| Mar 7, 2012
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,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:43 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - The group that conducts Japan's whaling says it expects to resume scientific whaling in the Antarctic after this year's hunt was canceled following an order by an international court.
Last month's judgment by the International Court...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"For a kid in london, Hollywood seems like such a mythical place," says Orlando Bloom, who is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 2 after limning parts in two of the biggest mythical franchises the company town has ever produced....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The United Nations' highest court on Monday ruled that Japan's Antarctic whaling operations are not for "scientific purposes" as Tokyo claims and ordered an immediate halt to the practice.
In a 12-4 ruling, the International Court of Justice said ...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:05 PM
When Sean "Stanley" Leary's friends heard he'd gone missing in Utah's Zion National Park, they drove hundreds of miles to help.
Leary was well-known in the tight-knit world of mountain adventurers. At Yosemite National Park, he was an old hand, with...
| Mar 14, 2014
Much as we like to think our legacy will be the sum of our great works of art and science, humans might go down in geologic history as the force behind a tiny, extraordinary line of dirt. Even a casual observer of the fossil record looking back 100...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:23 AM
SeaWorld kicked off its 50th anniversary celebration on Friday morning with an event at SeaWorld Orlando, formally launching an 18-month "Sea of Surprises" campaign that will feature extra entertainment throughout the company's marine parks.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Leopold "Leep" Zelones' camera came with him just about everywhere he went. He was a commercial photographer and also documented his world travels on film.
Zelones, of Orlando, died Sunday of thyroid cancer. He was 82.
"He was a very talented, gifted...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:07 AM
As part of our 250th celebration, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Today's is a cartoon by John Cassel of the New York Evening World. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:36 AM
SeaWorld Orlando is kicking off its Just for Kids program, which will run Saturdays through April 12. The event has a range of family-oriented activities, from dance parties to educational activities.
New this year is the Rockin' Rockhopper Party in the...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:58 PM
If an ice age is coming and you are a lichen in Antarctica, you better hope you live near a volcano.
A new study suggests organisms native to the South Pole survived ice ages by huddling in pockets of warmth created by the heat of underground volcanoes....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:43 PM
A man and woman who met in Antarctica were married Friday at SeaWorld Orlando's version of Antarctica. Susanne Grieve and Jeff Rawson went to the icy continent in 2012 on work assignments. Their trip to Orlando was all about wedded bliss as they were...