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15 free Alexa skills that can make your life easier - and make the Amazon Echo more useful

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Amazon works behind the scenes to improve Alexa's capabilities on a weekly basis, but best way to unlock your Echo's true potential is enabling third-party skills.
These skills can hook into tech and services you already use and let you access the information you want - news from your favorite publication, or information about your day's fitness activities - just with your voice.
Enabling a skill only takes one click, and it...
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The best roach killer and traps you can buy

The best roach killer and traps you can buy

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The Insider Pick:
Any cockroaches that stay outside in nature are OK in my book and should have nothing to fear from humans. Any roaches that break the trust and come into our homes, however, need to die.
Our top pick to render said bugs dead is the Combat Max 12-Month Roach Killing Bait because, as the name suggests, its lethality starts on day one and lasts for a year.
You've probably heard cockroaches described as the ultimate...
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Meet Remi, the $100 monitor, alarm clock, and sleep trainer for babies and toddlers all in one - here's what it's like to use it

Meet Remi, the $100 monitor, alarm clock, and sleep trainer for babies and toddlers all in one - here's what it's like to use it

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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REMI is designed to look cute and comforting, so kids of all ages will welcome the proximity of this combined monitor, clock, speaker, night light, and sleep tracker device.
The hardware works with a smartphone app that gives parents control over multiple features and lets them track multiple data sets.
REMI is suitable for use starting with newborns and may well remain in service until well after your child's 10th...
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What it's like to use Furbo, the $199 dog camera that lets you remotely play with your pets and toss them treats

What it's like to use Furbo, the $199 dog camera that lets you remotely play with your pets and toss them treats

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Furbo
Modern technology has changed the way we live, and in many ways, it has made life easier. In today's day and age, there is a smartphone application for everything. You can use an app to track your daily calorie intake, to shop for clothing or groceries, and to communicate with people all over the world. See the rest of the story at Business Insider See Also: The best aftershave you can buy 28 amazing home products we found...
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

This affordable swimsuit company fits their designs on their employees...

This affordable swimsuit company fits their designs on their employees instead of fit models - 5 of us tried them and they fit each of us incredibly well

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Most swimwear... Read more ...

The surprising Sixers-Suns trade during the draft comes back to a deal made...

The surprising Sixers-Suns trade during the draft comes back to a deal made 3 years ago and shows the hilarious circular nature of the NBA

Kevin Hagen/AP The Philadelphia 76ers and Phoenix Suns agreed to a trade on Thursday during the draft, with the 76ers sending 10th overall pick Mikal Bridges to the Suns for... Read more ...

The best airplane seat for every possible travel need

The best airplane seat for every possible travel need

IPGGutenbergUKLtd/ iStock Everyone has their go-to spot on an airplane, which can actually say a lot about a person's personality . If you're hoping to get some rest on your... Read more ...

President Trump said a murder victim looked like 'Tom Selleck, except better...

President Trump said a murder victim looked like 'Tom Selleck, except better looking' at an immigration event

Fox News/YouTube President Donald Trump held an event on Friday honoring people murdered by undocumented immigrants. The event was meant to emphasize crimes committed by... Read more ...

What it's like to eat at the best restaurant in the world

What it's like to eat at the best restaurant in the world

Foodie Stories by Anders Husa/YouTube The winners of the annual World's 50 Best Restaurants awards were announced on Tuesday, and Osteria Francescana came out on top for the... Read more ...

Disney just gave us a first look at the new 'Toy Story Land' at night - and...

Disney just gave us a first look at the new 'Toy Story Land' at night - and we're booking our vacation ASAP

Disney The grand opening of "Toy Story Land" at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida is about a week away. While most of the details have been kept under wraps, we... Read more ...

The best eco-friendly mineral sunscreen you can buy

The best eco-friendly mineral sunscreen you can buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The Insider... Read more ...

Odisha sets up single-window clearance panel for tourism projects

Odisha sets up single-window clearance panel for tourism projects

Tourism minister Ashok Chandra Panda said on Thursday, the Odisha state government has put in place a special single-widow clearance committee to expedite clearance of... Read more ...

One of America's most powerful female executives controls a $30 billion...

One of America's most powerful female executives controls a $30 billion media empire - and she still faces surprising harassment in the workplace

Getty Shari Redstone is one of the most prominent female media executives in America. She still faces surprising misogyny and harassment in the workplace, according to a new... Read more ...

Over a million space rocks could strike Earth with more energy than a...

Over a million space rocks could strike Earth with more energy than a nuclear bomb, and we don't know where most of them are

REUTERS/NASA/Handout NASA wants to find killer asteroids before they smack into the planet. There are over a million potentially city-killing asteroids lurking beyond the edges... Read more ...