| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Steven Spielberg's animated "The Adventures of Tintin" and HBO's period gangster series "Boardwalk Empire" scored the most nominations early Monday morning from the Visual Effects Society for the VES Awards....
| May 21, 2012
| 4:39 PM
South Africa's President Zuma sues over painting depicting him unzipped: A painting by a white Cape Town artist, Brett Murray, depicting South African President Jacob Zuma as Soviet leader Lenin -- but with his genitals exposed -- has caused a storm of...
| May 15, 2011
A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...
| May 21, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Here are the top coupons and sale found in the Sunday Chicago Tribune for May 22. From the inserts I have seen so far, it looks like a slow week, which is fine because who wants to shop now that the weather is finally nice?
There is one...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:38 AM
The Scots have been making whiskies since at least the 15th century, and it’s that tradition we celebrate today: Happy National Scotch Day!
Scotch whisky (generally not “whiskey”; Scotch and Canadian whiskies tend to be spelled...
| Jul 9, 2010
| 12:34 PM
I came to Scotland in search of the Loch Ness Monster and found a ghost instead. Of course, I also sampled a lot of Scotch, which might lead some to think my vision was impaired. To those naysayers, I say, "Chill." My camera recorded the event. At least I...
| Apr 15, 2008
Navy liaison to the Senate:Second of two parts
-- John McCain's ascension to Republican presidential nominee began 30 years ago in a cluttered office on Capitol Hill. There, Washington's most privileged senators would drop by to hear the Navy pilot...
| Jul 9, 2010
| 12:34 PM
THE BEST WAY TO EDINBURGH
From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) is offered on British, Continental, Lufthansa, KLM, or on United, Air New Zealand, British, Virgin Atlantic connecting to British Midland. Restricted round-trip fares begin at...
| Feb 16, 2009
To find ground zero of L.A's outdoor advertising wars, a good place to start is the Los Angeles City Council's 5th District -- or more specifically, a two-mile stretch of Westwood Boulevard.
Your first stop would be Westwood at Wilshire Boulevard,...
| Dec 17, 2008
Bored by your bar? As we head into the heart of the holidays, it may be time to take a hard look at what you're serving to guests in the way of drinks. If you're in a rut, spirits-wise, now is the occasion to give your bar a holiday makeover.
| Aug 21, 2008
The only landmark for about 40 miles on a barren stretch of highway is a mailbox battered by time and desert gusts. It's known as the Black Mailbox, though it's actually a faded white.
Over the years, hundreds of people have converged here in south-...
| May 21, 2008
| 12:50 PM
Sex and the Windy City
Cosmos for aspiring Carries and Scotch for Mr. Big types will flow when Guise/Chic women's and men's boutique celebrates the "Sex and the City" movie opening with a Thursday party and 20 percent off clothing and accessories. That...