| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:26 AM
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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Just as women once paired their bags with their shoes and toenail color matched what was on the fingertips, jewelry-wearing required choosing either all gold or all silver.
No more. The hottest trend in summer jewelry is metal-mixing — pairing...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Specialized machinery and processes used for filtering out chromium 6 from drinking water are set to be relocated from a less contaminated well to a well that is more tainted by the cancer-causing agent.
The facility is currently housed at a well in a...
| Aug 15, 2014
Proper care of jewelry will extend the life of the piece, whether it's an inexpensive bauble or an heirloom.
The most basic step in caring for bracelets, earrings, necklaces, rings and watches is to be mindful of how they're worn, jewelry experts say....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:08 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Consider Volvo’s 2015 V60 station wagon penance for all the boxy cars the company threw at us in the 1980s and '90s.
No longer refrigerator-shaped, the style of this all-new car leaves its forefathers in the dust. The sleek silhouette puts form...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Farms in central Virginia may soon be spreading "industrial sludge" from companies like Smithfield Foods on their fields, if one Baltimore-based company has their way.
Synagro Technologies is seeking state permission to spread the sludge, which is...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Synagro Technologies, a Baltimore-based waste management company, faces grass-roots opposition to its application to spread industrial waste as fertilizer over farms in seven Virginia counties.
As a result of the backlash — coming in the form of...
| Aug 5, 2014
A national epidemic has come to Florida. It is a silent threat, growing every day. Pollution contaminates our waters, poisons our fish and wildlife and increases our risk of cancer and other diseases.
The culprit is coal ash, and here in Florida we...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:55 PM
The city is set to pay $445,000 in penalties and enforcement costs after state officials found Glendale in violation of several laws governing the underground storage of hazardous substances, such as unleaded gasoline and diesel fuel.
State Atty. Gen....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When it comes to kids' lunches, we've come a long way from PB&J, an apple and a cookie in a brown paper bag.
Beau Coffron, of Fremont, California, packs his daughter's school lunches in stainless steel containers that cost at...