Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock is 99 cents in the App Store and Google Play, and it may be worth the money if you're struggling with daylight savings time. The "smart" alarm clock tries to sense when you are in a light sleep phase before it sounds. How does ...
May 9, 2015
Paint your house with stripes and other ways to introduce yourself to the ...
What better way to show your entire neighbourhood that you're a sociable bunch or super-friendly family than to have a big party to welcome yourself to the street? Hospitable ways you can make everybody feel welcome include: turning up the music ...
April 29, 2015
Another CC beatdown gives credence to Yanks' worst fears
CC Sabathia didn't clock a merely bad day for the Yankees. The big lefty took the sort of beating that sets off alarms, and he's off to the sort of start this season that evokes a Yankee Stadium crowd to boo a player with, you would think, vast store ...
April 26, 2015
SI Vault: The Breakthrough: Why May 1947 was crucial for Jackie Robinson
Cannon also wrote, for the ages, "It is my belief that Robinson is a big leaguer of ordinary ability." And yet, however wildly he misjudged the rookie's talent, Cannon was the only writer in New York to glimpse the poignance of Robinson's life as a ...
April 15, 2015
Xiaomi Mi 4i Review: At Rs 12999, the company surely has a winner on its hands
While it borrows a lot of elements from its elder sibling – the Mi 4 – the Mi 4i also offers some improvements such as Android 5.0 Lollipop, a larger battery, lighter body and so on. For instance, the music and video apps are neatly divided into ...
May 1, 2015
Exclusive: Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Describe Life in Captivity
“He took me to the next bedroom, and it was just really dark in there, and he didn't turn on the lights, and there was a little, like, a little room off of the bigger bedroom, kind of a big closet,” Berry said. “And he took me in there, and he told me ...
April 27, 2015
The Oklahoma City Bombing
“As I was heading that way, a number of people were running in the opposite direction. I approached the north Where are you guys?'” In the next moments, before building and car alarms triggered by the blast began to howl, before fire engine and ...
April 16, 2015
here are a number of ways to ingratiate yourself with your neighbours. But, as we have all learned ever since everyone’s favourite stripy house went viral, getting creative with your decorating isn’t one of them. That particular paint job appeared because the owner in question was feeling a bit disgruntled about a planning permission rejection, and fought back in the only way a person possibly can nowadays: by making her entire house ugly. Unfortunately, it has now been ruled by Kensington and Chelsea council that the owner has to return her abode to the same old boring colour as the rest of the houses on the street. But if you too are feeling the urge to make a statement on your residential street, why wait for a minor annoyance to show off your true colours to your neighbours. Here are some failsafe tips on how to introduce yourself loudly and proudly the minute you move in. Be sociable What better way to show your entire neighbourhood that you’re a sociable bunch or super-friendly family than to have a big party to... Hospitable ways you can make everybody feel welcome include: turning up the music loud enough for your elderly neighbours to hear (it might shake the foundations, but old people deserve Beyoncé too).
CC Sabathia didn’t clock a merely bad day for the Yankees. The big lefty took the sort of beating that sets off alarms, and he’s off to the sort of start this season that evokes a Yankee Stadium crowd to boo a player with, you would think, vast store credit. Yes, when Sabathia departed in the top of the sixth inning of the ultimate, 8-2 loss to the Mets, as Matt Harvey cruised to a victorious Stadium debut and halted the Yankees’ 4-0 and 7-1 runs while evening this Subway Series, he received an... This wasn’t a FIP special, a start like his first two of the season April 9 and April 14, in which a high strikeouts-to-walks ratio (and four earned runs allowed each time) theoretically boded well for the next time. Nor was it a run-support sob story like his previous time out April 20, when he limited the dangerous Tigers to two runs in eight innings and watched his teammates score just one against Alfredo Simon. “I didn’t give us a chance to win at all,” Sabathia said, as the Mets pounded him for seven runs and nine hits, including three homers (Lucas Duda, Kevin Plawecki’s first major-league blast and Eric Campbell) and added a number of loud outs, for...
In the middle of the cool, drizzly afternoon of Sunday, May 25, 1947, as the Brooklyn Dodgers led the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in the eighth inning, Jackie Robinson ground his spikes into the rain-softened dirt of the batter's box at Ebbets... Forty days had passed since Robinson donned a Dodgers uniform and became the first black man in this century to play in the majors, going 0 for 3 in his debut at Ebbets on April 15. In recent games the 28-year-old rookie had begun to evince signs... Through his first 30 big league games, played in six National League cities, the rookie had alternately struggled and soared, at times performing brilliantly at first base (a position new to him that year) but often pressing at the plate. and with the daily papers singling him out as the "black meteor," the "sepia speedster," the "stellar Negro," the "muscular Negro," the "lithe Negro" and "dusky Robbie. "More eyes were on Jackie than on any rookie who ever played," recalls Rex Barney, a Brooklyn reliever that year. It was a wonder, as he endured the mounting pressure of his first weeks in the bigs, that Robinson could perform at all.
T-Mobile to Offer Kyocera Rally Feature Phone
Here's more info: Rally features a sleek, ergonomic design with a traditional keypad and large separated keys to make calling ... calendar, calculator, alarm clock, stopwatch, and more. Rally also supports TTY/TTD and has an HAC rating of M3/T3 fixed ...
May 7, 2015
A Mechanical Alarm Watch That Every President Owns
You wind the crown toward yourself to power up the alarm, press that button at 2 o'clock to deploy the crown ... finishes show attention to detail without being flashy, though the large V-logo bridge floating above the movement seems like branding overkill.
May 6, 2015
When Big Names Say Bad Things
Marc Faber has been calling for a correction in US stocks since 2013, and has now upped his number from 20% to 40%: (CNBC) – After years of forecasting gloom and doom for stocks only to watch them surge, Marc Faber is sounding the alarm as loud as ever.
May 4, 2015
7 tips for safe moving and new home security
Inventory personal belongings Label moving boxes by room, number or color-code ... Immediately store valuables in a secure place A Sentry Safe SFW123TTC Extra Large Digital Alarm Fire Safe will help ensure that your most important valuables and documents ...
May 4, 2015
Relief for Ko and for Nepal kids
2, 3 and 6 to finish on the magic number of 1 over. Ko wasn’t worried about the streak ending. She wants a big payday because she’s donating ... at the TPC Four Seasons in 2005. Gulbis on the clock: In case you were unaware of time flying by, Natalie ...
May 1, 2015
I'm still here for you: Late man leaves special message to his family after death
A week later, the large clock over Janis’s fireplace stopped at 12.44pm, the exact time Max died. A couple of weeks later, Janis heard a loud banging noise from the ... subtle change in the choices of random-number generators. Janis says the effect ...
May 2, 2015
Milestone for Maya
The surprisingly large piece of skull has been stored in a bone bank ... For example, when she first wrote the numbers on a clock face, they all bunched up around the 4 o’clock spot. Therapists said it would gradually improve, and now, the numbers ...
May 2, 2015