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  • Mass Murders Captivated Online User Believed To Be Adam Lanza

    Mass Murders Captivated Online User Believed To Be Adam Lanza
    In posts on gun message boards and gaming chat rooms, a user who authorities believe was Newtown gunman Adam Lanza showed a technical prowess about weapons and computers, a "fetish" for a certain bullet and a near-fixation with correcting Wikipedia...
  • San Diego judge: Yoga case 'almost like a trial by Wikipedia'

    SAN DIEGO -- In rejecting a claim Monday that teaching yoga in the schools is an improper attempt at religious indoctrination, a San Diego County Superior Court judge said some opponents of an Encinitas elementary school yoga program seem to have gotten...
  • South Florida's YouTube stars: Where are they now?

    South Florida's YouTube stars: Where are they now?
    You've probably seen the video by now: A thin woman, wearing a pink top and tight pants, shows off her fitness moves as she prances and gallops and trots through a Coral Springs-area park. That's South Florida's own Joanna Rohrback, 60, who became a...
  • Around Town: The tale of 'Rattlesnake' James

    In July of 1936, a red-haired La Cañada barber went on trial for the murder of his wife. The best part of the trial was when a rattlesnake got loose in the courtroom. The barber's real name was Major R. Lisenba. He was a World War I veteran who had...
  • Album review: Queens of the Stone Age, ' ... Like Clockwork'

    Album review: Queens of the Stone Age, ' ... Like Clockwork'
    *** (out of four) Queens of the Stone Age can be a difficult band to monitor. Not only has it been six long, side project-laden years since its last album ("Era Vulgaris"), but the revolving door nature of the group's lineup means that you may want to...
  • Preposition nonsense

    On the Internet, that storehouse of dubious advice, you can still find statements about grammar and usage like this one: "One is still officially supposed to avoid ending sentences with prepositions. In most cases, this is not hard to do: 'Who are you...
  • Playing the name game

    Playing the name game
    With the power of his middle name, Randal Bennett prevented a website being created for a winery that didn't exist. Those are the peculiar facts of the arrangement that ultimately led to Townley Gallery in Laguna Beach providing artwork for the bottle...
  • The future may hold space porn over free Wi-Fi

    The future may hold space porn over free Wi-Fi
    Happy Super Bowl Monday, Baltimore. Unsurprisingly, game-related topics are getting a lot of attention online today, along with several news stories that broke as the weekend was commencing. That latter category includes the possibility of large, free Wi-...
  • Pondering when old age officially, or unofficially, starts to set in

    Editor: Here's a big question: When does old age begin? I have the answer. And, I got it by surprise. Recently, I saw my physician for a routine examination and health review. During the visit she declared for the record, that I made it to old age. On...
  • Wes Welker's wife issues apology to Ray Lewis

    Wes Welker's wife issues apology to Ray Lewis
    Less than a day after criticizing retiring Ravens star inside linebacker Ray Lewis via a Facebook post, the wife of New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker has issued an apology. Anna Burns Welker's mea culpa followed her posting the following...
  • Social media a bad idea for angry NFL players (and their wives)

    Social media a bad idea for angry NFL players (and their wives)
    When will they ever learn? Probably never. We all know social media can be a figurative stick of dynamite in the hands of angry, frustrated NFL players. Now it's pretty obvious their wives should stay away from it, too. For evidence, look no further...