The latest cases represent the oldest known so far. They push the SARS-like virus’s timeline back three months from the first reported case involving a 60-year-old man who died in Jedda, Saudi Arabia, last June.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
A tiny comic strip has wrapped each piece of gum since 1953. But the company says it’s redesigning its packaging to be more relevant to today’s bubble-blowing kids. Instead of comics, there will be brainteasers and codes that unlock onilne content, The New York Times reports.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Juneau’s winter could be dry and cold – but not much snow, according to the National Weather Service
He was one half of the hit-making duo Mickey and Sylvia in the late ’50s and can be heard on hundreds of records. Baker also wrote one of the most influential jazz instruction books.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
The Basin Road Bridge will remain closed until Dec. 6th.
Many in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic couldn’t get to stores and were out of work for at least a short time because of the destruction Sandy wrought. That dampened spending and cut into incomes.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
In September, a key test of underwater oil-spill equipment was a spectacular failure.
Katie Bausler hosts: We hear about this year’s Holiday Pops concert, Friday at Art Matters, Wednesday’s Saints & Sinners concert, the upcoming Back Country Film Festival, That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more
Also, Ketchikan Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens named presiding judge for Southeast.
Peony Pavilion is one of China’s most famous operas, but uncut performances of this romantic 16th century work can take more than 22 hours. An adapted version of the dream-like opera will take place at the Metropolitan Museum.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us