A common theme for the smart home is “why not.” Why not buy a Bluetooth-equipped gas grill, or a smartphone-controlled garage door opener, or a microwave with voice control built in? So many of these gadgets are designed not with a specific universal problem in mind, but rather a narrow issue a small segment of the home-owning population may find annoying enough to … [Read more...] about Casper Glow smart light review: clever, but not smart
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0 Have your say Police are the latest group to hail an index of child trauma that offers a key to health and behaviour. But is it good science, asks Chris Marshall In the mid-1980s, doctors running a weight loss programme at a clinic in San Diego happened upon a startling discovery. Struggling to understand why successful slimmers were quitting, lead … [Read more...] about ACEs: Light bulb moment or magic bullet for social ills in Scotland?
0 Have your say In the mid-1980s, doctors running a weight loss programme at a clinic in San Diego happened upon a startling discovery. Struggling to understand why successful slimmers were quitting, lead physician Dr Vincent Felitti began interviewing the leavers and found many had experienced sexual abuse in childhood. His findings led to a … [Read more...] about ACEs: Light bulb moment or magic bullet for social ills?
Best answer: LED bulbs, including smart lights, are much more energy-efficient than older incandescent bulbs, but the higher upfront cost of smart bulbs means you won't break even for a while.Amazon: LIFX Color 1000 ($50) Upfront costs Smart home brands love to tout their bulbs as being energy-efficient, saving you money in the long term, and while you can certainly cut your … [Read more...] about Do smart lights actually save you money?
Depending on where you live, you've likely seen a house with crazy flashing Christmas lights that change color and dance to music. Almost every neighborhood or town has "that one house" that goes all out for the holidays each year. In my neighborhood, that house is mine. If you've ever wondered how those displays work and what you need to make your own, this will be a short … [Read more...] about Ever Wondered How Those Computer-Controlled Christmas Light Displays Work?