| 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...
| Jul 22, 2014
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?
| 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 3, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Astronomers have spotted an Earth-like planet orbiting a single star in a two-star system, roughly 3,000 light-years away.
The newly found world is the second Earth-like planet to be observed in a compact binary star system, but its discovery...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
When the torpedoed World War II British cargo ship SS Gairsoppa was found three miles deep in the North Atlantic in 2011, the big winners were the salvagers and — eventually — A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. of Santa Monica.
On board the steam...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Last year, the completely redesigned Ford Escape arrived to do battle in the hotly contested market for small crossover utility vehicles. The market approved of the changes as there were 35,000 more sales of the new Escape in 2013 than of the previous...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:02 PM
The U.S. government moved to impose substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars of imported steel products from South Korea and eight other countries, a much-anticipated decision that marks one of the largest anti-dumping cases in...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:19 PM
The operator of an automotive shop in Rocky Hill is suing his former landlord and the building's previous owner, Pratt & Whitney, alleging that they failed to warn him about harmful chemicals that caused serious medical issues for him and his workers....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Each spring, potted herbs and vegetables dot the fire escape of Steve Kelly's home in Mount Vernon.
He grows anywhere from six to nine types of peppers, ranging from red and yellow to cayenne and banana. His herbs include basil, tarragon, chives,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After working on such films as the "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, Weta Workshop's Pukeko Pictures is pairing up with Heavy Metal to adapt Image Comics' "Rat Queens" into an animated TV series.
The dark comedy, described as a sass-and-...