| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:12 PM
With all the fanfare and trappings of a royal announcement, Tournament of Roses officials on Monday named the seven young women who will comprise the 2012 Rose Court.
Against the backdrop of excited screams from family and friends and music from the...
| Nov 20, 2011
As we approach Thanksgiving, you're welcome to 10 helpings of these turkey facts:
1 Hunting a wild turkey is exceedingly difficult. The bird may appear dumb and slow, but looks can be deceiving. In fact, Tom Turkey has fantastic hearing, amazing...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:26 PM
A few years ago, I visited the home of the blues and came away with a theory: If God wants to punish vegans, He sends them to Memphis.
I came to that belief after nearly an hour trying to find an animal-free entrée on the posted menus on Beale Street,...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Elizabeth S. Trump, former longtime director of nurses at Maryland Shock Trauma Center who played a pivotal role in its establishment with Dr. R Adams Cowley more than 50 years ago, died Wednesday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at her home in the...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
When struggling to make decisions, whether it's choosing an ice cream flavor or a spouse, a common piece of advice urges: Go with your gut.
But is the gut really all that wise? Where is it even getting its intel?
A gut feeling, also known as instinct or...
| Jun 19, 2012
100 Years Ago
Miss Maude Brashears of Laurel is visiting her brother, Mr. Joseph Brashears of Washington.
Mr. and Mts. J. M. Lowman of Odenton have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence White of Laurel.
75 Years Ago
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Disgraced collector Barry H. Landau was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for stealing thousands of historic documents worth as much as $2.5 million from archives along the East Coast, including one in Baltimore, where the scheme...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:47 PM
In Poor Richard's Almanack, Benjamin Franklin popularized the idiom we love to quote but have a difficult time applying to our daily lives: Haste makes waste.
As children, we frequently heard this admonition from parents and teachers. Take your time,...
| Jul 18, 2012
According to President Barack Obama, entrepreneurs and small business owners cannot take credit for their inventions or business success because their accomplishments were only made possible by the government's investments in infrastructure.
Is this a...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Stephen Covey, the management guru who died this week, would have had a hard time selling his books in Benjamin Franklin's America, or Abe Lincoln's. His best seller "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" would have been considered a self-evident truth,...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Equipped with a flip phone and 400 free minutes, each member of a group of truant students at Carver Vocational Technical High School knows that at any moment a call could come that changes his or her day — or life.
The Baltimore students are...