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  • Art review: Cannon Hudson at Las Cienegas Projects

     
    Cannon Hudson makes paintings that think they’re sculptures and sculptures that think they’re paintings. A dozen fine recent works at Las Cienegas Projects establish a smart and quirky conversation between them. “Brain Room” is a square, waist-...
  • Going backwards

     
    Since 9/11, we now actually import more oil than we did before 9/11. It's insulting to common sense...Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass) on ABC's "This Week" yesterday Following up on this assertion I found... Financier Michael Milken showed this slide during......
  • Slew of deals for Emeryville biotech firm Amyris

     
    Amyris Biotechnologies, an Emeryville-based synthetic fuel firm, has kept busy recently. The company, which filed for a $100-million initial public offering in April, seemed to spend the last week announcing a bevy of deals it had signed, most revolving...
  • California biofuel companies land on list of 30 'transformative technologies'

     
    Several California organizations earned positions on a list of innovative biofuel technologies released this week by Florida-based Biofuels Digest. Companies including Amyris Biotechnologies in Emeryville and Cobalt Technologies of Mountain View are among...
  • Dracula Blood Therapy: Can it Make You Look Younger?

    Dracula Blood Therapy: Can it Make You Look Younger?
    LOS ANGELES -- Dracula used to drain his victims of their blood to steal their life force, but through modern technology, doctors may have found a way to return some of that stolen vitality to their patients. We know that blood can be used to save lives,...
  • January 15 - Alan Wernette

    January 15 - Alan Wernette
    Michigan Snowshoe Classes January 22 & 23: Friday 6:30 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. January 25 & 26: 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Ludington State Park Ludington, MI www.visitludington.com Cost: The cost for making a pair of...
  • Eyedrops for CVS

    Eyedrops for CVS
    After a long day of staring at a computer at work, many people relax by staring at a different computer at home. Between spreadsheets and Facebook, our eyes are seeing more pixels than ever before. If you spend a lot of time in front of a computer,...
  • Would You Try Dracula Blood Therapy?

    Would You Try Dracula Blood Therapy?
    Dracula used to drain his victims of their blood to steal their life force, but through modern technology, doctors may have found a way to return some of that stolen vitality to their patients. We know that blood can be used to save lives, but did you...
  • The essentials of packing

    Odds are your business trips don't start with a dead run to the airport. But whether you have months or minutes to prepare, these tips will come in handy when you're required to hit the road. - Before you go, get your technology in order. That starts...
  • Making it shine

    Only a person who has polished a 66-foot-long, 33-foot-high, 125-ton, hollow, stainless steel kidney-bean-shaped sculpture until it was so shiny you could use it as a shaving mirror could tell you what a cumbersome chore that sort of thing can be, and how...
  • Chilling out

    During a Grand Marais winter, it doesn't hurt to have the grit of a hivernant, as well as a good set of polypropylene underwear. On a sunny day outside the North House Folk School, two modern-day hivernants, voyageurs who wintered over, were encamped,...
  • Essay: 'Driving meant freedom'

    Sometimes, when my mother drives with one hand, she places her left hand on the steering wheel and clutches her left elbow with her right hand. It's a habit she learned from a friend when she was learning how to navigate a car for the first time. "I kept...