The gentleman wanted to know the best books I’d recommend about building and construction for young architecture students. You might think my first reaction would be to provide a few links from Amazon.com to one or two top books.
Instead of being an afterthought, toss pillows can and should complete a color story, serve as an opportunity to bring in graphics and texture as well as serve as a prominent design accessory.
The Tower of Babel story (Genesis 11:1-9) has been interpreted in a number of ways over the centuries. I became aware of a new (to me) interpretation in the Nov. 8 issue of the Christian Century. Rabbi Shai Held compellingly dismissed some of the traditional looks at that tower. He focused instead on a well-constructed view that makes this story more understandable in the religious and political climates we live in today.
Since LED lightbulbs cost more but use less energy, how soon would they pay for themselves? In some places, it can take as little as a couple months, depending on energy costs.
From the beaches of France where “Dunkirk” took place to a historic Toronto theater where “Shape of Water” was filmed, fans can visit many of the real-world destinations depicted in this year’s Oscar-nominated movies.
Going for the Shawn Cassidy look was harder than it should have been.
The flu blanketed the U.S. again last week for the third straight week. Only Hawaii has been spared.
They’re pretty rascally, and can be hard to spot in their native habitat, such as in line at the grocery store or wandering the aisles at Home Depot.
Anderson is the first female Grave Digger driver in the truck’s 35-year history and the fourth Anderson to drive the iconic monster truck.
Then there are those north-siders who have never ventured south of NorthTown Mall.
As if the flu wasn’t bad enough already: Researchers have confirmed that flu sharply increases the risk of heart attack for older people.
Also known as dinner at Birdland.
It’s no fun to live with someone who is sick. You feel sorry for them and care for them the best you can, but in no way do you want what they have. Here are some simple things you can do to try to prevent the spread of germs.
House call advice column for Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.
Labs around the country are hunting for a super-shot that could eliminate the annual fall vaccination in favor of one every five years or 10 years, or maybe, eventually, a childhood immunization that could last for life.
The natural product is called ouabain and it’s found in two plants native to Africa – the acokanthera schimperi, or “arrow poison tree,” and the strophanthus gratus, more commonly known as climbing oleander. Ouabain is a toxic substance that can cause damage to the heart tissue and lead to death, but when used in much smaller doses, it’s actually found in drugs prescribed by doctors to help control blood pressure and treat heart attack patients.
Ask Dr. Universe column for Monday, Jan. 22.
I spent 10 years as the mother of two boys before our adopted daughter arrived last year. I can’t begin to count the number of times that I heard the phrase “just two” in response to how many children lived under my roof. The term always didn’t sit well with me, and I really struggled with it.
Let’s move on.
A century after one of history’s most catastrophic disease outbreaks, scientists are rethinking how to guard against another super-flu like the 1918 influenza that slaughtered tens of millions as it swept the globe in mere months.
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