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From fun themes to top technology: Here's what you need for an epic backyard movie night

(BPT) - Canceled camps, postponed trips, closed pools and more — summer 2020 is shaping up to be very different for families across the country. While you may not be able to do some activities, that doesn't mean you can't make lasting memories while enjoying time together. You just have to think creatively and plan unique events at home!

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Tuesday 06/30/2020
Desk Booking System & Room Scheduling Software Helps Offices Open Safely
Posted: June 30, 2020

(NewsUSA) - As offices gradually reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, caution is key to supporting employees as they return to work safely.

Wednesday 06/24/2020
Putting Your Home to Work: 5 Things to Know About Solar Panels
Updated: July 07, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - As people have been spending more time at home and watching their utility bills increase, solar energy is becoming a topic of interest. In fact, even with more constrained purchasing practices in many households in the current environment, a recent Harris Poll research study revealed a 13 percent increase in consumer interest in solar energy since mid-March.

Impressive design gets the word out
Updated: July 07, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - First impressions matter now more than ever. If you can create a visually impactful, emotional connection with your branding, customers will respond. In today’s world, eye-catching design can be the difference between winning the sale or losing a potential client.

Monday 06/22/2020
How to get paid sick leave if you fear you have COVID-19
Updated: July 07, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, workers everywhere have struggled with what to do about their jobs if they have symptoms they fear may be due to the coronavirus.

7 ways technology can help you make the most of your summer
Updated: July 07, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - With summer upon us and travel plans likely on hold, it’s time to figure out what’s on your family’s summer bucket list. Whether it's learning a new language, reading one book a week or exploring your culinary skills, there are many different ways a smart home with Amazon Alexa can make this summer your best one yet. From enabling Skills to setting up Routines, here are seven different ways Amazon Devices and Alexa can help:

Friday 06/19/2020
Bidet seat innovation: How it became the luxury hiding in plain sight
Updated: July 07, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - The coronavirus inspired shoppers to load their carts until they overflowed with toilet paper. However, the shopping frenzy and the shortage of supplies also inspired many to take a fresh look at a bathroom appliance they long ignored: the bidet seat.

Make the Most of Virtual Meetings
Posted: June 19, 2020

(NewsUSA) - The global pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus has accelerated an adoption of online work, video meetings, and virtual conferences that will likely continue.

Thursday 06/18/2020
How to keep your cool all summer long
Updated: July 07, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - With summer comes plenty of sunshine, and with it lots of heat — sometimes more than you enjoy. Are you lacking central air conditioning in your place? Don't sweat it. There are many easy things you can do to help keep yourself and your whole family cool as the summer starts to heat up.

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pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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