| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:48 AM
"Adios, losers!" Howe Gelb yelps about three minutes into the new Giant Giant Sand track "Forever And A Day." That line sums up the weird-but-gleeful mood of this week's Free Music Friday track.
It's a preview of the band's album "Tucson," set for a June...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Residents of a River North condo building on N. Franklin Street and W. Institute Place were warned Tuesday that an NBC pilot will be filming on the corner Saturday-Monday.
"DO NOT BE ALARMED,” the condo association notice said in bold letters....
| Dec 21, 2011
| 7:33 PM
They danced until midnight, interrupted only by an invasion by the famous USC Marching Band. A fun-filled and romantic winter wedding united a charming and promising couple in what was the social event of the holiday season.
Meredith Louise Potter,...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:29 AM
The Polar X-Plorer roller coaster at Legoland Billund in Denmark will take riders around a snowcapped mountain and under a frozen waterfall before sending them crashing through an ice-covered lake.
PHOTOS: Polar X-Plorer roller coaster at Denmark's...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Intelligent Design: If the male nursery web spider were a human, he would be sternly denounced as a vulgar cad. Researcher Maria Jose Albo of Denmark's Aarhus University told Live Science in November that the spiders typically obtain sex by making...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Everyone knows the names. Yvette. Kellie. Francena.
Hampton track and field coach Maurice Pierce's next goal is to construct a formidable, top-to-bottom team, and the first step is keeping the area's best talent at HU.
The Lady Pirates' profile has...
| Oct 9, 2012
Longtime celebrity publicist
Lois Smith, 85, a longtime New York City publicist who worked with celebrities including Marilyn Monroe, Robert Redford and Martin Scorsese, died Sunday from a brain hemorrhage after taking a fall during a trip to...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:04 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have found two distinct genetic "signatures" for prostate cancer that may help doctors predict which patients have aggressive tumors, and designed experimental blood tests to read those genetic signs like barcodes.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 3:11 PM
"The Elephant Keepers’ Children” by Peter Hoeg. Translated from Danish by Martin Aitken. Other Press, 512 pages, $27.95.
On the island of Fino, Denmark, Peter, 14, has an older brother, Hans, and an older sister, Tilte. Their father is a...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:25 AM
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — I'm in Israel on my second visit in as many months, and I'm riding in an electric car on a conveyer belt through what gives every impression of being a car wash. But there's no soap, and the car doesn't clean. Instead, my car,...
| May 15, 2012
| 12:56 PM
From high above the earth, an astronaut launched the latest report card on the health of the planet which once again paints an alarming image of over-consumption and exploitation.
In a recorded message, Andre Kuipers, an astronaut with the European Space...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:36 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study from Denmark, people who had taken aspirin, ibuprofen and related painkillers -- especially at high doses and for years at a time -- were less likely to get skin cancer, compared to those who rarely used those...