| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Concerns about utility smart meters are frequently dismissed as tinfoil-hat paranoia. But it's not so easy to dismiss Jonathan Libber.
The Baltimore man delivers his arguments against the wireless devices in the calm manner of an attorney. He is, in...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Bernard Joseph Watkins Sr., a retired Aberdeen Proving Ground engineer, died Nov. 29 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Family members said he suffered a stroke in 2007 but no cause of death has been determined.
He was 59 and lived in Northeast Baltimore.
| Dec 6, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Op-ed contributor Joanne Cavanaugh Simpson argues that the Hostess Company's bankruptcy demonstrates the negative effects of the anti-obesity movement ("An unhealthy fear," Nov. 21). But the demise of Hostess was not caused by the anti-obesity movement,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Ronald J. Biglin, a former business professor and dean of graduate programs at what is now Loyola University Maryland who owned a winery and a distribution company, died Monday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 81.
| Apr 14, 2013
| 12:36 PM
J. Thomas "Gus" Novotny, a retired Howard County entrepreneur who combined his love for golf and trains and turned them into businesses, died March 24 from cancer at his home in Palm Gardens, Fla. He was 75.
The son of a supervisor and a homemaker, John...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Don't miss the first simulcast presentation of Chick-fil-A Leadercast—Harford on Friday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood. Chick-fil-A Leadercast is a one-day leadership event broadcast live from Atlanta, Ga., to...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 9:57 PM
It's the time we know you've been waiting for all week: The presentation of the "Wile E. Coyote Anvil of Reason Award," given to that person in the news who most needs a dose of brutal cartoonish enlightenment.
This week, there were many good options,...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 4:22 AM
From the Sun's print editions:Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell provides this guest post: "Artificial snow from cloud seeding falls for the first time in nature" was the headline that ran Nov. 13, 1946. Vincent J Schaefer, a self-taught chemist and.....
| Sep 28, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Hello, all you faithful Reality Check readers. It’s Chris in KS back from a two-week vacation courtesy of SKK and the Baltimore Sun. Unfortunately, they didn’t send me on a sun-filled trip on this vacation, and instead I got to......
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:45 AM
America is in crisis.
The new normal is not good enough. The unemployed can't find jobs, the old can't retire and those in between live in constant fear of being tapped on the shoulder and thrust into the abyss.
Property values are lower than a snake'...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 12:48 PM
In his column ("Not even cake sprinkles for Iran" April 12), Dan Rodricks questions the wisdom of the decision by the spice company, McCormick, to stop doing business in Iran and argues that more good than harm would come from young Iranians being exposed...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:07 PM
It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction.
While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...