Josh Hoepker, an employee of Lithko Contracting from Lenexa, smooths out some concrete about 6 a.m. Tuesday. His crew started work at 2 a.m. in Lawrence’s Timberedge Industrial Park, in an attempt to beat Tuesday’s triple-digit heat index.
Novices hold saffron robes and chant prayers during a mass ordination Tuesday at Dhamagaya Temple in Pathumthani province, central Thailand. Tens of thousands of men were ordained in monkhood in a dawn ceremony to mark the three-month-long Buddhist Lent, or the rainy season when Buddhist monks remain in the monasteries to study the teachings of Lord Buddha, which this year starts next Tuesday.
Kevin Parris, Oskaloosa, works to repair a tire in the back shop of D&D Tire Inc., 1000 Vt., on Tuesday. Phil Dwyer, owner of D&D, explained that blowouts occur in the summer because in hot temperatures, a tire cannot dissipate heat fast enough, which can cause the tire to wear much faster than in cooler temperatures.
Boys and Girls Club members prepare onions for a pizza sauce as Lily Siebert, education outreach assistant at The Community Mercantile, at left in background, cooks up some onions and peppers Tuesday, July 20, 2010. Siebert helped the members use produce from their garden to make the sauce. Tish Old, 11, standing in blue shirt, said she has enjoyed the garden project.
Four pairs of hands squish up a bowl of tomatoes for a pizza sauce Tuesday. The Boys and Girls Club are growing a pizza garden as part of the Triple Play program sponsored by LiveWell Lawrence. On Tuesday, the students were preparing a pizza sauce from produce from their garden. The sauce will be used for the Pizza Garden Cafe the students will open Tuesday, July 27.
Men ride a motorcycle near the wind power generator in Nantong, east China’s Jiangsu province, in this June 2, 2009, file photo. China has overtaken the United States as the world’s largest energy consumer, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday. China immediately questioned the calculation.
Above left: Kansas university’s Bradley McDougald (24) makes a move against Southern Miss on Sept. 26, 2009, in Lawrence. Above middle: Daymond Patterson breaks into open space against Texas on Nov. 21, 2009, in Austin, Texas. Above right: Johnathan Wilson (81) pulls in a long pass against Jalil Brown and Colorado on Oct. 17, 2009, in Boulder, Colo. McDougald, Patterson and Wilson will be expected to fill the void of departed receivers Dezmon Briscoe and Kerry Meier, who are now playing in the NFL.
Toronto’s Jose Bautista, right, celebrates with Adam Lind after hitting a two-run home run. The Blue Jays routed the Royals, 13-1, Tuesday in Kansas City, Mo.
Confetti flies as Lindsay Lohan and an unidentified man arrive at the Beverly Hills courthouse on Tuesday.
Kitchen remodeling today is all about what you need, rather than some over-the-top designer’s checklist, according to Consumer Reports.
Cold soups are a summertime treat that involve very little cooking.
Chilled Pineapple Gazpacho.
Chilled Peach Soup.
Adam Gowen, from left, Stephen Anderson, Hunter Dedloff and Thomas Anderson relax after a day of golf at Eagle Bend Golf Course, 1250 East 902 Road.
hands the day’s mail to Raina Washington as he makes his daily deliveries Friday in Akron, Ohio. The veteran mailman has gained a reputation for three times delivering people from life-threatening situations while on the job delivering mail. Last week, he gave CPR to a man along his Akron route who wasn’t breathing and whose lips were turning blue.
Jerzy Bielecki presents photos of him in 1944, left, and Cyla Cybulska in 1945, in his home in Nowy Targ, southern Poland, in this May 11 photo. Sixty-six years ago, Bielecki, then an Auschwitz Birkenau prisoner, escaped from the death camp with his Jewish girlfriend, Cybulska.