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Want to kill that bug? This shotgun uses table salt to do so

| | Jan 15 2018 - 6:37pm | Comments

Killing flies and cockroaches is no longer a disagreeable task after the invention of the Bug-A-Salt, a plastic shotgun that fires salt at the bugs, knocking them out and leaving them ready for the garbage.

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    Before they even know whether the candy will be top-notch or king-size, trick-or-treaters are drawn to houses decked out for Halloween.

  2. | Posted: Oct 1 2017 - 12:06am

    We know that what brews in fashion percolates into decor. This fall, it’s floral prints loaded with depth and drama.

  3. | Posted: Sep 29 2017 - 12:06am

    BERLIN — A German court has ordered a donkey’s owners to pony up $6,800 to the driver of a pricey McLaren sports car to cover damage caused when the animal chomped the backside of the vehicle.

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    I was 8 years old when I first had Japanese food. I still remember every detail.

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    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It took about 66 million years, but a duck-billed creature has finally won recognition as California’s state dinosaur.

  6. | Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 12:06am

    Ficus is a shrub indigenous to the dorm room, waiting room and boyfriend bedroom. It’s unavoidable. Get a boyfriend; endure a ficus.

  7. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee sheriff’s office is asking people not to call the agency about a “body” trapped under a closed, blood-stained garage door.

  8. | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 9:11pm

    DENVER — A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the front windshield of the vehicle and stayed there until the officer pulled over.

  9. | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 9:11pm

    The first time a batch of beer boiled over in his kitchen, Steve Clemens started thinking about creating a dedicated brewing space somewhere else in his home.

  10. | Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:05am

    Let’s face it, eggplant is weird.

  11. | Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:06am

    At the end of a long fall day — after dealing with all the seasonal demands of work and school — you don’t want making dinner to be a big deal. What’s called for is something that’s idiot-proof and crowd-pleasing.

  12. | Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:06am

    Say “good” and the antonym shoots back “bad.” That’s the sort of word it is: oppositional, defiant, difficult. It must be tough on the thesaurus, parenting a pack of antonyms.

  13. | Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:06am

    Elotes, popularly known in this country as Mexican Street Corn, is typically sold in Mexico by street vendors, but it is gaining popularity in this country as well.

  14. | Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:06am

    From taco trucks to Mexican restaurants, tacos are just about everywhere these days. And why not? A taco is exactly as handy, versatile and filling as a sandwich, and crunchy to boot. Lots of folks dream of making these fried corn tortillas at home, but some pull up short at the prospect of having to deep-fry them. The solution? Don’t fry them. Baking will bring tacos to crispy perfection and allow you to shape them into shells in the process.

  15. | Posted: Sep 10 2017 - 12:06am

    The first weeks of school can be the perfect time to reboot a child’s bedroom.