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Roomba Has Been Quietly Mapping Your Home, Now It Wants to Sell The Data

Roomba Has Been Quietly Mapping Your Home, Now It Wants to Sell The Data

mag813 July 26, 2017 0

In 2015, the Roomba robotic vacuum received a major upgrade to its sensors, letting the robot build a map of the house or apartment it patrols for dirt. And now iRobot, the company behind the Roomba, could make a

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How to Grow Herbs

How to Grow Herbs

mag813 July 20, 2017 0

Fresh herbs are our number 1 tip for delicious, fresh and healthy food. Why? They add extraordinary flavor without adding calories. While you might not have a yard with garden space for herbs, all you

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Why Can’t Kids Bring Sunscreen To School?

Why Can’t Kids Bring Sunscreen To School?

mag813 July 12, 2017 0

It’s a hot, sunny day. Your progeny is going on a fieldtrip to a literal field, where she will likely find little shade. Can you throw a bottle of sunscreen in her backpack with

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Tesla Is Not Starting Solar Roof Installations Tomorrow

Tesla Is Not Starting Solar Roof Installations Tomorrow

mag813 June 29, 2017 0

Installations of Tesla’s new solar roof are supposed to start sometime this summer, but despite an enterprising Bloomberg report published Tuesday, Tesla representatives says installations will not be starting this Friday, June 30. The June 30

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The ‘Saturday Night Fever’ Dance Floor Is for Sale

The ‘Saturday Night Fever’ Dance Floor Is for Sale

mag813 June 28, 2017 0

No one will ever forget John Travolta’s legendary dancing in Saturday Night Fever, but there was another star in most of the shots that came close to stealing the spotlight—the floor. Now’s your chance to

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The ‘South Tampa Ken Doll’ With a Man-Bun and Distressed Jorts Has Arrived

The ‘South Tampa Ken Doll’ With a Man-Bun and Distressed Jorts Has Arrived

mag813 June 21, 2017 0

With the introduction of their new Fashionista line of modernized Ken dolls by Mattel, one has stood out above the others. Technically named “Distressed Denim – Broad“, the most startling feature of this “Next

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Your House Could Soon Be Covered in “Solar Paint” and Solar Panels

Your House Could Soon Be Covered in “Solar Paint” and Solar Panels

mag813 June 19, 2017 0

A team of Australian researchers have announced they’ve developed solar paint that can absorb water from the air and turn it into hydrogen that can be used to produce energy. The paint, revealed along

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Keep Those Skeeters At Bay With The Thermacell Backpacker Mosquito Repeller

Keep Those Skeeters At Bay With The Thermacell Backpacker Mosquito Repeller

mag813 June 14, 2017 0

No pest is better at ruining your time outside than the mosquito. Whether in your yard grilling up burgers or deep into a big backpacking trip – they’re always there, buzzing around your ears

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Why Air Conditioning Is A Basic Necessity

Why Air Conditioning Is A Basic Necessity

mag813 June 6, 2017 0

Air conditioning has never been considered as necessary as heating; building codes generally insist on the latter but not the former. In fact, there are lots of environmentalists and others who distain AC; as

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Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Insects In And Around Your Home

Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Insects In And Around Your Home

mag813 June 2, 2017 0

Here’s yet another reason to put down the bug spray. Children who have been exposed to pesticides in their homes may have an increased risk of certain cancers, according to a recent study. A

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