Blog

Raising the bar for Mother’s day with handmade soap – The Times-Picayune

ARTISAN SOAPS ARE ONE OF LIFE’S LITTLE LUXURIES. These are mild, and made with ingredients you can pronounce. Best of all, they’re created by area craftsmen. Bayou Soap Company’s super-sized 12-ounce bars (at top) are all vegan — the milk versions use coconut milk. A sampling of other ingredients and scents includes citrus basil, mango, nectar, lavender, and frankincense and myrrh. See the soaps and creator William Terry May 1-4…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

Marvin Chavez heads to Chivas USA as part of flurry of deals with Colorado … – Major League Soccer

Marvin Chavez with the Honduras national team Chivas USA, the Colorado Rapids, Toronto FC and Columbus Crew juggled their rosters Thursday afternoon with a flurry of trades. Chivas acquired Honduran international Marvin Chávez (above) from the Colorado Rapids in exchange for striker Luke Moore and forward Ryan Finley from the Columbus Crew for a conditional second-round pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft. The Rapids then flipped Moore to Toronto FC in…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

Apple set to get Beats in $3.2B deal – USA TODAY

A rainbow of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones.(Photo11: Beats Electronics) Apple is set to acquire headphone maker and music company Beats Electronics for a reported $3.2 billion. The acquisition could be announced as early as next week, the Financial Times reported, based on people familiar with the negotiations. USA TODAY independently confirmed the deal through a source who is not authorized to speak publicly about it. If consummated, Apple’s purchase…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

7 things mom didn’t tell us about going gray – CNN

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> 1 2 3 4 5 (CNN) — Our mothers and the women we look up to offer our first lessons in beauty and personal maintenance. They tell us whether it’s acceptable to leave the house without a painted face, well-coiffed hair or shaved legs. They send those messages both indirectly, through their own…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

3D Printing Meets Makeup With ‘Mink’ – PC Magazine

It can cost a fortune to look good. But it might not, should a brand-new technology from New York-based startup Mink get some traction. The Mink does for makeup what 3D printing has done for, well, just about everything else. Founder and self-proclaimed “serial inventor” Grace Choi, a Harvard Business School graduate, developed a miniature 3D printer that combines FDA-approved ink with a variety of substrates to “create…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

3D Printing Meets Makeup With ‘Mink’ – PC Magazine

It can cost a fortune to look good. But it might not, should a brand-new technology from New York-based startup Mink get some traction. The Mink does for makeup what 3D printing has done for, well, just about everything else. Founder and self-proclaimed “serial inventor” Grace Choi, a Harvard Business School graduate, developed a miniature 3D printer that combines FDA-approved ink with a variety of substrates to “create…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

Raising the bar for Mother’s day with handmade soap – The Times-Picayune

ARTISAN SOAPS ARE ONE OF LIFE’S LITTLE LUXURIES. These are mild, and made with ingredients you can pronounce. Best of all, they’re created by area craftsmen. Bayou Soap Company’s super-sized 12-ounce bars (at top) are all vegan — the milk versions use coconut milk. A sampling of other ingredients and scents includes citrus basil, mango, nectar, lavender, and frankincense and myrrh. See the soaps and creator William Terry May 1-4…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

7 things mom didn’t tell us about going gray – CNN

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> 1 2 3 4 5 (CNN) — Our mothers and the women we look up to offer our first lessons in beauty and personal maintenance. They tell us whether it’s acceptable to leave the house without a painted face, well-coiffed hair or shaved legs. They send those messages both indirectly, through their own…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

Lady Gaga Shades Katy Perry In A Subtweet: See Her Jab – Idolator: All About The Music

As the self-appointed ambassador of online kindness, Lady Gaga is known for keeping it cute on Twitter. Which makes the fact that she just fired shots at Katy Perry in a shady subtweet all the more remarkable. “It looks like green hair and mechanical horses are the thing now,” tweeted Mother Monster in a thinly veiled reference to her rival’s Prismatic tour, which launched in Belfast yesterday (May 7). To…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

3D Printing Meets Makeup With ‘Mink’ – PC Magazine

It can cost a fortune to look good. But it might not, should a brand-new technology from New York-based startup Mink get some traction. The Mink does for makeup what 3D printing has done for, well, just about everything else. Founder and self-proclaimed “serial inventor” Grace Choi, a Harvard Business School graduate, developed a miniature 3D printer that combines FDA-approved ink with a variety of substrates to “create…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

3D Printing Meets Makeup With ‘Mink’ – PC Magazine

It can cost a fortune to look good. But it might not, should a brand-new technology from New York-based startup Mink get some traction. The Mink does for makeup what 3D printing has done for, well, just about everything else. Founder and self-proclaimed “serial inventor” Grace Choi, a Harvard Business School graduate, developed a miniature 3D printer that combines FDA-approved ink with a variety of substrates to “create…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

Raising the bar for Mother’s day with handmade soap – The Times-Picayune

ARTISAN SOAPS ARE ONE OF LIFE’S LITTLE LUXURIES. These are mild, and made with ingredients you can pronounce. Best of all, they’re created by area craftsmen. Bayou Soap Company’s super-sized 12-ounce bars (at top) are all vegan — the milk versions use coconut milk. A sampling of other ingredients and scents includes citrus basil, mango, nectar, lavender, and frankincense and myrrh. See the soaps and creator William Terry May 1-4…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

7 things mom didn’t tell us about going gray – CNN

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> 1 2 3 4 5 (CNN) — Our mothers and the women we look up to offer our first lessons in beauty and personal maintenance. They tell us whether it’s acceptable to leave the house without a painted face, well-coiffed hair or shaved legs. They send those messages both indirectly, through their own…

Posted: Friday, May 09, 2014

3D Printing Meets Makeup With ‘Mink’ – PC Magazine

It can cost a fortune to look good. But it might not, should a brand-new technology from New York-based startup Mink get some traction. The Mink does for makeup what 3D printing has done for, well, just about everything else. Founder and self-proclaimed “serial inventor” Grace Choi, a Harvard Business School graduate, developed a miniature 3D printer that combines FDA-approved ink with a variety of substrates to “create…

Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2014

3D Printing Meets Makeup With ‘Mink’ – PC Magazine

It can cost a fortune to look good. But it might not, should a brand-new technology from New York-based startup Mink get some traction. The Mink does for makeup what 3D printing has done for, well, just about everything else. Founder and self-proclaimed “serial inventor” Grace Choi, a Harvard Business School graduate, developed a miniature 3D printer that combines FDA-approved ink with a variety of substrates to “create…

Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2014

Raising the bar for Mother’s day with handmade soap – The Times-Picayune

ARTISAN SOAPS ARE ONE OF LIFE’S LITTLE LUXURIES. These are mild, and made with ingredients you can pronounce. Best of all, they’re created by area craftsmen. Bayou Soap Company’s super-sized 12-ounce bars (at top) are all vegan — the milk versions use coconut milk. A sampling of other ingredients and scents includes citrus basil, mango, nectar, lavender, and frankincense and myrrh. See the soaps and creator William Terry May 1-4…

Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2014

National Guard’s NASCAR deal leads to virtually no recruits – USA TODAY

The National Guard car is seen at Richmond International Raceway on April 25.(Photo11: Peter Casey, USA TODAY Sports) WASHINGTON — The National Guard spent $26.5 million to sponsor NASCAR racing in 2012 to bolster its marketing and recruitment but failed to sign up a single new soldier to its ranks, according to data provided to USA TODAY. Even though the Guard spent $88 million as a NASCAR sponsor from 2011…

Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2014

Raising the bar for Mother’s day with handmade soap – The Times-Picayune

ARTISAN SOAPS ARE ONE OF LIFE’S LITTLE LUXURIES. These are mild, and made with ingredients you can pronounce. Best of all, they’re created by area craftsmen. Bayou Soap Company’s super-sized 12-ounce bars (at top) are all vegan — the milk versions use coconut milk. A sampling of other ingredients and scents includes citrus basil, mango, nectar, lavender, and frankincense and myrrh. See the soaps and creator William Terry May 1-4…

Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2014

USA Freedom Act unanimously clears House Judiciary Committee – The Guardian

Six months after it was written to restrain the National Security Agency’s sweeping domestic surveillance, a privacy bill cleared a major legislative obstacle on Wednesday, even as its advocates worried that the compromises made to advance the bill have weakened its constraints on mass data collection. The USA Freedom Act, designed to prevent the US government from collecting US phone data in bulk, passed the House Judiciary Committee by a…

Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2014

Miami is one of USA’s top hot spots for climate change – USA TODAY

A man wades through a flooded parking lot in a Doral, Fla., warehouse district on May 23, 2012. South Florida is considered one of the nation’s most vulnerable regions to climate change because it already floods at high tide.(Photo: J. Pat Carter, AP) Miami and other parts of south Florida, where streets routinely flood at lunar high tides, comprise one of the nation’s most vulnerable hot spots for climate change….

Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2014