- Networx: Get your fireplace in great shape for the holidays
Winchester Star, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 01:37 PM
A blazing fire and a fresh dusting of snow form the perfect backdrop to the winter holidays, whether you happen to be celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or National Chocolate Covered Anything Day (which falls on December 16, apparently). Well, we can’t guarantee you the type of snowfall described in schmaltzy holiday songs, but we can help you to enjoy a fire that’s both beautiful and safe.
- Raiders fans in Kansas City expect to be heckled, but love playing the villains
Kansas City Star, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 08:47 PM
Justin Parrish’s friends call it his “dark, hidden secret.” On most Kansas City Chiefs game days, the 38-year-old fan’s secret remains just where it should, tucked in the shadows of …
- Norwegian and Royal Caribbean get approval for Cuba cruises
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 04:47 PM
Norwegian and Royal Caribbean cruises on Wednesday announced that they have received permission from the Cuban government to sail from the U. S. to Cuba. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings plans sailings on ships from two of its brands, Norwegian Cruise Line and Oceania.
- Coconut Chews
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 08:47 AM
Finally, I made Coconut Chews, which were created at the Loveless Café in Nashville and which are purportedly favored by Paula Deen. It was the Deen connection that intrigued me — I just knew they would be filled with butter,…
- New Zealand passport robot tells applicant of Asian descent to open eyes
Reuters, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 06:47 AM
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A New Zealand man of Asian descent had his passport photograph rejected when facial recognition software mistakenly registered his eyes as being closed.
- Apple Sheet Pie
The Southern, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 04:47 AM
3 cups + 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- Trump adviser's son dropped from transition team amid conspiracy fallout
Chicago Tribune, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 12:47 AM
The son of the top national security adviser to President-elect Donald Trump was removed from the new administration's transition team on Tuesday after backing a bogus conspiracy theory that inspired a shooting incident in Washington, according to people familiar with the matter. Michael Flynn
- Photo: Blizzard of snow geese fills the sky
Treehugger, Tuesday - 12/06/2016 - 06:47 PM
Our photo of the day comes from the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge.
- Architect's plan would cover Trump's name with pig balloons
Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday - 12/06/2016 - 02:47 PM
An architect wants to install four giant pig balloons to cover up the Trump name on the side of the president-elect's Chicago hotel. New World Design says installation of the gold-colored pigs would "provide visual relief to the citizens of Chicago by interrupting the view of the ostentatious Trump Tower Chicago sign.
- Virtual sleigh rides, light shows: Mall Santas get makeover
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 12/06/2016 - 11:02 AM
Hop on a virtual sleigh ride to the North Pole. Stand on the "Naughty or Nice O'Meter." Snap a selfie and see your face on a dancing elf. The Santa experience has gotten a makeover as…
- Modern low-maintenance cabin is a seamless extension of the Puget Sound landscape
Inhabitat, Tuesday - 12/06/2016 - 06:47 AM
This modest yet stunning cabin overlooking beautiful views of Washington’s Puget Sound is a triumph of modern, environmentally sensitive design. Seattle-based MW works designed the Case Inlet Retreat for clients who had hiked, camped, and paddled on the 20-acre site for years and wanted a home that would forge a strong relationship with the land.
- Dear Abby: Raising awareness of breast cancer charities
The Southern, Tuesday - 12/06/2016 - 04:47 AM
Dear Abby: You would be doing millions of women a great service by telling them about Knitted Knockers Support Foundation. It has been tirelessly working at inspiring volunteer knitters and crocheters to provide free soft, light prostheses for breast cancer…