| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:20 AM
The makers of Gorilla Glue have come out with a clear tape that stands up to tough repairs.
Gorilla Clear Repair can be used to fix most surfaces, such as cracked smart phone screens, broken headlights and torn tents. It's weatherproof, water-resistant...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Over the past 181 years, the bill of sale has turned a pale tan. The ink has faded from black to brown and includes elaborate flourishes that seem ill-suited to such a grim and ugly business.
On Feb. 25, 1832, the bill reads, a slave named William...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:06 PM
While the state of the economy remains debatable, shoppers will continue to be conservative with their Christmas budgets, retail analysts say. And that means more bargain hunting.
Here are some tips from deal-finding experts and local savvy shoppers...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:34 AM
"Care to know the secret of happiness, young man?"
The novelist Allan Gurganus recalls a friend's old aunt asking him this when he was a boy. After he nodded "yes," she replied: "Collect something."
Gurganus, 66, told the story in a recent New York...
| Oct 31, 2013
A genial "Hangover" for the AARP set, "Last Vegas" is roughly what you'd expect, or fear, but a little better.
The four stars, born between 1937 and 1947, are Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline. The setup: Lifelong Flatbush-...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:11 PM
"Drink better beer" is the motto of the Central Florida Home Brewers. It's a simple slogan that is much easier to live by since craft beer has grown in both popularity and availability in the past few years. But for avid hobbyists who take on the not-so-...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Poking around in the petunias, fixing the car or puttering around on other hobbies can cut the risk of a heart attack or stroke by more than a quarter among people 60 and older, researchers said Tuesday.
A study published in the British Journal of...
| Oct 30, 2013
The frost is settling in, a signal that it's time to stow your shovels, trowels, rakes and other gardening hand tools. Spend a few minutes maintaining them now, and they should serve you well for many more growing seasons.
"We still have some rakes...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Jennifer Solberg had a good reason to reschedule our morning photo shoot at Rhine Hall, the West Town distillery she owns with her father, Charlie.
She had to make an emergency trip to Michigan to pick up 7,300 pounds of Gala, McIntosh and Cortland...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:51 PM
We usually refer to spring cleaning as a time to revive our home and outdoor spaces. Fall cleaning, however, gets a less enthusiastic welcome. Most of fall home preparation focuses on freshening up existing systems before cold weather descends but, just...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)
FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...