ECOVACS ROBOTICS Sets a New Standard in Household Cleaning Robotics with Artificial Intelligence

ECOVACS ROBOTICS, a leader in smart cleaning robots, revealed its latest innovation in floor cleaning, ECOVACS AIVI™ (Artificial Intelligence and Visual Interpretation), at IFA 2018 in Berlin. AI-powered vision technology recognizes and avoids obstacles during self-directed floor cleaning.

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Su Gologone Hotel, of Sardinia, Italy, Introduces Su Gologone Style® Home Styling and Outdoor Decor

Owner of Sardinia’s Su Gologone exquisite hotel, Mrs. Giovanna Palimodde, art collector and painter, proudly introduces Su Gologone Style,® a new lifestyle brand of cushions, tapestries and ceramics dedicated to home-décor lovers and inspired by Sardinia’s genuine traditions.

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Haute Home: The Brand Best Equipped to Become the Smart Home King

Sixteen years after the Disney Channel released the spooky, made-for-TV movie “Smart House,” the film now seems positively prophetic. Complete with voice commands, temperature control and a pleasant, Siri-like response system, Disney nailed several of the next decade’s tech breakthroughs. It’s as if the filmmakers knew we’d get Nest, Google Now and Apple TV in just a few short years.

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Lladró Presents Niagara Chandelier Gold

Lladró, the world renowned Spanish porcelain company, presents Niagara Chandelier-Gold, a new version of spectacular Niagara chandelier decorated with golden luster. Over 100 handmade porcelain fairies flutter around this lamp with a diameter of 1.1 meters (31 1/2").

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Antiques, Decorative Arts & Vintage Show and Sale Coming to Santa Barbara

The Antiques, Decorative Arts & Vintage Show and Sale will be held January 23 to 25 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds,Santa Barbara,CA (Hwy 101 at Las Positas). The grounds will be filled to the rafters with beautiful antiques and unique decorative pieces brought to Santa Barbara by dealers from all over the west coast. 

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  • Three Things to Consider When Buying Jewelry

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    The right piece of jewelry can make or break your outfit. A stunning necklace can make even the blandest outfit look sophisticated. Yet, that doesn’t mean you should throw on any old necklace you have lying around.  

  • Beltway Insider: Trump’s Drug Crisis; Mueller/Russia; JFK Papers; Brexit Chief/Sex Scandal; Spain/Catalonia; Somalia

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    President Trump determined to find the pulp of the American people and legislators presented this week his findings in a presidential memorandum which addresses one of the most widely known secrets in our society currently: the Opioid Epidemic.

     
  • Victoria & Abdul Review – Dame Judi Dench and Company Present Perfection

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    Victoria & Abdul, from Focus Features and Working Title Films, presents a little known season in Queen Victoria’s reign when she challenged and angered those around her by learning, living and loving and refusing to go quietly into the night.

     
  • Hunter Biden, Son of Vice President, Tests Positive for Cocaine Use

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    Hunter Biden, son of Vice President Joseph Biden has been discharged from his military service in the Navy Reserves after testing positive for cocaine. The discharge took place earlier in this year and information was recently released.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Offers ACA Concessions; World Remembers JFK; Typhoon Death Toll Revised; Iran Maintains Nuclear Direction

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    President Barack Obama was pressured again, even by his own party, to answer for the major malfunction of the Affordable Care Act Marketplace and his failure to honor his commitment and promise to the American people.  

     
  • Money News: Dow Closes Up, World Markets Split

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, managed to defy analysts once again and closed the trading week up for the third straight week with mild double digit gains setting a tone despite split showings across the ten most watched market in the world.

     
  • World News: A Woman and Her Fights

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    The election of Ursula von der Leyen as head of the European Commission marks a rare advance in mentality in a political body long dominated by men. But this appointment will not hide the violence that still affects women.

     
  • SONY Pictures Entertainment Pulls The Interview

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    Sony Pictures Entertainment has decided to scrap all plans for distribution of the James Franco Seth Rogan comedy slated for a Christmas Day release due to unsubstantiated terror threats allegedly made by a North Korean government loyalist.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/UK; Russian Meddling Confirmed; SCOTUS; WH 2020; Stanford Rape Judge Ousted; Trapped Soccer Team; LeBron James

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    President Trump and First Lady Melania, are scheduled to travel to London, for a bi-lateral meeting with Prime Minster Theresa May and is expected to meet Queen Elizabeth II, a privilege usually extended and reciprocated immediately after inauguration.

     
  • ALLIED, Robert Zemeckis’ Intense WWII Thriller Starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, Comes to Home Media

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    Hailed as “gripping, powerful, and epic ” (Scott Mantz, “Access Hollywood”) Academy Award®-winning* director Robert Zemeckis’ (Forrest Gump, Cast Away) seductive thriller ALLIED makes its home entertainment debut on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand February 28, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  

  • World News: Trump to Approve Israeli West Bank Sovereignty Declaration in Coming Weeks

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    In an interview released by Israel Hayom Wednesday morning, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said the  application of Israeli sovereignty to 30% of the West Bank is expected soon and will be approved by the Trump administration.

     
  • My Old Lady Review –Thoroughly Enjoyable with Subtle Seductive Charm

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    "My Old Lady" from Cohen Media Group and BBC Films, presents a quaint, charming, pleasantly intriguing and engaging film filled with unusual twists, turns, and mysteries of life, love, involvements and the wonder of finding home.

     
  • Shooter Kills 12 at D.C. Navy Yard

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    The Washington DC dawn was disrupted when a former employee, dressed in military fatigues, accessed the U.S. Navy Yard and opened fire killing 12 and injuring eight before he was gunned down by police.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Hosts PM Trudeau; Turkey/Ivory Coast Attacks; Election 2016; Reagan Funeral

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    President Obama welcomed the newly elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the son of the late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, and his family to the White House for the first state visit in nearly two decades.

     
  • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar La Jolla Review - Indulging, Decadent, Tantalizingly Delicious

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    I’ve had the pleasure of eating at Fleming’s La Jolla location on numerous occasions over the past decade. With each, the award-winning restaurant exhibited why it’s remained a North County staple for classic steakhouse fare since opening in 1999.