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  • Harford County library won't stock 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and sequels

    Harford County library won't stock 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and sequels
    Three of the most popular books in America are being kept off the shelves of the Harford County Public Library system because administrators consider them to be pornographic. British author E.L. James' erotic trilogy about a steamy affair between an...
  • Grocery retailers compete with mobile shopping tools

    Grocery retailers compete with mobile shopping tools
    Plenty of shoppers at a Baltimore Safeway have started checking their cell phones while pushing carts and scanning shelves. They may have been texting or checking Facebook updates, but now grocery customers could use mobile devices to plan meals,...
  • 'Skyrim' and 'Mass Effect 3' get a fresh coat of paint and some touch-ups

    'Skyrim' and 'Mass Effect 3' get a fresh coat of paint and some touch-ups
    Hopefully, you haven't traded in "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" or "Mass Effect 3" yet. New life will find its way into two of the best games of the last eight months, with "Skyrim's" expansion pack and "Mass Effect 3's" extended ending sequence available...
  • Game cash: the current economics of buying, selling and renting

    Game cash: the current economics of buying, selling and renting
    Even if the rumors about the next-generation consoles not supporting used games are false, we appear to be entering a problematic stage in physical videogame media. The growing ease of digital distribution as well as mandatory online passes and DRM have...
  • Best and worst gifts for teachers

    Best and worst gifts for teachers
    Every good teacher deserves a gift — rare tokens of appreciation for their hard work. But, Andrea Segovia, third-grade teacher at Ashburton Elementary School in Bethesda, was a little concerned when she unwrapped an expensive-looking necklace...
  • Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock: Cary Crocker finds his tiny photo subjects in nearby nature

    If someone asked you to describe the Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock region, how would you do so? Would you mention the main thoroughfares, such as Routes 32 and 99? Or perhaps the schools, the neighborhoods, and the Waverly Woods Village Center?...
  • A point-and-click Christmas

    Nothing says Christmas to me like the words "free shipping." The last hurdle on my way to full-online shopping has been cleared by retailers who got the message I sent last year: I am not paying for shipping. I know, I know. I am paying for shipping....
  • Promises of more slush, horse racing and a rap battle

    Promises of more slush, horse racing and a rap battle
    Right now, Twitter and Google users around Baltimore are looking toward both a potentially slushy weekend and the new year beyond, according to those sites' metrics. Meanwhile, Philadelphia rappers Meek and Cassidy have continued their fake fight in...
  • Looking at WWE '13, seven weeks later

    Looking at WWE '13, seven weeks later
    WWE '13 has now been made available to the public for a month-and-a-half. Fans and gamers alike have been able to play, digest and dissect the title, compare it to previous releases and make a wish list for future releases. Creative director Cory...
  • Gift card sales booming during the holidays

    Gift card sales booming during the holidays
    Cheryl Knauer has a restaurant gift card in mind for her in-laws, a massage gift card planned for another family member and intends to pick up cards in smaller dollar amounts to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for kids' stockings and teachers' gifts. The...
  • Online buying surged for Black Friday -- will it for Cyber Monday?

    Online buying surged for Black Friday -- will it for Cyber Monday?
    Black Friday is a big day for brick-and-mortar retailers, as they hope to lure consumers in with "doorbuster" sales. But this year's Black Friday was also huge for online sales. ComScore is reporting that e-commerce sales for the Friday after...
  • Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?

    Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?
    Retail analysts reported a curious trend this Black Friday. On the traditional first shopping day of the Christmas season, the number of visits to malls, big box stores and other retailers increased, according to the analytics firm ShopperTrak, but the...