| Jan 20, 2015
| 12:19 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A garage door and a vehicle were defaced with spray paint Jan. 7 in the 0-100 block of Paladino Drive. The estimated cost to repair the damage is $400.
A purse containing and iPod and...
| Jan 12, 2015
While contemplating a stack of holiday gift cards, let's wrap our heads around these under-$200 earphones from Yamaha and Bowers & Wilkins, and Bluetooth headphones from Koss.
Yamaha EPH-M200 Earphones
Inline remote/microphone: Yes....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 9:18 AM
Kevin Purnell, organizer of the Buckroe Beach Reggae Festival, contacted me this morning with the sad news of the death of Living Truth, who headlined the festival last spring.
Not many details beyond this online report, but Purnell tells me that...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 8:10 AM
Q. Congratulations for being named among the Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Group by the Florida Farm Bureau. What do you hope to learn from the two-year program?
I hope to learn about other agricultural industries in our state. I hope to learn...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:29 PM
Growing up, Trevor Noah did not know comedy existed.
Sitcoms, sketches and entertainment as a whole were a figment of his imagination. “Comedy” wasn’t a hobby, it wasn’t a business, it wasn’t anything at all.
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Randy Sullivan understands the risks of landing his floatplane on a rolling liquid runway. On a cold late-autumn afternoon, he cruises at 3,600 feet, searching for just the right approach to Mirror Lake, a glassy speck amid hundreds of miles of forest....
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:27 AM
Could car compact disc players soon become a thing of the past? For Hyundai the answer looks to be yes.
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week, the carmaker debuted its new take on the in-dash audio console.
Hyundai's new Display...
| Jan 11, 2015
Competes with: Porsche Boxster, BMW M235i convertible, Audi TTS Roadster Looks like: A thrilling way to get a tan Drivetrain: 237-hp, turbocharged 1.7-liter four-cylinder engine with six-speed dual-clutch transmission; rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships:...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 10:51 AM
You now can buy a gallon of gas for less than a gallon of milk.
So who wants a car like the 2015 Nissan Versa Note that gets 31 mpg running around the city and 40 mpg cruising on the open highway?
Plenty of people. Nissan sold 130,000 subcompact Versa...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The iPad and other tablets are popular because they're good at a wide range of functions -- Web browsing, game-playing, emailing, listening to music and reading. For smartphones, add phone-calling and text messaging.
But while they may be jacks-of-all-...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:54 AM
The Sony Walkman is back, and it has come a long way since the now retro cassette players from the late 1970s and 1980s.
Long before the iPod was even a concept, Sony sold hundreds of millions of music players, including 200 million cassette players. ...