Even after 60 years, longtime Aliquippa barber has no intention of retiring
He's predictable that way. Tuesday through Saturday, like clockwork, he arrives at his Aliquippa barbershop on the corner of Fifth and Jefferson around 9:30 a.m., ready for customers at 10. Marchman, hands cupping his face, peers through the front door ...
August 22, 2015
These Short, Dark Days
February 3rd was a dark and dank day: cold spitting rain all morning and a low, steel-gray sky in the afternoon. He straightened the lace on the back of the couch and brushed away the shallow impression his foot had made on the horsehair cushion ...
August 17, 2015
National Geographic Archives: Up From Hiroshima
Finally I reached the A-bomb Dome, a puny structure of twisted concrete and steel that resembles a parasol stripped of its cover by a gust of wind. As one of few buildings near ground zero to have partly withstood the blast, it is cordoned off ...
August 6, 2015
Can the Swiss Watchmaker Survive the Digital Age?
He led me to a large microscope and placed one of the chip sets under it. When the image appeared on . A watch hand is “glanceable,” as he puts it, because it's only semi-accurate; we peek at an analog wall clock to get a general sense of the time ...
June 3, 2015
Caught on Cam: Cable Snaps on Sling Shot Ride in Wisconsin Dells
Two people on a Wisconsin Dells amusement ride narrowly escaped injury after a large cable snapped just inches away from them, moments before they were set to be catapulted high into the air. The failure Thirteen-year-old Trevor Larson and family ...
July 10, 2015
Learning to Embrace Sexuality's Gray Areas
Eleven days later, I found myself trying to rest on my bed in a humid college dorm room with just enough space for a metal-framed bunk and a handful of excitement and anxiety. I was wearing my first pair of boxer briefs when a new friend from ...
May 22, 2015
An Icon at 40: The Untold Story of Allen Iverson
There were Michael Jackson posters on his wall. Iverson's lightness of being filled the . He sits at a large table in a boardroom on the 16th floor of Showtime's New York offices. In front of him is a small paper plate As do the warm breezes off ...
May 28, 2015
Jamo’s, a 1950s Time Warp
Twin clocks warn us that the house rules are “No Drinking Until ... the tavern offers a number of booths with custom-made Formica tabletops supported on steel pedestals, with vinyl benches, which are are cozy and intimate. In the old days, you could ...
August 20, 2015
Buying Here: Home in South Side Flats got a modern makeover
The cabinet door fronts feature a washed charcoal finish and oversized brushed stainless-steel hardware placed horizontally on the door fronts add interest. The counter tops repeat the same white mosaic tile in the hearth and run along the prep wall.
August 22, 2015
The big brass
The home-decor material of the 1970s and 1980s -- the metal that, on shows like HGTV's House Hunters, still makes home buyers recoil in horror -- the metal homeowners eschewed in favor of sleek, brushed-nickel ... story in The Wall Street Journal.
August 21, 2015
Hunt Roche - Great Wakering
Wall mounted thermostat for underfloor heating ... Space for range style cooker with oversized Travertine splash back and contemporary brushed steel extractor canopy above with extending oak bressimer for saucepan hooks. Smooth plastered ceiling with ...
August 21, 2015
Lorenz’s Static Table Clock: Classic, Elegant and Topple-Proof
Should you attempt the same experiment, you’ll soon realize: This clock cannot be toppled. Not for very long, at least. Its creator—the prolific and storied industrial designer Richard Sapper—fitted the clock’s rounded stainless-steel body with an ...
Star Trek Starship Wall Clock: We Need More Time, Captain!
This Star Trek wall clock boldly goes where no clock has gone before. Assuming that spot on your wall has never had a clock, anyway. This brushed metal clock has a dozen vintage Action Fleet Micro Machine starships indicating the hours, with DS9 in the center.
November 23, 2014
10" Brushed Stainless Steel Wall Clock Silver
Features Bai's exclusive big-n-bold type font and niteglow designs on both dial and hour/minute hands. Circular-brushed stainless steel bezel, spray-painted hands, glass lens. Requires one AA battery to oeprate.
December 10, 2013