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  • A personal air purifier

    A personal air purifier
    Name: AirTamer A302 What it is: An air purifier worn around the neck or clipped to a pocket that, the company says, creates a 3-foot radius of cleaner air around your head. How it works: According to the company, AirTamer emits more than "2 million...
  • He's floored by maid's pillow protocol

    He's floored by maid's pillow protocol
    Question: Recently I stayed at a luxury hotel. My stay was pleasant enough, but one day I was in the room when I heard a knock on the door. It was the hotel maid who had come to clean the room. I told her that I just had to grab my coat, that I was...
  • UCF without coach Donnie Jones, star Isaiah Sykes at Temple

    UCF without coach Donnie Jones, star Isaiah Sykes at Temple
    UCF basketball was without two key pieces on Tuesday night at Temple. Knights coach Donnie Jones remained home in Orlando with the flu and senior guard Isaiah Sykes did not play due to a foot injury, the school announced less than an hour before tip-...
  • The dirty secrets of antibacterial soap

    The dirty secrets of antibacterial soap
    Antibacterial soap is great stuff — if you’re talking about just plain old regular soap. Because all soap combats bacteria. It doesn’t need germ-killing chemicals added to do that. The difference is that regular soap doesn’t act so...
  • Handshakes are germ bombs - embrace the fist bump!

    Handshakes are germ bombs - embrace the fist bump!
    There's a movement afoot to end handshaking. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 80% — 80%! — of all infections are transmitted by hands. That very well might explain why you are sick —- or recovering from...
  • Handshakes are germ bombs -- let's embrace the fist bump!

    Handshakes are germ bombs -- let's embrace the fist bump!
    There's a movement afoot to end handshaking. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 80% — 80%! — of all infections are transmitted by hands. That very well might explain why you are sick —- or recovering from...
  • Federico Campbell dies at 72; Mexican writer known for Tijuana stories

    Federico Campbell dies at 72; Mexican writer known for Tijuana stories
    Mexican author, journalist and essayist Federico Campbell, 72, died Saturday in a Mexico City hospital, according to a statement from the National Institute of Fine Arts. No cause was disclosed but, citing an interview with the author's son Federico...
  • Juicer options send you spinning? Try these

    Juicer options send you spinning? Try these
    It's the season for catching a cold or the flu, so counteract those germs with a delicious cup of juice. It's healthy, and some studies show that it can decrease your risk of catching a cold. But ready-made juice that you buy at the supermarket just isn't...
  • Tragic tale of aging, isolation emerges a year after mom, daughter's remains found

    Tragic tale of aging, isolation emerges a year after mom, daughter's remains found
    LONGWOOD — For more than six months, nobody saw Patty Novak or her 87-year-old mother, Phyllis Jackson. They withdrew from relatives. They had no close friends. They guarded their privacy. Nearly a year ago, David DeLoach, who had cared for...
  • In praise of one perfect day in Central Florida

    In praise of one perfect day in Central Florida
    Monday was a day in the park, a walk around the lake, a picnic on a blanket, a table outside, please. It was hanging out the wash on Washington Street, cooking pork chops at Lorna Doone Park and being glad your flight back to Boston on Saturday was...
  • Nike rolls out retro reissues of first eight Kobe Bryant shoes

    Nike rolls out retro reissues of first eight Kobe Bryant shoes
    In the run-up to next year's release of the newest Kobe Bryant signature basketball shoe, Nike is rolling out a limited reissue of the first eight models of Bryant's sneakers -- in chronological order at a rate of one pair per week. The first pair in...