Luggage Robot and Call Blocking By Android

Have you ever been to the airport and lugged around a heavy carry-on bag you wished you would have packed lighter? If so, there may be hope for your future flights. Royal Dutch Airlines has built a robot that will carry your luggage (up to 85 pounds) and travel with you from the security gate to your boarding gate. The robot is named Care-E, and it will scan your boarding pass, hold your carry-on, navigate around obstacles and go with you to your departure gate. U.S. testing of the robot will begin this year in the San Francisco International Airport …

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Updating Your Deck

An outside deck on your home can be a great improvement and provide enjoyment for you, your family and your friends. If you do not have one already, it is worth researching options and talking with some contractors about constructing one. If you already have one installed and have been using it for a while it is probably time to perform maintenance on your deck. One of the first things you will need to do is remove anything on the deck and make sure the surface is free of debris so you will have a clear surface to work with. …

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Trip to the Mountains

With at least a month left before the unofficial end of summer takes place (day after Labor Day) and school starting back soon, it may be time to take that last vacation of the season. So if you made it to the beach already consider heading to the mountains. If you only have a day or two available then a local trip may be a good option for you. If you have more time available, then venturing out of state should be a great way to enjoy your time away. For the short trip┬áCheaha State Park is a good option. …

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Stuffed Steak Rolls and Shrimp Salad

August is still a great time to think about grilling, and the stuffed steak rolls recipe is a great idea. Pair it with the shrimp salad, and you have a delectable meal that provides variety. Stuffed Steak Rolls with Crushed Peanut Crust Time: 40 mins (approximately) Effort: Easy Serves 4 Ingredients 3 T-Bone steaks, deboned (you can use strip loin if you wish) 2 cups blanched spinach 3 spring (green) onions cut in half to give you 6 lengths 1/4 cup hoisin sauce 1 tbsp mirin or rice vinegar 1 cup crushed roasted peanuts Toothpicks Directions On a large cutting …

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Ideas to Protect Against Financial Crime

Financial crimes have always been an issue in the world, but with the growing sophistication of those intent on perpetrating the crimes it can be trickier to avoid them. Although some schemes are not that detailed, just letting down your guard for a minute and sharing with a scammer can bring about misfortune. Sometimes the criminals prey on the elderly so even if you are not prone to be taken advantage of you might share with a friend, or family member some tips on how to be safe. Scam: One of the more recent scams that trips up people is …

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Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence in Use

The use of augmented reality and artificial intelligence in the world is increasing. Although the expanded use can be concerning in some cases, in others it can be beneficial in many different ways. One way that artificial intelligence is benefiting us is in the use of predications in agricultural watering systems. If one thinks about the amount of water required by farmers to irrigate crops it is staggering. Through the use of artificial intelligence, systems have been developed to optimize water use during irrigation. In time, systems will be available using artificial intelligence that will help homeowners and commercial property …

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Interior Painting

So it is hot outside, and you are looking for something productive to do. This would be a great time to start an interior painting project you have been putting off for several months. Just think, you can work in the cool while making your house look better at the same time. Before you dip the brush into the paint there are several things you need to do. First, do you have any noticeable imperfections in the area you will be painting? If the area consists of drywall you need to make sure the surface is prepped properly. Are there …

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Enjoying Night Activities in the Summertime

There are many things you can do at night, but some of the best are experienced during the summertime. If you live in the city consider going to a park outside the area, or into the countryside when there is a cloudless sky. You can bring chairs (or blankets), meet up with friends and look at the stars. You may also enjoy sitting around a fire (depending on the temperature) and talking about the past, sharing your dreams, or telling ghost stories. Another thing you can do for fun at night in the summertime is go to a drive in …

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Romanian Eggplant Salad and Red Pepper Oil

It is July and still a great time to use your grill. With the eggplant recipe this month you can do that while also grilling another item of your choice. The red pepper oil provides a great complimentary item to the eggplant. Romanian Eggplant Salad Effort: Easy Serves 2-4 Ingredients 1 large ripe eggplant 1/2 to 3/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil Juice from 1 lemon Salt to taste Directions Heat your barbecue grill to high. Meanwhile, with a fork or small knife, prick all sides of the eggplant. Place the eggplant on the grill, reduce the heat to …

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Basic Things Needed When Purchasing a Home

Over the last couple of months we have covered issues related to financial well-being. If some of those ideas have been put into practice it may be time to think about purchasing a home. Even if you already own a home it may have been awhile since you have gone through the process so below are some of the basic things you will need when purchasing a home. One of the first things you should do is get pre-qualified for a loan with a mortgage loan professional. Please note that your credit report will be checked, so it is better …

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