Test Drive Firefox for Android Today

Mozilla has released Firefox for Tablets. The currently nightly build is still very rough around the edges, but it offers curious testers a working preview of what’

Grapes, Giggles, and Girlfriends: The Perfect Getaway in Napa Valley

Book clubs, cooking clubs, bunco, bridge…what is the unifying theme to most women’s gatherings? Wine! If you can add in the opportunity to do lots of talking, while sipping wine, in beautiful surroundings—even better. So when a group of girlfriends and I decided to look for a getaway destination, Napa Valley was an ideal choice.

Mozilla Hacks Blog Offers HTML5 Geolocation Primer

The Mozilla Hacks blog has posted a nice screencast overview of the HTML5 Geolocation API. The video is designed to help anyone competing in Mozilla’s September developer derby (which involves building something with the Geolocation API), but it also makes a great overview for anyone wanting to get started with Geolocation … The HTML5 Geolocation API enables […]

On cruises, the journey is the destination

Traveling by sea has come a long way. For many, the idea of being stuck on a boat for several days was far from appealing. The attractions and activities on today’s cruise lines, however, have turned ocean voyages into resort vacations in transit. Where ship passengers once passed the time playing cards in stuffy cabins, they now enjoy the excitement of table games and slots at onboard casinos.

Knife Primer

Photo courtesy of Pricegrabber One of the worst (and most dangerous) mistakes that new cooks make is using the incorrect knife for the task they’re trying to complete.

backstage rag & bone s/s 2012

Source: models.comDesigners David Neville and Marcus Wainwright churn out an entirely unique and autonomous collection every season and every season they just blow me away.

Dutch Ovens

Photo by kanamas [flickr] … If you’ve ever looked at a bridal registry, been to a kitchen supply store or even a sporting goods store, you’ve probably seen a Dutch oven or two.

Cowboys & Aliens review

Cowboys & Aliens was directed by Jon Favreau. As you may or may not know, he is the one who brought us Iron Man and Iron Man 2. I think that this is the main, not the only, cause for me to watch his film of 2011.

The final sprint: Top 5 hotels for the Chicago Marathon

On Oct. 9, I’ll be running the 2011 Chicago Marathon — that’s just four weeks away, but whose counting? I’ve trained, woke up bleary-eyed to run in the dark, iced ‘till my skin was numb and stretched, even while reading to my kids. I’m a native Chicagoan who has run and volunteered for this race before, so I know the 29-neighborhood course like the back of my hand. I am ready.