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  • "Anvil of Reason" Award Winner: NBC News

    "Anvil of Reason" Award Winner: NBC News
    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,...
  • 'The Apprentice' recap: Chilling in NYC

     
    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......
  • Cloud seeding in action

     
    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.....
  • Memo to Schaller: Conservatives are not anarchists

    Thomas F. Schaller makes the usual liberal mischaracterization of conservatives by asking in his op-ed column, "Why do conservatives hate government so much?" ("How government is like insurance," June 29). Of course, this is completely inaccurate since...
  • Rodricks wrong on McCormick's Iran decision

    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...
  • End of mercury thermometers is near

    End of mercury thermometers is near
    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...
  • Made (once again) in America

    Made (once again) in America
    When NovaSom Inc. was looking to produce its sleep apnea diagnostic kits, the Glen Burnie-based company didn't look to factories in Asia or Mexico. Instead, it found a manufacturer right off the Beltway in Woodlawn. NovaSom chose Zentech Manufacturing...
  • Alvin T. Church, BGE surveyor

    Alvin T. Church, BGE surveyor
    Alvin Turner "Al" Church, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. surveyor, died Monday of complications from skin cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Cockeysville resident was 64. The son of Glenn L. Martin Co. workers, Mr. Church...
  • Most rural Marylanders say, 'War? What war?'

    Most rural Marylanders say, 'War? What war?'
    Nobody asked me but . . . This news, via MarylandReporter.com, might come as a shock to members of the General Assembly who believe the O'Malley administration is waging a "war on rural Maryland": A poll by OpinionWorks finds that 62 percent of...
  • Better or Worse: Through the spin cycle and wringer to get a new washing machine

    "See that?" I asked, pointing at a TV ad for major appliances. "If we ever have to get a new washer and dryer, that's the color I want!" They were deep blue, and I heard a choir of angels singing. "Don't jinx our machines," cautioned Doug, knocking on...
  • Storm warnings

    Maryland's state treasurer, Nancy Kopp, has duties that include supervising more than $36 billion in investments for the pension fund covering state employees and teachers. It's her business to protect and grow that portfolio for years to come, and that...
  • Two homeowners receive keys to their new homes

    Two homeowners receive keys to their new homes
    During the week of June 4 to 8, Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna and Richmond American Homes built two new homes in Aberdeen from the ground up as part of Habitat for Humanity's Home Builders Blitz 2012. This nationwide project built, renovated and...