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  • "Handy Answer Book for Kids" app

    "Handy Answer Book for Kids" app
    A new app from the publishers of "The Handy Answer Book for Kids" is a great resource for curious kids (and their parents, who — gasp — actually don’t know everything). Why do dogs bark? Why is the sky blue? Why do people have to grow...
  • French-inspired baby food recipes

    French-inspired baby food recipes
    When it comes to mealtime with baby, are the French onto something that we’re missing in the States? Jenny Carenco’s “Bébé Gourmet: 100 French-Inspired Baby Food Recipes for Raising an Adventurous Eater” suggests that might be...
  • For Lippman, a fictional take on a true Baltimore mystery

    For Lippman, a fictional take on a true Baltimore mystery
    Baltimore novelist Laura Lippman's husband, David Simon, once suggested that she write a novel based on the real-life disappearance of local gambling kingpin Julius "The Lord" Salsbury. Naturally, she ignored him. "David saw the story with a reporter'...
  • From vice, MK Asante finds his voice

    From vice, MK Asante finds his voice
    Young buck. Buck wild. Make a buck. Buck the system. The buck stops here. "Buck" stops here. In his office at Morgan State University, MK Asante, the youngest professor ever to receive tenure at the school, is reflecting upon his teen years in the...
  • Memorabilia donated to the Aberdeen Room

    Bad winter weather comes and goes, but the Aberdeen Room continues to receive donations of memorabilia from those who have saved important items in their desks, attics and basements. Randy McDowell brought one of the 1992 centennial plates and a 1980...
  • Emeline S. Kroiz, book editor

    Emeline S. Kroiz, book editor
    Emeline S. Kroiz, a retired book editor whose career spanned nearly four decades, died Feb. 7 of heart failure at her home in Harper House in Cross Keys. She was 78. The daughter of Carl Schick, a baker, and Emeline Schick, Emeline Schick was born and...
  • 'Pretty Little Liars' recap: 'She's Come Undone'

    'Pretty Little Liars' recap: 'She's Come Undone'
    The good news: Ezra isn’t A. The bad news: Ezra was still in a relationship with Aria for all of the wrong reasons. Aria fights tears as she shares with the girls all of the details she uncovered about Ezra and his book. While the girls are...
  • Misty Copeland overcomes adversity to star with American Ballet Theatre

    Misty Copeland overcomes adversity to star with American Ballet Theatre
    Misty Copeland didn't always have food to eat when she was growing up in the Los Angeles area. She and her six siblings competed for sleeping space on the floor of a room in a shabby motel. But just four years after 13-year-old Misty took her first ballet...
  • Thomas R. Foster Jr., city educator

    Thomas R. Foster Jr., city educator
    Thomas R. Foster Jr., a retired Baltimore City public schools deputy superintendent who co-wrote math textbooks, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Parkville resident was 82. Born in Baltimore and raised...
  • How social media fights repressive regimes

    How social media fights repressive regimes
    When Emily Parker started writing columns about China and the Internet for the Wall Street Journal in 2004, she was skeptical that fledgling social media sites could make much of an impact. "I wasn't convinced that the Internet was going to be...
  • Ulman holds second hearing before finalizing Howard County budget

    Ulman holds second hearing before finalizing Howard County budget
    At his second budget hearing for fiscal year 2015 Monday night, County Executive Ken Ulman heard additional funding requests for projects ranging from a parking expansion for Howard Community College, new biking infrastructure throughout the county and...
  • Starring Lizzie Skurnick as herself: Hopkins grad revives young-adult fiction

    Starring Lizzie Skurnick as herself: Hopkins grad revives young-adult fiction
    They were novels discussed in whispers during class, passed around among groups of friends and read by flashlight late into the night. They explored serious topics — race and class, body image, sex, addiction, divorce. And, says author and...