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  1. Reno reborn: The biggest little city goes farm-to-fork in styleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    Oh, the neon arch still proclaims this the biggest little city in the world, and you'll still find weary gamblers plying the slots. But the city is suddenly alive with new distilleries and craft breweries, grain-to-glass bars, farm-to-fork restaurants and a buzzy arts scene.


  2. Deciphering HandwritingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    The second talk in a series of March genealogical research programs will be held on Thursday, March 12th at 2 p.m. in the Wilson Museum's Hutchins Education Center on Perkins Street in Castine. Marlene Groves will offer some Tips on Interpreting Town Clerks' Handwriting.


  3. Southern California kite fests take flight starting March 9Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Tom Fine, owner of the Sunshine Kite Company on the Redondo Beach Pier. The 41 annual Kite Festival will be on March 8th just south of the Pier.


  4. Military decoration textile workshops at the Fusilier MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bury Times

    For this weekend sees the launch of a series of three special textile workshops at Bury's Fusilier Museum for people interested in improving their sewing skills. They will be guided through the processes necessary to make their own bags, cushion covers and sewing cases.


  5. Congressman admits 'overreach' in probe of CU-Boulder's Roger Pielke Jr., other profsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    The Arizona Congressman who last week asked the University of Colorado to disclose the sources of funding for professor Roger Pielke Jr. now admits an additional request for communications regarding such funding was an "overreach" - but defended the search as an effort to seek important disclosures for figures in the climate change debate. Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva last week sent letters to seven different universities - including CU - that employed researchers who have been skeptical or controversial in their positions on climate change in an effort to determine whether any had received research funding from fossil fuel companies.


  6. Review of Cherry Tree High: Comedy ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MobyGames

    Justice has been paid to the game with the release of what has been named as the A de-westernalizedA version. We are in a Japanese city - A townA in game -, Cherry High Tree.


  7. The Best Way to Collect Contemporary Art: Patiently and PassionatelyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    When art and commerce mix, a certain level of mania is inevitable: it's what you get when passion and pragmatism collide. In some ways, the situation hasn't really changed since shady Medieval relic sellers hawked icons of saints to sharp-eyed bishops on the pilgrimage roads of Europe a thousand years ago: the making and marketing of art necessarily bring together people with disparate personalities and intentions.


  8. Collecting Garbage In Mounds Of SnowRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    As Boston slowly returns to normal, after getting more than 100 inches of snow, trash collectors are struggling to navigate the streets and pick up garbage that may be blocked by or buried in snow. City officials say trash volume is down 10 percent this month, but the city has logged 4,600 complaints about trash pickup, compared to 900 in an average month.


  9. What are the best uniforms in Major League Baseball?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    My Little League baseball uniform, trimmed in black and gold, reminded me of the Pittsburgh Pirates. My first basketball jersey was maroon and white and was sponsored by an Arvada store called Shoe Corral.


  10. Fly It Forward, This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AVweb

    About 20 years ago, I was flying on a cloudy Saturday morning southwest of Austin, Texas. I was monitoring Austin approach when I heard... The Air Traffic Control System Command Center in Warrenton, Virginia is responsible for the entire National Airspace System.


  11. New Deadline is April 15 to Apply for Foundation for Amateur Radio (FAR) ScholarshipsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | QST

    The non-profit Foundation for Amateur Radio has shifted to April 15 the deadline to apply for the 2015-2016 academic year scholarships it administers. Individuals and Amateur Radio clubs across the US sponsor these academic awards, and the FAR scholarship application process is open to Amateur Radio licensees worldwide.


  12. Q & A: Herringbone InlayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Popular Woodworking

    What is a herringbone inlay? An inlay is a thin piece of wood that's sawn from a thicker blank. A herringbone blank has four parts: on the inside, two pieces whose grain patterns face in opposite, diagonal directions ; on the outside, two thin pieces that form a border.


  13. Pensioner digging for Nazi-looted Amber RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CNews

    File photo of the the Amber Room just before its opening after a complete reconstruction in the Catherine Palace in St. Petersburg on May 31, 2003. A German pensioner has started digging for the Amber Room, a priceless work of art looted by Nazis from the Soviet Union during the Second World War that has been missing for 70 years.


  14. Using Magnets To Make Dancing Paper OrigamiRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hedonistica

    This is a video of a bunch of origami cranes with magnets in their feet that dance when placed on a special stage with magnets moving beneath. This is basically as far as you can take origami.


  15. CAIR Asks Tennessee Legislature to Drop Anti-Muslim 'No-Go Zone' BillRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    The Council on American-Islamic Relations , the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said it is calling on the Tennessee state legislature to drop consideration of an Islamophobic "no-go zone" bill that "will inevitably be used to vilify the state's Muslim community." In a letter sent to the chairman of the Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee and the chairman of the House Civil Justice Committee, CAIR Government Affairs Manager Robert McCaw wrote in part: "This bias-motivated bill offers a solution to a problem that does not exist and is championed by an individual whose animosity toward the Tennessee Muslim community is well-documented.


  16. Frank Costanza and the Browncoats: Rolls-Royce Introduces Incredible Phantom SerenityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Car & Driver

    Not content with the Jack White fab of the Al-Adiyat series of cars announced mere days ago , Rolls-Royce has pulled the wraps from a one-off fancy-plus-fancy sled whose name will have the tickers of Seinfeld and Firefly fans alike all aflutter: Serenity. While the new Bugatti Veyron La Finale uses a leather called "Silk" to evoke luxury, this latest Phantom EWB uses actual silk.


  17. A glass of wineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

    THE February meeting was given over to a commercial wine tasting conducted by Neil Gow, and not only were members asked to identify the country of origin but also the type of grape used and the price per bottle. Needless to say this provoked a lot of discussion with opinions differing widely, however it went to show how people's tastes varied.


  18. Why Is Boko Haram Succeeding?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Commonweal

    Officially, the terrorist group currently conducting a violent insurgency in northeastern Nigeria goes by the title "the Association of Sunnis for the Propagation of Islam and for the Jihad." But the group is much better known by its unofficial name, "Boko Haram," which, translated literally, means "Western education is an abomination."


  19. Craft fair and workshops to help prepare for springRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Parksville Qualicum News

    If the unseasonably warm weather hasn't got your green thumb twitching yet, perhaps you can find some gardening inspiration at the All Sprung Out market on March 7 at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre. At 10 a.m. there is an RDN WaterSmart seminar, which will have experts talking about rainwater harvesting, conservation and more.


  20. Three Big Changes in Pilot Medical and What they Mean to YouRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Flying

    As you've no doubt read by now, both houses of Congress in a welcome and unusual bipartisan effort, have gotten behind a pair of bills that would eliminate the outdated pilot third class medical certificate. The identical bills, nicknamed the Pilots Bill of Rights 2, are the result of efforts of a few longtime friends of general aviation, Senators James Inhofe and Joe Manchin and Representatives Dan Lapinski and Sam Graves .