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  • John D. Silva dies at 92; introduced news helicopter

    John D. Silva was the chief engineer for KTLA-TV in 1958 when he outfitted a helicopter with a TV camera and changed television news coverage forever. He turned a rented Bell helicopter into the Telecopter, essentially a flying TV studio. The first of...
  • Life Skill #201: Washing a baseball cap

    Life Skill #201: Washing a baseball cap
    Working in the yard, running, playing softball ... summertime activities can turn you into a sweaty, dirty mess. Not only you, but your baseball cap as well. So how do we clean it? Some caps are made to be washed; other cheap versions are hardly worth...
  • Pushing down energy use — and bills

    Pushing down energy use — and bills
    Sick of $450-a-month gas and electric bills for their Baltimore County rowhouse, James and JoAnn Allis replaced their old, inefficient air conditioner. And their windows and doors. Then they added insulation in their home's many leaky spots and coated...
  • Gelato at home

    Gelato at home
    Q: How can the home cook make gelato? —Jack Kane, Chicago A: Yes, the home cook can make gelato. The process is pretty much the way you'd make ice cream at home. Just follow the instructions that come with your ice cream maker. "Gelato" is,...
  • NASA uses radar to find human heartbeats in collapsed buildings

    NASA uses radar to find human heartbeats in collapsed buildings
    NASA engineers have built a device that uses radar to detect heartbeats in the rubble of collapsed buildings, with technology typically used to explore other planets. The FINDER device, developed with the Department of Homeland Security, could help...
  • Greenest of the green: Top efficiency-boosting home improvements

    Greenest of the green: Top efficiency-boosting home improvements
    Forget wondering who's the fairest; when it comes to choosing home improvements that make your home look good - from the curb and to potential buyers - it may make more sense to ask "Who's the greenest of them all." Sustainable home improvements not...
  • Powerful vacs give you a cleaner garage and car

    Powerful vacs give you  a cleaner garage and car
    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...
  • Why Does Your Air Conditioning Need Recharging?

     
    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......
  • Christmas Classics

    Christmas Classics
    Greek Yogurt Cheesekcate With Ouzo Poached Figs Ingredients: 15 plain melba toasts (about 4 ounces; not Melba "snacks") One-third cup walnut halves 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 14 ounces reduced-fat Neufch√Ętel cream cheese 1 1/3 cups sugar 2 1/2...
  • Save money by limiting freezer food during hurricane season

    Save money by limiting freezer food during hurricane season
    Here's one South Florida money-saving tip: Save up to hundreds of dollars by not stocking up on frozen foods until after the hurricane season. A prolonged power outage after a storm could cost you plenty in spoiled freezer food. Just ask the South...
  • Avoid the frozen food section -- until after hurricane season

    Avoid the frozen food section -- until after hurricane season
    Tropical Storm Emily reminds us: Save up to hundreds of dollars by not stocking up on frozen foods until after the hurricane season. A prolonged power outage after a storm could cost you plenty in spoiled freezer food, said Marilyn Gordon, a...