| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Most mothers tell their sons never to play with knives or fire. Via "VJ" Tiumalu Jr. is the best in the world at doing both.
For more than 12 years, the Orlando resident has been perfecting the art of fireknife dancing, a Polynesian spectacle whose...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Original post | 8:36 a.m.
Updated | 12:13 p.m.
Jack Seiler and Buddy Dyer are both baby boomers.
They’re both former Democratic members of the Florida Legislature.
They’ve both wanted to serve in statewide elected office.
| May 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
With spring in full swing, and June, the traditional month for weddings just around the corner, many brides and grooms-to-be are busy planning honeymoon trips.
Here are some ideas to consider for wedding trips -– both land and sea programs —...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:01 PM
An Air Tahiti Nui package puts a summer vacation in the South Pacific within reach through its Tahiti Delight package.
The six-night, five-day package, which can be booked starting Tuesday (today) through May 25, gets you airfare and a hotel from...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:09 PM
KO OLINA, Hawaii — Hang around the fire-pit fire long enough, watching Uncle Ito breathe life into Hawaiian legend, and those rascally little menehune inevitably clamber into the conversation.
Uncle Ito, one of the resident storytellers at Aulani,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Elizabeth Gilbert’s novel “The Signature of All Things” is a finalist for the Wellcome Book Prize for the best book on a medical topic, along with five nonfiction books, including Oliver Sacks’ “Hallucinations.”
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Peter Gick was just trying to get an edge on his knife-sharpening business when he started carving tikis. It wasn’t his first project.
He built his own hang glider from pipes he bought from the hardware store when he was 19. Once building was...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Maybe because I’m not a parent, I don’t have a problem with the San Diego couple who decided to set sail across the South Pacific in a 36-foot boat from Mexico with their 1-year-old and 3-year-old daughters in tow. Even though things went...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:07 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The sick baby whose rescue at sea required the assistance of the Coast Guard, Navy, and Air National Guard is set to return to San Diego on Wednesday aboard the Navy ship Vandegrift.
The girl's condition has stabilized, officials said....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:38 PM
SAN DIEGO — The guided-missile frigate Vandegrift returned here Wednesday with 15 officers, 190 enlisted sailors and a sick baby named Lyra.
The 1-year-old’s rescue from her family’s crippled sailboat hundreds of miles out at sea was...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:23 AM
SAN DIEGO - Under persistent questioning from reporters, the executive officer of the Navy ship that rescued a family off its disabled sailboat 1,000 miles off Mexico said he would not have brought his own children on a similar trip.
"For one thing, I...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:05 AM
It could be argued, maybe not by snooty art historians but certainly by congenitally low-brow connoisseurs of kitsch, that to be famous in America, truly iconic, one's likeness must be painted on black velvet.
Step into a cramped, dimly lit storefront...