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How to Watch the Great American Eclipse in Alaska and Hawaii

Posted by Ted Sturgulewski on

How to Watch the Great American Eclipse in Alaska and Hawaii

On August 21st, the Moon will pass in front of the sun, casting its shadow over the people of Earth. They’re calling it “The Great American Eclipse”, and luckily when they say “American” it isn’t followed by an asterisk excluding Alaska and Hawaii. While the eclipse’s “totality” will only occur in a handful of the contiguous states, the entire U.S. (and most of North America) will be able to see at least part of the solaar phenomenon. Those in Alaska and Hawaii will need to take a few extra steps to make sure they can get a good look, but...

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5 Unexpected Reasons You Need an Amazon Echo Dot

Posted by Ted Sturgulewski on

5 Unexpected Reasons You Need an Amazon Echo Dot

By now, there’s a good chance you’ve seen or heard of the Amazon Echo Dot. If you haven’t, it’s what they call a smart speaker or intelligent assistant; it can connect to other devices via Bluetooth, play music, and since it’s powered by Amazon, it can even do online shopping for you! Oh, and did we mention you control it with your voice? You might be thinking, “that’s a waste of time and money” or, “I can do all that without the help of some mouthy robot!” Believe me, I felt that way too. But then, I was able to...

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