• HOME & GARDEN
    The Realtors Home and Garden Show Starts Friday in Milwaukee

    Milwaukee – It is the longest running home and garden show in the nation. The 93rd Realtors Home and Garden Show begins Friday at the Wisconsin Expo Center Friday, March 24th. “Every year there’s a lot to look forward to. Our garden promenade will be over 10,000 square feet,” said Sandi Anderson, Director of the show […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    What prompted the US and UK electronics bans?

    (CNN)The US and British electronics bans announced Tuesday on flights from certain airports in the Middle East and Africa seem to have come out of the blue, with no specific event prompting the sudden change. So what’s behind these coordinated bans? One factor, a US official told CNN, was recent intelligence that the terrorist group […]

  • COUPONS
    Taking charge of coupons

    I have never considered myself a coupon person, but at the store the other day after people in line behind me began to look anxious as coupon after coupon was scanned and the cashier enthusiastically declared, “Great coupons!” I humbly accepted the fact that I had crossed the line. In the past, coupons presented an administrative […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Old computers refurbished for Mid-Ohio Valley schools

    Photo by Kate York Fox Computers owner Jonathan Jeffers, front, and Paul Prachun look over a computer they refurbished at the shop. MARIETTA — A local business owner is hoping to turn one man’s trash into a local school district’s treasure, with plans to refurbish computers and put them directly into the hands of students. […]

  • ALL DEALS
    After all those deals, what draft picks do Patriots have left?

    With the moves the Patriots have made in recent days, their 2017 NFL Draft picks have been shaken up a bit. As of Monday, they owned seven picks (listed by round-overall): 3-72, 3-96, 4-132, 5-163, 5-183, 6-200, 7-239. That’s no first- or second-round picks, two third-round picks, one fourth-round pick, two fifth-round picks, one sixth-round […]

  • NEWS
    Runaway New Zealand sniffer dog shot at Auckland airport

    A security sniffer dog which escaped its leash and grounded flights at Auckland airport has been shot dead by police, triggering fury in New Zealand. Authorities said the dog, called Grizz, could not be captured after it ran off. The incident grounded 16 flights and caused delays for several hours. An airport official said the […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    New Orleans home and garden calendar, March 18, 2017

    SALVAGE STORE MARCH MADNESS SALE: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily except Sunday, Preservation Salvage Store, 1801 Marais St. The sale raises money for the Preservation Research Center and offers 50 percent off of cypress mantels, doors and more. Free. (504) 947-0038, [email protected] SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ANTIQUES AND VINTAGE COLLECTIBLES MART: 10 a.m. to 5 […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Can we survive without electronics?

    We had a server crash last week and we have spent days and days and days restoring data. During that process I became very aware of the things I do every day that are just automatically attached to an electronic device. I wear a device that counts my calories in and my calories out. It […]

  • COUPONS
    Study: Most shoppers use grocery coupons

    A new study shows most shoppers use coupons at the grocery store. According to the 2017 Coupon Intelligence Report, nine out of 10 shoppers said they use coupons when they buy groceries. 15% of shoppers said they always use coupons. That’s up from 10% in 2016. More than half of shoppers — 64% — said […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Computers could get 100,000 times faster thanks to laser light pulses

    Computers could in future run up to 100,000 times faster than today’s electronics after a team of researchers made a breakthrough in so-called ‘lightwave electronics’. The discovery by an international team that electrons in ultrafast laser pulses can be steered through a semiconductor, and at incredibly fast speeds, could even pave the way for quantum […]

  • CLOTHING
    ‘Sexy’ clothing makes women seem more intelligent, study says

    Unfortunately, women are still being judged by their looks Getty Images/iStockphoto It feels like women are constantly being told what to wear in order to make them look better, slimmer and more attractive because, believe it or not, in 2017 women are still being judged primarily by their looks. Yawn. It feels like women are […]