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LSU football team goes high-tech digitally with automatic updates on iPads | NOLA.com

When J.C. Copeland needs to see video or anything having to do with his job of playing football for LSU, he doesn't need to go around the LSU …

Living In a Chickenwire Cage: Exposés on Makeshift Dwellings Miss the Point

There’s no doubt that the Sunbright Hotel in Chinatown is a dump. Billed as a single room occupancy, the lodgings fall short in the “room” …

Not-So-Silent Duplicity

On a warm summer night this past June, Jason Ames handed out flyers for an upcoming Queensrÿche gig at the Moore Theatre. He walked the line of …

Detroit Could Get Through Bankruptcy Without New Borrowing, Says Kevyn Orr

(Corrects day of week to Wednesday, not Tuesday)<p>DETROIT, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Detroit's state-appointed emergency manager said on Wednesday he is confident the city should be able to navigate its way through the nation's largest-ever municipal bankruptcy before his term expires by October 2014 and …

Brazil’s short-lived coffee high

Print this page<p>Brazilians sure love their coffee but the government’s offer to buy 3m bags of the stuff on Wednesday still took the market by …

Apple ebook punishment harms us more than them, claim publishers

Publishers who settled with the US government over ebook price-fixing allegations have challenged the punishments imposed on Apple.<p>The US Department of Justice last week recommended Apple be banned from entering into anti-competitive e-book distribution contracts for five years.<p>The penalty followed …

Tesla Shares Get A Charge Out Of Another Surprise Profit

Tesla Motors has done it again.<p>In May, the electric carmaker reported a surprise quarterly profit that stunned investors anticipating another loss. That news sent shares on a steep climb that has since swelled to a year-to-date gain better than 300%.<p>Wednesday brought something of a repeat, after …

Q&A With the King of Coconuts

One of the most important lessons for a brand new food company is to make friends with other entrepreneurs in the industry. Like a nerdy freshman in high school, we at Bandar Foods have been trying to make friends with a number of people in the space who can offer sage advice and tell us what traps …

Slow Cooker Recipes for Hot Summer Days

Who wants to sweat in front of the steamy stove (or even the grill?!) when the sun’s beating us down? We’re already slow-cooking outside — on the …

Italian Easy: Farro Salad with Lentils, Beans and Oven Roasted Vegetables

After a very cool and rainy spring, we have been experiencing a scorcher of a summer here in Umbria. When temperatures reach 100 degrees in the shade, it's very difficult to get motivated to turn on the oven. Living in a stone farmhouse without air conditioning in the Umbrian countryside, you …

Riffing on Blueberries and Lemons at Pearl & Ash, NYC

The last time we visited Richard Kuo's Bowery restaurant <b>Pearl & Ash</b>, we sampled all of the cocktails on the menu. Most recently, we stopped in to try pastry chef Serena Chow's new summer desserts, titled, simply, Lemon and Blueberry.<p>Those one-word names belie the fastidious, multi-layered, …

Orange Is the New Black's Red Can Cook