| Feb 4, 2012
The mission: identify an area where food spoilage or contamination could potentially occur and develop an innovative solution to the problem. Design and program a robot to safely convey foods from their point of origin to their point of consumption....
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Second-graders at Worthington Elementary School in Ellicott City are taking on science, technology, engineering and math brick by brick.
Lego bricks, that is.
Last month, Worthington formed a partnership with Howard High School in a new Lego Robotics...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 3:59 AM
With only 10 minutes notice, the 45 teachers of Woodholme Elementary School eagerly escorted their 781 students to a mystery assembly. Principal Maralee Clark had carefully crafted what she would say to them and quickly began building the suspense.
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Hilary Phelps was approaching the finish line of her first Ironman triathlon. Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" was playing. She was wrung out from more than 14 hours of swimming, cycling and now running, certain that there wasn't a single drop of...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Purchasing the perfect holiday gift can be tricky. And when you have a picky recipient, gift-giving is downright stressful.
Enter personal shopper Stephanie Bradshaw.
"Gifts are suppose to be something that they wouldn't get for themselves," she says....
| Dec 27, 2011
| 10:02 AM
More generous donations in the past week from Harford County area residents, businesses and organizations helped The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund exceed its 2011 fundraising goal.
As of Monday evening, the Empty Stocking Fund has raised $84,048 in donations...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Lots of new TV, local shows for the first week of 2012.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
The Devil Inside
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
The Bachelor (season premiere; 8 p.m.; ABC)
Pretty Little Liars (returns from hiatus; 8...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Canby Motors' former showroom in Aberdeen swelled with sports-like cheers Monday evening, as a packed crowd of more than 100 area residents watched a robot, built by Harford and Cecil county high school age students, climb a ramp and shoot basketballs...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:30 AM
•••• Sony launched the PlayStation Vita on Wednesday in North America and Europe, and analysts are predicting it could actually be a hit for the beleaguered company despite slowing sales in Japan. [Los Angeles Times]...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 9:04 AM
"Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning"
Developer: Big Huge Games/38 Studios
Platform: Xbox 360/PS3/PC
“Kingoms of Amalur: Reckoning” is not “Skyrim,” and that is completely OK. It seems unfair to review such an ambitious game...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 7:13 AM
When she was growing up, Ellen Potter was an avid reader, and nothing thrilled her more than settling down with her well-worn copy of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic 1911 children's novel, "The Secret Garden."
The book's heroine, 10-year-old Mary...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:00 AM
With backpacks and lunches in tow, kids filled Bus 755 Wednesday morning for the superintendent's a first-day-of-school bus ride.
Harford County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Tomback, along with Board of Education President Leonard Wheeler and...