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  • Metal Awareness

    Metal Awareness
    Yellow Gold Most rings are 14 to 18 karats (24-kt gold is too soft for everyday wear.) For yellow gold, the price comes down versus platinum. Fair-skinned people may not like how yellow gold complements their skin, but the coloful metal looks great on...
  • Klean Kanteen a true traveler

    Klean Kanteen a true traveler
    Name: 20-ounce Vacuum Insulated Klean Kanteen with Loop and Cafe Cap (also available in 12 and 16 ounces) What it is: a refillable water bottle made of stainless steel with an easy-to-fill, extra-wide mouth. The stainless steel bottle and cap keep the...
  • Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans

    Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans
    In 1969, John Kay was on a ride with Steppenwolf. And so was Don Clark. Kay's ride was one that much of America shared vicariously. When Dennis Hopper's seminal biker movie "Easy Rider" hit theaters, it sported Steppenwolf's hit "Born to Be Wild" on the...
  • Peel and stick your way to decorating bliss on a budget

    Does that ancient avocado green refrigerator or the ugly view of the alley out the bedroom window stand in the way of your domestic bliss? There's a fix for that. But what about the cost? And what changes are you allowed to make if you only rent? Peel-...
  • 10 years for board member from impoverished school for pocketing $566,000 in kickbacks

    10 years for board member from impoverished school for pocketing $566,000 in kickbacks
    Former North Chicago school board member Gloria Harper sat perfectly still as she listened to her own recorded voice echoing last week through a federal courtroom. In the undercover recording from years earlier, Harper could be heard admitting to her co-...
  • CME Group throws down gauntlet in race to run gold fix

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) said on Thursday it would be happy to administer, with Thomson Reuters, the global price benchmark for gold known as the "fix", a day after banks effectively called time on the current arrangement....
  • NASA Langley shows off space-age technology

    NASA Langley shows off space-age technology
    Eight-year-old Ava Paul of Charlottesville was trying to land a spaceship safely on a planet, presumably this one. She studied the iPad on the tabletop, tapping it here and there, as the animated spacecraft dropped out of orbit and deployed an...
  • David Ganek Asks $44 Million for Park Avenue Duplex

    SELLER: David and Danielle Ganek LOCATION: New York, NY PRICE: $44,000,000 SIZE: 8,000 square feet, YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: The always well-informed property gossips at the New York Observer snitched last week that former hedge fund manager David Ganek and...
  • 'King of the Screwups' in the Works as a Movie at Alloy

    Young-adult specialist Alloy Entertainment is developing a movie version of K.L. Going's "King of the Screwups." Alloy's president Leslie Morgenstein and Cheryl Dolins are on board to produce the project. Going's novel, published in 2010, centers on a...
  • Chinese town trades lead poison test results for milk

    DAPU China (Reuters) - After a test showed farmer Zhao Heping's toddler grandson had high levels of lead in his blood two years ago, local officials in China's Hunan province offered the child medicine, he says – and milk. In return, Zhao says,...
  • Alcoa Aluminum Fan Blade Deal Announced

    Pratt & Whitney and Alcoa announced Monday at the Farnborough Airshow that Alcoa will forge the first-ever aluminum alloy fan blade in a jet engine. Typically, fan blades have been made from titanium. General Electric is developing ceramic composite...