| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A new mobile app developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics aims to help children stay free from sports injuries by encouraging them to do some home strength-training.
The IronKids app includes workout demonstrations and tips from Dr. Jordan Metzl,...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Paying taxes is something I really don't have any trouble with.
Sure, like anyone, I'd rather keep all the money I earn, but the origins of the notion that the only sure things are death and taxes is old enough that the Internet itself isn't sure if...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Everyone knows I have a love-hate relationship with technology. Actually, it's more of a hate-hate relationship. Technology hates me, and I hate it right back.
My aversion to all things computerized stems from my earliest encounters with word...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Some guys gave flowers. Others candy. But smooth Rod Lopez, a man in touch with the cultural cutting edge, feted his lady love with a "Harlem Shake" video for Valentine's Day.
In it, the 34-year-old owner of a Parkville production company, wearing...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 9:54 AM
International Flower Show
With a theme based on the islands of Hawaii, this year's International Flower Show brings a taste of the tropics to Philadelphia. White sand, palm trees and hula dancers all have a role as the show, sponsored by...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Six years have passed since the Baltimore-area rock band Bad Apples last released an album.
Drummer Mike Happel, a Halethorpe resident, said between full-time jobs, marriages for some of the four band members and performing gigs from New York to Georgia,...
| Dec 11, 2011
We want gift cards and like to give them, but for some reason we don't always use them and wind up wasting billions of dollars.
A recent poll by Consumer Reports, for instance, found that one-quarter of people who received a card as a holiday gift last...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:35 PM
This week we asked our b staff and guests where they go to cross off what's left on their holiday shopping lists. Here's what they had to say.
I know this is terrible and immoral and exploitative and all that, but Walmart has some really good deals. ...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:43 AM
Lots of pets will be getting presents for the holidays this year.
And Bo Obama is no exception.
In fact, the world knows what the First Dog is going to get.
On Wednesday, President Obama went Christmas shopping, stopping at Best Buy (to pick up some...
| May 15, 2012
| 7:21 PM
The second season of NBC's "The Voice" is over, but Laurel native and show contestant Moses Stone isn't showing any signs of slowing down.
A week after the NBC vocal competition aired its season finale and a month after Stone was eliminated from the...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:05 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed budget was assailed on many fronts Wednesday as county executives, education advocates, Maryland hospitals and Republican leaders began making their case against the $36 billion spending plan.
Some said cuts in payments to...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The next two and a half months appear destined to provide a defining moment for Gov.Martin O'Malley's second term in office. If his agenda for the remainder of this General Assembly session doesn't match the intensity of his effort during 2007's special...