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  • Redefining the Millennials: Lazy? Try enterprising, creative, resilient [The conversation]

     
    Millennials, of which I am a member, have gotten a bad rap. We've been accused of being lazy, self-indulgent, coddled, narcissistic and distracted by too much technology. And though we may possess some of those characteristics some of the time,......
  • Stage review: 'MythBusters: Behind the Myths' at Nokia Theatre

     
    Margaret Gray reviews the "Mythbusters: Behind the Myths" live stage show at Nokia Theatre....
  • TLC showcases America’s Worst Tattoos

     
    “I’m covered in stupid,” admits one tattooed twenty-something blonde, as she gives a self-confessional on the lack of logic that went into the tattoos that cover her arm, back, hip and rib cage. Clearly an understatement, but that’...
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Spring forward: Gifts inspired by daylight saving time

     
    Eek, we’re losing an hour! Don’t forget to shift the clock forward 60 minutes come Sunday at 2 a.m. And you can blame it all on Benjamin Franklin — he’s the guy responsible for the creation of daylight saving time.......
  • When does Daylight Savings Time start? And why?

     
    Daylight Savings Time. And what's wrong with Arizona? No tsunami news here. Just something about the clocks that seem to rule our lives....
  • Libya: Shhh, don't tell the rebels, but they've lost

     
    If Libya were a prizefight, Moammar Kadafi apparently just won -- on a decision. One minute we're debating how or if the United States should get involved in the crisis in Libya -- see The conversation: The case for and......
  • Authorized Steve Jobs biography will be called 'iSteve.' iSeriously.

     
    An authorized biography of Apple's Steve Jobs, iSteve, coming in 2012....
  • Steve Jobs biography 'iSteve: The Book of Jobs' to hit bookstores, iPads in 2012

     
    Steve Jobs, Apple's notoriously private CEO, has authorized a biography on his life called "iSteve: The Book of Jobs." The iSteve book will hits stores in early 2012 -- releasing on day one to both bookstores and as an iBook for Apple's iPad and iPhone...
  • What’s up with the statues in the park?

     
    Here's a story from the Journal-News in rural Ohio, which writes about an ex-Ohioan/new Lincoln Parker who has written a book about the statues in Lincoln Park: Krista August, a resident of Lincoln Park in Chicago has released her book “Giants in...
  • South capsules

    1. OHIO STATE LOCATION: Columbus. ENROLLMENT: 47,952 HOW THEY GOT HERE: Won Big Ten tourney RECORD: 30-3 RPI: 1st. RECORD VS. FIELD: 11-3. NCAA HISTORY: This is 24th appearance, second in a row and sixth in nine years. Ohio State's most recent Final...