Friday, June 4, 2010

The man behind the masks: Eric Bornstein makes magic with paint, papier-mâché, and endless imagination

"Eric Bornstein’s art studio is a wild, cluttered, paint-strewn den overrun by hobgoblins, Egyptian deities, forest nymphs, and Father Time himself. As big as oxen heads, his papier-mâché masks of gods and monsters dangle from hooks and jut from walls like phantasmal hunting trophies — dazzling, colorful, and insane to behold."

For on Bornstein's magic touch, click here.

Health how-to: Swallowing pills

"Many people struggle with gagging when they try to take medicine. Here are tips from pharmacists on getting pills down easier..."

Click here for the secrets of getting those pesky pills down with fewer problems.

True Value takes own shot at appealing to women

"The new True Value hardware store in Mount Prospect, tucked into a strip mall surrounded by 1960s split-level homes, is one of a kind, literally.

The outpost is the Chicago-based hardware cooperative's first corporate-owned store, a chance for company executives to understand what its thousands of independent store owners experience every day."

To read more on this business story, click here.

Save the Children Provides Relief to Families Affected by Tropical Storm Agatha in Guatemala

"Save the Children is beginning distributions of food, hygiene supplies and other items to families affected by Tropical Storm Agatha and the near-simultaneous eruption of the Pacaya volcano in Guatemala."

Click here for more on Save the Children's efforts.