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  • Summer Road Trip Checklist

    Please do not reuse this story without the permission of Content that Works. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most of us spent at least one summer vacation crowded into a station wagon, minivan or SUV, passing the time playing car-spotting games and...
  • Boca Raton, nature center and university unveil new digs for marine life

    Boca Raton, nature center and university unveil new digs for marine life
    With hundreds of hatchlings squirming in the tanks below, dignitaries from Florida Atlantic University, the city of Boca Raton and the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center celebrated an improvement in their accommodations. Over the past year, FAU's marine...
  • Orland Park residents voice concerns about flooding

    Orland Park residents voice concerns about flooding
    About 30 residents of Orland Park's Maycliff subdivision gathered at a village board meeting Monday night to urge trustees to do something about worsening flooding problems. "The joke on Facebook is we're lakefront property again," said Kim Dombrowski....
  • TheraPearl acquired by Ohio firm

    TheraPearl acquired by Ohio firm
    TheraPearl, a rapidly growing Columbia-based manufacturer of therapeutic hot and cold packs, has been acquired by Performance Health Inc., an Akron, Ohio-based manufacturer and marketer of wellness and rehabilitation products. Terms of the deal were...
  • Bye-Bye, Vampire Set-Tops: Pay-TV Boxes Will Suck Less Power in Deal to Save $1 Bil in Annual Energy Costs

    So-called "vampire" TV set-top boxes that devour more power than some refrigerators are on their way out -- at least, most of them are. Big cable and satellite TV providers and their manufacturing partners have agreed to curtail energy-hungry boxes for...
  • Preventive upkeep plan can save money later

    Maintenance emergencies seem to happen at the most inopportune times. The boiler conks out during the coldest day of the year. A frozen plumbing pipe bursts on a holiday. The 25-year-old roof sprouts a serious leak just as the reserve account was...
  • Self-cleaning dishware in the works: Way to go, science!

    Self-cleaning dishware in the works: Way to go, science!
    Washing dishes is the least fun part of any dinner party. Even if you have a dishwasher, the time it takes to rinse the plates, load and unload could be better spent downing a martini with friends.  A Swedish design firm called Tomorrow Machine has a...
  • Firms race to transmit Wall Street data at nearly light speed

    Firms race to transmit Wall Street data at nearly light speed
    NEW YORK — Ari Rubenstein, a "Star Trek" fan who counts physics as a hobby, wants to boldly go where Wall Street has never gone before: the speed of light. Rubenstein heads Strike Technologies, a New York company that's part of a budding cottage...
  • Dead car battery? Recycler gives new life

    Dead car battery? Recycler gives new life
    Tractor trailers filled with dead car batteries made their way up to Gopher Resource's recycling plant in Eagan, Minn. The 30-plus pound blocks were fed into a giant industrial blender and soon became material for new batteries and ammunition. Eagan-...
  • Columbia man's air conditioner invention picked by Quirky

    Columbia man's air conditioner invention picked by Quirky
    Perseverance can indeed pay off. Just ask Garthen Leslie. For years, the 60-year-old Columbia resident has been trying to sell his invention ideas: a skateboard with an odometer and a speedometer, a sensory-equipped life vest for toddlers, and more. He...
  • Spreading out

    Blake Wollman has gone from a food processor in his kitchen at home to a commercial kitchen in Randallstown. He's progressed from selling his product at farmers markets to two distributors placing it in 50 locations in the Mid-Atlantic region. Now,...