Strikingly unpretentious, the kitchen's subdued colors could easily be integrated into a broad range of existing homes without becoming boring, and the additional accents are functional and inviting. Virtually all of the elements … Read more
Independent and small-label bands have to tour to cover the costs of recording, and with CD sales declining, major acts rely more on touring for revenue than ever before. But as these stories in the Chicago Tribune and Portland Oregonian make clear, the steep rise in the price of gasoline over the last couple of years has changed the equation drastically.
Example: two years ago, a band I was in was invitated to play a small festival in San Francisco, an 800-mile drive from Seattle. Back then, gas cost an average of $3.13 per gallon on the West coast. … Read more
In the great cycle of technology, today is the day-after-Jobs-keynote when we are bummed about the morsels that were dished out the day before. Witness: iPhone activation, lockdown, and data plan woes. Also, ISPs take one big step down the slippery slope, the SUV takes a nosedive, and Stewart and Colbert hit Hulu. Rejoice!Listen now: Download today's podcast EPISODE 742
Apple may soon be free from AT&T http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-9964695-17.html
iPhone 3G: AT&T memo to retail managers shows iPhone 3G policy http://gizmodo.com/5014909/att-memo-to-retail-managers-shows-iphone-3g-policy http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/08/06/09/3g_iphone_to_be_in_store_activated_free_upgrade_for_recent_buyers.html … Read more
Gasoline prices this week reached a new record average of $4.02 per gallon, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report.
Two-thirds of Americans have already changed how much they drive due to high prices at the pump, according to a poll commissioned by Access America Travel Insurance and Assistance.
Seventy-four percent of those polled said they would drive less, once gas hits $4 per gallon. Eighty-five percent said $5 costs per gallon would motivate driving changes.
The median price to spark a shift in driving habits was $3.20 per gallon, which was near the average several months ago. … Read more
With the price of crude oil once again reaching all-time highs, drivers may be looking at how that will affect prices at the pump this holiday weekend. CNET News.com's Michelle Meyers tells News.com's Leslie Katz how a few minutes online can pay off.
This post was updated at 9 a.m. PDT with clarifying details on GasBuddy.com's data source and the correct spelling on Milt Krantz' name.
Perhaps you heard Wednesday's news about the price of crude oil once again reaching all-time highs, and, like me, you're wondering how that's going to affect gas prices at the pump as you fill up for your Memorial Day weekend trip.
Rest assured, you've got the likes of Milt Krantz on your side.
Krantz, 71, a retired social worker from San Jose, Calif., is also a designated gas price spotter … Read more
But the main argument for supporting corn ethanol production has always … Read more