Couple cut commute, create tranquil workspace at home
They were drawn to the home design's unique ceiling angles and ledges. The couple In the old days we would have had huge file cabinets in here." The couple Julie: The family room has terra cotta walls and a Tuscan gold accent wall. The rec room ...
April 10, 2015
The Best Way to Back Up Your Computer
On vacation in Italy with a fancy-pants camera, I saved gigabytes and gigabytes of Tuscan sunsets onto a new portable drive. But when I got home and Photo: Geoffrey A. Fowler/The . Yes, with the cloud you have to CrashPlan is ...
March 3, 2015
Deal watch: Avalon touts discounts on river cruises
River line Avalon Waterways is offering a 10% discount to customers who make an early booking for 2016. Announced today, the promotion is valid for all 2016 river cruises in Europe and Southeast Asia. Bookings must be made by April 7. The promotion ...
January 28, 2015
Wyoming wins trip to NCAA Tournament in thrilling fashion vs. San Diego State
With the shot clock winding down and a defense that had held him to 3-for-11 swarming all over, Adams found a little space in the left corner and buried a 3-pointer for a two-point lead with one minute remaining. “Try is important,” said Wyoming coach ...
March 15, 2015
LA Clippers' JJ Redick prices Texas mansion at $6.9 million
Set behind a gated drive on more than an acre, the Tuscan-inspired home is entered through a grand foyer with arched ceilings and doorways and checkerboard stone flooring. Elaborate chandeliers, exposed beams and textured ceiling and wall treatments ...
March 26, 2015
Legislative aide jailed after interfering with deputy following DUI crash
Officers arrived and made contact with the victim and her two sons, ages 12 and 18, who witnessed the man grab, shake and push their mother up against the bedroom wall and then violently pushed her out of the bedroom and threw her to the living room ...
March 10, 2015
Senator Square: Mural contest winner paints 'Road to Success'
As part of the contest, Athena painted her winning design "A Senator's Road To Success” on the hallway wall outside the GNCU branch at CHS. Students and staff are encouraged to come by and see her winning mural at Carson High School. Congratulations ...
March 29, 2015
Paradise in Potomac: Every inch of couple’s estate built for living lavishly
The grand entrance to their Potomac estate starts when custom-designed, wrought-iron gates tipped in ... up and with our friends from the charter school world and from the Italian American groups we belong to,” says Joe Bruno, a Ferrari-driving ...
April 30, 2015
DNA Sequencing Market Will Exceed $20 Billion, Says Illumina CEO Jay Flatley
But scientists, diagnostics makers, physicians, and Wall Street look at the company with a mix of fear ... The decoding tools run around the clock in academic labs all over the world. As researchers race to develop DNA-based technologies that detect ...
April 28, 2015
Twilight of One-Hour Photo, America's Fastest-Fading Business
Now the shop survives off a hodgepodge of custom-framing jobs and passport photography. Novelty items clutter a display case: a toddler’s face laminated onto a wall clock, newlyweds embracing ... carving out a niche printing large retail displays ...
April 30, 2015
Hands On: Bryston Mini T Sub Exemplifies Max Engineering Prowess
Unlike a majority of subwoofers that employ a large, square cabinet highlighted ... I increased the volume from 10 o’clock to 1 o’clock on the dial and moved the sub from midway along my wall under my projection screen by approximately 18 inches ...
April 30, 2015
Kyocera Rally Feature Phone Launches Nationwide at T-Mobile; Offers Affordable, Easy-to-Use Functionality
Rally features a sleek, ergonomic design with a traditional keypad and large separated keys to make calling ... “In a world dominated by smartphones, Kyocera Rally offers unique value as ‘the smarter feature phone.’ It is designed specifically ...
April 29, 2015
Etchings Reveal Rembrandt’s Graphic Genius
Rembrandt achieved his extraordinary results by exploiting the unique qualities ... His insightful wall texts help guide the viewer through Rembrandt’s use of many exotic types of paper—Japanese, Chinese, German, Italian, but never Dutch, as there ...
April 27, 2015
Of cappuccinos and kings in Bishop Auckland
If you’ve got very good eyes, you will be able to make out a large “Raleigh Cycles” sign hanging off a wall. It was Frank Whitwell’s ... He was one of the wave of Italian ice-cream immigrants who made a living providing a little exotic luxury ...
April 25, 2015