Akhtar Durrani doesn't like to answer the phone at his Pakistani restaurant right now. Since the WTC and Pentagon terrorist attack, he receives four to six anonymous calls daily at the Taj Mahal Restaurant on Rio Hill Circle.
Jamie Fishman has a penchant for pennies. The 8-year-old Charlottesville resident proudly stands in front of the Coinstar machine at the Harris Teeter supermarket on Emmet Street as the machine counts his pennies and dispenses a voucher that can be exchanged in the store for cash or groceries. "Pennies are my favorite," Fishman says.
Take a plastic bottle, cinch it in the middle and dip it in tie-dye, and you'll have the new ergonomic beverage bottle. In the past few years, scientists have developed these slimmer, curvier bottles because they're easier to grip and more fun to look at.
A 10-year-old harassing his friend during a heated game of Monopoly might sound like this: "Look!
IN THE spirit of the holiday season, I would like to offer a list of superlatives for holiday decorations, clothes, music and other manners of cheer sprinkling. Best type of decoration: Anything that involves food.