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  • Auto industry drops weight, adds fuel economy

    Auto industry drops weight, adds fuel economy
    Health club attendance may be slipping and comfort foods returning as January resolutions fade into February lassitude. But not for automakers. Mass reduction, or the battle of the vehicular bulge, continues to be the proving ground where automakers can...
  • Gold rush is on in home decor

    Gold rush is on in home decor
    Designers are once again going for gold. The metal has been on the decorative outs for a couple of decades, but it's making its way back into home decor this time in a burnished, warmer form. Gold and other yellow metallics are showing up in furniture,...
  • Paging Dr. House! TV doc credited with saving man poisoned by cobalt

    Paging Dr. House! TV doc credited with saving man poisoned by cobalt
    Hugh Laurie only plays a doctor on TV, but he has a following among physicians in Germany who are crediting his fictional Dr. House with helping them diagnose a man with a life-threatening case of cobalt intoxication. The 55-year-old patient was...
  • Aluminum vs steel: New car metals battle over improved weight reduction, fuel economy

    Aluminum vs steel: New car metals battle over improved weight reduction, fuel economy
    Mustang versus Camaro. BMW versus Mercedes. Camry versus Accord. These are among the biggest rivalries in the automobile world. Get ready for the next epic battle: aluminum versus steel. "This has become a real competition," said Golam Newaz, an...
  • Russian forensic probe concludes Arafat died of natural causes

    Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes nine years ago, not from poisoning by a radioactive substance as alleged by his widow, a Russian forensic investigation has concluded. The Russian findings conflict with those of Swiss scientists,...
  • China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost

    China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost
    FALLON, Nev. — The dairy plant with its tangle of stainless steel pipes rises out of the parched landscape here like a beckoning oasis. Perched on the outskirts of this desert town dotted with small churches and roadside casinos, the factory...
  • USA Network Hires Jeffrey Kaufman as SVP of Digital

    Jeffrey Kaufman, previously head of digital video for Alloy Entertainment, has been named USA Network's senior VP of digital. Kaufman reports to Alexandra Shapiro, USA's exec VP of brand marketing and digital. Based in New York, he will oversee...
  • Despite Kobe Bryant's advice, he's an All-Star starter to voting fans

    Despite Kobe Bryant's advice, he's an All-Star starter to voting fans
    Kobe Bryant recently suggested that fans vote for younger players such as Damian Lillard for February's NBA All-Star Game. The fans aren't listening. On Thursday, the league released its latest set of returns and Bryant is the leading vote-getter in...
  • What to do if stains turn up on your stainless steel fridge

    What to do if stains turn up on your stainless steel fridge
    Stainless steel is supposed to be, well, stainless, isn't it? That was John's question after he noticed rust stains on the refrigerator he'd purchased from Sears. John also had purchased an extended warranty, so he contacted Sears and explained the...
  • Duke Energy accused of mishandling more coal ash wastewater

    Duke Energy accused of mishandling more coal ash wastewater
    MONCURE, N.C. - While poring over regulatory documents for Duke Energy coal ash ponds, environmentalists at the Waterkeeper Alliance grew suspicious of the way the giant utility was handling the toxic ash waste left over from burning coal. They...
  • 2013 Fall Gear Guide for the Outdoorsy and Active Lifestyles

     
    Now that we’ve reached the Fall season with hunting, fishing and hiking in full swing, it’s time to look at some of the new gear that’s available to make you safer, comfortable and more secure in the wonderful outdoors to make it a...