| Oct 18, 2011
Andrew A. "Andy" Dantzler, an optical engineer who was program area manager for civilian space at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, died Thursday of cardiac arrest at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The longtime Sykesville resident was 49....
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:25 PM
An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket lifted off Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, launching a mission to study Earth's radiation belts using a pair of NASA satellites designed and built by scientists at the Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:45 PM
I know, the Browns lost 23-16 to the Ravens -- and pro football is all about the bottom line.
Win or go home.
And the Browns returned home at 0-4 this season.
But let's be realistic about this game. The Browns were playing a legitimate Super Bowl...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 4:22 PM
The big question on last night's True Beauty was how classy the contestants would be in advertisements designed by them in which they had to pose semi-nude with food. Um, yeah, that went well. Here's Janell on the rest of......
| Feb 24, 2009
| 3:42 PM
Go here: Luray, in the Shenandoah Valley, offers beautiful scenery above and below the ground. It is home to the Luray Caverns, where you can see stalagmite and stalactite formations that resemble a fish market or fried eggs. Other notable formations...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:32 AM
Disney Cruise Line today announced one of the new interactive features aboard the forthcoming Disney Fantasy will be an adventure game starring The Muppets.
Kermit, Miss Piggie, Fozzie, Gonzo and Animal headline a Muppet cast in "The Case of the Stolen...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:31 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Brian Bloom was born in Long Island, N.Y. on this day in 1970. This birthday guy owns the distinction of being the youngest winner of a Daytime Emmy when he won for his work on the soap "As the World Turns" in 1985. His film credits...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:02 AM
If you became enthralled by happenings in the sky after watching last week's solar event, the transit of Venus in which the planet treks across the face of the sun, head to the observatories in the following cities for more stargazing.
| Mar 20, 2011
| 9:21 PM
James Elliot, the MIT astronomer who discovered the rings of Uranus and the faint atmosphere of Pluto, died March 3 at his home in Wellesley, Mass. He was 67 and had been suffering from cancer.
The rings of Uranus are narrow and faint and not...
| Nov 14, 2010
Don't miss the Toontown roller coaster, somebody said. Don't bother with Toontown, somebody else said. Don't risk the Matterhorn with a first-grader, somebody said. Don't miss the Matterhorn with a first-grader, somebody else said.
"Absolutely," I said....
| Feb 4, 2011
| 5:41 PM
"No Passengers Beyond This Point"
By Gennifer Choldenko
Dial, $16.99, ages 10-14
In the beginning, we're in familiar middle-school territory. Three children are moving and unhappy about it. India, 14, wants cool clothes and friends. Her brother, Finn,...
| Jan 29, 2011
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller: The legendary songwriting duo will present and sign their recent autobiography, "Hound Dog." Every Picture Tells a Story, 1333 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 6 p.m. Free....