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  • Rethinking allure of out-of-town races

     
    A week ago I was excited about flying to my first out-of-town race.  I blogged about the new terrain, cooler weather and adventures that my short trip to New England would bring. I couldn't wait to join my 12 teammates (a longtime friend, some new friends...
  • Twitter mistakes, Barnes & Noble and more book news

     
    Some book stories from the week that you may not want to miss, made quick and easy. Twitter: Are you doing it wrong? Galleycat has made a great list of Twitter mistakes all writers should avoid. Except its No. 2......
  • Verizon running about 32% of Apple iPhone 4s in U.S., study says

     
    About 32% of the Apple iPhone 4 handsets being used in the U.S. run on Verizon's network, according to a new study. "Despite AT&Ts nearly eight-month head start, Verizon has managed to capture nearly a third of the U.S. iPhone 4 market," the mobile app...
  • McLouth High School Student Shot, Killed While on School Trip to Costa Rica

    McLouth High School Student Shot, Killed While on School Trip to Costa Rica
    Justin Johnston, a McLouth High School student, was shot and killed while on a school trip to Costa Rica.  The school confirmed his death Thursday afternoon. Early reports suggest Johnston may have been shot by a hotel security guard who mistook the...
  • Winklevoss v. Facebook court case continues

    Winklevoss v. Facebook court case continues
    It may take the U.S. Supreme Court to end a years-long battle between a pair of Olympic rowing twins and Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg has lost a court ruling that he hoped would lead to the end of litigation by Cameron and Tyler...
  • Steven Pinker Talks Brains at the Connecticut Forum this Week

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || The Connecticut Forum: “The Glorious, Mysterious Brain” || || 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 25, at the Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (860) 509-0909, ctforum.org || ++++++++++++++++++++ Steven Pinker is humbled by...
  • In The Pipeline: Dreams made from Hollywood

    "The day Anthony Edwards came out to greet these Japanese women I was showing around and they acted like they were seeing the Beatles, that was a fun day." Stephen Schochet, a 1980 Ocean View High School graduate, loves to tell stories about Hollywood....
  • Book publishers see their role as gatekeepers shrink

    Book publishers see their role as gatekeepers shrink
    Joe Konrath can't wait for his books to go out of print. When that happens, the 40-year-old crime novelist plans to reclaim the copyrights from his publisher, Hyperion Books, and self-publish them on Amazon.com, Apple Inc.'s iBooks and other online...
  • Community Commentary: UCs need to accept more in-state students

    The University of California and California State University systems are a source of pride for Californians. They are the best public higher education systems in the world and, even with recent tuition hikes, remain one of the best education bargains...
  • Check It Out: Audio adventures for children

    In the popular Inkheart series by Cornelia Funke, several characters have the ability to bring book characters to life — just by reading aloud the words on a page: "Mo could paint pictures in the empty air with his voice alone." Thanks to modern...
  • Making Chicago's top chef

    Making Chicago's top chef
    Grant Achatz moved up the aisle of the plane, his carry-on draped over his gaunt frame. It was October at Reagan National Airport, a rare moment of calm for Chicago's top chef, whose wary eyes belong to a man older than 36, and whose life has been blessed...
  • The thrill is gone for Obama

    The thrill is gone for Obama
    In 2008, the Obama campaign represented “Hope and Change” and inspired millions of voters to pull the lever for the unknown man from Illinois. At his campaign rallies, it was commonplace to see supporters fainting, overcome with raw emotion....