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  • Bird nest fire hazards in direct vent gas fireplace vents
    Bird nest fire hazards in direct vent gas fireplace vents
    Five homeowners in the greater Kansas City area narrowly escaped house fires due to bird nests built on and in vent covers for their gas direct-vent fireplaces recently. A local chimney sweep found the nests during routine annual service of the...
  • Sofia Coppola in talks to direct 'Litle Mermaid' live-action movie
    Sofia Coppola in talks to direct 'Little Mermaid' live-action movie
    Sofia Coppola is currently in talks to direct new "Little Mermaid" live-action movie. The 42-year-old director, screenwriter and producer is talking to Universal about bringing the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale to the big screen....
  • Chimney inspector finds fire hazard in gas fireplace vent
    Chimney inspector finds fire hazard in gas fireplace vent
    A local chimney inspector found a severe fire hazard at a home at the 6000 block of West 102nd Court in Overland Park, Kansas on Monday, March 10, 2014 during a routing annual inspection. The inspector, Gene Padgitt of HearthMasters, Inc. said...
  • Lydia McLaughlin
    ‘RHOOC’ star Lydia McLaughlin admits to being direct but having a heart
    “The Real Housewives of Orange County” star Lydia McLaughlin has been trying to make peace between the other women on the show. She doesn’t like drama and she would much rather work things out with everyone than be involved with...
  • Ambiguity
    Avoiding Ambiguity
    Clarity is the state or quality of being clear or transparent to theeye. Synonyms: 1.intelligibility, exactness, simplicity. Antonym: 1. AmbiguityI use the term “direct” rather often in presentations relating to communication, but what...
  • wine shipping boxes
    Spirited Politics: Maryland direct wine shipping
    The Baltimore Spirits Examiner is wearing attorney and alcohol enthusiast hats simultaneously as we explore the new legislation that will likely pass in this session of the Maryland General Assembly. The Old Line state retains many vestiges of the...
  • Who is more indirect?
    Which of the sexes are more indirect?
    Who is more indirect when it comes to communication in a relationship, men or women? The answer is both sexes are direct and indirect in different ways. Guys are more obvious about what they like and want; they are easier to read. Guys have no...
  • Want More Clients? Part 1
    Want More Clients? Part 1
    Part #1 of a two part article. Special Guest Article By Lowell Sheets on Behalf of David BrethEvery business owner, net-worker, affiliate marketer and entrepreneur wants more clients…but even more important than the quantity of your clients...