| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
As excitement builds for this week's opening of the Summer Olympics, many an armchair athlete may yearn to hop a transcontinental flight to London.
But if a trip overseas isn't in the cards right now, why not discover a taste of jolly olde England closer...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Like any construction firm hoping to break into government contracting, Linwood Scott's company needed to obtain a surety bond — a type of insurance — in order to win its first job.
But getting the bond, which is required for contracts...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:24 PM
From the front steps of its large manor house, the Belmont estate in Elkridge looks the same as it has for more than two centuries, with rolling pastures and woodlands as far as the eye can see.
Inside, the house retains much of its character from when...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Benjamin H. Passey, assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins University's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Nature of Research: Passey was part of an international team that analyzed the diet of Australopithecus sediba, a human-like primate that...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:08 PM
For sale: painstakingly restored Vietnam War-era Marine helicopter. Records missing, but mounts, gun replicas and rocket pods included. The blades spin, but the 1965 UH-1E Huey gunship is not flyable.
To view, visit Cevon McLean's backyard in Lothian....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:31 AM
As Journey Stories comes to a close, I would like to thank the Harford County community for its support and participation as we explored our heritage and enjoyed the Smithsonian Exhibit at the Abingdon Library.
There was something for everyone...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:30 PM
A geographical blessing we in Maryland share is our proximity to our nation's capital.
Regardless of politics,Washington, D.C., is a majestic city whose stature in national and world history is on par with the likes of London, Rome, Tokyo, Madrid,...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Dylan Guest's elementary school world was full of frustration and embarrassment. Everything about his special education classes was a struggle. He came home each day demoralized and asked his mother why people called him a "retard."
And then in fifth...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 2:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA One of the casualties of Syria's civil war is history.
Five of the country's six World Heritage sites have "significant damage" and some buildings have been "reduced to rubble," according to a report issued this week.
The report relied on...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:27 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The New York Times found itself in an Internet dust-up with uber producer Shonda Rhimes on Friday following the online publication of a story by TV critic Alessandra Stanley assessing Rhimes' smallscreen milieu.
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:11 AM
The annual Museum Day Live!, presented by Smithsonian magazine, is Sept. 27. To honor the spirit and free-admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., the magazine sponsors free admission for many museums and cultural venues...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:28 PM
As high-tech devices go, the folks at Apple and the rest have yet to introduce anything quite as hot as the one first shown to the public in a televised demonstration 55 years ago this week.
The Xerox 914, the first of what we would come to know as the...