with HomeKit also an Alexa smart speaker

ecobee began taking pre-orders for the Switch+ today. This smart-home light switch includes HomeKit support so it can be remotely controlled with an iPhone.<p>But it goes beyond that: with Amazon’s Alexa built in, this wall switch acts as a smart speaker all on its own.<p>Users can do more than verbally …

What to See in Paris in 4 Days - The Perfect Long-Weekend Guide to Paris

<b>One of my very favourite times of the year to visit Paris is in August. I love August because Parisians leave the city for their summer holiday and</b> …

Smart Home Technology: 10 Useful and Stylish Home Gadgets

<i>Convenience</i>! That’s the mantra of the modern era. One useful gadget after another, and we’re making our homes more convenient than ever with smart …

How to get top home security with no monthly fees

How often do you worry about your home, its contents or the people inside? I travel a lot and every time I'm on the road, my level of concern is …

How to Start a Smart Home

Smart ideas<p>In the last few years, the idea of a smart home has become less a lofty sci-fi idea and more an accessible reality. Speakers that control …

Home Automation

Ten memorable things you can do with a car in California (including 8 you'll enjoy)

Your mileage (and opinion) may vary.<p>But in more than a year of roaming the state to compile our bucket list of 366 (and counting) compelling California destinations and adventures, my Travel section colleagues and I have found that some of our most memorable moments have happened while we were …

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: April 13th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” It’s never …

Entertainment

Belkin's smart Bridge brings HomeKit control to Wemo accessories

Looking for a fast and easy way to control your Wemo smart accessories using HomeKit and the Home app? Belkin has the answer with its new Wemo …

Home Automation

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

Speak, shower and shave: Kohler brings smarts to your bathroom

Kohler wants to put Amazon's Alexa in your bathroom mirror and bring your toilet, your tub and your shower online.<p>To see the future of your bathroom, you'll need to head 60 miles north of Milwaukee. There, in the Rockwell-quaint company town of Kohler, just outside of Sheboygan, you'll find the …

Smart Homes

Google Home and Assistant now work with more than 1500 smart home devices from 200+ brands

The list of supported smart home partners on Google Assistant and Home continues to grow and that growth even seems to be accelerating as time …

Smart Homes

The best podcasts of 2017

Recode Radio Producer Eric Johnson shares his favorite episodes from Recode’s shows — and everyone else — in 2017.<p>As the producer of <b>Recode Radio</b>, I have had the unique privilege of being a fly on the wall for hundreds of riveting interviews on our weekly audio shows: <b>Recode Decode</b>, <b>Recode Media</b> and</b> …

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The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

MacTrast Deals: KlikR Universal Remote Control

The coin-sized KlikR Universal Remote Control allows you to control any infrared remote controlled electronic product, right from your …

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9 favorite new podcasts of 2017 (that aren't 'S-Town')

Oooh boy, 2017 has been quite a year. Donald Trump was inaugurated as the United States’ 45th president, devastating hurricanes hit Texas and Puerto …

Sexual Harassment

Ranking every Clint Eastwood film from worst to first

The best (and worst) of Clint Eastwood<p>"Go ahead, make my day." For over six decades, Hollywood tour de force Clint Eastwood has starred on the silver …

11 Dirty Movies On Netflix That Actually Tell A Good Story

We're currently living in a truly golden digital age, ladies and gentlemen. One where filth, raunchiness, sauciness, and unadulterated erotica is but …

Ranking The 10 Best New Netflix TV Series Of 2017

Two years ago, Netflix’s nearly 75 million users watched 42 <i>billion</i> hours of content on the streaming service over the course of that year. Those numbers have only grown since as Netflix has added more original content, including over <i>50</i> new seasons of television aimed at adults in 2017 alone. That’s …

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The skeptic’s guide to smart home gadgets

Before you buy any “smart” gadgets, make sure they’re not dumb.This holiday season, a third of Americans plan to buy a smart home device, according …

10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

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