Patricia A. Dumas

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Japan's three top carmakers to expand Takata air bag recalls by millions | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s three biggest carmakers are expanding a huge global recall triggered by potentially fatal air bags made by Takata Corp 7312.T, saying on Wednesday they will take back millions of vehicles worldwide for investigation.<p>Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) …


Amtrak derailment: Train was traveling 106 mph through curve; emergency brakes used

The Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, was traveling 106 mph as it moved through a curve where the speed limit was 50, the National Transportation Safety Board announced on Wednesday.<p>The unnamed engineer slammed on the emergency braking system and the speed …

The 10 Most Tremendous Barbecue Recipes of Cyberspace

My original magnum opus was going to be a 1,000-page epic poem about the Kansas City Royals' journey to the 2014 World Series, but I couldn't find enough good rhymes for Moustakas, so this barbecue season primer and recipe listicle will have to do.<p>Go to your grill. Put a little shoulder into your …

How to Win a Startup Job with No Startup Background

It basically comes down to being highly adaptable and doing your homework.<p>It's not a problem unique to the startup landscape, but it is a problem many people face: If all startups want workers with startup experience, how can you ever get your foot in the door if you haven't worked at a startup …


4 Fun Perler bead crafts for kids

If you have a few thousand or so Perler beads hanging around, check out these fun crafts to see what to do with them.<p>98<p>1436

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Tutorial: Wire Wrapped Bead Rings

I'm going to warn you right now that this project is addictive! Once you get the hang of it you won't want to stop making these beautiful wire …

Quilting Basics: Pin Basting

For many new quilters, sewing blocks and joining them together to create a quilt top is the easy part. But, the thought of creating a “quilt sandwich” and working with three layers of fabric all at the same time? That next step has caused more than one quilting novice to permanently banish a …

Street Style: Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2014

6 Steps to Becoming a Successful Student Entrepreneur (Infographic)

2 min read<p>Bill Gates. Mark Zuckerberg. Larry Page. Sergey Brin. They share more than a few enviable accomplishments. They’re billionaires, they made their fortunes in tech and they started their businesses while they were still students. It also doesn’t hurt that they’re seriously smart …