| Dec 28, 2009
| 8:23 AM
New York City is ready for its annual New Year's celebration despite concerns over security and terrorism following the attempted bombing of Detroit-bound Northwest Flight 253 on Christmas Day.
The New York Police Department announced Monday that...
| Dec 31, 2009
| 1:52 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to head down to Times Square in near freezing temperatures to ring in the new year.
Among those scheduled to entertain them are Jennifer Lopez, the cast of the Broadway musical "Hair" and Daughtry.
| Jan 8, 2010
| 10:42 AM
Case Logic is a company mostly known for its CD holders. With the decline of CDs, however, Case Logic has evolved into a company focused mainly on the protection of laptop computers.
And with the rising popularity of net books in the past year, Case...
| Jan 29, 2010
American school kids. Too young for the weight of the world to be on their shoulders but ripe for back pain because of overloaded backpacks. The University of California at San Diego gave kids backpacks ranging from empty to 26 pounds then used an MRI...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 4:19 AM
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. -- The Mavericks Surf Contest was no day at the beach for participants or spectators.
Unexpected waves breaking on shore Saturday swept dozens of spectators from their perches on the manmade jetty at the southern tip of Mavericks...
| Feb 13, 2010
Despite big wave warnings, two walls of water caught dozens of spectators off-guard and knocked them to a rocky beach as they watched a Northern California surfing contest Saturday, leaving some with broken bones but sparing them from being pulled into...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 8:27 AM
The Mavericks Surf Contest was no day at the beach for participants or spectators after unexpected waves crashed on shore.
Unexpected waves breaking on shore Saturday swept dozens of spectators from their perches on the manmade jetty at the southern...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 10:29 AM
The Bay Harbor Foundation recently awarded 31 grants totaling more than $116,000 to a variety of community organizations serving Northern Michigan.
With these contributions, the foundation surpassed the $1 million mark for giving through its six years of...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 6:46 AM
Among the top back-to-school items Florida shoppers are snapping up this year are backpacks, calculators and Apple’s iPad 2, according to SortPrice.com, a popular product comparison site. How does that match up with your shopping list?
As a parent,...
| Jun 11, 2009
My adventurous group of women friends paddled our raft down the river as swallows swooped low across the water.
We heard frogs croak at remarkably high volumes. Then we heard something else: Wildcat Rapids, dead ahead.We watched as another raft went...
| Mar 8, 2008
Imagine a world where your cell phone or iPod never runs out of power and you can leave all your clunky chargers at home.
This week, I tested three solar-powered devices that aim to make this world a reality: a backpack that lets you charge a variety...