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With selfie security, your password could be written all over your face

With selfie security, your password could be written all over your face

Forced to find creative ways to guard against the rising threat of identity theft, a growing number of companies are moving from a system that tests people on what they know, such as a password. Now they want to ask consumers to provide evidence of something that can't easily be changed or copied: their face.

Seven offers variety of comfort food

Seven offers variety of comfort food

Seven An American Bistro, the restaurant in the Park Manor Hotel, really wants you to notice them. And some of what they offer is worth noticing.

Working my legs and hips as never before

ROTTERDAM

Working my legs and hips as never before

Several times a week I run, bike and lift weights, sometimes all three in rapid succession. But I'd never touched a yoga mat before this past week.

BarreFlow hits some of those neglected muscles

BarreFlow hits some of those neglected muscles

There are a lot more muscles in the human body than most workout programs will hit. So a couple of local fitness entrepreneurs are building a business out of a full-body exercise program.

Little sun, but no rain at Albany's Tulip Fest

ALBANY

Little sun, but no rain at Albany's Tulip Fest

The 68th Annual Albany Tulip Fest came on the tail end of a rainy week in the Capital Region, but on Saturday overcast skies never made good on their threat as sizeable crowds moved among the tulip beds or lounged on the grass in Washington Park.

Kernochan gains Eagle Scout rank

Kernochan gains Eagle Scout rank

Carl Kernochan, son of George and Christine Kernochan of Ballston Spa, recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout as a member of Troop 1, sponsored by Ballston Spa United Methodist Church.

More Baby Boomers going back to school to learn new skills

More Baby Boomers going back to school to learn new skills

If you are a Baby Boomer and you are thinking of going to college, you won’t be alone on campus.

Basic Foods owner offers healthful choices

Basic Foods owner offers healthful choices

On Saratoga Road in Glenville, sun splashes through the front window of Eileen Curwen’s shop and nurtures pots of lavender, aloe and eucalyptus lined up on the windowsill.

Laughter Yoga: 'Find your inner child'

Laughter Yoga: 'Find your inner child'

When Larry Steffler was in his late 40s, he was really stressed out. Then he discovered Laughter Yoga, which not only got him through college, it helped him survive AIDS and cancer.

‘I’m a lot proud’: Ground broken for Allen Apartments

SCHENECTADY

‘I’m a lot proud’: Ground broken for Allen Apartments

Ground was broken Thursday on affordable housing in Hamilton Hill named after late city Councilman Joseph Allen, whose grandson, Ray, described the project as great.

Poetry reading to complement exhibit at Crailo Historic Site

Poetry reading to complement exhibit at Crailo Historic Site

Putting words down on paper was always something that came easily for Penny Meacham. Getting up in public and reading them, however, was a much different story.

Travelers stuck in airport lines as TSA, Congress deny blame

Washington

Travelers stuck in airport lines as TSA, Congress deny blame

There is broad agreement that U.S. airports will not be a pleasant place this summer as security screening lines swell and officials warn that delays will trigger missed flights and may even harm the economy.

Adult coloring books are not just a fad; for some, they are a lifesaver

Adult coloring books are not just a fad; for some, they are a lifesaver

Dee Ledger can remember exactly when she found solace, if not salvation, after the death of her 10-week-old son, Obed. It is where she found it, and how, that surprised her: in a coloring book.

Washington

What's the origin of Cinco de Mayo celebration in the US?

Now comes the time of year for stressed office workers and the college-age party crowd to cut loose, don culturally stereotypical outfits, turn up the appropriate folk music, and drink.

Chatting with celebrity cook Rachael Ray

Chatting with celebrity cook Rachael Ray

Back in the 1980s, when Rachael Ray was a student at Lake George Junior-Senior High School, she didn’t spend her summer days sunbathing and swimming. She was too busy working.

Every home, big or small, should have a mudroom

Every home, big or small, should have a mudroom

Given the volatile weather this spring, we all need to be prepared for all conditions, all of the time.

Let your kids use sharp knives and hot stoves

Let your kids use sharp knives and hot stoves

Seven ways we can get a grip on our fears or controlling behaviors and inspire our kids to cook instead.

Lawsuit challenges TSA's use of full-body scanners in airports

Lawsuit challenges TSA's use of full-body scanners in airports

Two groups that say fear of airport security body scanners forces some would-be fliers to risk driving instead have challenged their use by the Transportation Security Administration.

Quaker Oats’ 100% natural claim questioned in lawsuit

Quaker Oats’ 100% natural claim questioned in lawsuit

While the level of glyphosate, the active ingredient in the popular weed killer Roundup, detected in the oatmeal falls well below the limit set by federal regulators for human consumption, the lawsuit accuses Quaker of false advertising because it markets the oatmeal as “100% natural.”

After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ their bodies fought to regain weight

After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ their bodies fought to regain weight

But in the years since, more than 100 pounds have crept back onto his 5-foot-11 frame despite his best efforts. In fact, most of that season’s 16 contestants have regained much if not all the weight they lost so arduously. Some are even heavier now.

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