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Samsung's SmartThings launches a powerful, privacy-friendly hub

BERLIN — Smart home technology is finally leaving the “Tinker Toy” phase and becoming a viable solution for average consumers.<p>Samsung wants to be a …

Home Automation

54-propeller superdrone lifts off with a person inside

It took 54 propellers for the Swarm superdrone to get off the ground with a human passenger along for the exciting ride.<p>I've looked at little quadcopter drones and thought, "Gosh, if I could just shrink down to mouse size, that would be a lot of fun to ride around on."<p>YouTube user gasturbine101 …


BBQ & Blues Cook-Off returns to Foley March 21 in support of south Baldwin County schools

The South Baldwin Chamber Foundation will cook up a whole lot of fun while raising funds for Foley area schools during the Seventh Annual BBQ & Blues …


Baldwin County Humane Society to hold grand opening of adoption center on Feb. 28 in Fairhope

The Baldwin County Humane Society celebrates a milestone Saturday, Feb. 28, with the grand opening of its own adoption center.

Pet Adoption

Beam's Android-powered projector fits in your light sockets

Let's face it: most projectors aren't very useful outside of home theaters or boardrooms, even if they're packing some smarts. Beam may get you to change your mind, though. Its namesake Android-powered projector runs apps, streams media from your mobile gear (through AirPlay or Miracast) and starts …

Gear & Gadgets

Personal Water Rocket Transportation Device - Initial Testing


How To Design Custom Shirts With Bleach


HERE for Android updated and improved, leaves beta

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Google launches Android WebView beta channel to let developers test their apps and the latest APIs

Google today launched the Android WebView beta channel. To participate, developers are asked to join the Google+ community and sign up for the testing program before they can download the beta from Google Play.<p>Android’s WebView is used for embedding a web page in an app and for displaying HTML …

All-star 'Pirates Take the Pond' concert features Mulligan Brothers, Lisa Mills, Eric Erdman, more

Some of coastal Alabama's most highly regarded musicians will perform at one of its most distinctive venues in an event helping to fund a special …


Eastern Shore communities waiting on ALDOT before decision is made on new traffic light technology

comments<p>The Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organization supports the new "adaptive traffic signal" technology, but wants ALDOT to pay for 50 …

China Tells Schools to Suppress Western Ideas, With One Big Exception

10 Things to Do Before You Go to Bed

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day.<br>And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Rise of the robots: how long do we have until they take our jobs?

Google’s Ray Kurzweil predicts robots will reach human levels of intelligence by 2029 – if they overcome current limitations<p>They have mastered the art of poker, helped write a cookbook and can cope with a basic conversation. The decision by a Japanese bank to staff their frontdesk with a bevy of …

Ray Kurzweil
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Veteran coach Adam Winegarden leaving Fairhope to take over at Auburn High

Adam Winegarden is leaving Fairhope after three successful seasons to take the head coaching job at Auburn High.<p>Winegarden told the team of his …

Eastern Shore Repertory Theatre receives prestigious national awards at 2015 Junior Theater Festival

Created by New York's iTheatrics and produced by the Junior Theater group, the Junior Theater Festival is the world's largest musical theater …

Benj Pasek End of Life | Tech News

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Tate Chaparrals Winter Guard Take First In Fairhope

The Tate High School Chaparrals winter guard team won first place in the Scholastic Regional “A” Class Saturday at Fairhope High School. Chaparrals …

Mobile Mask - 2018 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

NOTE: This schedule is the <b>copyrighted property of Mobile Mask</b>. If you wish to use it, contact Mobile Mask for permission. This is the earliest 2018 …

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras on Baldwin County's Eastern Shore 2018 Parade Schedules

<b>2018 Fairhope, Alabama Mardi Gras</b> <b><br>and Eastern Shore Parade Schedule</b><p><i>*This page is a personal Website in support of Fairhope Mardi Gras. <br>2018 Fairhope</i> …

Calendar of automotive events

Today<p>Mar, 2018 10 Saturday<p>Car show<p>Wesley Chapel, FL<p>March 10, 2018<p>Open Show All makes and models Pristine or Daily Drivers. Free Dash Plaque for first …

Classic Cars

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The Pursuit of Beauty

Yitang Zhang solves a pure-math mystery.<p>I don’t see what difference it can make now to reveal that I passed high-school math only because I cheated. I could add and subtract and multiply and divide, but I entered the wilderness when words became equations and x’s and y’s. On test days, I sat next …