Novelty lamps news
The Square Egg hatches in the Gardnerville Ranchos
Bill and Lorrie Barnums new business was named after a novelty gift they now sell in their gift shop.
Deck out the dorm
College-bound students wont be hitting the books until later this fall, but the smart ones have been hitting stores all summer long to feather their dormitory rooms.
OSRAM SYLVANIA Celebrates Centennial at its St. Marys Plant
OSRAM SYLVANIA celebrated in a ceremony here today, 100 years as the countrys oldest and largest functioning light bulb manufacturing plant. The St. Marys plant, which opened in 1906 as the Novelty Incandescent Lamp Company, now produces an astounding two million light bulbs in up to 1,200 different packages each and every day.
Retailers ready to help deck the dorms
College-bound students wont be hitting the books until later this fall, but the smart ones have been hitting the...
Mississippi Methodist Senior Services Inc. and the Martha Coker Home in Yazoo City is nearing the end of a $1.4 million fundraising campaign Tuesday to replace the existing, institutionally designed home with six residentially designed homes to serve 60 frail elders (10 per household) with 24-hour skilled care needs.
Pinoy arts and crafts fight back
WHAT IS THE FATE OF A guyabano leaf? That it will be a thing of beauty after it has been fossilized and skeletonized. That it will be admired for years to come while it’s stuck firmly, permanently, to a resin in form of a lamp. That from the depths of Tuguegarao it will fly to as far as the United States.
Hawaii with kids
Hawaiian legend tells of how the demi-god Maui, convinced that nightfall came too quickly, cast a net around the sun to slow its sweep across the sky. Only hours after wed landed on Mauis namesake island, my wife and I were firm believers. The day seemed like it would never end.
In search of ‘Soviet Retro’ in Estonia
TALLINN - There’s a lucrative profession in the fashion world known as “cool hunting.” Cool hunters are the trend-spotters who are paid big dollars to pick tomorrow’s craze today. It’s only a matter of time before the cool hunters of the world hone their radars on the Baltics, an untapped goldmine of retro style and culture. And in a few years, when “Soviet Retro” dominates the world, the Baltics