| May 27, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Inside the cavernous and dimly lit Windish Hall in south Bethlehem on Tuesday, a handful of volunteers were sorting, folding, labeling and otherwise arranging a collection of goods so massive and eclectic that I don't know quite how to describe it....
| May 18, 2014
| 6:30 AM
An avalanche seems like the right metaphor for trouble that starts small, gathers momentum and ultimately threatens to wipe out the peaceful balance of a posh Scandi couple's ski vacation -- and possibly even their marriage -- in Ruben Ostlund's precisely...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Ikea, the home furnishings store of choice for college dorms and bachelor pads around the world, is creating a new museum that is expected to open in the fall of 2015. The company will turn its first store in Älmhult, Sweden into a museum that will...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
President Obama will promote his record on energy efficiency on Friday by touting several initiatives he says are taking hold across the country – as well as the completion of one very close to home.
After years of delay, solar panels have been...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:15 AM
An elderly Burbank pedestrian remained hospitalized Friday after suffering severe head injuries Thursday morning when she was struck by an SUV, police said.
On Friday afternoon, the 87-year-old woman was in a coma after undergoing surgery, according to...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:35 AM
A prolonged period of below-average rainfall has put the entire state of California under some level of drought, ranging in severity from moderate to exceptional, for the first time in 15 years.
The latest drought monitor released by the National...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:07 AM
IKEA is sending a team of five home furnishing experts on the road to help homeowners tackle design challenges, with a stop in the Baltimore/Washington area planned for June.
But Baltimore-area homeowners only have until Friday to apply for a home...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
After years as a fashion makeover maven, Suze Yalof Schwartz aims to remake meditation.
"Why could there not be a Dry Bar for meditation, where you could go in and come out and feel amazing?" she asked herself as she began to delve into meditating to...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:17 PM
I want to thank the Citizens Advocating Rational Development and their president Nick Green for speaking out about the real ecological problems in the plan for the new IKEA store, which was steamrolled through the City Council meeting on March 11 and...
| Apr 15, 2014
It is a weekend for working around the house. My fiancee, Erin, and I have the baby's room to paint and some IKEA furniture to assemble. I roll out of bed early — 10:30 — and get into my wheelchair. Erin is already making coffee in the...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
We need to deliver some bad news. Are you sitting down?
Actually, that's the problem. Studies link sitting all day on your posterior--the way you likely work every day--to numerous ailments, including cardiovascular disease, deep-vein thrombosis,...