| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary.
Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:01 PM
During a four-day period earlier this month, 47% of the surface of the Greenland ice sheet melted, bringing the total melted area to 97% of the surface, according to NASA.
The melting is the worst that has been observed since researchers have been...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:01 AM
"Southland," "Girls," "Game Change," "Louie," "Doctor Who" and "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels are among this year's Peabody Award winners honoring the best in electronic media.
It's nice to see "Southland"--one of the best shows the Emmy...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:59 AM
ABC's Robin Roberts has received the prestigious Peabody Award for sharing her health story in frank and detailed terms.
The citation to her "Robin's Journey" reporting reads: "By allowing her network to document and build a public service campaign...
| Nov 12, 2012
On a warm September day in Chicago, Rishad Tobaccowala counseled a roomful of Leo Burnett executives on how to sell high-tech gadgets -- told in terms of hot dogs.
Tobaccowala, who has spent 30 years at Leo Burnett and affiliated agencies,...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Caroline Coleman of Boone and Stephen Gibbs of Lake Brantley are among the 24 students across the state selected as members of the FHSAA's Academic All-State team, announced Thursday. Coleman has a 4.0 grade-point average and ranks second in her senior...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:49 PM
The citation to "Homeland" reads that the drama is "a game of cat and mouse, a psychological thriller and a Rorschach test of post-9/11 doubts, fears and suspicions rolled into one."...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:37 PM
"Game of Thrones," "Homeland," "Portlandia," "Treme," "Parks and Recreation" and "The Colbert Report" were among the TV programs named as Peabody Award winners....
| Aug 2, 2010
Laura Rovi was smart enough to be lazy. An honor student at Elmhurst's York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois, she was accustomed to getting an A even when she cruised through a class.
She expected nothing less when she took a government course her...
| Nov 12, 2010
"I prune, therefore I am."
Gardening writer Lee May is joking, but he has a point.
Since he and his wife, Lyn, moved from Atlanta to East Haddam in 2001, May has created a fascinating Asian-style garden, using bonsai techniques on his trees and shrubs...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Mary Lou Retton Kelley shares a special moment with Helen Fiala. When you think about some kind of dream-come-true experience, your mind might first imagine a terminally ill youngster at Disney World. But Helen (Karabin) Fiala is not a youngster......
| Mar 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Another program at Florida's largest university has been ranked among the best in the country. The University of Central Florida's graduate counseling program is ranked 12th in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report, which released its...