| Mar 15, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Jan 26, 2012
American Legion Parkville Post 183 — 2301 Putty Hill Ave.
• Balladiers meet first and third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. 410-665-0372.
• Ballroom Dancing, Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. with live or recorded music. Food and...
| 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.
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2008
I won't be reading this column today; it was hard enough just to write it. This is the father-notes-little-boy-growing-up column that I fought off a dozen times. Nick's high school graduation was in June. I attended, of course, and found myself too...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The LEGO Group, one of the world's best-known toy manufacturers, and Westfarms, Connecticut's premier shopping center, are thrilled to announce the grand opening of a new LEGO store in the spring of 2014. The store features a kid-chic design, innovative...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:18 PM
This spring, The LEGO Group plans to open its first two Connecticut stores — in April at Danbury Fair Mall and in May at Westfarms mall in West Hartford.
In Danbury, the store opening will kickoff with a "master builder" event April 4-6 during...