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Philips Hue announced a ton of new smart lights this summer

Your Guide to the Best Food in New Orleans

It is said that you will know a place best through its food, and I can say I have done that fully in the months that I’ve stayed in New Orleans. The …

How to Find Free Campsites in the U.S.

Camping is generally considered one of the cheapest ways to vacation, but many private campsites these days charge pretty hefty fees. The price of …

Outdoors

How to Let Multiple People Use the Same Amazon Echo

Once you've added another family member to your Echo device, each of you can bounce from one account to another just by talking to Alexa. Here's …

Amazon Echo

The latest Philips Hue lighting kits bring color to your walls

Play and Signe promise real floor-to-ceiling ambiance.<p>Signify's Philips Hue lights can certainly be used to illuminate your walls, but they're not usually <i>meant</i> for it. Even LightStrips are intended more as accents than room-defining centerpieces. That's where the company's latest kits might come to …

Home Automation

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°.<p>Step 2<p>Toss potatoes with 2 tablespoons Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Mayonnaise Dressing with Extra Virgin …

Potatoes

Dog Grooming at Home: The Dos and Don’ts of Proper Hygiene

<i>I have a local professional groomer that my dog and I both adore. It’s cost prohibitive to take my dog as often as I would like, yet I’m intimidated</i> …

Pets

10 best smart-home gadgets for newbies

The smart home has never been more accessible, so what's the best place to start?

Smart Homes

Our 50 Most Popular Fall Recipes of All Time

Fall is almost here! It's time to start cookin' up some warm meals for the chilly days ahead. Here's a slew of our most popular recipes using your …

Cooking

A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Shooting Long Exposure Photos

Here’s a concise beginner’s step-by-step guide on how to capture long exposure photographs.<p><b>1.</b> Frame the composition. Pay extra attention to the edges …

Landscape Photography

The 10 Best Snorkeling Spots in the Florida Keys

1 of 10<p>Fort Zachary Taylor, Key West<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas<p>3 of 10<p>John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Key …

Key Largo

100 Products That Will Make Your Home Smarter

You might need a minute to pick your jaw up off of the floor after seeing these seriously cool home tech products.<p>Moen’s Magnetix showerhead …

Home Automation

America’s Most Beautiful Beer Trails

These days, it’s pretty much guaranteed that your next vacation destination will be home to a brewery, or two, or ten. And then there are those …

Seared Scallops with Corn Cream Recipe

"This recipe for seared scallops on fresh corn cream shows that you can take a few seasonal ingredients, put them together simply and quickly, and …

Homemade Hawaiian Ginger Ale

6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Ginger Syrup<p>1 cup finely chopped peeled ginger<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>Assembly<p>1 liter club soda<p>8 lime wedges<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Ginger Syrup<p>Bring ginger, sugar, and 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from heat, cover, and let sit 30 minutes. Strain syrup through a …

Recipes

12 Fall Soup Recipes to Make You Look Forward to Chilly Weather

Even if you’re not a <i>Seinfeld</i> fan, chances are you’ve heard the phrase “No soup for you!” In the show's famous episode, the soup stand’s chef, who is …

Cooking

Want to buy a smart plug? Read this first

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times. Smart plugs are one of the most underrated smart home products out there. No, they aren't the flashiest, but they can automate dumb products in your home with ease and bring them into your smart home ecosystem. To make sure you get the best fit …

Home Automation

10 Brilliant Smart Home Products Discounted for a Limited Time

Movies from the ’80s and ’90s were notorious for giving a glimpse into the future smart home. Maybe flying cars have yet to come to fruition, but …

Home Automation

Dog Comforts Rescued Pony That Was Starved of Food and Affection

This dog and pony aren't putting on a show. They genuinely seem in love. Molly is a 3-year-old golden retriever that lives at Carolina Equine Rescue …

Pets

Chef John's Butter Puff Biscuit Dough Recipe

"This biscuit dough is similar to puff pastry but uses a much less fussy procedure. It works great for fruit tarts, ham and cheese turnovers, and …

Baking

The Flask May Be One of the Most-Used Pieces of Gear

My Southern gentleman upbringing has taught me that 99 percent of the time, having a little booze on your person comes in handy. This makes a flask a very necessary everyday item. You could pretty easily drop a few Benjamins on a flask, but why when you have these excellent options for under</b> …

Camping

What an egg breakfast looks like in 10 places around the world

1/<p>Enjoy a Full English in the United Kingdom.<p>camaforbusiness/Shutterstock<p>Also known as a "fry-up," the traditional English breakfast includes fried …

Breakfast

Bring home some ambient lighting w/ this dimmable HomeKit light strip at $29 (20% off)

Homesmart (100% positive feedback) via Amazon offers the Koogeek Dimmable HomeKit LED Light Strip for <b>$28.99 shipped</b> when checking out with code <b>VXFNNQ58</b>. That’s good for a 20% discount from the going rate and is the lowest offer we’ve tracked. This HomeKit-enabled light strip is an affordable way to …

Home Automation

10 Comfort Food Classics to Make in the Slow Cooker — Recipes from The Kitchn

Your slow cooker is king of many things: tackling huge hunks of meat, potluck favorites, and meals that practically cook themselves while you work …

Cooking

Which smart home gadget should you buy first?

Smart home tech is nothing new -- hobbyists have been geeking out over home automation for decades now -- but in recent years, it's marched closer to the mainstream than ever before. High-profile connected home gadgets like the Amazon Echo, the Nest Learning Thermostat and the Ring Video Doorbell …

Smart Homes

12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

When Did Aboriginal People First Arrive In Australia?

Image: iStock<p>Many Aboriginal Australians would say with conviction that they have always been here. Their ancestors and traditional learnings tell …

Anthropology

Metropoly - August 2018 - Orlando, FL

Orlando Magazine Wins 11 Awards for Excellence<p>Recognition from Florida Magazine Association includes honors for design, writing, photography, online …

Food & Dining

How Scotland is Bringing Back Its Lost Alcohol

Travel<p>With many Scotch distilleries closed or forgotten, whisky makers look to the past to rethink the country's heritage spirit.<p>During the last century, almost half of Scotland’s distilleries have been shut down, with many destroyed or forgotten. Global recession, world wars, and overproduction …

Whiskey

Easy Salmon Poke Bowl Recipe - Printer Friendly - Chowhound

1Make a batch of steamed brown rice. Use our Brown Rice recipe.<p>2Next, in a medium sized bowl, combine soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, …

Recipes