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A 12,000 Mile Journey Around the U.S.—Biking for Charity

No stranger to long journeys on his bike (which he has nicknamed Floyd in honor of Charles Floyd of the Lewis and Clark Expedition), Thompson, at 67 years old, planned a daunting trip, a 12,000-mile trek along the perimeter of all 48 contiguous states. “Around 2013, I thought I should do one more long trip,” Thompson said. “I decided to do it for (the benefit of) a couple of causes.”

Amazon Expands into Home Security

Recently, new features have been added to The Echo and Echo Dot devices, a new ‘skill’ called “Away Mode” that does an improved job of home security. Remember, Amazon is also trying to help you keep thieves from swiping deliveries by securing your front door, so it’s not a surprise to see this expansion in Amazon’s home security offerings.