Tote Bags That Carry a Message

By Jeanne Shook  |  Photograph by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
From the Holiday 2018 issue

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In the 1967 film “The Graduate,” Dustin Hoffman’s character famously received this career advice: “Plastics. There’s a great future in plastics.” Fast- forward 50 years to a group of University of Delaware graduate students who — together with an alliance of downtown Lewes businesses — are offering their own spin on “a great future in plastics.”

Why does Artificial Intelligence seem so stupid?

By Fay Jacobs  |  Illustration by Rob Waters
From the Holiday 2018 issue

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Artificial Intelligence, which is supposed to make our lives easier, is actually making them harder. I can’t explain this conundrum except to say that machines are so smart these days they’ve conspired to make us do their work. Take my groceries. Please.

Wine experts offer tips for bringing good cheer to your gatherings

By Pam George  |  Photograph by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
From the Holiday 2018 issue

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For many people, choosing a menu for a holiday gathering is easy. Most families have a list of traditional dishes. If home cooks decide to go rogue, they can find recipes on websites and in magazines. Selecting the libations, however, can be challenging. Do you serve only white wine with turkey? Is sparkling wine as good as Champagne? Fortunately, coastal Delaware has plenty of experts willing to share some tips.