| 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...
| Jan 14, 2010
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Michigan Snowshoe Classes
January 22 & 23:
Friday 6:30 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
January 25 & 26:
6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Ludington State Park
Cost: The cost for making a pair of...
| Oct 30, 2009
If you drive a car or truck, you know you have to keep up with maintenance, and that starts with oil changes.
They are needed on a regular basis to keep your engine running properly.
Each time you have your oil changed, about a gallon or so of motor oil...
| Jun 16, 2005
HAMILTON, Canada — The invitation curled from her fax machine, a courtly question scrawled above the signature of a man whose name she did not recognize.
"Would you be willing to collaborate with me on studying the brain of Albert Einstein?"
| Aug 17, 2005
Rich, creamy root beers, spicy-hot ginger ales, pithy citrus drinks with real tang, complex, herb-scented colas -- they're all out there, along with surprising one-of-a-kind fizzies in flavors as diverse as spruce, Key lime and espresso. This is the new...
| Dec 18, 2005
The union boss slipped into a booth in a restaurant on Jackson Boulevard. He was wearing a federal wire, trembling, as the waitress brought over some ice water.
The man he was to meet entered the restaurant, sat down and started glaring at him. The...