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2 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Bucket List Adventure: See Chattanooga's Rock City

More than 75 years ago, a Tennessee land developer named Garnet Carter embarked on an ingenious campaign to lure tourists to his mountaintop attraction to see some rocks.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, List, Lookout Mountain, TN, Home Gardening, Home, Education

6 hrs ago |

Dieter Meier to Play Le Poisson Rouge, 5/18

Dieter Meier is the legendary voice behind the Swiss electronic pop pioneers Yello, renowned for the '80s underground hits "Oh Yeah" and "Race" .


Related Topix: The Simpsons, Blues, Games, Poker, Chaos

10 hrs ago | Madison Publishing

Activists: Syria airstrikes kill 4 in 1 of last rebel-held towns on Lebanese border frontier

Syrian military airstrikes killed at least four people early Wednesday in a rebel-held town along the Lebanese border, activists said, as pro-government forces intensify their campaign against some of the last rebel strongholds on a valuable supply line.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Activism, Syrian

11 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

New Fluke 750P Series Pressure Modules provide more options and premium measurement accuracy

The 48 precision modules enable gage, differential, dual range, absolute, and vacuum pressure measurement with Fluke 750 and 740 series Documenting Process Calibrators and 725, 726 Multifunction Process Calibrators.


Related Topix: Fluke

14 hrs ago | ABC News

Natural gas is Vladimir Putin's weapon

But I do remember how we were getting back. There on the tarmac on the side of a Soviet-era Tu-154 jet were the proud words " " N 3 4 1 4 2 ", or Gazprom Avia.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Avia, Europe, World News, Germany

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Star Tribune

Cold Rain Ends As 1-2" Slush

Paul Douglas is a nationally respected meteorologist with 33 years of television and radio experience.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, The End


EMI, Microsoft to Team on Zune Video

EMI Group and Microsoft have inked a pact that will see the world's third-largest music firm provide preloaded music videos for the Redmond, Wash.-based software giant's much-anticipated Zune digital music player, which is expected to launch before the upcoming holiday season, Reuters reports .


Related Topix: Music Players, Redmond, WA, Celebrities, Jared Leto, Hot Chip, iPod

Detroit News

GM will bring subcompact Chevy Trax SUV to U.S.

With competitors bringing subcompact SUVs to the U.S. and analysts expecting a sales boom for the little SUVs, the Detroit automaker will introduce the Trax to U.S. showrooms early next year as a 2015 model.


Related Topix: Trax, Sedan, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, SUV, Buick, Buick Encore, Chevrolet Equinox, GMC, GMC Terrain

The Winnipeg Free Press

Tories ask ombudsman to investigate FIPPA email

Tory house leader Kelvin Goertzen wrote a letter to acting Manitoba Ombudsman Mel Holley asking his office investigate the omitted email.


Related Topix: Manitoba


Dig These Discs :: Linda Rondstadt, Billy Porter, Betty Who, Thievery Corporation, Shonen Knife

Just days before her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, famously versatile singer Linda Ronstadt releases "Duets," fourteen of her most memorable pairings with artists from Don Henley to Dolly Parton.


Related Topix: Thievery Corporation, Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Country, Boston, MA

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Auburndale grad to retire from Air Force

Senior Master Sgt. Michael J. Kadrlik, a 1988 graduate of Auburndale High School, will retire from the U.S. Air Force, effective July 1. He is the son of Edward and Roberta Kadrlik of Blenker.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Basic

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Mothers can muscle way through healthy pregnancy

According to prenatal fitness expert Amy Griffith, keeping a strong core while you are pregnant is beneficial for you and the baby.


Related Topix: You, Fitness, Yoga

Anchorage Daily News

Composer John Luther Adams, former longtime Alaskan, wins Pulitzer Prize

Composer John Luther Adams gestures as he listens to computer generated music in "The Place Where You Go to Listen" at the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks, Alaska July 17, 2006.


Related Topix: Alaska, Classical, Fairbanks, AK, Symphony, Arts, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Utility Products

Carbon capture pilot begins at Polk coal plant

The U.S. Department of Energy and Tampa Electric Company came together this week to celebrate the successful startup of a pilot project to demonstrate a warm gas cleanup carbon capture technology in a coal gasification unit at the Polk Power Plant Unit-1 in Tampa, Florida.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Tampa, FL

Car and Driver

2015 Volkswagen Jetta: Improved, If Only Incrementally [2014 New York Auto Show]

When the current Jetta bowed nearly four years ago, Volkswagen loyalists moaned and howled over its decontented nature - a ploy on VW of America's part to take a more serious bite out of C-segment sedan sales.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Autos

Madison Publishing

3 journalists working for Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV channel killed in Syria

Syrian government troops seized two villages, one of them an ancient Christian hamlet, north of Damascus on Monday, as part of the military's relentless offensive along the rugged frontier with Lebanon, state media and activists said.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Syrian, Journalism


20 Questions - Robert Hood Talks Underground Resistance, Kraftwerk, and Cheese Grits

An original member of Underground Resistance , an innovator in Detroit techno's heyday, and a pioneering DJ/producer with a 20-plus-year career that includes a wealth of ambitious projects including Floorplan, Monobox, and Sterac, Robert Hood has a resume that's all but impeccable.


Related Topix: Kraftwerk, Techno, Jeff Mills


Arcade Fire brings in Debbie Harry to close Coachella

Canadian alternative-rock group Arcade Fire closed the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday with special guest Debbie Harry but deplored the festival's growing amenities reserved for VIPs only.


Related Topix: The Arcade Fire, Alternative-Rock, Arcade Fire, Debbie Harry, Pop/Rock, Blondie

Go Local

Is Worcester New England's New Tech Hub?

Technologies such as the largest fleet of zero-emission electronic transit buses in North America; a spike in growth to the professional, scientific, and technical job markets; as well as technical schools and programs dedicated to serving Worcester's youth, are all exciting and innovative ways helping to push Worcester to the forefront of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

PC Magazine

Sennheiser HD6 Mix

Although Sennheiser has had great success with consumer-level headphones , it's built its reputation on more pro-focused gear.


Related Topix: Headphones, The Knife