| Sep 17, 2011
| 4:14 AM
It's hard to get a handle on the London rock band Noah and the Whale. Just when you think you've figured out what they're up to, they change.
On the band's 2008 debut album "Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down" Charlie Fink and friends gave us tuneful...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:31 AM
A 12:51 p.m. update: Here's a link to the latest AP poll.
As you'll see, my colleagues agreed with my ballot and ranked Virginia Tech 13th.
The only team I ranked that didn't make the cut was No. 25 Miami. I did not include No. 24 Illinois on my ballot....
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:20 PM
OK, Halloween checklist: No eye color-changing lenses, because they can infect your cornea. Check. No black licorice for days at a time, as it lowers potassium and can cause heart arrythmias. Check. Don't go overboard on the chocolate, which contains...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:20 PM
This week, we asked about what you would title the story of your life. Here's what you had to say.
•••• “Ungratefully Ambitious” --ru_ality via Twitter
•••• “After the Darkest Night, Comes a...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:10 PM
How cute is this??? This is Damai, a two-week-old orangutan, a baby girl. Her name means peace.
She's being cared for at the Surabaya Zoo nursery in Indonesia because her mother refused to do it.
| May 30, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Alexander Kinyua, a 21-year-old Morgan State University student, has been charged in the killing and dismemberment in Harford County of a 37-year-old man, and while not much was immediately known about the circumstances of the crime, Kinyua's online trail...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 10:01 AM
The Orioles have brought back Bill Hall -- to the delight of Baltimore Tweeters.
If the jury is still out on how Hall will perform as an infielder/outfielder, there's no doubt he's a star on Twitter.
The guy is online constantly -- making even a major...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:50 PM
What would you do with a half-billion dollars? The Twitterverse has some thoughts.
You better hope I don't win the Mega Million lottery. If I do, I'll have a lot more time to post. #MegaMillions #lol
500 mill jackpot for...
| May 21, 2012
Much of my column Saturday focused on the late Parkland High School Latin teacher and tennis coach Scott Bowers. Many of his students knew him as Mag (pronounced Maj), short for Magister, the Latin word for master or teacher. That's......
| Mar 25, 2011
Rocco Mediate: We never thought Tiger Woods would lose it....
| Apr 5, 2011
Snickering and dropped jaws have been the main reaction since last week when Orlando Democratic State Rep. Scott Randolph said he was reprimanded after Republican leadership chastised him for using the word “uterus” on the floor. It seemed...