Dear EarthTalk: How energy efficient (and comfortable) is underfloor heating, sometimes known as radiant heating? — Marcy Dell, Boston, MA
Congress faces an important decision about which tax cuts to extend. A few weeks ago, the Senate passed President Obama’s proposal to extend the Bush and Obama tax cuts for every American on the first $250,000 of their household income—including every penny of income for 98 percent of Americans and 97 percent of small businesses.
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Curiously mediocre acting and drab production standards mark David Palmer and Dax Shepard’s “Hit and Run,” which also scores lousy in the script department. The same old raucous tale of contrived redemption, its protagonist is Charlie Bronson (Dax Shepard), a former getaway driver who steers into true love while in the witness protection program.
CRANFORD – While running errands last Friday, Cranford resident Lisa Ford noticed a strange sound coming from her Honda Odyssey minivan. After turning off her radio, pulling over and checking under her vehicle, she came to the conclusion that an animal must have gotten stuck somewhere in the vehicle where she could not see it.