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  • Watch the 'Mythbusters' duo trade places using masks so realistic they're scary

     
    Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of "Mythbusters" try to trade places with the help of super-realistic masks....
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: The Visual Fringe artists

     
    Don't forget to stop by the Visual Fringe art gallery when you're checking out the Orlando Fringe Festival: Visual Fringe Producer Anna McCambridge-Thomas with  assistant producer Arwen Lowbridge and their team of volunteers have put together this year'...
  • Ben Bernanke does a Jack Nicholson on Capitol Hill

     
    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke tells it like it is -- sort of -- at a congressional hearing....
  • 'MythBusters' brings its live show to Los Angeles

     
    The "Mythbusters" guys have launched a cannonball at a car (OK, that experiment didn't exactly go as planned), aged 1000 years and tested Archimedes' death ray. Now they are taking on a new challenge: co-hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage are taking a...
  • Indian Planning Commission catches flak over posh toilets

     
    India government sanitation: India's Planning Commission drew flak for spending $70,000 on toilets when half the nation has no access to facilities...
  • How to cook with farmers market produce

    How to cook with farmers market produce
    Go to a farmers market and your mind begins to race. Fava beans? What can I do with them? What about the asparagus? And look at those artichokes! Strawberries, mmmm. There are so many terrific ingredients just begging for you to buy them at this time of...
  • President Obama to appear on Mythbusters

    President Obama to appear on Mythbusters
    It is a truth known to chemistry teachers the world over: If you want to get kids interested in science, blow something up. This December, President Obama will join two of the biggest proponents of the blow-stuff-up school of science education when he...
  • Talking With ... Randy Zwirn: Siemens Orlando goes for wind

    Talking With ... Randy Zwirn: Siemens Orlando goes for wind
    Randy Zwirn is chief executive officer of Siemens Energy Inc., the Orlando-based Americas headquarters for German-based Siemens AG's power-generation business. Zwirn spoke with Sentinel staff writer Kevin Spear. CFB: What's the potential for wind...
  • A Merry Owl Meatmas

     
    It's always scary when our friend Owl Meat's regular Funtastic Thursday post happens to fall on a kinder, gentler day like Christmas. But here he is, mellower than usual. Perhaps he's gotten into the eggnog. ELHere at stately Owl Manor,......
  • Lowering blood pressure and cholesterol simultaneously can sharply reduce heart attacks and strokes

     
    An inexpensive combination of a cholesterol-lowering drug and one to reduce blood pressure can reduce the incidence of heart attacks and strokes by as much as 60%, but getting patients to begin the regimen and then to stay on it......
  • 'Tarzan of the Apes,' reconsidered on his 97th birthday

     
    It was 97 years ago this month that the Frank Munsey-owned pulp called All-Story Magazine introduced the world to a vivid new character with an especially memorable name: Tarzan of the Apes. A book (one of its many, many editons......