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More Americans Spending Last Days Of Life At Home Rather Than In Hospitals, Study Finds

Where do Americans spend their last days of life? A new study based on the analysis of millions of records of Medicare beneficiaries who passed away between 2000 and 2015 revealed more people died at home, not in hospitals.

Public Health June 28, 2018

Google Home Can Now Perform 3 Commands At The Same Time: Here’s How

A new update slated for Google Home devices enhances some of its core features. Users can now issue up to three commands at a time, which improves its multitasking capabilities.

Google June 14, 2018

J.C. Penney To Start Selling Home Appliances Again In July

Looking to give your home appliances an overhaul? J.C. Penney might just have what you need, as the department store brings back its home appliance business in July.

Business Tech May 10, 2016

Splyt Can Bring Both Art And Light Into Even The Most Dreary Living Space

Created by Jason Krugman and Scott Leinweber, the product is the result of a desire to bring more light — and art — into living spaces.

Business Tech April 28, 2016

Scientists Create Graphene-Based Sensor That Detects Air Pollution In Your Home

A newly developed graphene sensor could possibly detect levels of air pollution in homes. It is a result of a colloboration between the University of Southampton and the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

Earth/Environment April 18, 2016

Cancer Patients Who Opt To Die At Home Tend To Live Longer

According to a study, cancer patients who prefer to receive palliative care at home tend to live longer than those who are in hospitals. Other studies also show that those who opt to stay at home experience less painful and easier death.

Life April 3, 2016

North Texas Storm May Cost $300 Million In Car Repairs Alone

The hailstorms last Thursday that pounded cars and rolled across North Texas could lead to $300 million in vehicle repairs alone. The storms left the streets with debris, leaves, and some remnants of damaged structures, and did not spare the Fort Worth police headquarters and zoo.

Earth/Environment March 21, 2016

Your Home Likely Hosts About 100 Insects And Lice: Here Are Some Of Them

You need not call pest control, but a new study in the United States found that the average American home contains an average of 100 arthropods. Luckily, some of them are somehow harmless.

Animals January 20, 2016

Scented Candles, Other Perfumed Products Contain Ingredient That Could Give You Cancer

Perfumes, scented candles and air freshener products may contain cancer-causing ingredients. Using houseplants may help reduce these harmful substances.

Life January 16, 2016

British Researcher Says Dying At Home Not Always The Best Choice For Patients

The home had been regarded as the most preferred place of death. As per surveys and analyses, one British researcher said that it may not always be the best choice as many factors should be considered.

Life October 8, 2015

American Standard's Elaborate New 3D-Printed Faucets Are Real, But Expensive

American Standard brings 3D printing to kitchen and bathroom faucets with some impressive results.

Gadgets June 19, 2015

Nest Announces Home Security 'Nest Cam' & Accompanying Recording Service

At an event today in San Francisco, Nest rolled out a refresh of its product line along with a brand new gadget called Nest Cam. The product of Nest's purchase of Dropcam, Nest Cam is a tiny security camera for your smarthome.

Gadgets June 17, 2015

AT&T Digital Life Will Let You Control Your Home From Your Car's Dashboard

AT&T aims to give consumers control of the home from anywhere, such as the car dashboard. Its newest tech platform connects car services to home and security services.

FUTURE TECH March 2, 2015

Starbucks Is More Of A Trendsetter Than Any Of Us Realized

If having easy access to all of Starbucks' caffeinated goodness wasn't enough for you, there's now another awesome reason why you should live near a Starbucks. It has to do with your home value.

Internet Culture January 30, 2015

Withings' Home is no ordinary baby cam, it detects motion, crying and even monitors air quality

Consumer electronics company Withings rounds out its line of health products with the Home. The all-in-one monitoring station captures video, monitors air quality and analyses the environment for sounds of distress.

FUTURE TECH September 4, 2014

Home blood pressure monitoring a win-win for patients, insurers

Researchers say insurance companies should invest in BP tools for consumers and patients as it can boost health care services while saving big bucks on the provider side. Home testing is as effective as clinical monitoring, says new research.

July 15, 2014

Honeywell Lyric is one smart home thermostat that adjusts to your lifestyle thanks to GPS capability

Honeywell aims to get back to the top of the smart home sector. And the company's new Lyric smart thermostat hopes to do just that.

FUTURE TECH June 10, 2014

Home is where the stress is, work is where fulfillment lies, but where does that leave the telecommuter?

New research reveals stress levels are much less in the work environment as home life is much more stressful. But if you happen to work at home how does that compute?

Life May 24, 2014

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