Science & Tech
As the world convulses with excitement over the new iPhone 6 Plus, the tech press continues to heap praise on Apple for creating entire new markets: Steve Jobs essentially created the smartphone market with the first iPhone in 2007 and did it again with tablets when he introduced us to the iPad in 2010. Jobs’ successor, current CEO Tim Cook, is hoping he can make wearables mainstream early next ye
By Barry Eitel on Sep 22, 2014
When visiting fascinating Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain, take a couple of days out of the city and indulge yourself in the beautiful Penedès countryside. Alt Penedès (the High Penedès), Baix Penedès (Lower Penedès) and Garraf offer wonderful scenery, excellent accommodation options and an experience to remember. Penedès is a natural and historical region of Catalonia, located in between the pre-co
By Anne Sewell on Sep 22, 2014
Some people have suggested that Hillary Clinton stay out of the spotlight for a while, so the nation doesn't become weary of the unrelenting speculation about whether she will run for president in 2016 that surrounds her every move and word. An equal number of political watchers are advising her to do the exact opposite. This week in New York City, headquarters of the Clinton Foundation and site
By John Michael Spinelli on Sep 22, 2014
There’s something about those low-budget 1950s science fiction movies that still hold appeal today. Maybe it’s the absurd plotlines and B-movie dialogue, or maybe it’s the fact that we can laugh at what used to be frightening at drive-in movies or on the late show in the days before 24-hour cable television and ubiquitous satellite dishes. Whatever it is, Hollywood producers and independent filmma
By Darren Richardson on Sep 22, 2014
There’s one week to go in the 2014 Major League Baseball season and in the tightly contested American League Wild Card race it’s not so much a matter of “Who wants it more?” than it is, “Does anyone want it at all?” Over the past few weeks the teams jockeying for these coveted two wild-card spots have not only failed to separate themselves from the rest of the pack, they almost seem hell-bent on k
By Ward Calhoun on Sep 22, 2014
“You gotta stop 'em at the beginning. Like they shoulda stopped Hitler at Munich, they shoulda never let him get away with that, they were just asking for big trouble ...” That quote by the character Peter Clemenza in The Godfather is probably the single biggest lesson from World War II. Actions taken in the years before WWII, or delayed for lack of will, are a relevant model for today’s world. In
By James Stotter on Sep 21, 2014
Well, as I wrote earlier in the spring, the bathroom do over is done over. But the decision to do it, the days leading up to it and the final completion will be etched on my mind until I reach the human checkout. Because, doing a renovation is like having constipation – it is a strain and you can't wait for it to be over. The two have even more in common when the area to undergo the transformation
By Barry Ellsworth on Sep 20, 2014
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