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  • Governors' Portraits Unlock State's History

    I've noted that some citizens of Connecticut have expressed chagrin at the cost of governors' portraits. While I won't evaluate the aesthetic merits of Gov. M. Jodi Rell's portrait, I will say I have no qualms regarding its existence and its placement...
  • Frankie's letter to Sen. Mark Warner

    Frankie's letter to Sen. Mark Warner
    Dear Senator Warner, My name is Frances Garner and I am 12 years old. I live in Newport News, VA and I am in 6th grade. I play softball, field hockey, play the violin, saxophone and piano. In the summers I swim on a summer swim team for a local pool....
  • Do we make poorer decisions as we age?

    Do we  make poorer decisions as we age?
    When it comes to making boneheaded choices, teenagers usually win society's award for overall poor decision-making. Yet a study published recently in the journal PNAS suggests that our ability to make wise choices changes over time, and actually...
  • Gargoyle Lecture At Yale

    Gargoyle Lecture At Yale
    Mathew Duman recently published a book, “The Gargoyles of Yale University,” and will discuss the book and the gargoyles on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. at New Haven Free Public Library, 133 Elm St. The talk is free. Duman will follow his talk...
  • Kathleen Kane announces new appointments

     
    Yo! It seems like Attorney General Kathleen Kane does not go a day lately without making news. She’s been front and center since announcing July 11 that her office would not defend the state in a federal lawsuit challenging the......
  • Bed-sharing increasing among minority families

    Bed-sharing increasing among minority families
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More parents are putting their babies to sleep next to them in bed, a new study suggests. Researchers found that over the past 20 years, bed-sharing has become more common, especially among black and Hispanic families. The...
  • Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola

    Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola
    The son of a Nigerian psychiatrist and a Grenadian nurse, Kevin Olusola enrolled at Yale University intending to pursue a medical career. But the classically trained cellist and innovative beatboxer couldn't resist entering the "Celebrate and...
  • Good investing starts with good information sources

    Readers ask me all the time for reliable sources of information on personal financial topics. So many books and periodicals available that it would be impossible for anyone to read everything. It can take a lot of time just to figure out what is worth...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: When your body fights weight loss

    Research suggests that as you lose weight, your body lowers its energy needs. But physical activity and diet may help win the battle in the end. If you've ever tried to lose weight, you probably know how frustrating it is to cut back on your calorie...
  • UCLA's Fowler Museum turns 50 in worldly fashion

    UCLA's Fowler Museum turns 50 in worldly fashion
    A pharmaceutical mogul who traveled the world collecting objects made by native artists and left them to a trust in London probably never would have guessed that 30,000 of those works would end up at UCLA's Fowler Museum. Now, with the museum turning 50...
  • You can't beat the market, so stop trying

    I have been fielding a lot of questions lately about purchasing individual stocks in retirement accounts. While the allure of finding the "next big company" can be compelling, how many investors have the knowledge, time and energy to devote to building...
  • Some Experts Are Concerned About Jellyfish Taking Over the Long Island Sound

    Some Experts Are Concerned About Jellyfish Taking Over the Long Island Sound
    Jellyfish are about to take over the oceans! Mass "blooms" will destroy fisheries, clog nuke plant intakes, ruin beaches! Long Island Sound, with its warming waters and high nitrogen pollution, is a prime candidate for the Jellyfish Apocalypse! Or not....