The road to obscurity
Remember them? Once the preserve of doctors - at least on television - for a short time in the mid-late 1990s, having a bleeper clamped to one's belt was the ultimate comms status symbol. Then they vanished. In the 1970s, the Goblin Teasmade ...
March 18, 2015
COMPETITION: Win Thruxton Easter Revival family tickets
THRUXTON's third Easter Revival weekend gets underway on Saturday – and the has two family tickets to give away. The retro motorsport festival has more than 200 entries confirmed and the mouthwatering prospect of no fewer than 17 ...
March 31, 2015
In a high-tech world, this retro toy entrepreneur is veering analog
“For example, by checking that morning's traffic, Oomi can determine if the user's commute will take longer than expected and automatically re-set their alarm clock to wake them up earlier so they are not late for work.” Fantem is running an Indiegogo ...
January 29, 2015
10 things we STILL hate about Daylight Saving Time
Yes, technology takes care of much of this (thank you cell phone towers), but there's always that last clock you forget – like the one in your car or on your stove. Or even worse, on your alarm clock. 6. Driving appears to get worse in the days ...
March 9, 2015
Bedroom decorating tips for a better night's sleep
What's the one room of the house where you want the decor to be a snoozefest? The bedroom. Without a restful space, getting a good night's sleep is nearly impossible and you need that sleep to be your best. According to the National Sleep Foundation's ...
March 4, 2015
Reuters wants to convince young people to embrace TV news on their phones
A curious dichotomy confronts the casual web surfer who visits Reuters.tv. If your browser window is more than 1,200 pixels wide—smaller than most laptop screens these days—you'll see the above picture of a rather retro-looking alarm clock stacked ...
Medicaid fraud team investigates Maryland group home operator
Five people who have direct knowledge of the investigation told The that Medicaid fraud investigators have been examining whether LifeLine's Laurel-area facility was appropriately staffed with nurses for children who require around-the ...
February 28, 2015
12:15pm - Prepare for afternoon meetings. 12:30pm - Meetings (including a meeting in favorite conference room--the one with a great view of the Capitol). 2:00pm - Send emails and talk to co-workers to prepare for later meetings. 2:30pm - Meeting. 3:00pm - Respond to emails, draft documents discussed in earlier meetings. 4:00pm - Meeting. 4:30pm - Continue drafting documents/revise other documents/respond to emails. 5:50pm -Homebound commute: walk via indoor walkway, wait for train, metro 15 minutes, walk a blustery.
Talking in your sleep is like trying to smell your own breath or catch your eyes looking away for that split second when you look back into the mirror. Stevie Wonder's song "Superstition" talks about when you believe in things you can't understand being a bad thing. Are the deaf and blind less likely to be superstitious and more objective in their thinking. As it reburrows it covers its own trail by causing the ground to fall in or seal up behind it. . Combine hockey and football. Police officers should have retro, or throw back day like the major league baseball and NFL football teams do where they where they put on the Keystone Cops outfits. Ancient Greeks began keeping records of their Olympic feats like the discus as far back as 776 BC. Do any of their accomplishments stack up favorably against modern day records. Mickey Mouse is so popular all over the world. He has black eyes and black ears that appear to be like black hair. Most of the world has dark features including dark eyes and dark hair. Would Mickey have been nearly as popular with blue eyes and yellow ears. Idea Invention and marketing gimmickry "The New Year's Eve Hammock. " People on New Years Eve pay a fortune to get home after late night partying.
We're finally in our new house, and it's looking mostly organised and like a home. We love it, it's bigger, has more light, is cooler and airier, and best of all Miss P has her very own bedroom. (up till now she'd been sharing with us, and it was certainly time for her to be in her own space. And it wouldn't be home without Ted. Who is quite possibly the most prized 'possession' in our home (aside from the children of course. He looked after my Dad during his childhood, and he is in many of my own memories.
Spartanburg guys tap into their interests in getaway man caves
Overhead, vintage Halloween costumes from popular TV shows Batman, Planet of the Apes ... vintage electronic games, an ET alarm clock, a Billy Jack for President button, and his wife's New Kids on the Block collection. “He loves finding things he ...
April 5, 2015