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Crosswords
Crossword puzzles take the form of a square grid of black and white squares. The goal of this word puzzle is to fill the white squares with letters, forming words or phrases, by solving clues which lead to the answers. (HARTFORD COURANT)
Crossword puzzles take the form of a square grid of black and white squares. The goal of this word puzzle is to fill the white squares with letters, forming words or phrases, by solving clues which lead to the answers. (HARTFORD COURANT) « Show less

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  • Camping at Manresa State Beach, near Santa Cruz, provides an education in nature

    Manresa Uplands, Calif. As 10 eyes peered down into the dark opening, we felt our bravery quotient take a severe hit. "Uh, I'm not going down there," said one of the four teenage boys with me on this trip, which was designed to combine beach camping...
  • Mind games for fit brains

    Mind games for fit brains
    Use it or lose it—your mind, that is. Keeping your mind active stimulates brain neurons, strengthens neuron connections and generates new neurons—all of which reduces your risk of developing Alzheimer's symptoms, according to research...
  • 10 Tips for Staying Young

    10 Tips for Staying Young
    While there's no "fountain of youth" or quick fix for fitness, our short list of self-care suggestions are relatively easy to implement every day. Keep this list in front of you as a daily reminder of how to live life well. TIPS FOR ALL AGES 1. Get 30...
  • Strengthen Your Brain

    Strengthen Your Brain
    You're lifting those barbells for strong muscles. You're walking around the block or running marathons or doing 1,000 jumping jacks every day for a stronger heart. Hurray! But what are you doing for your mind? Research shows we need to keep our brains...
  • 'The Clinton Tapes' by Taylor Branch

    'The Clinton Tapes' by Taylor Branch
    The Clinton Tapes Wrestling History With the President Taylor Branch Simon & Schuster: 708 pp., $35 Vice President Al Gore had just lost the 2000 presidential election to George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton was hopping mad. During the frenetic last...
  • Henry M. dies at 82; victim of brain surgery accident offered doctors key insights into memory

    For 55 years, he was known to the world at large only as HM or Henry M., the survivor of brain surgery that went catastrophically wrong, leaving him with a form of amnesia that prevented him from collecting any new memories and living in a pre-1953 world....
  • L.A. Unified pays teachers not to teach

    L.A. Unified pays teachers not to teach
    For seven years, the Los Angeles Unified School District has paid Matthew Kim a teaching salary of up to $68,000 per year, plus benefits. His job is to do nothing. Every school day, Kim's shift begins at 7:50 a.m., with 30 minutes for lunch, and ends...
  • Letter from the Editor

    Wow. A big thank you. The response to the September issue was phenomenal—truly, beyond expectation. It is so gratifying to know we hit the note you wanted to hear, a magazine that told stories that made you laugh, cry and put the magazine aside...
  • No thanks, James

    No thanks, James
    By Richard Rayner "Ulysses" (Vintage: $17 paper) is the description of a single day, June 16, 1904, a day in the mingled lives of characters walking, talking, dreaming, eating, drinking, mourning and climaxing their way through the hours of an average...
  • Bryan Batt is a 'Mad Man' with a grounded perspective on home

    On AMC's "Mad Men," Salvatore Romano is the art director with barely suppressed homosexual longings. As played by actor Bryan Batt, the character is the epitome of the suave New York ad man, circa 1960. And in real life, Batt is indeed a New York...
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  • IPhone game developer redesigns app for Apple tablet with no assurance of its existence

     
    The maker of Crosswords for the iPhone dropped a news release in our inbox this afternoon touting an in-development version of its popular game for the Apple tablet. Apple's touch-screen tablet computer, which the Cupertino, Calif., company has yet to...