• HOME & GARDEN
    Check out our Home and Garden page!

    Find stories in Thursday’s print edition offering five simple tips for making your home safer to prevent falls and ideas for fast-growing vegetables if you still want to get a little gardening done before it gets too cold. You’ll also find ads for local businesses offering everything from tree trimming and roofing services to mattresses. […]

  • COMPUTERS
    DARPA project aims to make modular computers out of ‘chiplets’

    The Defense Department’s research arm has officially kicked off its effort to create a modular computing framework, with pieces pulled from a mix-‘n-match set of “chiplets.” Producing something this weird will take a village, the agency suggested — in fact, “an enormous village rife with innovators.” DARPA did always have a way with words. The program, […]

  • COUPONS
    Thrifty thieves spotted stealing coupons out of newspapers

    A band of thieves went coupon-clipping — swiping bundles of newspapers from stores around Staten Island and then taking the discount vouchers out of them, police said Tuesday. The group of men first removed numerous copies of the Staten Island Advance — totaling $2,600 — from various businesses in the Todt Hill area between 2:15 […]

  • NEWS
    Can the Headspace App Teach You How to Meditate and Be Less Stressed Out?

    HIGHLIGHTS Headspace is a mindfulness app that teaches meditation The app is free but most lessons require a subscription It has a great design, and is very encouraging to newcomers Our world is increasingly becoming digital. We spend most of our time staring at screens, knowing full well that this affects sleep. Stress and insomnia are […]

  • CLOTHING
    Fig Leaves Are Out. What to Wear to Be Kind to the Planet?

    Americans spent around $350 billion on clothing and footwear in 2016. CreditLauren Fleishman for The New York Times In the Garden of Eden, figuring out what to wear was easy and the fig leaves were environmentally friendly. Today, it’s much harder to find clothes that don’t have some kind of negative impact on the planet. […]

  • COUPONS
    Dave Chang’s Ando Resorts to Handing Out Coupons in Union Square

    Ando’s pretty parchedEater Tipster Hot on the heels of Maple’s closure, NYC restaurants are stepping up their delivery game in some very thirsty ways. The latest: Momofuku ringleader David Chang’s delivery-only restaurant Andowas spotted in Union Square today handing out $7 coupons for first-time users. Chang recently admitted he’s made some mistakes with his delivery-only […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Out of control garden fire damages nearby speed camera

    The corner of Farfield Avenue in Beeston A fire in a garden spread to a nearby speed camera. Crews from Highfields station were called to a fire which had broken out in Farfield Avenue in Beeston at around 10.40am yesterday (Tuesday, April 19). Read more: New city centre Co-op wants to sell alcohol – and […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    RingCentral Rounds Out Telephony Features with VOIP

    RingCentral recently announced that it is adding VOIP to its line-up, signalling more movement in the hot telephony market for small businesses. RingCentral’s main offering up to now has been a virtual switchboard for small businesses.  That means they provide a software-based auto attendant to answer calls, phone extensions that can be administered from a […]

  • NEWS
    Google Search App’s Revamped Carousel UI for Recipes Now Rolling Out

    Google Search App’s Revamped Carousel UI for Recipes Now Rolling Out HIGHLIGHTS Update UI was first spotted in December Larger, detailed cards will be shown for step-by-step instructions New Search interface is also meant to help you discover new recipes Back in December, it had been spotted that Google was tweaking its search interface to […]