Canyoneering is watery way to buoy spirits

...wading.The idea of the sport is to navigate a canyon using water flow as your trail, down into waterfalls, creeks and whirlpools. While canyoneering hot spots include Mexico's Copper Canyon, Colorado, the Pyrenees in Spain, the Blue Mountains in...

Whirlpool to acquire Maytag

...by its larger appliance making rival Whirlpool Corp. for more than $1.7 billion...will be acquired for $21 a share. Whirlpool is also assuming $977 million of Maytag debt. Jeff Fettig, Whirlpool's CEO, offered reassurances that...

Whirlpool finishes takeover of Maytag

DES MOINES, Iowa - Whirlpool Corp. completed its acquisition of...and about 9.6 million shares of Whirlpool common stock, under the previously...in cash and 0.1193 of a share in Whirlpool stock for each share of Maytag stock...

Whirlpool offers Maytag more

DES MOINES, Iowa - Whirlpool Corp. on Wednesday raised its bid...sweetened bid of $1.62 billion Whirlpool offered Monday. The proposal also...of 50 percent cash and 50 percent Whirlpool stock, plus a $120 million "reverse...

Whirlpool to sell Hoover

...RAPIDS, Mich. - Appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. will sell its iconic Hoover...appliance business," Jeff M. Fettig, Whirlpool's chairman and chief executive, said in a written statement. Whirlpool acquired Hoover in its purchase of...

Whirlpool bath: So nice to come home to

...Designer clothes? Nope. How about a whirlpool bath? Bath and spa-maker Jacuzzi has...Ferrari designer Pininfarina to create whirlpool baths that are expected to make a splash...dubbed Morphosis, elevates the premium whirlpool experience beyond the notion of warm...

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Maytag plants closing

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Whirlpool Corp. said Wednesday that it will...after the Maytag acquisition extended Whirlpool's lead as the nation's biggest...Ohio, will absorb the production, Whirlpool spokesman Daniel Verakis said. Also...

Home front

...traditionally powerful, invigorating whirlpool jets. "They are slightly effervescent...it's become more common to have a whirlpool. People are not as wowed by that anymore...Kohler Co.'s senior product manager for whirlpools and tubs. "They want to see something...

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Third times isn't the charm for latest blockbuster sequels

...originals. Pirates of the Caribbean also had amazing visuals, with various seafood-headed baddies, ship battles and giant whirlpools. Unfortunately, they're all mediocre movies. When these franchises were new, they were fresh and interesting. Spider-Man...


...I'd go back and look," said Dr. Wang. Her computer model showed how eddies spiraled off the bees' wings, forming tiny whirlpools of air that are crucial for lift. Similar eddies allow dragonflies to hover, seemingly motionless, in the air -- another...

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