| Jun 26, 2011
| 5:00 AM
"Mom, how come you weren't on the field trip today?" my son asked, one part brave, one part plaintive. "You were supposed to chaperone."
Why, indeed? I'd long ago ditched the whole 9-to-5 slog to be able to take advantage of just such occasions. I'd...
| May 29, 2012
| 11:46 AM
A nearly 15-hour standoff ended early Tuesday in Dallas when a robbery suspect who climbed atop a construction crane on the campus of Southern Methodist University fell 150 feet to his death.
Lee Dell Thomas Jr., 44, had barricaded himself in the crane's...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:23 AM
You invested in accordion shutters to fortify your home against a hurricane or major storm – the kind you just pull the two sides together, snap in place and lock. But that may not be so easy if you don’t properly maintain those shutters, or...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 7:59 AM
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Use multi-purpose baby products
Baby oil can be used as a substitute for WD-40 and GooGone. Baby lotion, less expensive than adult...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 4:43 AM
Every kid loves coloring. Coloring requires crayons. Every parent dreads the inevitable: crayons on clothes.
A quick internet search yields a variety of options to get crayon out of clothes. They all include WD-40, dish soap...and a hope and a prayer....
| Jul 22, 2009
John Barry, the unpretentious Midwesterner who made a San Diego product called WD-40 into a national sensation by "breaking all the Harvard Business School rules," died July 3 at a skilled nursing facility in La Jolla of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 84....
| Sep 20, 2008
The mere thought of producing “Ragtime” in a sub-99-seat theater boggles the imagination. After all, the epic musical, based on E.L. Doctorow's 1975 novel, is typically a big-budget enterprise with a cast of dozens and the kind of razzle-...
| Aug 2, 2010
Two weeks after crews wrestled temporary control of the geyser of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, BP as early as Monday could begin the first step in a weeks-long process to permanently jam the blown-out well.
But here in this fisherman's paradise,...
| May 11, 2009
| 6:50 AM
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GET READY FOR GRILL SEASON 2009 - STEVEN RAICHLEN'S TOP TIPS
Tune up your grill
Charcoal grill owners will want to scrape out any...
| May 30, 2008
| 10:32 AM
Sunburn tops the list of beach perils. A single baking can damage the skin enough to cause skin cancer years after the burn. Fair-skinned people are especially at risk.
Don't bake. Tan gradually, if you must. Limit exposure during...
| Feb 27, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva WD-40. Flashlights, batteries and some night-lights. That's what former President George W. Bush picked up in a recent stop at Elliot's Hardware in Dallas, the store in the retired president's newfound hometown that had made the former......