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  • 'Shorts'

    Robert Rodriguez channels his inner 11-year-old with "Shorts," a childish but fun wish fulfillment-fantasy for kids that's equal parts boogers, big messages and product placement. It's a connected collection of "shorts" -- short films about kids (and...
  • Choosing a crib mattress that's best for baby

    Choosing a crib mattress that's best for baby
    And you thought choosing a name was hard. Navigating the maze of crib mattresses involves more than noting your crib's measurements and heading to the nearest baby store -- especially if you're concerned about the chemical makeup of your child's bed. We...
  • Millions Of Window Blinds And Roman Shades Recalled - Pose Strangulation Risk To Children

    Millions Of Window Blinds And Roman Shades Recalled - Pose Strangulation Risk To Children
    Millions of window blinds and Roman shades are being recalled because they pose a strangulation danger to children. The items are made by several different manufacturers. They were sold at major national retailers such as IKEA, Target and Pottery Barn,...
  • Six Companies Recall More Than Four Million Blinds

    Six Companies Recall More Than Four Million Blinds
    Two deaths were attributed to products from Lewis Hyman. The company recalled 4.2 million roll-up blinds, which were sold around the country from 1999 through 2003. The company is also recalling 600,000 Woolrich Roman shades, which were sold at Target...
  • Learning Chinese more than a language lesson

    Beijing, China An old Chinese proverb sums up the three months I spent studying Mandarin in Beijing: To suffer and learn, one pays a high price, but a fool can't learn any other way. The famously difficult Chinese language could make a fool out of...
  • 50 simple tips from a year of living the green life

    Photovoltaics on the roof. Geothermal heating under-ground. Spiffy dual-flush toilets all about. This wasn't the nature of our eco-mania. Over the last 12 months, the Home&Garden section embarked on a project we called "Living the Green Life." This...
  • Wacky rubber duck race in Fort Lauderdale benefits Kids in Distress

    Wacky rubber duck race in Fort Lauderdale benefits Kids in Distress
    They came wearing duck-shaped hats. They blew whistles that quacked. And they lined the New River downtown Saturday to cheer on their favorite rubber ducks to the finish line. A truck dumped 20,000 toy ducks into the river during the second annual Duck...
  • CFLs require new twist in disposal

    Cool, efficient and environmentally correct, compact fluorescent light bulbs are selling by the hundreds of millions. But even as they're cutting utility bills and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the bulbs are also creating a new environmental...
  • Web TV guide

     
    It's fall TV season. So flip off the boob tube and click over to YouTube. You wouldn't be alone. Nearly a quarter of households in the U.S. now watch TV online, says a survey released by the nonprofit Conference Board on Sept. 18. There's a world of...
  • The Deal: Urban Outfitters' latest budget buys

     
    Weekend shoppers: In the world of affordable contemporary items for the home, IKEA and CB2 come to mind instantly, but I sometimes forget about the Urban Outfitters' apartment e-store, especially its sale items. Some examples: a 5-by-3-foot Crochet...
  • The Deal: Container Store savings can help tame the clutter in that closet, kitchen or home office

     
    The Container Store is having its annual shelving sale, with discounts of 25%. After moving three times in three years, I've sworn off IKEA shelving in favor of the InterMetro metal units by Elfa, sold exclusively in the U.S. at the Container Store. The...
  • Bughouse studio sale: Low, low prices on low-fi Pop art

     
    Vintage vinyl and video-game players take note: If you consider low-fi electronics a worthy subject for Pop art, you will not want to miss the Saturday studio sale at Bughouse in Eagle Rock. The sale runs from 4 to 9 p.m. Brownies will be served. As...