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  • Caltech student wins $25K grant for 'green' refrigerator

    Caltech student wins $25K grant for 'green' refrigerator
    The prototype for a solar-powered refrigerator that could ease the burdens of farmers from Pasadena to Punjab has earned a $25,000 grant for a Caltech aeronautics student and his colleagues. Three years ago, Prakhar Mehrotra was on a foreign exchange...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Greg Schwem: Birthday wishes for the hard of hearing

    I have recently been made aware of how loud certain sounds can be, right down to the exact decibel. For example, I now know that normal speaking volume is between 60 and 70 decibels while whispers hover between 20 and 30 decibels. I know this because a...
  • 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...