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Local icons, past and present

It recently occurred to me, for no discernible reason, that long before I moved to the North Shore in 1972, I was well-acquainted with a host of everyday products — from Marshmallow Fluff to Sylvania light bulbs — that were made by world-renowned firms...

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Great minds tinker alike

It's a quiet Tuesday night, but Dim Sum Labs - a workspace shared by a motley crowd of tinkerers - is a hive of activity. Located in a nondescript building in Sheung Wan, the small room is taken up by a large desk, a couch, a refrigerator stocked with...

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Turbines: eagles’ newest threat

The Obama administration has never fined or prosecuted a wind farm for killing eagles and other protected bird species, shielding the industry from liability and helping keep the scope of the deaths secret, an Associated Press investigation has found....

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Deleveraging new mantra at India Inc

Companies that borrowed heavily during the boom phase are now looking to clean up their balancesheets either by selling off assets (non-core, core and anything that can fetch some price), attracting funds via issue of shares and getting rid of costly...

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Art and Technology

Even if he's skeptical about Google Glass, Anadol, who has a current exhibition full of screens and lights at Young Projects in the Pacific Design Center, doesn't doubt that people already often see the world through virtual lenses. "It's like the relationship...

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