New Tire Could Put End To Punctures?

A tire company says it’s new invention could put an end to frustrating slow punctures and dangerous high-speed blow-outs. Bridgestone says its groundbreaking new prototype airless tire never goes flat. It is made of a recyclable plastic resin weaved into a mesh of spokes to support the tread of the tire. The flexible design plays a key part in assuring the tire does not collapse – performing the function air pressure does in regular tires. According to Bridgestone, the ‘non-pneumatic’ tire is at an early stage of development but should eventually be available in retail vehicles.” w/ photo

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How To Make Red Wine Lollipops

“I’m a fan of red wine in desserts, and I’ve seen lots of boozy lollipop recipes, but none containing red wine. I did a good bit of searching online, and even in my personal stash of candy cookbooks, nada. I became obsessed with the idea of a red wine pop, and my mission soon became clear: get in the SB test kitchen and fill this terrible void in the confectionery world!… A while later the correct synapse fired in my brain, and the answer was simple: make a red wine reduction. This gave the lollipops big-time flavor and a beautiful color.” w/ photos

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Skypark Base Jumps

“Marina Bay Sands has been chosen as the venue to the largest BASE jumping attempt in Singapore. Seven professional BASE jumpers, participated in this adrenaline pumping display to welcome the New Year.” — Snow R. Shai

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The SlatGrill

Set up anywhere. Cook anything. SlatGrill. Use gas, charcoal, wood — any fuel source you choose. The panels block the wind, while the vents let the flame breathe. Made of hard-anodized aluminum and stainless steel, SlatGrill is light and compact, so you can take it anywhere. It’s quick and easy to set up, with no tools required. It won’t rust. And since there are no moving parts, it’s easy to clean. Perfect for camping, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, skiing.” w/ photos

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Top 10 Greatest Rags To Riches Stories

“Last year American voice-over artist Ted Williams became a national sensation when he was discovered in a state of bewildered homelessness… Williams’ very human story of struggle and redemption is still playing out, although in a lower key. Since his brief stint with national fame, Ted Williams has privately suffered a relapse and a recovery and is now working on a new project with NECN as their official ‘Voice’. While we wait to see if Ted will rise to riches we can look back on a number of other very determined people who were spurred to success by their humble beginnings.” w/ photos

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