By Jeanne Huber Q: We are planning to have our old hardwood floors refinished. We have a small grand piano in fine shape and do not want it damaged from wood dust. We could store it in our kitchen, which
Mid-July is a counter-intuitive moment to plant bulbs. We all understand bulbs that go about their business in the cool and damp soils of autumn and winter, feeling out root and forming shoot, and then
Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look,
Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week. Our picks for Best
Turning novels’ plots into data points. Motherboard has a new article about Matthew Jockers, a University of Nebraska English professor who’s been studying what he calls “the relationship between sentiment
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Christoph Gielen's aerial photography reveals the patterns created by suburban development. It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario all across America: A city’s downtown, once a thriving place to live
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Icon. It's a word that's tossed around like pollen on a spring day, spoken without a care and landing just as aimlessly on whatever happens to be in the line of fire. Yet, what is it that truly makes icon?
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