| May 9, 2013
| 4:48 PM
In the Hyades star cluster, located 150 light years from Earth, scientists discovered two white dwarf stars that have Earth-like materials in their atmosphere.
A white dwarf star is a dim remnant of a star that was once like our sun. Usually its...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Shortly after Christmas, the same question arises every year: What are we going to do on New Year's Eve?
Here’s what some California amusement and theme parks have planned for the last night of 2012:
Disneyland in Anaheim will stay open until...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:58 PM
PARIS -- When it comes to the world of luxury fashion, Chanel is the universal language. That was the message at the Chanel fall 2013 show held Tuesday morning at Paris Fashion Week, where Karl Lagerfeld’s latest, greatest piece of runway scenery...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Legoland Hotel opened in Carlsbad over the weekend -- the first Legoland Hotel in North America -- and though a pirate-themed room with skull and crossbones over the bed may not be your definition of "weekend escape," the 3,400 plastic-brick creations...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Perhaps it was only a matter of time before NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover got its own official Lego avatar. The Mars Science Laboratory robot was picked by thousands of fans to be designed in toy brick form, and it joins a pantheon of other Red Planet...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Need more pink in your life? The new Barbie Cafe in Taiwan has more than enough to spare.
The eatery is exactly what its name implies -- a temple to the 54-year-old doll, erected in Taipei’s Da’an shopping district and doused in fuchsia,...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Two female mannequins with more meat on their plastic bones than the standard department-store dummy are causing a social media ruckus – and not just because they’re clad only in lingerie.
A photo of the fuller-figured pair, rocking purple...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Spoiler alert: That monthly time for women, long depicted by feminine hygiene companies as a glorious period -- so to speak -- of skydiving, dancing and smiles galore, is really nothing like that at all.
This is relevant because Richard Neill, a man,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Climb on fire trucks, make Lego crafts and mingle with mascots at Kids Day Saturday at the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. families can enjoy interactive exhibits, activities and giveaways for kids and their families during the...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Central Florida's love affair with “Star Wars” will continue to blossom with Galactic Encounter Day at the Orange County Regional History Center on Sept. 15. Front and center will be 501st Legion Stormtroopers, including a march through...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:49 PM
WINTER HAVEN — Legoland Florida will expand its Miniland area to include “Star Wars” scenes in November, General Manager Adrian Jones announced Thursday. The addition will include seven clusters to represent the six films plus the...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 4:24 PM
When the Allentown Fair opens Aug. 28, it will be like the song in the movie “All That Jazz.” Everything old is new again. Allentown Fair's made-over mascott, Moodonna One of the fair’s biggest attractions will be The Civil War......