Suzy Menkes: Liquid Light
The hydrangea was invented as a house symbol for Chaumet by artistic director Claire Dévé-Rakoff. She showed what the French call the "horstensia" in her debut collection last year for the Place Vendôme jeweller.
Winchester mansion one big weird renovation project
Sarah Winchester disliked visitors to her 160-room mansion. Perhaps because the eccentric widow had lots of company from the spirit world, said to be the reason she spent 38 years supervising America's quirkiest home improvement project, seven days a week, until her death in 1922.
Acer Announces Two New Convertible Notebook Lines, the Aspire R 13 Series and Aspire R 14 Series
Both feature innovative hinge designs that effortlessly transition the devices into numerous positions for a variety of uses. They both make the combination of touching the screen and typing on a keyboard more intuitive and natural. (PRWeb September 03, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12139642.htm
The High Line: 11 things to look for on your next stroll
Since it opened in 2009, the High Line has become a destination for locals and tourists alike thanks to its appealing blend of old and new New York, along with its unique viewpoint of the city.
Chromebook Pixel revisited: 18 months with Google's luxury laptop
Is it crazy to pay $1300 for a Chromebook? Some reflections after a year and a half of living with Google's luxurious Pixel. read more
Perspective: How geckos stick and unstick their feet
Your Benjamin goes furthest in Mississippi
Mariane Pearl: Reflections on a journalist's death
BARCELONA When I first met my husband Danny Pearl, he took me on a tour of his earlier life across America.
Store pets help attract customers to downtown businesses
Whether store-pets are helping children overcome fears, hopping around on the floor or cheering up employees and customers, there is not a lack of them in downtown State College.
September 8, 2014
The work, which totals about $42,300, will be funded in part through a Department of Conservation and Recreation grant. Workers will strip decades of black and gray discoloration and mold off all but a handful of graves in Pine Grove Cemetery's World War I section.
President's third term - a credible narrative
“This amendment does not extend the incumbent President’s tenure and the President is still required to be duly elected by the people. This has removed the ‘two-term’ barrier and has thus enhanced the supremacy of the people.