Modern Life

Published on February 1, 2020 - Page 11
Outdoor plants in cold climates need to bank a certain number of hours being chilly during the winter for their buds to awaken in the coming months....
Published on February 1, 2020 - Page 22
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — Cape Cod has its first legal pot shop. Curaleaf opened a recreational marijuana store in Provincetown, Massachusetts, on...
Published on January 30, 2020 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) —Airbnb is giving a few people a chance to spend a two-month sabbatical in the Bahamas in an attempt to boost the Caribbean island...
Published on January 28, 2020 - Page 5
Looking for an easy plant to care for? Try a succulent. Any plant with fleshy stems or leaves is called a succulent. Aside from cacti, only a few...
Published on January 26, 2020 - Page 27
NerdWallet Financial decisions are rarely easy, whether it’s buying your first car or home or deciding whether to refinance student loans. The...
Published on January 26, 2020 - Page 27
People tend to spend a lot of time planning trips but not a lot preparing for coming home. But returning to a mess — minor bummers like an empty...
Published on January 26, 2020 - Page 27
As I savor one of my just-picked American persimmons (Diospyros virginiana), I’m reminded how this fruit — and a few other delectable fruits —would...
Published on January 26, 2020 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) — Stacey Abrams has a new book coming out next summer that will focus on her signature cause, voting rights. Henry Holt and Company...
Published on January 25, 2020 - Page 10
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) —Marijuana shops in Alaska will be among the first nationally where onsite use would be permitted. Alaska’s legal marijuana...
Published on January 24, 2020 - Page 11
Companies have unleashed hundreds of CBD pet health products accompanied by glowing customer testimonials claiming the cannabis derivative produced...
Published on January 23, 2020 - Page 5
Houseplants are quick to tell you when they need help. They display discolored leaves, drooping stems, and little or no growth. That usually gives...
Published on January 23, 2020 - Page 16
Who hasn’t felt the shame of a refrigerator purge? You paid money for all these things, and now you have to throw them away. Reducing food waste is...
Published on January 21, 2020 - Page 7
Overspending can be a serious downer for your budget. That doesn’t mean you should stop spending entirely. You just need to pick your purchases...
Published on January 20, 2020 - Page 4
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The 2020 Census kicks off Tuesday in remote Alaska. U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham will be there to conduct...
Published on January 19, 2020 - Page 27
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Daily Orange isn’t daily anymore. The student-run newspaper that has covered Syracuse University since 1903, and trained...
Published on January 19, 2020 - Page 27
Consumers shop online for just about everything. So you’ve likely experienced the stinging disappointment when a TV, piece of furniture or something...
Published on January 19, 2020 - Page 27
It’s not just eBay anymore. A slew of websites and apps act as virtual thrift stores for vintage devotees, deal hunters and those just looking to...
Published on January 13, 2020 - Page 4
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A connected world means paying for gas with your voice and sensing when a plant needs water. The annual CES technology conference...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 27
NEW YORK — As we move along to a new decade, the Pantone Color Institute has reached back in time to calming, confident Classic Blue as its color of...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 27
How you manage money is something you likely picked up from your parents. While nearly 90% of parents believe it’s important for their kids to grow...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 27
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ivy Dremon greets the stranger she will be cuddling for the next hour. “I’m super-excited,” the 24-year-old professional “...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) — The killing of Freddie Gray and the protests that followed in Baltimore are the subjects of Wes Moore’s next book. Moore and former...
Published on January 11, 2020 - Page 5
Summer vacation season will be here sooner than you think. So this a good time to start planning that trip and figuring out how to get the most fun...
Published on January 10, 2020 - Page 7
By now, you’ve encountered the world of credit, whether it was renting your first apartment or figuring out how to pay for a kitchen remodel....
Published on January 10, 2020 - Page 7
Gardeners in 2020 will veer from the beaten path, opting for unconventional varieties and eco-conscious surroundings, according to a plant trends...
Published on January 9, 2020 - Page 6
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A startup heavily backed by Hollywood is wagering that you’re ready to set aside YouTube and TikTok to watch star-studded short...
Published on January 9, 2020 - Page 9
After a big year for its plant-based burger, Impossible Foods has something new on its plate. The California-based company unveiled Impossible Pork...
Published on January 7, 2020 - Page 7
Today, people across the country are putting their New Year’s resolutions into practice. These goals represent an honest attempt at self-improvement...
Published on January 5, 2020 - Page 10
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal appeals court recently upheld former President Barack Obama’s designation of a federally protected conservation area...
Published on January 5, 2020 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) — Million-selling novelist Adriana Trigiani has a new publisher, but a familiar editor. Dutton recently announced it had reached a two...