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  • YouTube brings its huge fan base to music streaming

    YouTube brings its huge fan base to music streaming
    The music industry's move toward paid subscription services, and away from discs and downloads, has been underway for several years. On Wednesday, YouTube joined the party — bringing with it the world's largest audience for popular music and the...
  • 4 Kansas laboratories work on ending famine

    MANHATTAN, Kan. Can a wasp feed the world? It can help. If its larvae are nurtured near millet fields where a devastating moth steals harvests from the field, they can grow to become predators that destroy the pests and save a crop. And that might put...
  • Advocates hope flower farms will take root in Baltimore

    Advocates hope flower farms will take root in Baltimore
    A movement is underway to fill some of Baltimore's 14,000 vacant lots with flower farms, where residents could grow zinnias and toad lilies and hyacinths to sell to local florists or invite the public to come pick their own bouquets. The city's...
  • Descanso turns to its roots

    Descanso turns to its roots
    Descanso Gardens will unveil Saturday an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th-century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern Californian landscape. The 7.7-...
  • Two Lehigh County financial services firms merge

    Two Lehigh County financial services firms merge
    Two financial services firms in Lehigh County have announced a merger. Michael J. Fischer, president and CEO of Client 1st Financial LLC, and Drew Maron, president of Maron Financial Solutions have announced the two firms have become one. The merged...
  • Troy Wolverton: Amazon Fire tablets can compete with iPads, but that may not matter

    Amazon has garnered far less success than it deserves in consumer electronics, and its latest line of tablets may well continue that trend despite comparing favorably with Apple's latest iPad. The e-commerce giant recently updated its tablet lineup. Like...
  • Just take those old MP3s off the shelf

    Just take those old MP3s off the shelf
    In his digital music collection, Dave Muller owns 349,370 songs, enough to keep a listener jamming for three consecutive years without so much as a bathroom break. A vast chunk of that collection will fill the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood's...
  • Close Clean Water Act loophole

    Close Clean Water Act loophole
    The Chesapeake Bay and all of its connected lakes and tributaries are a vital resource for Maryland, providing clean drinking water and drawing millions of visitors each year to the area who seek outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, sailing and...
  • No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather

    No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather
    Does the size of an orange band on a woolly bear caterpillar mean a cold winter or a warm winter? Or is the important thing the black ends? I've heard so many forecasts of what to expect this winter, I'm relying on caterpillars! What the middle band...
  • In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.

    In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.
    At the Jonathan Club downtown, not everyone took it well when an infrequently used paddle tennis court on a fifth-floor roof was sacrificed to gem lettuce, swiss chard and microgreens. Executive chef Jason McClain, of course, was thrilled. His father, a...
  • Town Council hears presentation on green energy facility

    At its meeting on Oct. 28, the Glastonbury Town Council heard a proposal that would turn an existing natural gas pipeline distribution station into a clean energy-producing fuel cell facility. Devang Patel, general manager of GenConn Energy, a division...