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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...
  • How to remove algae from shingles and keep it away

    How to remove algae from shingles and keep it away
    DEAR TIM: Many roofs in my neighborhood, mine included, are covered with black streaks. What's causing this to happen, and can the roofs be cleaned? I'm able to walk on my asphalt shingle roof with ease, but am afraid of hurting the shingles by cleaning...
  • So many ways to chill

    Who doesn't love a cucumber? Picklers, slicers, green or yellow, smooth or bumpy, thin- or thick-skinned, chubby Kirbys, little cornichons, English, Japanese, Persian. Good thing then that with the impending heat comes cucumber season. They peak with...
  • Recipe: Today's Gazpacho (Gazpacho Hoy)

    Recipe: Today's Gazpacho (Gazpacho Hoy)
    Active Work Time: 20 minutes Total Preparation Time: 1 1/2 hours, plus 1 hour chilling 4 ounces (about 4 slices) stale bread, crusts removed 2 cloves garlic 2 pounds tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped 1 (2-inch-square) piece green bell pepper,...
  • Recipe: Plum-Almond Galette

    Recipe: Plum-Almond Galette
    Active Work Time: 20 minutes Total Preparation Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Galettes are carefree tarts. They are homey and casual and open to all kinds of improvisation. Because the plums are so much on display here, their sweetness is critical. Taste them...
  • NASA uses radar to find people's heartbeats in collapsed buildings

    NASA uses radar to find people's 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...
  • Double happiness for the Chinese New Year

    Double happiness for the Chinese New Year
    Gung hei fat choy! That's the traditional Cantonese greeting (roughly translated as, "Wishing you great happiness and prosperity!") heard in midwinter with the arrival of the Chinese New Year, a lunar holiday falling this year on Sunday, Feb. 10. In...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Drawing insight into Google's Doodles

    Drawing insight into Google's Doodles
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
  • CES 2013: Sharing content from phone to TV to kitchen and beyond

    CES 2013: Sharing content from phone to TV to kitchen and beyond
    I love the idea of a smart home, one where devices talk to one another and to me (figuratively speaking) in order to offer more and better services. Judging from the demonstrations at this week's Consumer Electronics Show, it's still a work in progress,...