Richard Moore: Homecoming offers little cold comfort - Bay of Plenty Times ...
On a desert safari near Dubai the gauge hit 50C. So the wintry blast upon our return was unpleasant and where I was inserted like an overdressed cork. The old body clock has taken a bit of a hammering too and my eyes have been opening about 6am ...
July 14, 2015
Lovin' Life: Make room for Daddy
Like that movie The Bucket List about two old guys who were told they were going to die and then go out and do exciting things like skydiving, riding motorcycles on the Great Wall of China, going on a safari and lots of other things I couldn't afford ...
June 18, 2015
Where a Jewish settlement stood, a Palestinian ferris wheel now spins
But then I notice the map hanging on the wall of his office – a map of Greater Palestine, from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea, without any sign of the State of Israel. Okay, it's not the French Riviera, or the Italian, but it does offer ...
June 16, 2015
A Zambian Walking Safari: the Ultimate Wildlife Adventure
It's a good idea to book any safari with a specialist, such as Hippo Creek Safaris (hippocreeksafaris.com), in Woodcliff Lake, N.J., which will match your tastes to the best camp and offer round-the-clock support for any issues that might come up, at ...
April 2, 2015
iOS 9 may open the door to ad-blocking software
Safari on iOS 9 will include support for "Content Blocking" extensions that, when installed, will remove content from a web page based on a list created by a developer. According to Apple's sparse documentation, the functionality can be used to block ...
June 12, 2015
90% of Macs will be able to run OS X El Capitan (video)
OS X El Capitan will run on almost 90% of all current Macs, even though it's very unlikely that the just-unveiled operating system will ever boast such a high adoption rate. And in a departure from past practice, Apple on Monday said that iOS 9 will ...
June 9, 2015
Deep-dive review: The Apple Watch after a month of use (video)
The Digital Crown is a scroll wheel that you use to select options when using the Watch's software. It also acts as a Home Button when pressed. Double-pressing the Digital Crown also switches between the last used app and the Clock app, and holding ...
June 8, 2015
Auction Record: Chinese Clock Sells For 3.37 Million EUR (3.83 Million USD)
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/auction-record-chinese-clock-sells-for-337-million-eur-383-million-usd-300103309.html SOURCE Auctionata
June 23, 2015
Cardboard Safari Large Toro Bull Head Wall Sculpture
Cardboard Safari wall sculptures are an animal friendly, environmentally kind way to add a masculine touch to your decor. Made of recycled cardboard, each Cardboard Safari sculpture is laser cut for precision fit and easy assembly using slotted construction.
March 1, 2015
Exar Announces 800MHz Universal Quad Clock For Complex Timing Solutions
Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions, announces the XR81411, a quad output, high frequency LVCMOS/LVDS/LVPECL configurable clock synthesizer.
February 19, 2015
Jungle Friends Growth Chart Wall Decal
This WallPops peel & stick Jungle Friends Growth Chart is an adorable and fun way to measure the years. Place this cute wall decal, featuring jungle animals like an elephant and a monkey, on the wall for an adorable height chart. This functional and ...
December 10, 2013
Lenders Extend the Clock on the Lock
Wealthy borrowers these days want lenders who aren't afraid of commitment. Jumbo-mortgage applicants are demanding long-term rate "locks" while they close on their homes. And rather than settle for the standard lock of a month or two, they're asking ...
October 30, 2013
The curious clocks of Kauai
Hawaii's Garden Isle, Kauai, may appear to run on a different clock than the rest of the world -- unless you happen to glance at those 24 timepieces lining the west wall of the island's Lihu'e Airport departure lobby in three neat rows. Then, for however ...
September 5, 2013
Home Buyers Do the Mortgage Time Warp
Pay cash for your next home or get a mortgage? Some wealthy home buyers are choosing both. It's called delayed financing, in which buyers pay cash for a home and then take out a mortgage soon after closing. Rarely used even two years ago, experts say it ...
November 8, 2012