| Apr 22, 2013
826CHI is a nonprofit writing and tutoring center dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students. 826chi.org
Tom Acitelli is author...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The A.V. Club. His books include “The Big Rewind” and “My Year of Flops.” He also collaborated on “Weird Al: The Book.” He has written for the Wall Street Journal,...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In the new sci-fi movie "After Earth," the real-life father-son duo of Will and Jaden Smith play the fictional father-son duo of Cypher and Kitai Raige, two space-faring humans whose ship crashes on a perilous, long-abandoned Earth about 1,000 years in...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Remember a few years ago when a consortium of energy giants wanted to build a $700 million floating liquefied natural gas plant in the middle of Long Island Sound? It was going to help Connecticut and New York consumers and be wonderful for the economy....
| Dec 31, 2012
| 12:03 PM
YOLO (full name: You Only Live Once) motto and voice of a generation, was found dead at Flip-Flops, a nightclub in Atlanta earlier this morning. It was a 14 months old.
Born Nov. 1, 2011, to Aubrey Drake Graham, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. and Tyler...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Dun, dun, dun, dunnnn. You probably just put those syllables to the tune of the first four notes of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, one of the most popular musical phrases of all time, without even realizing you were doing it. Boston Globe music critic...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, the fourth publisher of the New York Times, who made history with his decision to publish the Pentagon Papers and revived the "Good Gray Lady" of print journalism with a radical redesign that set a new standard for newspapers in...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera Wednesday night became baseball's first triple crown winner in 45 years, leading the American League in batting average, home runs and runs batted in.
Cabrera locked up the home run and RBI titles early in...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:58 PM
Mark De Rosa? Kevin Kouzmanoff? Placido Polanco? Scott Rolen?
That’s the bulk of your 2012-13 free agent third basemen, unless you count first baseman Mark Reynolds, the only player to strike out more times in a single season than...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:18 AM
A major Connecticut insurance company continues to be a political lightning rod in one of the nation's most closely watched U.S. Senate races — the one in Massachusetts.
Television advertisements for both candidates, incumbent Republican Scott...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 3:00 AM
What the hell do I say to my straight 14-year-old son about porn? Should I say anything? My sister tells me that all the research shows my son has been looking at porn for three years already. Am I too late?
— Distressed Anxious Dad
| May 1, 2013
| 2:50 PM
In mid-April, ten teams participated in a competition to develop newsgames at Editors’ Lab New York, a hack-a-thon organized by the Global Editors Network and The New York Times.
Combining the fantastical and playful aspects of gaming with hard...