| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:11 AM
For weeks, my inbox, Twitter timeline and ears have burned.
Readers and colleagues can't stop talking about WC Harlan, a new bar in Remington. The praise has been gushing and unanimous. To them, WC Harlan is a wonder.
But there was something else: The...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:55 AM
It's not quite Mother's Day in America yet, but you can send your parents cool footage of a physicist talking about rubber bands. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, March 11, 2013.
Richard Feynman's discussion of hacking elasticity...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Today's Google Doodle marks the birthday of Douglas Adams, author of the hilarious "Hitchhiker" sci-fi book series.
Adams himself wrote five novels in the trilogy(?!) about the travels of earthling Arthur Dent, alien Ford Prefect and others, beginning...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Erin Callan was the face of Lehman Brothers in 2008 as it battled insolvency rumors. Fresh, pretty, smart and confidently articulate, she worked feverishly to try to talk nervous investors out of jumping ship.
But when the company imploded in 2008,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:50 AM
At theatlantic.com, Megan Garber has learned that whom is on the way out.
All right, folks, show's over. Nothing to see here. Move on.
Or, in the event that for you, as for Megan Garber, this is big news, I can refer you to the Oxford English...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 2:09 PM
It didn't take long for the talk at this week's national work-life conference in Baltimore to turn to Yahoo Inc.
The Internet company's new ban on employees working from home has proved wildly unpopular with working mothers who had expected more...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:41 AM
Dennis Rodman is back from a rather foggy Asia visit, Google is remembering a civil rights advocate, and Mitt Romney wishes he were president. Welcome to your post-weekend online trends report for Monday, March 4.
Romney appeared on Fox News Sunday with...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Baltimore County school librarians are worried about their next chapter.
New schools Superintendent Dallas Dance wants to eliminate from school system policy a written requirement that each school have a librarian and has shifted library science...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word:
No, not the rural American imperative of get, but...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:25 AM
As the economy continues to flounder, many cities are looking for ways to replicate Silicon Valley's financial success. When seeking to catch the magic of those biggest successes — Apple, Google and Facebook — the word "innovation" gets thrown...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:59 AM
The weekend's NBA all star game gave halftime show junkies a fix after their Super Bowl withdrawl, Danica Patrick ran a fast qualifying lap, and Christoph Waltz shows everyone the lighter side of Hitler. Welcome to the post-weekend edition of your daily...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:22 AM
While Angelenos are mourning the loss of their favorite basketball team's patriarch, basketball fans in the other corner of the country are scratching their heads over a comment by rapper. Welcome to your online trends for Tuesday, February 19.