Dirt Girl: Pushing back fall about Japan as summer is a season of abundance no matter where you are.In late November, you could buy persimmons, apples, mandarin oranges, and all sorts of greens in the Japanese markets. The taste and flavor indicated that they were local...
Strong iPhone sales; Apple stock down with few Watch details

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's stock slid sharply on Tuesday after the company reported strong...its new smartwatch.While not releasing specific figures for the Apple Watch, Apple reported total results for several products, including the watch...
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Dirt Girl: Harvest events signal end of the season

...the closest thing to being entranced by produce possibilities with the exception of the JACC Food Festival.From garlic to apples, honey, jams and wild mushrooms, this market has a bit of everything. With 38 vendors, the Food Festival will have its...
Apple Pay with Alaska USA

...Federal Credit Union is embracing technology and offering its members Apple Pay, a payment service that works with recent generations of Apple devices. The purpose of Apple Pay is increased security and privacy. When a credit or debit card is...
Putting up your own fish: Part VI Brining and Smoking

...around, or mesquite; a bolder smoke, or hickory, somewhere between alder and mesquite, or cherry or apple. Cherry is a milder smoke, apple's more bitter. A few woods, like elderberry, have toxins in the wood. With so many woods that are...
Scientists worry about arms race in artificial intelligence

LONDON - Scientists and tech experts - including professor Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak - warned Tuesday of a global arms race with weapons using artificial intelligence.In an open letter...
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Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on vacation spot also had dog treats on hand for people who came by with their pets while other volunteers gave out pillows, apples and piles of French toast to people displaced by the fire."These are our friends, our family and our neighbors," she said...
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My Turn: Know what you eat

...more wholesome and American than apples and apple pie? Or salmon. What could be...Department of Agriculture approved apples that have been genetically modified...for some of my homemade non-GMO apple pie on Friday, March 13 and learn...
Parent of Columbia House files for bankruptcy protection

...followed by Napster's rivals and successors. Then came Apple's iPod and iTunes music store, which let consumers buy music...license agreement with Columbia House.Within a few years, Apple and Amazon and Netflix would unveil streaming options that did...
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The second strangest story ever told

...full of beer. Other Vikings filled their helmets, too. An apple martini and a can of Rainier inexplicably found their way into...roared, drank and saturated themselves with suds. I dumped the apple martini on my head and drank the beer. The ear-shattering...


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