| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Spend a little time watching tween television shows and one thing quickly becomes apparent. The girl characters might be smart or ditzy, athletic or brainy, nice or mean, but above else, they are attractive.
Researchers at the University of Delaware and...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:55 PM
It's about an hour before showtime, and 16-year-old NicKayla Tucker, of Laurel, is obviously enjoying the last-minute preparations for her NicKayla & Friends concert Saturday at the Comfort Inn in Beltsville.
Dressed in Nike pants and a muscle T-shirt,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:59 PM
On May 25 at the University of Maryland, Reservoir's Biyik Akinshemoyin became only the second boys singles player ever from Howard County to win a state title, joining Wilde Lake's David Nguyen (2006).
Akinshemoyin, a senior who will play for UMBC next...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The Cartoon Network continues its conversation with kids and families about speaking up against bullying with a special presentation of "The Bully Effect" at 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 28.
Produced as part of the Cartoon Network's "Stop...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:58 AM
In one video, a chubby guy in a Tony the Tiger costume holds a couple of puppets hostage. In another, sock puppets drive a human to madness. And in yet another video, a puppet's snoring is so powerful that people, puppets, anything in its vicinity, are...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Chew on this: Adults — not children — account for 65 percent of gummi candy consumption in the United States.
And that appetite is growing, if Haribo of America Inc.'s sales are any indication.
U.S. sales for the Woodlawn-based division of...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:05 AM
The nation watched as winning numbers for the record-setting Mega Millions jackpot were revealed Friday night, and then waited all day Saturday to learn the identity of a lucky Baltimore County shopper who would split the $656 million.
His or her...
| 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...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Two of the most memorable episodes from 1960s television become available this week in new box sets certain to turn collectors' heads all over Howard County. And — cue the eerie Theremin music — both are connected to "The Twilight Zone."...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Everything you need to know about what's going on this week.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Johnny English Reborn
The Mighty Macs
Paranormal Activity 3
The Three Musketeers
Talking Dead (series debut; midnight; AMC)
| Jul 26, 2011
| 9:16 AM
What the Smurf?
I don’t think I’m alone in feeling that the endless promos for the upcoming “Smurfs” movie have been painful. I mean, even Neil Patrick Harris can’t save the day here.
But the relaunch of “The Smurfs&...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:30 AM
All of our favorites for the week ahead
I’m not going to pretend that I fully understand Otakon. But you have to respect people so devoted to something that they basically embody its spirit (and characters). During this three-day...