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  • Victorian stands out in Annapolis

    Victorian stands out in Annapolis
    Living in the shadow of the Naval Academy chapel, Ellis Richman and his wife, Dr. Ingrid Kohlstadt, are exactly where they want to be – nestled in the heart of historic Annapolis. Theirs is no ordinary house among a bevy of notable properties....
  • For Bethesda woman, Antarctica becomes 'a special place'

    For Bethesda woman, Antarctica becomes 'a special place'
    During her second day on the Antarctic Peninsula, Elena Perry and her fellow students silently looked around the cold, dry landscape as the driver of their boat turned off the motor. In one of many such instances, the group was struck by how much Earth'...
  • International Night celebrates customs, culture at Laurel High

    International Night celebrates customs, culture at Laurel High
    For a few hours on a cold night last week, the center of the world could be found on stage in Laurel High's auditorium. More than 200 people turned out for the school's annual International Night Jan. 24, a showcase of the food, music, dance and customs...
  • Carolyn Rosenstein, reading specialist

    Carolyn Rosenstein, reading specialist
    Carolyn Rosenstein, a retired McDonogh School reading specialist recalled as a nurturing faculty mentor who also served on the Women's Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died of cancer Oct. 27 at her Pikesville home. She was 75. "She was a great gal,...
  • Research buzz: Using Antarctic microbes to consider feasibility of life on Mars

    Research buzz: Using Antarctic microbes to consider feasibility of life on Mars
    Description: Unusual proteins within microbes allow the organisms to survive in cold and salty conditions in Antarctica, and could in theory help support life on Mars as well, according to NASA-funded study at the University of Maryland School of...
  • Alaska, Antarctica excluded from extreme cold data

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Ella Wilkerson, in Owings Mills, asks if the national temperature extremes reported next to my mug shot include Alaska and Hawaii: “I have never seen Alaska with the lowest temperature. I find it hard to believe …....
  • Where are Summit Station and Islas Orcadas?

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Don Torres, in Ellicott City, tracks the planet’s cold spots on our print weather page: “It’s almost always Summit Station, Greenland, and … [in the southern winter] Islas Orcadas… Would you...
  • Sydney W. Porter Jr., radiation expert, dies

    Sydney W. Porter Jr., radiation expert, dies
    Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...
  • Different& delectable

    Not so long ago, Italian, Chinese and Greek food were considered delicacies. Now they're take-out (and even chain restaurant) fodder, and Baltimore's international dining offerings have expanded to every continent, save Antarctica. (Perhaps that's...
  • March 7: Meet these eats

    Don't be intimidated. Break out of your Italian/Chinese/Tex-Mex mold with these far-flung offerings. --John Houser III Not so long ago, Italian, Chinese and Greek food were considered delicacies. Now they're take-out (and even chain restaurant) fodder,...
  • South Pole stroke victim recovering at Johns Hopkins

    South Pole stroke victim recovering at Johns Hopkins
    Working late into the night at a research center at the South Pole, Renee-Nicole Douceur thought she was just tired when her vision suddenly became blurred. Sleep did nothing to improve her eyesight, and a doctor at the center at first thought she had...
  • H. Samuel Case, McDaniel professor

    H. Samuel Case, McDaniel professor
    H. Samuel Case, who taught human physiology and exercise science at what is now McDaniel College for four decades, died Aug. 22 of complications from leukemia at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster. The longtime Westminster resident was...