60 minutes of spy games: My (failed) mission to escape Escape MKE
Our big thing is clocks, locks and secret passages … but I don't want to give too much away." And when that clock hits zero … you're stuck there forever? You get gassed and wake up in a ditch miles away? You simply feel great shame? I was off in ...
April 10, 2015
Easter long weekend extended with clocks going back an hour as daylight ...
The four-day Easter long weekend will be extended by an hour when clocks go back an hour at 3am on Sunday. Changing the clock is also a reminder for people to change their smoke alarm batteries, fire services around Australia say. Pictured is the ...
April 4, 2015
The i List for June
It's all contained in a bold, smoky glass bottle inspired by an antique flask. s New York City flagship knows that the entrance boasts a 9-foot Atlas clock that marks minutes for the hustle and bustle of shoppers along Fifth Avenue. Founder ...
June 3, 2015
Daylight Saving time means your clocks have jumped forward an HOUR
Did you wake up this morning feeling like you'd mysteriously lost of an hour of sleep? Well, technically, you did, because today is the start of Daylight Saving for most Australian states and territories. In the very early hours of this morning, the ...
October 4, 2014
Smile! One of You Will Be the Next Mayor of New York
Even if you stipulate, as the G.O.P. kingmakers know, that Rudy and Mike are not real Republicans, the fact remains: the most progressive city west of Amsterdam and east of San Francisco has not elected a Democrat since 1989. Outside, on the snowy ...
July 25, 2013
Peer who clocks in and out of the Lords in 30 minutes to claim £300 a day ...
But Lord Hanningfield yesterday defended his right to claim his fee for such short spells in Parliament, and tried to draw other members of the House of Lords into the scandal. He said: 'I could say the whole 600 sometimes just go in to clock in. A lot ...
December 17, 2013
Email Oil on canvas by Charles Sayers (Dutch, 1901-1943) sells for $17000 at ...
Of the clocks in the sale, the top performer was a Federal eagle-inlaid and figured mahogany tall case clock, attributed to the New Jersey clock maker Matthew Egerton (active 1785-1837), 97 ½ inches tall, with an upper portion showing a hand-painted ...
June 23, 2014
Four-day Easter long weekend extended with clocks going back an hour as daylight saving ends Clocks go back an hour at 3am on Sunday, April 5 in all states except Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia Daylight savings will...
Daylight Saving means your clocks have jumped forward an HOUR (but don't worry, you'll get it back at the end of summer) Clocks move forward by an hour to mark beginning of Daylight Saving Daylight Saving is NOT observed in Queensland, WA or the... In the very early hours of this morning, the clock jumped forward by an hour - from 1. 59am straight to 3. 00am - effectively wiping an hour from your life. But the good news is, besides getting that lost hour back in a few months' time, that you'll get an extra hour of sunshine at the end of each day over summer. Daylight Saving in Australia has come into effect if you live in New South Wales, Victoria, ACT, Tasmania and South Australia. Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia do NOT follow Daylight Saving, meaning residents of those areas will keep their regular time zones.
Peer who clocks in and out of the Lords in 30 minutes to claim £300 a day (. and he says dozens are at it) Lord Hanningfield claims 'at least half' of peers also do the same thing 'I've never made a penny out of my public work,' he says He was... A peer jailed for fiddling his expenses has been caught ‘clocking in’ to the House of Lords for barely half an hour a day to claim his £300 daily attendance fee. But yesterday Lord Hanningfield defended himself saying that ‘at least half’ of all peers were also abusing the allowance system – before going even further and claiming: ‘They all do it. ’. During July, Lord Hanningfield was monitored clocking in... And last night, Lord Hanningfield – who was expelled from the Tory Party after being jailed in 2011 over the expenses scandal – faced the prospect of a police investigation after Labour MP John Mann made a formal complaint to Scotland Yard. But Lord Hanningfield yesterday defended his right to claim his fee for such short spells in Parliament, and tried to draw other members of the House of Lords into the scandal. He said: ‘I could say the whole 600 sometimes just go in to clock in. A lot of the MPs, because they get salaries, don’t go in at all.
In Search of a Most Excellent Guitar
When eleven o’clock came ... edge of the square, looked at the wall, turned the corner of the building, and there it was. A door opened onto a workshop as narrow as a subway car that could barely hold two people. In the back lay a glass case filled ...
July 13, 2015
Detroit: Motor City gets its mojo back after years of decline
We dutifully comply, but it feels like sacrilege caterwauling in a studio where they churned out classics around the clock, day after day ... and their mark is visible throughout the city, from the glass towers of the GM Renaissance Center to the Ford ...
July 10, 2015
Restored: Three businesses renovate historic buildings
L’Heurueux wanted to place the CEO’s office on the portion closest to the river. His solution was to remove part of the roof and replace it with a higher glass and steel front ... A: Historic photos, clocks and calendars line the walls from the early ...
July 6, 2015
10 New Attractions That Will Help Chicago Reach its 2020 Tourism Goals
Notable remaining historical and architectural structures include The Clock Tower Administration ... pedestrians direct access to the river and an uninterrupted vantage point from which to gaze upon some of the city’s greatest architectural marvels ...
July 6, 2015
Detroit hits full throttle
We dutifully comply, but it feels like sacrilege caterwauling in a studio where they churned out classics around the clock ... City. It's home to the Big Three - Ford, Chrysler and General Motors - and their mark is visible throughout the city, from the ...
July 3, 2015
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
There are the superheroes everyone knows and loves, the ones kids dress up as for Halloween, the ones whose logos and square-jawed faces are emblazoned on everything from lunchboxes to dorm-room posters to tighty-whities.
June 6, 2015
CIty Winery Will Run Glass-Encased Boathouse Eatery on TriBeCa's Pier 26
Called City Vineyard, the new 1,600 square restaurant ... the Wall Street Journal reported. It's expected to open in May 2016. The restaurant, owned by Michael Dorf, was chosen through an request for proposal process by the Hudson River Park Trust, which ...
June 14, 2015