| Jan 8, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Our rundown of what's going on in for the week of 1/9-1/15
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Beauty and the Beast 3-D
The Iron Lady
First Week In (series debut; 9 p.m.; Discovery)
America’s Money Class With...
| Oct 20, 2013
Have you seen AT&T's running-with-books TV commercial? Olympic marathoner Ryan Hall starts up “The Odyssey” audiobook on his smartphone and proceeds to listen and run for hours under a cloudless blue sky down a tree-lined country road, through...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:49 AM
"Get Well Soon" by Julie Halpern
Get Well Soon, by Julie Halpern, is about a girl so depressed, her parents decide to send her to a mental hospital. But as she finds her place in this wacked-up, cut-off world, she realizes that it isn't as bad as she...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
YouTube one-upped Animal Planet with a hot new trending video that purports to capture an eagle soaring over the Chamonix region of France.
The videographer apparently strapped a GoPro or other similarly compact camera on an eagle's back and captures...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 8:19 PM
AMHERST, N.Y. — The UConn football program hit a new low Saturday.
And it wasn't just the fact that the Huskies fell to 0-4 for the first time since 1991.
No, the Huskies failed to respond to having their tails handed to them all game long, and...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:01 PM
Michigan knew it escaped, rather than won at Rentschler Field on Saturday night.
"We're Michigan, we don't settle, we don't play down to the level of our competition," said defensive end Frank Clark, who got a key sack late in the Wolverines' 24-21 win...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:12 PM
News that J.K. Rowling is writing a “Harry Potter” spinoff movie has magical-minded Muggles, including actors from the original films, […]...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 6:32 PM
What in the world can UConn head coach Paul Pasqualoni say to this team to right it before 15th-ranked Michigan arrives Saturday night?
The Huskies are 0-2 and coming off another rough outing, this time at the hands of the Maryland Terrapins, who beat...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:02 AM
A 30-plus-minute recap of Tomorrowland, a popular electronic music festival in Belgium, is garnering notice on YouTube.
The highly produced video that features vignettes from the live music performance with popular tracks, inclulding Avicci's "Wake Me...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:21 AM
If Wikipedia is correct — and why wouldn't a website that anyone in the world can log onto and change its content be correct? — only .5 percent of school-age children attend boarding schools.
If that's the case, how can there be so many...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:43 PM
"It doesn't look like it would do very well in the water," Emily Graslie is saying, dryly.
The Field Museum's first ever Chief Curiosity Correspondent is standing in front of a skeleton of an extinct giant lemur, mounted in a glass case in a back...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When it came out in 2003, David Levithan's young-adult debut, "Boy Meets Boy," had the pinkish glow of wish fulfillment. Its gay-teen hero found love in a small-town utopia where parents embraced children's differences, jocks treated queers as peers,...