| Jun 12, 2010
Surely, there will come a moment in your life when the only thing that stands between you and whatever it is you covet (job interview/hot date/big meeting/you name it) is the wrinkled mess that is your only clean shirt. To assist, we called on Gwen...
| Jun 25, 2010
Every playgroup my kids attend and every grocery checkout line I'm stuck in with other mothers subjects me to yet another discussion about the dangers of plastic. Bottles, plates, utensils, food containers, sunglasses, DVDs and every toy in my house are...
| Jun 29, 2010
Given all the talk about electric cars, clean diesel, ethanol and more, it can be confusing to know how fuels work and their advantages and disadvantages. Here's a guide.
Atomically, the gas we pour into our tanks is a mix of hundreds of...
| Nov 26, 2010
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
| Dec 2, 2010
HOUSTON, Texas (Dec. 2, 2010) Tonight Shell Oil Company (Shell) and Penske Corporation unveiled their 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and IZOD IndyCar Series car line-up along with important driver details for the 2011 season. Officials from both...
| Jul 22, 2010
After a long day of staring at a computer at work, many people relax by staring at a different computer at home. Between spreadsheets and Facebook, our eyes are seeing more pixels than ever before.
If you spend a lot of time in front of a computer,...
| Jul 28, 2010
Dracula used to drain his victims of their blood to steal their life force, but through modern technology, doctors may have found a way to return some of that stolen vitality to their patients.
We know that blood can be used to save lives, but did you...
| Jul 24, 2010
Few architects and builders today are recommending trendy architectural elements to clients. Instead, house pros are mining the history of residential design to extract elements and styles that have worked and keep working, hoping to construct timeless...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:37 AM
GS Industries of Bassett is expanding its business, creating 35 new jobs in the process. The company in Henry County will produce parts for Kids II, Inc.
“At a time when domestic manufacturing continues to struggle, we’re bucking the...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 1:06 PM
Ken Beerbohm always wanted to be an artist.
With a visit to the large basement studio in his Long Reach home, filled with dozens of intricate and undoubtedly unique clay and wire sculptures, it would be easy for any art lover to believe he’s...
| May 20, 2011
| 5:15 PM
Today Cargill announced a $2.6 million investment into its oil production facility in Wichita. The expansion will allow the company to produce renewable electrical insulation fluid for power transformers as part of its Industrial Oils and Lubricants...