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  • The Titanic: '...a finite mind cannot measure the Infinite'

    The Titanic: '...a finite mind cannot measure the Infinite'
    There weren't any Harford County residents aboard the Titanic, or at least local newspaper accounts and obituaries published in the days and weeks following the sinking of the great ship in 1912 don't indicate anyone local perished, or was even aboard....
  • Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings

    Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings
    It is hard to believe, considering our national fondness for the White House and its history, but new presidents used to sell off the furnishings from the previous administration in something like a garage sale. In an attempt to make "the people's house"...
  • Flacco matures as Ravens look toward securing home playoff game

    Flacco matures as Ravens look toward securing home playoff game
    The 23-20 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night represented the defining moment of quarterback Joe Flacco's young career, and could mean much more to the Ravens as they enter the second half of their season. When a poised Flacco...
  • MMA Stomping Grounds: Former UFC fighter Sherman Pendergarst dies

    MMA Stomping Grounds: Former UFC fighter Sherman Pendergarst dies
    Veteran mixed martial artist and Baltimore native Sherman “The Tank” Pendergarst has lost his battle with cancer Friday. He was 46. I was first made aware of Pendergarst from an article I read on the best MMA fighter from each state. He was...
  • Six more reforms for health care

    Six more reforms for health care
    One hundred years after Theodore Roosevelt proposed studying the European model of nationalized health insurance, America has finally listened. Instead of a direct route to the Bismarck-style system in which the population is divided among multiple...
  • Delmarva's natural areas sustain local economies, report says

    Delmarva's natural areas sustain local economies, report says
    The Delmarva Peninsula's natural areas are more than just pretty sights to look at - they're a major source of income and employment for Eastern Shore communities, according to a new report. The report, released today by the Theodore Roosevelt...
  • Romney: The ideal foil for Democrats' class warfare campaign

    Romney: The ideal foil for Democrats' class warfare campaign
    It was going to happen anyway, but Mitt Romney's wealth and history as a healer of troubled corporations doubly assures that this year's presidential campaign will see a return in spades to good old "class warfare." David Axelrod, President Obama's chief...
  • Baltimore-area schools incorporate inauguration into lessons

    They wrote speeches and poems and plotted graphs with the ages of presidents upon inauguration. Yesterday's inauguration of Barack Obama provided boundless learning opportunities for students in area classrooms - assuming they were in school. Baltimore...
  • Obama + Nobel Prize = Snow?!

     
    From the brains of AccuWeather.com archivists comes the following insight: In years past, when American presidents have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the following winters have been cold and snowy in the Northeast. Not sure what the science behind.....
  • Gifts for needy kids: Local group quietly shows how it should be done

    The annual solicitation letter from Santa Claus Anonymous arrived in the mail the other day, with its trademark depiction of a classic Santa with his hat pulled over his eyes. The iconic drawing, of course, suggests a fundamental tenet of the 75-year-...
  • Tales of lingering spirits

    It's Halloween and time once again to gather family and friends around the fireplace in a darkened room and listen to the retelling of ghost stories while sipping chilled cider. Experts in the field of spectral phenomenon claim that Maryland and...
  • Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations

    Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations
    The U.S. Navy said its jet-powered, bat-winged X-47B drone has conducted carrier deck operations and performed maneuvers alongside an F/A-18 fighter jet, marking the first time manned and unmanned aircraft have operated together on the same carrier....