VIDEO: Apple iPhone to become more car-friendly
Apple is teaming up with major car makers to make iPhone applications easier for drivers to use while they're on the road. Apple Inc. is calling the technology, "CarPlay."
VIDEO: Museum removes Corvettes from sinkhole
The National Corvette Museum in Kentucky has started removing cars from a giant sinkhole that opened beneath the museum last month and swallowed up eight prized cars like they were toys.
Does your insurance plan cover self-inflicted injuries?
Dealing with a suicide or attempted suicide is stressful enough. Some health plans make the experience worse by refusing to cover medical costs for injuries that are related to suicide or an attempt - even though experts say that in many cases such exclusions aren't permitted under federal law.
The only online dating ad you'll ever need
Wired magazine assembled a number of infographics this month of what makes for the most attractive online dating profile. It even included a list of the most appealing words men and women used in their profiles.
Actually, that asteroid did not nearly hit Earth
The Internet lit up with reports last week that a big rock was on a path to nearly strike the Earth on Monday night, Feb. 17. This was not true. But it made for a grabby headline. As in: "An Asteroid Will Almost Hit the Earth Tonight" (from Motherboard).
The glitz, the glamour and the movies: 3 apps for Oscar weekend
With the Oscars approaching, this is a weekend for movies. Download these apps, then watch a few movies, create your own and settle in for the awards show.
ON TRAVEL: T.G.&Y. exhibit recaptures Oklahoma history
When I was a young mother, T.G.&Y. was my go-to-for-everything (except groceries) stop. More upscale than the old-fashioned dime store, the prices were still low but the selection was better. They carried a great line of kids clothes — Buster Brown — with mix-and-match cotton shirts, shorts, pants and socks. Only one mom in the neighborhood had a car — a Pepto-Bismol pink and white DeSoto. This was before seat belts so it was nothing for three moms and five kids to squeeze in and head for the TG&Y at 50th and Meridian. Those were the days.
LIVING WITH CHILDREN: Interpersonal snot wiping will go away — eventually
Q: We are having a problem with our 32-month-old son. He picks his nose — most often in a public setting — and then proceeds to wipe it on other family members. It’s disgusting. We have tried ignoring his behavior and mildly smacking his hand away when he tries to wipe it on us. Neither approach is working. Do you have any suggestions?
Fundraiser set for officer after kidney transplant
When he was a child, Matt Sheltman was diagnosed with kidney disease.
At first, Matt’s sister Susan wrote in a letter being used to help publicize the Matt Sheltman Benefit chili dinner and silent auction, the doctors weren’t even sure what to call it, so they named it “Sheltman Syndrome.” After a lot of research, they diagnosed it as “Fanconi’s Syndrome” and “Renal Tubular Dysfunction,” rare diseases that prevent the kidneys from working properly.
3-1 Edmond Senior Center calendar
This week at the Senior Center activities include:
9 a.m.: *Tai Chi
10:15 a.m.: *Zumba Gold
2:15 p.m.: Jazzercise Lite
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