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The chandelier is evolving with gradual phaseout of incandescent bulbs for more eco-friendly options.

As fall creeps in, it can be hard to transition from lazing on your patio or porch to sitting inside. Fortunately, there are heating options to cozy up those cool fall days and extend the summer season for your outdoor living space.

No longer a check-in service, Foursquare is now a Yelp-like service that offers “tips” about restaurants and other businesses. Watch out, though. Foursquare is tracking your movements.

Transform your favorite tailgate spot with some special equipment.

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