Amazon gadget hijacks owner’s heating after hearing radio report

Voice control is great. You can shout at your electronics, and they actually do what you want. Unfortunately, all too often, that means other...

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Between the Sunset and the Sea: A View of 16 British Mountains Breaking free of the macho narrative found in most books about mountain climbing,...

Indonesia beginners’ guide: Bali, Lombok, Java and Flores

The world’s largest island nation, Indonesia, comprises about 17,000 islands sprawling over almost two million square kilometers on either side of the equator. It...

The rise of travelling families and world-schooling

World-schooling, adventuring, life-learning, whatever you call it, more parents are doing it – if the proliferation of blogs and books by families on round-the-world...

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As a child, my favorite book was the Innovations catalog. It was stuffed with gadgets promising to transform domestic tasks. My mum and I...

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What? The Egg Master (£29.99, DecentGadget, Amazon) is a vertical grill encased in silicone housing. Ingredients poured into the plastic tube are heated by an...

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Nest Learning Thermostat third-gen: the simple, effective heating gadget

The new Nest learning thermostat is the third-generation heating control system from Google owner Alphabet’s subsidiary. It is the second version to be released...

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What? The Can-Do (£13.50, johnlewis.com) is a circular blade and cog fixed to a plastic disc. When clamped to the upper rim, the cutting device...

Amazon gadget hijacks owner’s heating after hearing radio report

Voice control is great. You can shout at your electronics, and they actually do what you want. Unfortunately, all too often, that means other...

The rise of travelling families and world-schooling

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Indonesia beginners’ guide: Bali, Lombok, Java and Flores

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Before Google … the alternative travel guide to Poland

"I am going to take you to my friend's studio. It's quite unusual. I think you'll like it," says Ewa, my unofficial guide to...