| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:53 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2013
Cleaning in most homes concentrates on kitchens and bathrooms. But what about the room with a car? On top of dirt and debris from the street, garages are often the most used entrance, and may include a washer and dryer, recycling bins, a home shop, and...
| Sep 4, 2013
If your car's air-conditioning system blows only warm air on hot days, it's probably because it is low on refrigerant, and the most likely cause is a leak somewhere in the system. Though many vehicle owners think they need to......
| Aug 31, 2011
| 7:04 PM
Address: 105 Watch Harbour Court, located in The Riverfront at Harbourview in northern Suffolk.
Listing agent: Tina Manrique, East West Realty, 757-638-9100
Basics: This custom home with golf and water views is situated on the 16th...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 10:20 AM
Address: 131 River Bank Way, Cobbs Creek
Listing agent: Olivia R. Hill, Realtor, Abbitt Realty Company, Newport News; 757-223-7478 (office); 757-968-9041 (mobile); email: email@example.com
Basics: This 3,700-square-foot home sits on 2....
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:00 PM
It's the night before Santa arrives and the house is as quiet as a Christmas mouse — except for the sounds of wind whipping through the attic and down the drafty chimney.
Maybe extra insulation and caulking should be on your holiday wish list....
| Feb 9, 2011
We delved back into the Tribune recipe archives for this mousse-like cheesecake from the '50s. If you have some left over after building the na-PIE-leons, just chill it in a bowl and save for later — it doesn't need to be baked. You'll need 3- by 3-...
| Feb 11, 2011
Easy Broccoli Soup is easy on the cook, the pocketbook and readily uses up those leftovers. You can add other vegetables - cauliflower works well here. Another option is to puree the soup - but when you use a blender or food processor, only fill about 1/3...
| Feb 16, 2011
The mortar and pestle provide a true hands-on cooking experience. Modern-day cooks are discovering culinary catharsis by pulverizing, grinding and muddling ingredients much as their ancient counterparts did many millennia ago.
Made of wood, stone,...
| Feb 15, 2011
I've been wondering about the microwave in the company cafeteria for some time now.
Built like a Cold War bunker, but smaller, it has nothing resembling a turntable—much less a glass tray. A row of numerals and a series of worn metallic bumps run...
| Feb 23, 2011
Nearly two months into the new year, we've been good — eating boneless, skinless chicken to help control calories, fat and portion size. But man, oh man, we're often left craving flavor. Especially when company's coming. So let's take a look at...