Spring 2016 Children's Sneak Previews
Abrams slathers on the sunscreen for Waiting for High Tide by Nikki McClure, a picture-book look at a family's beach outing; Miracle Man by John Hendrix, presenting the story of Jesus; Forest Feast for Kids by Erin Gleeson, a cookbook; Cloth Lullaby by ...
July 22, 2015
Taking its cue from the Gondwana forests, this bench is artfully crafted from sheesham wood using the Gond art form. Rs. 38,100 Roche Bobois The brainchild of Sacha Lakic, the bright Bubble sofa has a wooden frame and is upholstered in Techno 3D ...
July 30, 2015
Wild in the Streets: A 24-Hour Field Guide to New York City
But to any New Yorker willing to look for it, nature is visible around the clock. In fact, it can be incredibly When and where to see it: Anywhere there's a streetlight and a concrete wall, there may be moths. Spooky factor: Sometimes called ...
July 3, 2015
Quaestio De Centauris
Bats of an owl and a mouse. Conchs of a snail and a polished pebble. Hippopotami of a horse and a river. Vultures of a worm and an owl. And the big whales, the leviathans—how to explain their immense mass? Their wooden bones, their black and oily skin ...
June 1, 2015
Escaped Murderers Could Be Headed For Canada, Authorities Say
New York State Department of Corrections Officers and a forest ranger, right, patrol an area in Owls Head, N.Y. for convicted murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat, Friday, June 26, 2015. Police shifted a focus of their three week search closer to the ...
June 26, 2015
'Wet' Origami Artist Turns Damp Paper Into Gorgeous Sculptures
Hoang Tien Quyet has been folding paper since he was a little kid. The 27-year-old origami artist from Vietnam uses a lesser-known technique called wet folding to create sculptural animals, mythical creatures and flowers. Pioneered by the late origami ...
May 18, 2015
The Dø play Chicago for the first time since releasing Victoires de la Musique ...
A small club packed wall-to-wall with 160 people usually makes for a better show (at least from the band's vantage point) than a cavernous hall that looks nearly empty with a crowd twice that size. These four songs from Shake Shook Shaken ought to give ...
May 28, 2015
Germany's Black Forest: Dark woods and mushrooms
The forest, near Enzklösterle, Germany, was the inspiration for the Grimm brothers’ fairy tales. (Photo: Siobhan Starrs, Associated Press) Enzklösterle, Germany – The Black ... room wall. Prices range from 20 euros for the tiniest clock, to well ...
May 2, 2015
Germany's Black Forest: Dark Woods and Mushrooms
We decided our wall was fine as it was. Later on the outskirts of town, we visited what is billed as the world's largest cuckoo clock, which offers tours of its clockwork mechanisms for 2 euros. Our tummies were rumbling and the Black Forest's culinary ...
April 21, 2015
A Drive Through Germany's Black Forest
Next were the towns of Schonach and Triberg in the central Black Forest—what Rose described as two “clockmakers’ towns in a clockmakers’ valley.” In Schonach, we found workshops where clocks have been made by hand for centuries. We dropped in on ...
October 21, 2014
Adeco Decorative Black Plastic Owl Wall Hanging Collage Picture Photo Frame
This fun decorative wall piece makes a wonderful birthday or anniversary gift for the bird-lover in your family. The stylized owl looks great perched on your living room or kitchen wall - or nestled in the family cabin - and houses two 4x6" and two unique ...
December 10, 2013
Dallas Life: Repairman is cuckoo for cuckoo clocks
Nicholas Marchesoni of Heritage House Clocks, an expert in cuckoo clocks, told me that the clocks are hand-crafted in the Black Forest region of southwestern Germany. Originally, they were made in the dead of winter; in the spring, salesmen would go door ...
June 23, 2012
'Black Forest' carvings are Swiss
The term "Black Forest ... The clock movement was marked "Hawina," a trademark of a German clock company owned by Hans Winterhalder and his family. The company was in business from the 18th century until 1937. The elaborately carved case with owls and ...
December 24, 2010
1-Day Black Forest House Cuckoo Clock in Natural Finish
Chalet style. 1-day rack strike movement. Wooden cuckoo, dial with roman numerals and hands. Individual handlaid wooden shingles. Moving wood chopper and dog at every full hour. Cuckoo calls and strikes every half and full hour. Shut-off lever on left side ...
September 7, 2010