| Feb 8, 2011
Lesley M.M. Blume, the New York editor of an online culture and style website, hardly cuts the profile of someone with her Manolo Blahniks stuck in the cement of the past.
Which makes it all the more curious that she stitches her days with a bevy of...
| Feb 6, 2011
The Improbable Story of America's Greatest Word
Oxford University Press: 211 pp., $18.95
Is there another word as supple as "OK"?
Those two letters, side by side, separated (or not) by periods — they answer so many...
| Mar 6, 2011
Can anything new be said about the American Civil War?
Though the causes and campaigns have all been examined by ranks of historians, many books are coming this spring for the 150th anniversary of the war's start on April 12, 1861, when Confederate...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 12:10 PM
SOUTH BEND — Retiring alumni association director Charles F. "Chuck" Lennon and former head football coach Lou Holtz will be among 12 people who will be presented honorary degrees at the University of Notre Dame’s May 22 commencement in...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 2:52 AM
Art Works in Johnstown! will present the works of illustrator James Elston in its third art exhibition of the year, “Life After Lovely.”
The exhibition will include a free artist’s reception on April 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. “Life...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 12:16 PM
People who don't believe their pain medicine will work can actually reduce or even cancel out the effectiveness of the drug, and images of their brains show how they are doing it, scientists report.
Researchers from Britain and Germany used brain scans...
| Apr 10, 2011
Sometimes inspiration comes in the unlikeliest places.
While vacationing in Puerto Vallarta in fall 2008, USC professor Deborah Harkness, a historian of science, was consumed with the upcoming bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth, but the rest of the...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 2:54 PM
Hey, what is your BMI? If that's a number you'd rather not share -- if, in fact, you can't help thinking there must be something wrong with the BMI calculator -- I feel your pain. And although I can't fix the calculator, I can tell you there's a growing...
| Apr 21, 2011
Reporting from Misurata, Libya, and Los Angeles -- Barely two months ago, combat photographer Tim Hetherington sent out a tweet from the Academy Awards ceremony, where his Afghanistan war film "Restrepo" was up for the best documentary trophy.
| Apr 21, 2011
| 7:17 AM
LIBYA -- Oscar nominee Tim Hetherington and acclaimed photojournalist Chris Hondros died Wednesday while chronicling the gritty violence in the war-torn city of Misrata in Libya, their agencies said.
Two other photojournalists were hurt in the incident,...
| May 21, 2011
| 4:31 PM
That morning Cup O' Joe may be a good thing -- especially if you're a guy. The Harvard School Of Public Health says guys who drink six cups of coffee or more a day could help lower their risk of prostate cancer by 60 percent.
However, that's a HUGE flip-...
| May 10, 2011
| 3:52 PM
Editor's Choice Academic Journal Main Category: Pediatrics / Children's Health Article Date: 10 May 2011 - 10:00 PDT
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