Can I Hook Up a Generator Directly to My House?

J.J. Gouin/Shutterstock.com Improperly hooking up your generator can burn your house down or kill line workers. A properly connected generator has safety mechanisms to prevent both outcomes. It might be…

Valmont Industries Gains Nationwide Drone Waiver from FAA

Valmont Industries announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted the company a nationwide Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) waiver. The BVLOS waiver gives Valmont the ability to fly…

What Temperature Should I Set My Water Heater At?

The Toidi/Shutterstock.com To avoid illness, you should set your water heater thermostat at a minimum of 120°F. To avoid increased scalding risk, you should set it below 140°F. It’s tempting…

Are AI Voice Assistants Good for Your Children?

Grumpy Cow Studios/Shutterstock.com AI assistants are becoming so prevalent and advanced that one day, instead of parents saying “Go ask your mother,” they’ll be saying, “Go ask Alexa.” It must…

Robot Vacuums Are No Longer Bumbling Idiots

Roborock For years it’s been hard to take robot vacuums seriously, and they often come off like a boring, furless pet. We often picture them bumping into walls, leaving a…