'Blackhat': A Classic Detective Story For A Brave New World
Screenwriter, producer and director Michael Mann is a master of the crime story. From his work on Miami Vice in the '80s to films like Heat, The Insider and Public Enemies, it seems he's drawn to plots that revolve around illicit activity. "I like ...
January 17, 2015
MARILYN HAGERTY: Keeping time with Grand Forks' Wayne Miller
He has worked with Hamilton, Elgin, Waltham, Bulova watches as well as today's Citizen and Seiko watches. Miller moves quietly into his work desk at 9 a.m. Monday through Friday. He quits at 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. on Thursday....
February 7, 2015
Historic Swiss Brand Angelus Is Back And Presents The U10 Tourbillon Lumière
Graham, named for George Graham (1673-1751) was equally as innovative and famous as Arnold at the time, inventing a lever escapement for clocks in 1710 that to this day continues to bear his name. He also invented the world's first wall-mounted ...
March 6, 2015
New Yorkers Like to Name Their Kids Jayden and Sophia
The numbers show that multiyear favorites Jayden and Sophia continue to hold the top slots for boys and girls, respectively, in New York, with Jayden defending his throne for the fifth time, and Sophia reclaiming hers for the second. No fruit ...
December 29, 2014
Philips 40-inch 4K monitor review
The picture here doesn't really do this screen any justice at all. This is Philips' 40-inch 4K monitor. Yes, monitor. For all it's televisual heritage the BDM4065UC, or wunder-screen as I've taken to calling it, is a proper PC monitor. It's got a full ...
January 15, 2015
The KitchenAid You Deserve, A New Pair of Jeans, and More Deals
Today's Amazon Gold Box offers Garmin Vivofit fitness bands for $100, or $30 off their usual price. While it's not a perfect product, it offers a lot of features for this price range, including active reminders to get you off the couch. [Garmin Vivofit ...
October 24, 2014
Hermès Puts Pen To Paper With The Nautilus
Designed by Marc Newson, the prolific Australian industrial designer who has also designed watches for Ikepod and clocks for Jaeger-LeCoultre, the Hermès Nautilus was purportedly conceived in 2009 during a conversation between Newson and Hermès ...
November 6, 2014
Preparation and execution of my income tax return
April 15th is the time of the year when Americans can communicate with ... write me a new tax law book for this year and have it on my desk by 5 o'clock." This sets the wheels of government to whirling and by golly, by 5 o'clock that new tax law book ...
April 10, 2015
Bentley unveils their luxurious suite at the St. Regis Istanbul
The wet bar also a Bentley-sourced humidor and three Breitling clocks that show the time in Istanbul, London and New York ... where an expansive work desk resides alongside a 40-inch pop-up television. A bed base, tailor-made from burgundy hide and ...
April 7, 2015
5 Boundaries You Can Set That Will Help You Boost Your Creativity
That’s the opinion of legendary industrial designer Irving Harper, who created the original Herman Miller logo and the first sunburst clocks. Harper does own ... to pick a specific amount of time to sit at a desk every day. "During that time, you don ...
April 10, 2015
World’s First Non-OTP 2-Factor Authentication Chrome App Finally Arrives
In a cybersecurity breakthrough, Cyphercor Inc. releases the first ever non-OTP (one-time password) based two-factor authentication app for desktops and laptops via Google Chrome. Ottawa, Canada, April 09, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The world's first non-OTP (one ...
LEADING OFF: Harvey back, pitch clock starts in minors
Matt Harvey is scheduled to be back on a mound in the majors for the first time since Aug. 24 ... TICK TOCK MINOR The minor league seasons open, and 20-second pitch clocks make their debuts at Triple-A and Double-A. The debut is scheduled for Buffalo ...
April 8, 2015
Everything We Know About the Future, According to Tomorrowland
Everyone is sad Or, as Hugh Laurie puts it in production notes, “morbid defeatism has gripped the world ... clock that counts down the end of time At the beginning of the trailer, Frank Walker (George Clooney) stares at a countdown clock on his desk ...
Libertarian Plagiarist and Credentials Faker presents details of his 2015 plan for governing America
It is about time we limit the terms of Congress. The bills are 1,000 pages long and no one reads them. They are often plopped on our desk with only a few hours ... a rebellious group of colonies into the world's greatest nation. When tyranny threatened ...
April 8, 2015