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  • Taking the Kids -- camping

    Taking the Kids -- camping
    Toilet paper or cellphone? Younger campers say having a smartphone on a camping trip is nearly as important as toilet paper, according to the 2015 North American Camping Report. I'm guessing your kids would agree and, depending on their age, might even...
  • Florida needs its plane back, governor

    Florida needs its plane back, governor
    Dear Gov. Scott, I know you have a lot on your plate, from trying to reduce taxes on our cellphones to figuring out euphemisms for "climate change" and "global warming." But, I'd like to remind you that you owe the state of Florida an airplane. You got...
  • 'Religious freedom' law only reinforces our state's backward image

    'Religious freedom' law only reinforces our state's backward image
    Embarrassed is the word that best sums up my feelings toward Senate Bill 101. Not angry. Not disappointed. Certainly not surprised. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is a poorly perfumed piece of legislation for what smells to me like legal...
  • College athletes routinely sign away rights to be paid for names, images

     College athletes routinely sign away rights to be paid for names, images
    The monetary value of a college athlete's name, image and likeness is being hashed out in court, but many universities have already arrived at a figure: zero. Colleges from the Big Ten to the Mid-American Conference ask or require athletes to sign...
  • HBO, Vice announce expansive news content deal

    HBO, Vice announce expansive news content deal
    HBO and Vice Media will expand their news content programming in a new four-year deal. Under the content deal, announced on Thursday, Vice will launch a five-day-a-week newscast. HBO will also increase the number of Vice-produced long-form specials to ...
  • Does craft beer have a sexism problem? Binny's rejects Happy Ending

     Does craft beer have a sexism problem? Binny's rejects Happy Ending
    Atlanta's SweetWater Brewing Co. began distributing beer in Chicago this week, but its most notable beer at the moment might be the one that's missing. The Binny's Beverage Depot in Lincoln Park has declined to stock SweetWater's Happy Ending imperial...
  • Sinclair Broadcast launches digital investment division

    Sinclair Broadcast launches digital investment division
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has started a new division to invest in emerging digital technologies and companies that create digital content, part of an effort to attract viewers and advertisers to the TV station owner's digital channels. Sinclair...
  • Details of victims in the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525

    They came from as far away as Australia, Iran, Morocco and Venezuela, and their lives ended together in France's deadliest plane crash in decades. The victims included two babies, schoolchildren going home from an exchange visit, a pair of acclaimed...
  • Captain Comics: No joke, Batgirl cover not a victim of censorship

    March was "Women in Comics" month in the comics industry. So, naturally, instead of a celebration, there's a huge controversy over the portrayal of a woman in comics. The woman in question is Batgirl. And the controversy involves a cover with The Joker...
  • Reviews: 'So You've Been Publicly Shamed' and 'Is Shame Necessary'

    Reviews: 'So You've Been Publicly Shamed' and 'Is Shame Necessary'
    Early in 2012, a well-known writer seemed to go slightly crazy. Jon Ronson was already something of a journalistic stuntman, a sleuth who sniffed out strangely compelling stories on topics like military-funded psychics ("The Men Who Stare at Goats") and...
  • The Biblioracle: Not on my (Apple) watch

    The Biblioracle: Not on my (Apple) watch
    On the day of the announcement, as I watched the news of the Apple Watch scroll through my digital feeds, I experienced a mixture of amazement and horror. From what I could gather, the Apple Watch promises greater and greater connection —...