How to humanely keep wildlife out of the garden

    Some types of catnip can deter backyard visitors like deer, but the neighbor’s cat is sure to want to hang out, too. As with many things, in the garden, you pick your battles. (Illustration: Bill Kersey) You’ve no doubt heard the saying “she wouldn’t harm a fly.” It’s a phrase that could easily be applied […]

    New technique of “sewing” crystals together to herald new electronics

    WASHINGTON, March 8 (Xinhua) — American scientists have found a new technique to “sew” two patches of crystals seamlessly together at the atomic level to create atomically-thin fabrics. The study, published on Thursday in the journal Science, has opened up new possibilities for flexible LEDs or atom-thick two dimensional circuits that work both horizontally and […]

    From Bermuda’s racy shorts to Tonga’s lack of clothing, the most notable looks from the 2018 Olympics’ opening ceremony

    Members of team Canada during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on February 9, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.Jamie Squire/Getty Images The parade of nations is one of the highlights from any Olympic opening ceremony, and this morning’s from Pyeongchang, South Korea was no different. It ought […]

    The Death of Clothing

    NEW YORK, United States — The apparel industry has a big problem. At a time when the economy is growing, unemployment is low, wages are rebounding and consumers are eager to buy, Americans are spending less and less on clothing. The woes of retailers are often blamed on Amazon.com Inc. and its vise grip on e-commerce […]

    Coupon Column: Why not get rid of all coupons?

    “Dear Jill, I do not use coupons and would like to see you address two issues from millions of others like me who are very busy people. 1. If a company wants you to try a product, why not just discount the price in the areas of the country where they want people to try […]

    Last day of Super Doubles!

    Reminder: Today is the last day of Harris Teeter Super Doubles! Read on for details and the link to a Super Doubles list. Are you shopping today? You can see a Super Doubles list at theharristeeterdeals.com. My thanks to Nikki for sharing her list with us! Click HERE for the deals from the Harris Teeter as this […]

    The psychology of the coupon: Do they really work?

    The holiday season has just ended; President’s Day is coming. Lots of holidays are coming up in 2018. What day will be the biggest shopping day of the year? Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday — and I’m sure the experts will think of other fancy names for other days to promote additional shopping behaviors. Enlarge Business […]

    Anushka Sharma Is PETA’s Person Of The Year

    Anushka was previously named PETA’s Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity (courtesy anushkasharma) MUMBAI: HIGHLIGHTS “PETA is calling on everyone to follow her lead,” said Associate Director “Anushka Sharma is a proud animal rights proponent,” said PETA In 2015, Anushka was named PETA’s Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity Newly-married actress Anushka Sharma has been named PETA’s Person of the Year […]

    3 Tricks To Help You Take Care Of Your Expensive, Delicate Clothing

    Take care of your clothes and they’ll take care of you You have to be disciplined when it comes to the life of clothing Whether you’re a complete fashionista or avoid shopping like the plague, invariably, one ends up spending a lot of money on clothes. And we’ve all dealt with situations when we’ve dirtied our […]