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  • Microsoft to buy power from a new Illinois wind farm

    Microsoft to buy power from a new Illinois wind farm
    Microsoft Corp. will buy wind power from a new Illinois wind farm for the next 20 years to offset its power needs, part of a plan by the technology company to become offset its carbon output. The 175-megawatt wind farm is under construction 60 miles...
  • How a SCI-Arc design spoof predicted New York's 'poor doors'

    My mom likes to say that she left South America for the Land of Opportunity, only to have South America follow her here. It's our bit of gallows humor for talking about rising economic inequity here in the United States — an inequity that appears to...
  • Marketing shelter dogs in IKEA stores in Singapore -- genius

    Marketing shelter dogs in IKEA stores in Singapore -- genius
    Here’s an ingenious idea for getting shelter dogs up for adoption out into the public eye: put their pictures in a furnishings store. In Singapore, two shelter agencies — Save Our Street Dogs and Animal Lovers League — collaborated...
  • China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King

    China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King
    The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan. McDonald's Corp and KFC's parent Yum Brands Inc apologized to Chinese...
  • Affordable living in great Amazon rainforest location

    The property market in Brazil appears to be heating up and, mark my words, I plan to dive in with the zeal of seasoned real estate pros like Donald Trump or that Barbara woman from "Shark Tank." At issue is what to do with 12 soccer stadiums that were...
  • TV Picks: 'East Los High,' Paralympics, 'Welcome to Sweden'

    TV Picks: 'East Los High,' Paralympics, 'Welcome to Sweden'
    "East Los High" (Hulu). A welcome second season for this Web-based Latino teen drama, set in East Los Angeles, begins this week, following some gap-bridging prequels. Originally created with an educational ulterior motive, specifically to address and...
  • U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule

    U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule
    Juggling the rising cost of textbooks, tuition, food and rent is a little more manageable now for rising University of Maryland, Baltimore County senior Keyerra Jeter, thanks to a June 1 raise in starting pay to $9 per hour for Gap Inc.'s 65,000...
  • TrustNordisk Sells 'Here is Harnold' to Multiple Territories

    PARIS- TrustNordisk has sold Gunnar Vikene's comedy "Here is Harnold," to multiple territories. The Scandi giant presented a 3-minute promo at Cannes and sold the film to Germany (NFP), Japan (Nikkatsu Corporation), Switzerland (Frenetec Films), Czech...
  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • Upcycling: Turning trash into beauty -- and a sparkling career

    Upcycling: Turning trash into beauty -- and a sparkling career
    When Tiffany Threadgould moved into her Philadelphia apartment in 2012, the first thing she did was trash the place. But for Threadgould, 40, that didn't mean making a mess. On the contrary, it's all about discovering beauty or at least function in...
  • School locker decor for all ages

    School locker decor for all ages
    The first days back at school have some kids pondering rugs, storage, mirrors, lighting, photo frames ... and no, we’re not talking college kids and dorm rooms. We mean elementary-school lockers! Serious businesses have sprung up to serve the...