At 9 o'clock on this Friday night in April, except for the stairwell and the lobby, the building was entirely dark. “Nine p.m. sharp.” One Russian newspaper put the number of employees at 400, with a budget of at least 20 million rubles (roughly ...
June 3, 2015
Ted Cruz Showed Eloquence, and Limits, as Debater at Princeton
PRINCETON, N.J. — By the time he was a senior at Princeton University in 1992, Ted Cruz had developed an arsenal of rhetorical skills and theatrical gestures that made him one of the most polished performers on the college debate circuit. So when he ...
April 22, 2015
Hey, Man, Dig the Crazy Hippie Flicks 'The Wild Angels' and 'Psych-Out'
“Psych-Out,” which was produced by Dick Clark and directed by Richard Rush (later to direct “The Stunt Man”), includes performances by the Seeds and the Strawberry Alarm Clock as well as a recurring riff blatantly suggesting the opening chords of ...
March 27, 2015
Her Majesty's Jihadists
Hours at the I.C.S.R. can be erratic: Exchanges always occur on the jihadists' clock. The camera zoomed in and out, focusing on tight head shots of Kasasbeh, his bright orange uniform in sharp contrast with the taupe of the desert and the black ...
April 14, 2015
The Best Smartwatches to Keep You On the Edge of Both Tech and Style
In a marketplace of mass variety, it's become difficult to narrow down the best smartwatches worth owning. All that's certain is we want one. Like it or not, wearable tech is the wave of the future and these hi-tech timepieces are proving so, nearly ...
April 17, 2015
Jonas Gray living a dream in his first Super Bowl
PHOENIX – Jonas Gray was a sophomore in high school when Detroit hosted the Super Bowl nine years ago. Gray's mother, Jerri, was a police officer at the time, and one day she came home with a signed picture of two of the game's biggest stars, Jerome ...
January 27, 2015
Unfriendly schedule taking a toll on Dayton, other NCAA tournament teams
One reason the backlog affected Dayton and Providence on Friday is because five of the eight venues the NCAA booked are in the Eastern Time Zone, and the television times remained the same as in previous years. The last time that happened was in 2006 ...
March 22, 2015
Sharp may spin off LCD unit, seek investment from government-backed fund
TOKYO • Struggling Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp. may spin off its LCD panel business and seek funding for it from the government-backed Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, a source familiar with the plan said on Sunday. The Nikkei business ...
April 5, 2015
11 Alarm Clocks for Starting the Day Right
Some users need a travel alarm clock—and designers have addressed this need with small, durable alarm clocks, often with added features. The Jetlag clock, designed by Industrial Facility for IDEA Japan, was designed specifically for ease of use ...
March 5, 2015
This Is Why Having A Separate Alarm Clock Can Still Be A Good Idea
At moments like this, I can’t help thinking there’s a lot to be said for an old-fashioned alarm clock rather than using your phone. Alarm picture from Shutterstock When I’m travelling, I’ll use my phone, but at home I have an entirely separate ...
January 14, 2015
Oregon Scientific TimeLight Projection Clock with Color LCD Alarm Clock
Our testers found the beeping alarm effective and liked the projector and the weather feature, which shows the inside and outside temperature as well as the weather conditions. For setup, this one requires consulting the manual. The clock also has battery ...
December 7, 2014
Princess International Electronic Wind Chime Alarm Clock 10 Chimes PI-7010
A unique way to wake, the alarm triggers the chimes to start ringing. However, its overall ease-of-use score was middling, with setting the time particularly difficult. Our unit suffered a broken LCD screen in our durability test. This clock also has ...
December 7, 2014
Top 10 Bizarre Alarm Clocks From Japan That Could Wake Godzilla
While its small size and compact profile make the Countdown Alarm Clock a seemingly ideal travel alarm clock, you really don't want your friendly TSA agent to come across it while he's rummaging through your, er, junk. Now that's one viral video I'd like ...
June 4, 2014
10 best alarm clocks
What you won’t find in our list, however, are clocks that aren’t value for money, that don’t last, that have annoyingly loud ticks or ridiculously bright LCD ... of alarm clocks. Then again, The White Company’s Small Karlsson Alarm Clock is also ...
June 4, 2014