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How Do Smart Homes Work?

Smarthomes are like any other home, just with extra control options for lights, plugs, thermostats, and more. But those additional controls introduce complexity, and understanding how they work will help you build a better sm...

Will a Smart Plug Pay For Itself?

Smart plugs are a great way to automate your dumb devices, like lamps, game systems, and coffee makers. They also promise energy and money savings. But will they save enough money to pay for themselves? Maybe eventually....

Did You Know?

Babies love games like peek-a-boo because they haven’t developed object permanence (the ability to understand that objects exist even when not perceived) and actually believe a person concealed in the game of peek-a-boo has vanished and then reappeared before their eyes.

Did You Know?

Between 1935 and 1961, the Academy Awards included a Special Honorary Academy Award category for child stars called the Academy Juvenile Award—the first one awarded went to Shirley Temple.

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One ton of grapes yields enough wine to fill a little over two barrels and results in about 720 bottles of finished product.

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