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WTF Is A Self-Cleaning Oven, Anyway?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.03.2014 | HuffPost Home

Unless you've mastered the clean-as-you-go approach to hosting, the aftermath of a dinner party can feel a lot like the hangover that comes with it --...

Remember When Your Desk Looked Like This?

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 10.06.2014 | HuffPost Home

Once upon a time, desks were considered curated workplaces filled with large computer monitors, calendars, printers and -- cue the nostalgia -- office...

Take A Tour Of THE Smartest Home In America

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 06.30.2014 | HuffPost Home

Is it an average suburban colonial or an interconnected home of the future? Between the coffee pot that begins to brew when a family member rises, the...

LOOK: In The Future, All Families Will Live In These Terrifying Homes

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 04.22.2014 | HuffPost Home

When envisioning the houses of tomorrow, smartphone-connected appliances, new levels of sustainability and maybe even a robot maid just like the one t...

Your Future Toilet Certainly Won't Look Like THIS

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 04.04.2014 | HuffPost Home

Think Murphy beds are a genius idea? Then you'll love this toilet. Not only does it save major space by essentially folding into itself after use,...

We've Seen The Kitchen Of The Future -- And It's Awesome

Posted 02.13.2014 | HuffPost Home

The oven, the microwave, the refrigerator and... your smartphone? Well, thanks to advanced home technology, that's exactly what the appliance list in ...

This Invention Will Change The Way You Watch Movies (And More)

Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

If you hear the word "butler" and think of someone like Bruce Wayne's debonaire house manager Alfred, then boy do we have news for you. Thanks to an e...

You Won't Be Doing This In The Future

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Before you walk out the door, you always make sure you have your keys and phone, turn the lights off and, of course, lock up -- but before you know it...

Home Tech Raised the Bar in 2013 | Posted 02.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

Linked-up entrances, such as the Kwikset locks opened by cell phone, have a more obvious application than the appliance geegaws. They make life easier by doing away with keys that clutter pockets and can be lost.

House Keys Might Go The Way Of Landlines

Posted 11.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

We knew the day was coming when things like CD towers and landline telephones would be considered obsolete, but never something a ubiquitous and, well...

PHOTOS: 6 Gadgets Made For Lazy People

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're huge fans of technology that makes our lives easier around the house. Hello, vacuum cleaners and microwave ovens. Although, once in a while, we'...

Is This A Better Way To Live?

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

New and exciting technologies seem to be popping up around us every single day. From Apple's new iPhone 5 introduction to announcements for several re...

Home Sweet, Connected Home

Craig Barratt | Posted 03.24.2012 | Technology
Craig Barratt

Within the next three to five years, I envision literally hundreds of devices in the home will be connected: multimedia, thermostats, light switches, security systems, irrigation systems, white goods and automobiles.

What Amy Chua and President Obama Have in Common: Parenting and New Trends in Home Learning

Elisabeth Stock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Elisabeth Stock

We must heed the President's call to invest in both education and broadband, but to do so in a way that dovetails the two to promote greater learning in the homes of students at all income levels.

The Not-So-Simple Debate on Home Computers and Achievement

Elisabeth Stock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Elisabeth Stock

A spate of recent news stories with attention-grabbing headlines like "Home Computers Hurt Students' Test Scores" may have readers reaching the conclusion that a home computer is about as useful an educational aid as a PlayStation.