Month: August 2020

Unattended food on stove causes kitchen fire in Ypsilanti Township

YPSILANTI TWP., MI – Three people were displaced from their home by a kitchen fire Tuesday night, officials said.

a fire truck is parked on the side of a road: The Ypsilanti Township Fire Department responded to a fire late Tuesday night in the 1300 block of Concord Drive.

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The Ypsilanti Township Fire Department responded to a fire late Tuesday night in the 1300 block of Concord Drive.

Ypsilanti Township Fire Department responded at 10:37 p.m., Aug. 25, to the 1300 block of Concord Drive for a stove fire, Lt. Scott Gehringer said.

Food on the stove was left unattended for a few minutes and caught fire, Gehringer said. The fire spread to surrounding cabinets, but firefighters were able to keep the fire

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Cozy minimalist offers simple seasonal decorating advice

Every so often in the world of home design you meet a refreshing pro who doesn’t take herself too seriously, who is not afraid to own up to her mistakes, and who knows when and where to take the pressure off.

While I confess part of me is hoping you’re thinking, “Why, that’s you, Marni!” (I can only aspire), all is true about Myquillyn Smith, the voice behind The Nester blog, and author of three books, including her newest due out Sept. 15, “Welcome Home: A Cozy Minimalist Guide to Decorating and Hosting All Year Round,” (Zondervan Publishing, hardcover $26.99).

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The Obamas Decorated with Finds from Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn, and Anthropologie, According to a New Book About Their White House

If you’re longing to escape to a time when the “People’s House” was not akin to a militarized island surrounded by tall metal fencing, consider the new book about the interior design of President Barack Obama’s White House, publishing September 1.

Written by Michael S. Smith, the designer that Barack and Michelle tapped for the decorating job (with help from Margaret Russell, former editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest), “Designing History: The Extraordinary Art & Style of the Obama White House” takes readers room by room through Smith’s overhaul of the former First Family’s private residence. Michelle Obama wrote the book’s

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Seahawks’ Jamal Adams going to be OK after kitchen accident

Maybe it’s time for Jamal Adams to get a Vitamix.

The Seahawks’ new, prized, All-Pro safety did not play in Wednesday’s second and final mock-game full scrimmage of training camp at CenturyLink Field. It was a day after he practiced wearing a new, bulbous wrap over his left hand.

Coach Pete Carroll said following the mock game “Jamal had a domestic accident” in the kitchen.

“He cut his finger slicing some strawberries,” the coach said. “He hit his finger. He had a few stitches, so we kept him out, not to make him have to use that thing.

“It’s a

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sensemetrics Launches Tailored IIoT Solution to Mitigate Risk in the Design, Construction and Operation of Mine Tailings Storage Facilities

ICMM-aligned offering eliminates the challenges of risk assessment for primary insurers and reinsurers with relevant real-time data critical to the insurance underwriting process

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The sensemetrics IIoT solution gives mining companies and their insurers real-time, end-to-end Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF) insights.
The sensemetrics IIoT solution gives mining companies and their insurers real-time, end-to-end Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF) insights.
The sensemetrics IIoT solution gives mining companies and their insurers real-time, end-to-end Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF) insights.

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — sensemetrics Inc., a global Industrial IoT (IIoT) and cloud technology company transforming sensor data into real-time business intelligence, today launched a tailored IIoT solution that gives mining companies and their insurers

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Interior minister dismissed amid decisions


Libyan premier Fayez al-Sarraj discharged Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha because of decisions and statements made by the official, the government’s press office announced late Friday.

An administrative investigation will be launched by the Presidential Council of Libya regarding Bashagha within 72 hours, the office said in a statement.

It said Bashagha was discharged as a precautionary measure to investigate his statements and decisions, in addition to his negative attitudes toward demonstrators in Tripoli.

A deputy minister will carry out the task of the minister by proxy, it added.

Libya has been torn by civil war since the ouster of

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Statehouse statues of Stephen Douglas, Pierre Menard to be removed from exterior

SPRINGFIELD — Statues of two slave-owning men with historical ties to Illinois will be moved from the Statehouse grounds in Springfield to a secure storage site, a panel of four officials voted Wednesday morning.

The decision comes almost six weeks after House Speaker Michael Madigan asked the Office of the Architect to “move expeditiously” in evicting representations of Stephen A. Douglas and Pierre Menard from the Capitol.

Madigan’s request was the long-time Chicago Democrat’s first public statement in the wake of civil unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man killed on May 25 by a

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InventHelp Inventor Develops Convenient Kitchen Accessory for Recipes (HTM-9432)

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “I wanted to create a quick and easy way to find and store all of our recipes in one place in the kitchen,” said an inventor, from E. Rochester, N.Y., “so I invented the RECIPE TOUCH SELECT UNIT.”

The invention provides an effective device for storing, accessing and viewing recipe information. In doing so, it offers an improved alternative to traditional recipe cards and cookbooks. As a result, it saves time, effort and space in the kitchen and it increases organization and convenience. The invention features a versatile, user-friendly design that is

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Intel researchers design smartphone-powered robot that costs $50 to assemble

Robots don’t have to be expensive. In fact, if there’s a smartphone handy, a wheeled ‘bot can be built for around $50, according to Matthias Muller and Vladlen Koltun. The two Intel researchers are the coauthors of a recent paper titled “OpenBot: Turning Smartphones into Robots,” which proposes leveraging phones to equip robots with sensors, computation, communication, and access to an open software ecosystem.

Using off-the-shelf smartphones as robot brains confers a number of advantages beyond cost savings. Rapid upgrade cycles mean secondhand smartphones are readily available — an estimated 40% of the world’s population owns smartphones — and they’re

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Global Textiles Home Decor Market is set to grow at Double Digit CAGR During 2020-2026 – Zion Market Research

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Aug 19, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
The “Global Textiles Home Decor Market Is Expected To Reach Around USD 173.24 Billion By 2026” report covers all of the aspects required to gain a complete understanding of the pre-market conditions, current conditions as well as a well-measured forecast. This report also researches and evaluates the impact of Covid-19 outbreak on the Textiles Home Decor Market, involving potential opportunity and challenges, drivers and risks. We present the impact assessment of Covid-19 effects on Textiles Home Decor

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Libya interior minister suspended after gunmen fire on protesters | Libya News

Libya’s internationally recognised government suspended its interior minister on Friday, saying his handling of street protests and a violent crackdown against them would be investigated.

The move coincides with reports of growing friction between Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), and Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha, an influential figure from the port city and military power base of Misrata.

In a statement late on Friday, the GNA said Bashagha “has been temporarily suspended” and will face an inquiry “on his statements about the protests and incidents in Tripoli and other cities”. 

He will be questioned

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Upgrade your bath, kitchen and lighting: Wayfair is offering up to 65% off in renovation sale

With so much time stuck at home the past few months, it’s likely you’ve noticed things that need a little fixing up – or to be replaced altogether. Luckily, Wayfair is having a renovation sale through the end of September, so you can save on all of the things you’ll need to get the job started.

Wayfair Home Renovation Sale

Wayfair is having a home renovation sale through September.

Find anything from knobs and handles, floors and backsplashes, and even the kitchen sink. You can also save big on appliances with some as low as $199.

Euro 5″ Center Bar Pull Multipack (Set of

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Nvidia teases RTX 3090 design, confirms new cooling and 12-pin connector

Nvidia is getting ready for its big GeForce event next week by teasing the design for its next-generation graphics cards. In a newly published video, Nvidia engineers and designers discuss the changes being made to its next Ampere-based GeForce cards. Recent leaks have suggested Nvidia will announce RTX 3000 Series cards on September 1st, including an RTX 3080 and a flagship RTX 3090 card.

At the end of Nvidia’s video, the company briefly flashes up what appears to be an RTX 3090. It matches recent card leaks that claim the RTX 3090 will ship with a pennant-shaped board and a

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale ends Aug. 30: Save on daily deals, home decor and kids’ clothes

Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale began last week, and it comes to an end on Sunday, August 30. You can still get home decor and kids’ clothes and baby gear for less, and there’s also a daily deal every day of the week.

Every day at 9:30 a.m. ET, Nordstrom drops another daily deal that’s going for 50 percent off. Today, the sale is on two pairs of shoes from Blondo, originally priced at $99.95, and now going for $49.90.

Blondo Gracie 2.0 Waterproof Slip-on Sneaker (Women)

Blondo Glenda Waterproof Sneaker Bootie (Women)

You can check out the Nordstrom calendar to see

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Aircraft Exterior Lighting Market Industry Analysis and Detailed Profiles of top Industry Players the COVID-19

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Aug 18, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
The scope of the report includes a detailed study of Aircraft Exterior Lighting Market with the reasons given for variations in the growth of the industry in certain regions.

The Aircraft Exterior Lighting Market is expected to exceed more than US$ 3.5 Billion by 2024 at a CAGR of 5.5% in the given forecast period.

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The report covers a detailed competitive outlook including the market share and company profiles of the key participants operating in the global market.

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Bamboozle Mixing Bowls Are The Kitchen Level-Up I’d Been Looking For

A mixing bowl set isn’t usually the type of thing to inspire strong feelings. Unlike an iconic Dutch oven, beloved cast iron pan, or even a well-loved fine mesh strainer, bowls aren’t traditionally the subject of glowing reviews or passionate friend-to-friend recommendations. But it is literally my job to tell you when something in my kitchen is making my life easier, and in a move that’s surprising even to me, I feel compelled to gush about Bamboozle.

I felt nothing about my old mixing bowl set until I noticed that the whole collection had developed hairline cracks from being dropped

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2020 Global Kitchen Appliance Manufacturers Industry Analysis with Coverage of Top 170 Companies

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Kitchen Appliance Manufacturers (GLOBAL) – Industry Report” report has been added to’s offering.

The Global Kitchen Appliance Manufacturers Analysis provides a detailed overview of the Kitchen Appliance Manufacturers market and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 170 companies, including LG Electronics, Zhejian Shaoxing Supor Domestic Electrical Appliance Co. Ltd. and Guangdong Midea Consumer Electric Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

This report includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years.

The Global Kitchen Appliance Manufacturers analysis is ideal for anyone wanting to:

  • See the market leaders
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Kelly Ripa Will No Longer Host Her Talk Show From Her Kitchen & We’re Already Having Mark Consuelos Withdrawal

For the past few months, we’ve been blessed with random Mark Consuelos sightings on Live with Kelly and Ryan, since Kelly Ripa has been virtually hosting the talk show from her kitchen due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the actress’s at-home streaming days are numbered.

Ripa and her co-host, Ryan Seacrest, are scheduled to return to the studio on Tuesday, September 8, to resume normal production on Live with Kelly and Ryan, according to E! News.

This is a pretty big deal, since the daytime show was forced to go virtual back in March. While Ripa will

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Jamal Adams misses Seahawks practice after slicing his finger in a kitchen accident

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The Seattle Seahawks were without their prized offseason acquisition during Wednesday’s practice at training camp, but it had nothing to do with the player’s desire for a long-term contract. Coach Pete Carroll revealed to reporters this afternoon that All-Pro safety Jamal Adams was not active on the field because of — wait for it — a recent kitchen accident.

Adams, who sported a protective club on his left hand on Tuesday, accidentally cut his finger while slicing strawberries this week, according to Carroll,

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5 Affordable Kitchen Remodels To Improve Your Home In California

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These simple fixes can improve your daily routine and boost the value of your home.
These simple fixes can improve your daily routine and boost the value of your home. (Shutterstock)

Here in California, the kitchen is the hub of activity at home. From plating food for outdoor gatherings to entertaining and daily lunch prep, the kitchen is command central.

Kitchen improvements also yield a great return on your home’s value in our state. That said, you don’t need to invest in an expensive kitchen renovation to reap the benefits. These small upgrades offer

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