The River That Swallows All Dams
are vying to build a hydroelectricity station at the falls, a project known as Inga III, a precursor to the full Grand Inga Dam project, which would involve a huge dam wall alongside 52 turbines in five additional hydropower stations. The timing for ...
May 8, 2015
Breslins Up Close Encounter With Roofs Racism In 1965
And Mrs. R. C. Howard sat in a green easy chair at the second-floor window of Jay's Dress Shop, sat with one shapely Southern leg over the other, a cigarette held out between manicured fingers, and the salesgirls stood around her with their arms folded ...
June 22, 2015
Alain de Botton's City of Tomorrow
Eventually, the group was called downstairs to the seminar room, a plush-carpeted, softly lit space with a wall mural by British artist Charlotte Mann. We heard definitions of creativity (“bringing something into existence that wasn't there before and ...
June 5, 2015
Chat with David Schoenfield
They just recalled Chris Taylor so it wouldn't surprise me if Brad Miller starts getting some time in the outfield. They won't do a lot for the offense, .. After seeing Hanley bounce off the wall last night and other players go diving into the ...
Letterman kept it fresh for 33 years
The alarm is about to ring on the clock Letterman set ticking just over a year ago, when, nine days shy of his 67th birthday, with a long preamble about trying to identify an eagle, he announced his retirement from CBS' “Late Show With David Letterman ...
May 20, 2015
How Private Philanthropy Saved the Founders' Homes
“At six o'clock in the morning I was roused by the cannon,” wrote Tracy on July 22, the day after the first Battle of Bull Run, which rattled Mount Vernon's windows with each shot, “and from then till one o'clock there was not three, no, hardly one ...
December 19, 2014
Top 10 modernist hotels in Palm Springs, California
Palm Springs is the place to stay cool by the pool or with a cocktail, especially if you like mid-20th-century design. In advance of Modernism Week (12-22 February, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year), we pick 10 hotels that exude retro charm....
February 9, 2015
Howard Miller Spokane Wall Clock, Brushed Aluminum
Amazing!!!! Was shocked that the product surpassed the price of the clock. Once on our kitchen wall it looks like it costs a couple hundred dollars. Love the retro look and the fact I can read the time. It replaced a clock that was difficult to read.
January 14, 2015
Howard Miller Contemporary Pendulum Wall Clock, Brushed Nickel, Hudson
This contemporary pendulum clock is perfect on our 42-inch recessed wall. It is functional and has a rather sleek and unique style that fits our decor. Just add two AA batteries, hook the pendulum to the ring and you're good to go. Appears to be keeping ...
December 15, 2014
10 Easy Pieces: Simple Kitchen Clocks
The Classic Clock by Howard Miller, Remodelista Above: The Classic Clock was designed by Howard Miller (son of Herman) and measures 12 inches in diameter; $55 at DWR. Aluminum Wall Clock from Muji, Remodelista Above: The Aluminum Wall Clock measures 9.45 ...
December 25, 2013
Pendulum clock chimes at wrong times
Q: My husband and I purchased a beautiful Howard Miller pendulum wall clock in 1994. It worked well until a few months ago, when it began adding two chimes, one at five minutes before the hour and one at 25 minutes after the hour. It continues to chime at ...
February 27, 2013
Room to Improve
For those with more traditional taste, Sue Adams, an interior designer in Andover, Mass., recommended a large-diameter Howard Miller wall clock (dealers can be found at howardmiller.com), which can fill a big open wall. The 33-inch-diameter Lyncombe ($514 ...
October 3, 2007
Howard Miller CEO retires
"Buzz" Miller, president and chief operating officer. Howard C. Miller founded the company in 1926 at the age of 21, specializing in chiming wall and mantel clocks. Jack Miller joined the company in 1954 and a few years later decided to enter the floor ...
June 2, 2002