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Spring Flowering bulbs that last

<b>Spring flowering bulbs that last</b><p>Some bulbs you plant this autumn will be a one season wonder, others may be long term garden plants that will come …

Plants

90 Minutes at Entebbe

• <b>Author:</b> William Stevenson<p><b>The incredible story of an Israeli mission that rescued 103 hostages from a hijacked jetliner.</b><p>On June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139 was hijacked by terrorists and flown to Entebbe Airport in Uganda. In the following agonizing days, Israeli passengers were singled out and …

Delaroche's Execution of Lady Jane Grey: Royals to the slaughter

Jane Grey was one of the finest classical scholars of her age, ­despite being a teenager. One day, a schoolmaster visited her family's country house near Leicester and found her reading Plato, for fun. If that makes her sound like a prig, her teachers were also ­concerned about her love of clothes …

Your guide to Jack the Ripper

An 'armchair historian' claims to have identified Jack the Ripper as a 23-year-old Polish immigrant named Aaron Kosminski. Here, Clive Emsley and …

10 Plants to Grow for a Pest-Proof Yard

It’s inevitable—just as you sit down to enjoy a quiet moment in the garden, the irritating buzz of an insect approaches. Your hopes of enjoying a cup …

Sammy Davis Jr. pendant among Elvis artifacts auctioned

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A diamond and gold pendant Elvis Presley gave Sammy Davis Jr. was among 160 authenticated artifacts sold Thursday evening …

Elvis Presley To Get His Second Postal Stamp, Personal Nurse Plans Memoir Of Last Days At Graceland

Elvis Presley's 80th birthday celebrations continue with news that the rock 'n' roll icon is to get his second American postal stamp.<p>The latest …

The Best Garden Bed Edging Tips

Three simple, attractive, low-maintenance borders for edging your garden beds.<p>A metal garden edging strip subtly separates the lawn from the …

The young, raw Elvis Presley

On July 30, 1954, 19-year-old Elvis Presley made his first live professional appearance at a concert in Memphis, Tennessee. A new book from Taschen, "Elvis and the Birth of Rock and Roll," brings together photos from legendary photographer Alfred Wertheimer.

How to Customize Apple TV to Show Only the Channels You Use

We've been waiting for the fourth-generation Apple TV for at least two years now, and we've been teased with vague comments, leaks from the supply chain, and analyst predictions for several years running. We thought we’d get a look at it this year at the Worldwide Developers Conference, but Apple …

What's the difference between iCloud Backup and iCloud Drive?

For many an iPhone or iPad user accustomed to syncing their devices to their desktops or laptops, the 2011 arrival of Apple's iCloud service created no small amount of head-scratching. No more syncing? iCloud backs up everything or just some things? What about photos? And do apps like Facebook …

iCloud

Essential Gear and Apps for Hiking with Your iPhone

I love spending time outdoors. Wherever I am, I always make it a point to explore the natural surroundings. For me there's no better way to unwind, stay fit, and learn about new environments. These days I tend to have my iPhone with me on my adventures, which allows me to stay connected and enjoy …

How to customize the Windows 10 Start menu

Are you unimpressed with the Windows 10 Start menu? If you have yet to embrace its colorful tiles and menus, then you are missing out, especially if you have a Windows tablet or touchscreen laptop. With a bit of customization, you can form the Start menu into something useful.<p>Quickly, let's break …

Windows 10

How To Clean Up Your Computer Back To Its Original State (Without Reinstalling Windows)

Advertisement<p>The easiest way to restore a Windows computer back to its factory defaults is to simply use the included recovery program to reinstall …

Can't send or receive SMS text messages on iPhone? Here's the fix!

Not able to send or receive SMS text messages on your iPhone? Here are some things you can try!iPhone letting you text your blue-bubble iMessages …

Batteries

Top 7 Surprising Benefits of Whiskey

Whiskey aids in weight loss, increases heart health, prevents diabetes, boosts good cholesterol levels, prevents cancer, eliminates blood clots, and …

Weight Loss

How to find locations and get directions with Maps on iPhone and iPad

As a Los Angeles native, I grew up with the <i>Thomas Guide</i> — a gigantic, encyclopedia-sized street-level map that helped you navigate the …

Maps

SanDisk launches 128GB version of its iXpand Flash Drive for the iPhone and iPad

SanDisk previously launched versions of the iXpand Flash Drive with 16GB, 32GB and 64GB of storage. The company said:<p>In response to customer demand, …

Flash Drives

Secret iMessage shortcuts: Twelve gestures to speed up your iPhone chat!

Messages is the most popular app on iPhone because it's what keeps you in touch with everyone else who has an iPhone. And iPad, and Mac, and any …

Apps

How to use Find My iPhone to rescue your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and AirPods

Find My iPhone lets you remotely track your lost, stolen, or misplaced Apple device — be it an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac — from virtually …

Apple Pay

Switch to iPhone: For a better everyday camera!

There's never been a better time to switch to iPhone. Whether you're tempted for yourself or looking to help the Android user in your life, the …

Mobile Photography

iPad Air 2 review: Three months later

The iPad Air 2 took Apple's thinnest and lightest full-sized tablet ever and made it even thinner and lighter. It also laminated the screen to make …

IPad Air

How to set up your new Mac

Press the <b>Power button</b> on your Mac to turn it on.<p>Select a <b>language</b>.<p>This is the language that your computer will be written in across the system.<p>Click</b> …

Operating Systems

Everything you need to know about iTunes Match

Apple has two subscription services: iTunes Match, and Apple Music. Both offer access to iCloud Music Library, the company's cloud-based music …

Smart TV

NSFW: The enduring impact of the iPhone, eight years later

I wasn't there to see it firsthand, but I did play a part in <i>Macworld's</i> coverage of the event, as Jason Snell graciously reminded me in a recent post …

Elvis at 80: The King still rules

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1992, the U.S. Postal Service had a vote to determine which image of Elvis Presley should go on a stamp: a rendering of the youthful, late '50s King or the beefier, early-'70s version.<p>The runaway victor was Young Elvis. It remains one of the most popular stamps of all time.<p>But these …

Happy 80th Birthday, Elvis Presley!

He hated denim because he said it reminded him of being poor. He was a fierce proponent of pink for boys, photographed in downtown Memphis in 1955 wearing a pink shirt, pink socks, and even, that rarity, a pink belt. He did in fact own at least one pair of blue suede shoes.<p>Elvis Presley, who would …