Home automation has made our lives easier by giving us the ability to interact with our homes or automate things when we’re away. You can wire your home with practical necessities, such as automated heating and cooling systems, lighting, door locks and surveillance camera. Of course, this has also opened the door for creativity and [...]
If you haven’t hit the slopes yet this season, there’s still time. Remember, however, that winter sports—with the crowds, the weather, and the literal slippery slopes—carry an inherent danger. For every 1,000 skiers and snowboarders, there is an average of three to four injuries, many of which happen to beginners, and many of which are [...]
The FBI reports there were more than two million home burglaries in the United States in 2010, with over 70 percent being residential homes. In addition, victims of burglaries claimed approximately $4.6 billion in lost property, with the average dollar loss around $2,100. If that’s not enough to convince you, take a look at these [...]
Working remotely, also known as telecommuting, became possible the Internet, and as communication and productivity technologies have progressed, this work strategy has grown in popularity for many companies, especially startups. Startups are generally looking for the least expensive way to operate, particularly in the beginning, and telecommuting offers them a way to stay connected and...
Your business depends on seamless communication with your customers and team members. Having problems? A virtual phone system might be a good solution. Elli Bishop of BusinessBee offers this guide to help explain what a virtual phone system is, and the seven factors you should consider before...
It is important to know about the safety of wherever you are living, but this is also true when you’re traveling, especially if you’re doing so alone. The world abounds with both safe and unsafe destinations, and it’s best to know which ones are safest to visit and which ones to keep your guard up [...]
You’ve just said “I do” and now it’s time for your honeymoon. After the biggest occasion of your life, you’re ready to spend some quality alone time in a romantic destination. But while you’re packing your swimsuit and sunscreen, don’t forget about protecting your home (and all your newlywed gifts) while you are away. You [...]
Known for outstanding performance in academics, research and athletics, the eight member schools of the Ivy League are some of the most sought-after acceptance letters from universities in the world. Among the many advantages of going to an Ivy League School is the fact that they also perform well when it comes to keeping students [...]