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  • Thanksgiving Travels

    By Jim MacPherson    Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…"  My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
  • CD Players Make Slow Exit From New Cars

    Car CD players will soon go the way of the tape deck, according to Automotive News. Around 331,000 cars will be sold without CD players by the end of this year, says John Canali, an analyst for the research company Stratacom. Canali expects that number...
  • A history of staying cool on the go

    By Nate In the midst of the worst heat wave of the summer thus far here's a quick look at the history of automotive air conditioning, courtesy of car expert Jim MacPherson.   -The first factory-installed air conditioners were enjoyed by a handful of...
  • Restoration Porsche: Part 7

    Restoration Porsche: Part 7
    Restoration Porsche  Editor’s note: We’re pleased to bring you this update on Jim MacPherson’s Porsche restoration. Now that the body is getting painted its original Bahama Yellow, we wanted to show you pictures. If you missed the...
  • Touring The New Yankee Stadium

    Touring The New Yankee Stadium
    It's now the House that Steinbrenner (and New York taxpayers) Built, part coliseum and part baseball cathedral. It';s Yankee Stadium 2.0, built on the everlasting foundation of Gehrig and Ruth, Dimaggio, Mantle and Maris, Jeter and Rivera. Visitors line...
  • Morning News Photographer/Truck Operator

    POSITION: News Photographer/ Truck Operator DATE: 9/20/10 DEPARTMENT: News REPORTS TO: Chief Photographer ROLE: To gather news stories on video RESPONSIBILITIES - Shoot and edit video for award winning AM newscasts including packages, Vo's/VOSOTS...
  • 'Lion King' becomes top ticket of all time

    "The Lion King" is now officially King of the Beasts on Broadway: The hit musical is the top-earning ticket of all time, the Associated Press reported Monday. “Lion King” passed $1 billion in ticket revenues last fall; in late summer of this...
  • From Tahrir Square to Ferguson, artist Glenn Kaino's rocks of protest

    From Tahrir Square to Ferguson, artist Glenn Kaino's rocks of protest
    Artist Glenn Kaino picked up his first rock in Cairo a couple of years back. He was in Egypt doing some research for the 13th annual Cairo Biennale, where he had been selected to represent the United States. Kaino's meanderings around the ancient city...
  • Hossein Khosrojerdi's first U.S. solo show opens at Tara Gallery

    Hossein Khosrojerdi's first U.S. solo show opens at Tara Gallery
    Tehran-born Hossein Khosrojerdi has enjoyed a more than 30-year career as a prominent visual artist. He represented Iran during its debut at the 2003 Venice Biennale (Iran’s first time participating in the contemporary art event after the Islamic...
  • Syria's heritage is casualty of war, study finds

    PHILADELPHIA One of the casualties of Syria's civil war is history. Five of the country's six World Heritage sites have "significant damage" and some buildings have been "reduced to rubble," according to a report issued this week. The report relied on...
  • Pasadena AxS Festival debuts Dutch artist Cocky Eek's Sphaerae

    Pasadena AxS Festival debuts Dutch artist Cocky Eek's Sphaerae
    On a patch of velvety grass across the street from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, a swath of white fabric lies unfurled on the ground, like a deflated parachute. This is Sphaerae -- and she is hungry. Soon Sphaerae will be fed five bathtubs' worth...