| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:43 PM
National Waffle Day is Sunday, Aug. 24. We know that at The DP List because we like waffles. What we didn't know was just how many types of waffles there are and the history of them.
According to "Antique Electric Waffle Irons 1900-1960: A History of...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:07 PM
The FAA has certified Boeing Co's 787-9 Dreamliner for use with General Electric Co engines, clearing the way for first deliveries of the new aircraft with the U.S.-made engines expected later this month.
The 787-9 is a larger version of the original...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:53 AM
OXFORD - Plans to build a gas power plant on the northern town line are being resurrected despite some opposition.
Competitive Power Ventures is proposing to build a 805-megawatt facility on an approximately 20-acre site in the Woodruff Hill industrial...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:37 PM
When developing countries need to deepen a canal for irrigation or navigation, they frequently call on Ellicott Dredges, a 129-year-old Baltimore-based maker of dredging equipment.
To sell their massive, multimillion-dollar machines abroad, Ellicott...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When the Marx Brothers made their final film comedy, "Love Happy" in 1949, they found a new outlet for their outrageously funny shenanigans on the new medium of television.
Groucho scored a huge success bringing his popular radio game show "You Bet Your...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The U.S. Export-Import Bank, as we know it, will cease to exist anyway.
Given the 113th Congress' record of inaction on momentous issues affecting this nation, failing to renew the charter for the Ex-Im Bank, which only supports 2 percent of U.S....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Whatever UConn wants, UConn gets. Thanks to an unelected board of trustees that doesn't answer to the public and a delusional governor, taxpayers are footing the bill for the $1.5 billion Next Generation Connecticut program at Storrs.
This program to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
After creating fake ads for dubious products like Mom Jeans, Little Chocolate Donuts, the Bathroom Monkey and the CNN Pregnancy Test, "Saturday Night Live" is developing a stronger interest in real ones.
Broadway Video, the production company behind...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:27 PM
HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States.
But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
If we knew what the next big thing was, we'd all make a fortune, right? Maybe the next-best thing for investors is to seek out the innovators. These are the companies that dream up the new things -- or new ways to make them...