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The World Loves The Smartphone. So How About A Smart Home?

February 25, 2015 - 2:08pm

The ultimate smart-home vision is a home that basically runs itself, from coffee makers to washing machines. But we're not there yet: The real world is a hard place for little computers to operate in.

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The World Loves The Smartphone. So How About A Smart Home?

February 25, 2015 - 2:08pm

The ultimate smart-home vision is a home that basically runs itself, from coffee makers to washing machines. But we're not there yet: The real world is a hard place for little computers to operate in.

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After His Brother's Suicide, Writer Seeks Comfort In 'All The Wrong Places'

February 24, 2015 - 2:27pm

In his new memoir, Philip Connors writes about "living in the shadow of a suicide." Wracked by guilt and haunted by what-ifs, Connors investigated his brother's death and learned a terrible secret.

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Fair Warning: Watch One 'Foyle's War' Episode, And You'll Want To Watch Them All

February 24, 2015 - 2:27pm

The British series is set during and after World War II. Detective Foyle tackles crimes connected to the war — murder and spying, black markets and profiteering. It's "terrifically entertaining."

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After His Brother's Suicide, Writer Seeks Comfort In 'All The Wrong Places'

February 24, 2015 - 2:27pm

In his new memoir, Philip Connors writes about "living in the shadow of a suicide." Wracked by guilt and haunted by what-ifs, Connors investigated his brother's death and learned a terrible secret.

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Fair Warning: Watch One 'Foyle's War' Episode, And You'll Want To Watch Them All

February 24, 2015 - 2:27pm

The British series is set during and after World War II. Detective Foyle tackles crimes connected to the war — murder and spying, black markets and profiteering. It's "terrifically entertaining."

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After His Brother's Suicide, Writer Seeks Comfort In 'All The Wrong Places'

February 24, 2015 - 2:27pm

In his new memoir, Philip Connors writes about "living in the shadow of a suicide." Wracked by guilt and haunted by what-ifs, Connors investigated his brother's death and learned a terrible secret.

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Fair Warning: Watch One 'Foyle's War' Episode, And You'll Want To Watch Them All

February 24, 2015 - 2:27pm

The British series is set during and after World War II. Detective Foyle tackles crimes connected to the war — murder and spying, black markets and profiteering. It's "terrifically entertaining."

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How The Man Behind The Trailers Sparks An Urge To See A Movie

February 23, 2015 - 3:08pm

Mark Woollen has created trailers for many Oscar-nominated films, including Boyhood, The Theory of Everything and Birdman. He talks about how he crafts an audience's first glimpse of a film.

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Victorian Romance Meets 'House Of Cards' In 'Mr. And Mrs. Disraeli'

February 23, 2015 - 3:08pm

Daisy Hay's new book is a joint biography of 19th century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli and his wife, Mary Anne, whose fortune and status as a gentile helped boost her husband's career.

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How The Man Behind The Trailers Sparks An Urge To See A Movie

February 23, 2015 - 3:08pm

Mark Woollen has created trailers for many Oscar-nominated films, including Boyhood, The Theory of Everything and Birdman. He talks about how he crafts an audience's first glimpse of a film.

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Victorian Romance Meets 'House Of Cards' In 'Mr. And Mrs. Disraeli'

February 23, 2015 - 3:08pm

Daisy Hay's new book is a joint biography of 19th century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli and his wife, Mary Anne, whose fortune and status as a gentile helped boost her husband's career.

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How The Man Behind The Trailers Sparks An Urge To See A Movie

February 23, 2015 - 3:08pm

Mark Woollen has created trailers for many Oscar-nominated films, including Boyhood, The Theory of Everything and Birdman. He talks about how he crafts an audience's first glimpse of a film.

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Victorian Romance Meets 'House Of Cards' In 'Mr. And Mrs. Disraeli'

February 23, 2015 - 3:08pm

Daisy Hay's new book is a joint biography of 19th century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli and his wife, Mary Anne, whose fortune and status as a gentile helped boost her husband's career.

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Prisoners Of War And Ojibwe Reservation Make Unlikely Neighbors In 'Prudence'

February 23, 2015 - 3:06pm

Native American writer David Treuer bases the World War II camp for German prisoners on a real-life one that existed near the village of Bena, Minn., on the Leech Lake Reservation where he grew up.

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Prisoners Of War And Ojibwe Reservation Make Unlikely Neighbors In 'Prudence'

February 23, 2015 - 3:06pm

Native American writer David Treuer bases the World War II camp for German prisoners on a real-life one that existed near the village of Bena, Minn., on the Leech Lake Reservation where he grew up.

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Prisoners Of War And Ojibwe Reservation Make Unlikely Neighbors In 'Prudence'

February 23, 2015 - 3:06pm

Native American writer David Treuer bases the World War II camp for German prisoners on a real-life one that existed near the village of Bena, Minn., on the Leech Lake Reservation where he grew up.

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Fresh Air Weekend: Writer Richard Price And 'The New Yorker's David Remnick

February 21, 2015 - 9:03am

The author of Clockers and others talks about his latest, The Whites; Editor David Remnick looks back on tough decisions he's made as The New Yorker turns 90.

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Fresh Air Weekend: Writer Richard Price And 'The New Yorker's David Remnick

February 21, 2015 - 9:03am

The author of Clockers and others talks about his latest, The Whites; Editor David Remnick looks back on tough decisions he's made as The New Yorker turns 90.

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Fresh Air Weekend: Writer Richard Price And 'The New Yorker's David Remnick

February 21, 2015 - 9:03am

The author of Clockers and others talks about his latest, The Whites; Editor David Remnick looks back on tough decisions he's made as The New Yorker turns 90.

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