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  • Childhood Vaccinations

    Childhood Vaccinations
    The decision to vaccinate your children: a parents choice or public health risk? Last week, reality TV star Kristin Cavallari talked about about how she and her husband weren't vaccinating their children because she said, "I've read too many books about...
  • Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum
    In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...
  • Savage Love: Sluts and Such

    Savage Love: Sluts and Such
    Why am I such a slut? — Girl, Corrupted Are you a slut? Or are you a woman who loves sex, has a high libido, and has consensual sex with a lot of willing and grateful partners? Those are all traits for which culture wouldn't conspire to...
  • South Windsor Haiti School

    South Windsor Haiti School
    Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...
  • Into the ether with Greil Marcus' ' History of Rock 'n' Roll'

    Into the ether with Greil Marcus' ' History of Rock 'n' Roll'
    "Once a song has gone into the ether, it never disappears," Greil Marcus remarks in "The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs." But it never reappears in quite the same form, either. A song like "Money (That's What I Want)" means something entirely...
  • Review: 'The Paying Guests' by Sarah Waters

    Review: 'The Paying Guests' by Sarah Waters
    It has been five years since Welsh novelist Sarah Waters' last book, but for admirers of her well-crafted Sapphic romps through British history, the wait for "The Paying Guests" has seemed even longer. After the interesting but not entirely successful...
  • Review: 'Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944' by Jean Guéhenno

    Review: 'Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944' by Jean Guéhenno
    Paris in August is a city turned over to visitors. The locals are on vacation, their numbers replaced by sunburned tourists taking selfies at the Eiffel Tower and, perhaps, ordering a "Cheese Max" burger or two from the nearest Quick fast-food joint....
  • The Biblioracle: Falling in love with 'A Brave Man'

    The Biblioracle: Falling in love with 'A Brave Man'
    I fell in love on vacation. Fret not, dear readers, it was with a book, not another woman. Mrs. Biblioracle was next to me as it happened. I was about 50 pages into the novel when I turned to her and said, "I'm not sure I wholly understand this book,...
  • Chilton return dashes Rossi's debut hopes

    SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) - Marussia reinstated British driver Max Chilton for the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday, a day after the team dropped him, in a U-turn that dashed American Alexander Rossi's hopes of a race debut. The Russian-licensed...
  • Review: 'Confessions' by Kanae Minato

    Review: 'Confessions' by Kanae Minato
    As you're reading what had promised to be a garden-variety crime novel, it's thrilling when it gradually dawns on you that what you're holding in your hands is far deeper and larger, though no less entertaining, than what you expected. And when that...
  • Tearjerker 'If I Stay' is expected to top box office

    Moviegoers will likely head to the theaters this weekend with Kleenex in one hand and tickets to the adaptation of the young adult novel “If I Stay" in the other. The PG-13 tearjerker is expected to gross a solid $25 million in its opening...