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Create Your Own Amazon Alexa Skill

Amazon's Alexa has skills, such as turning lights on and off and even ordering food for you. That's what these actions are called and very recently you had to hope that a developer had created a skill for Alexa to get the artificial intelligent tube to do what you wanted. Last year, Amazon released...
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Make Scratch-N-Sniff Christmas Cards For Friends And Family

Christmas is a magical time where we try to spend a little more time together as a family. So here's really fun family project that everyone will love! Make your very own scratch-n-sniff Christmas cards. It's super easy to do. All you need are plastic spoons and bowls, measuring spoons,...
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It's Time To Ditch The Baby Carrot

When it comes to vegetables, carrots are beloved by all. Grown up, kids and even the dog. But there's a problem with carrots, in particular baby carrots. Those tiny carrots that don your veggie platter were once the savior of the carrot industry. You see, baby carrots are just regulator carrots...
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Netflix To Launch A Choose Your Adventure Style TV Episodes

Choose Your Own Adventure books have long been favored by kids and keep reading exciting. Now the concept is making its way to Netflix and your inner child is going to love it! The online video streaming company announced that is to launch a few choose your own adventure style specials in the next...
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So Bad News For All Those Online "Purchased" Music, Movies and Books

You may have heard that Apple launched three new versions of its iPhone yesterday. However I bet you didn't know that when you purchase a movie, book or music online that you never truly own it. The biggest downfall of not physically owning a CD, DVD or book is even though you "buy" entertainment,...
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Underage Girl Unknowingly Flashes Bartender's ID Card Lost Years Ago

Talk about a case of Deja Vu! 22-year old Kleo McHugh has been a bartender in New York City for about four years and of course she has a good eye for catching fake IDs. But this one has to take the cake. She shared her story online of a recent encounter where a group of girls came into her bar and...
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Online Tutorial Video Makes Us Overconfident In Our Own Abilities

It appears we have found the source of the infamous "hold my beer" moments of life, it's watching how-to videos on YouTube! Turns out watching these video tutorials make us overconfident when it comes to the skills we actually possess. Researchers reached this conclusion after an experiment using...
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Thanksgiving Leftover Etiquette

We spend so much time preparing for the Thanksgiving guest list and meal that we give little thought to the leftovers and in particular the proper protocol. So if you are hosting or an invited guest here are some suggested guidelines on how to divvy up leftovers. #1-If you are invited to a pot luck...
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DIY Room Air Fresheners

Fall is full of fresh, crisp and yummy smells and scents. But you don't have to spray scents and burn candles to satisfying your nostrils. You can make home air fresheners from food scraps. Now before you leap towards images of last night's meatloaf or shrimp scampi, think about scents you love...
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