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  • Unusual twins, 'momo' boys, delivered at GBMC

    Unusual twins, 'momo' boys, delivered at GBMC
    Brooks and Nolan Bauer, a rare set of "momo" twins, are finally home with their parents in White Marsh. "They were really premature, eight weeks early," Katie Bauer said Saturday, recounting the first time she saw her sons. "They told us they might be on...
  • Friday Buffet: Speculative details on the next PlayStation, 'Assassin's Creed 3' mania and 'fake geek girls'

    Friday Buffet: Speculative details on the next PlayStation, 'Assassin's Creed 3' mania and 'fake geek girls'
    News Roundup •••• According to Kotaku, the next PlayStation is codenamed "Orbis," it will be out next year and will not be friendly to used games or PlayStation 3 games. No word on if it blocks the door to your house and collects a...
  • 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...
  • Wendy Davis took on Texas bullies on abortion and won

    Wendy Davis took on Texas bullies on abortion and won
    In the wee hours Wednesday, someone stole onto Wendy Davis’s Wikipedia page and changed her occupation from “attorney” to “The LeBron James of filibustering.” In what seemed like an Internet instant, the 50-year-old...
  • Vivid impressions of Russian culture in 'Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia'

    Cuban author José Manuel Prieto's playful and fascinating book, “Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia,” is, according to Prieto's narrator, an encyclopedia-style guide to a book the narrator is planning to write about a man named Thelonious Monk...
  • Aaron Swartz dies at 26; Internet folk hero founded Reddit

    Aaron Swartz dies at 26; Internet folk hero founded Reddit
    Aaron Swartz, who co-founded Reddit and became an Internet folk hero for fighting to make online content free to the public, committed suicide Friday. He was 26. Swartz hanged himself in his Brooklyn, N.Y., apartment, said a statement released by his...
  • 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...
  • Diagnosis: You're old

    Here's a big question: When does old age begin? Will 30 years do it? Is being 50 and the holder of an AARP card with senior discounts enough? Both would be wrong guesses. Until recently, I hadn't thought much about it. Yet, I got the answer to this...
  • Database catalogs movie firearms

    This sturdy Austrian had supporting roles in the recent action movies "Skyfall" and "Zero Dark Thirty," the TV western "Justified" and the military video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter." The ubiquitous performer — actually a semiautomatic pistol...