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  • How to keep your jewelry dazzling

    How to keep your jewelry dazzling
    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....
  • First Times Drive: Volvo's V60 wagon packs fewer groceries, more fun

    First Times Drive: Volvo's V60 wagon packs fewer groceries, more fun
    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...
  • 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...
  • Industrial sludge from Smithfield Foods, others may end up on farms

    Industrial sludge from Smithfield Foods, others may end up on farms
    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...
  • Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.

     Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.
    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...
  • City to pay $445K in fines relating to storage tank laws

    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....
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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-...
  • Found: Earth-like planet in two-sun system. Are there more? [VIDEO]

    Found: Earth-like planet in two-sun system. Are there more? [VIDEO]
    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...