The Grow-Light Blues
In iron. Magnesium. But he was still losing muscle mass, and he felt a tight bulge in one of his eyes. The medics kept waving him through, chortling about miracles. The project was considered a success. Carl was a great explorer. They pushed him in a ...
June 15, 2015
Taxpayers face a £7.1BN bill to stop Parliament falling down
Many of the 3,00 windows will not close, iron roofs have rusted and leak, toilets regularly flood and the building is riddled with asbestos, in roof spaces, light switches, toilet systems and as a sound suppressant. A report three years apart from ...
June 18, 2015
Freestyle Friday on Dale and Holley - All topics on the table
I'm gonna have my daughter come over and hang with you for a few days let's just the Al blogger -- case last year how did you did you have to get her that we all these things like total weight to our guys drop the phone well I'm able I'm actually ...
June 19, 2015
EF-2: Survival, loss and love in Wessington Springs
Five o'clock marks the beginning of a normal shift for Deputy Mentzer and Ajax. The pair load up their . He climbs over a large section of wall and sees them. John Berens and .. Left outside of the cast-iron door, Mitch and his father, Randy ...
June 12, 2015
A D-Day Vet Shows Normandy to His Son
It was about ten o'clock in the morning when we reached the crossroad just west of Formigny. The mist was .. It had taken on the mustard color of the clay that had washed down around it, and it hung there on the serpentine curve of the slope, still ...
June 5, 2015
Non-Contrarians Need Not Apply
It was in Amsterdam that I encountered typically Jewish humour with local cafes hanging a big sign beside their entrance or on the wall behind the bar: Tomorrow free beer for everyone. Those same analysts are also the promoters of the Lion Clock ...
June 16, 2015
Culture, great food and weather and a warm welcome in ... Iran
Here is where the royal family built Golestan Palace, within which it's possible to glimpse old Persia in rooms filled with silver, ornately glazed tiles and elaborate gifts from European monarchs: animal skins from Russia, clocks from Britain's Queen ...
May 23, 2015
From Filmmaker Fantasy to Gadget Reality
Gadgets seen in futuristic films like "Back to the Future Part II," and "Minority Report" are now becoming a reality, from flying cars to self-lacing shoes, to hoverboards.
March 28, 2015
Keeping things ticking with the Maryland Clock Company
began the clock repair business in 1950. Rick Graham, an only child, took over the shop at nineteen when his father passed away in 1973. Years later, Rick and Doris Graham expanded the company to include selling clocks. Grandfather, grandmother, wall ...
December 5, 2014
DIY Fabric Wall Decals
No need for dealing with a hammer and nail or spackling over scratched surfaces with this cool DIY. Transform any boring wall into a chic display with the help of a few basic things you probably have on hand. Create a decorative typography wall art or ...
October 21, 2014
Snooki Desperate To Lose Weight In Time For Her Wedding
Snooki just delivered her second child a few days ago and, already, she’s back to the post-baby weight loss grind. The Jersey Shore star knows all about losing weight, for, as Facebook fans recall, she’s already been through multiple slim downs.
October 2, 2014
Uji wall clock moves its hands
Ivor Williams: Uji uses the design archetype of a wall clock. The black metal arms are connected through the back to these counterweights which are swung and motioned by electromagnets. The function of the clock itself is silent because they're electromagnets.
May 9, 2014
Scientists Warn of Risks From Growth Hormone
Does human growth hormone have antiaging powers? Or does it contribute to heightened cancer risk and earlier death? The complex science in the area suggests the answer is yes to both. Growth hormone, a biochemical that helps stimulate cell growth and ...
March 25, 2014
Iconic Doomsday Clock Set at Five Minutes Until Midnight
The closest the Doomsday Clock has ever come to midnight was in 1953, when the minute hand ticked to 11:58 p.m. after the first test of the hydrogen bomb. It was at its most optimistic in 1991, when the Bulletin board set the time at 17 minutes to ...
January 15, 2014