- Kent, Connecticut is a tiny town of less than 3,000, but this Kent home is anything but small. In fact, it has an 8,076 square feet interior set on 100 acres. It also has eye-catching ceilings, floors, light fixtures, and fireplaces (three, to be exact). Check out 175 Carter Road and sound off on your favorite feature in the comments. By Brandon Miller
- OTTAWA - New federal standards for energy efficiency begin Jan. 1, 2014, generally forbidding purchases of old-style incandescent light bulbs while encouraging their widespread replacement by mercury-containing compact fluorescent lamps or CFLs. Some facts and figures:
- OTTAWA - A federal ban on inefficient light bulbs goes into effect Jan. 1, 2014, almost seven years after it was announced with fanfare by a then-rookie Conservative government.
- BANGKOK - For years, protesters in Thailand have used social media to organize rallies. Now they're taking smartphones to a new level.