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  • Yukon gold

    Yukon gold
    It's a crisp, cold morning. Inside our recreational vehicles, we don fleece jackets and sweatshirts as the temperature hovers just below freezing. Ice has formed on one of the kettle ponds we are parked alongside in the vast Arctic tundra. As we step...
  • A few words with ... Casey Wilson, Rachael Ray and Todd Hoffman

    Casey Wilson of "Happy Endings" on ABC Q: Since you have written and acted in films, been onstage and are now in a TV show, which is your preference? A: I would say stage. It's just the most fun even though it's so compartmentalized, so start-and-...
  • Descendants offer stories from ill-fated Clara Nevada

    A recent column on the wreck of the steamer Clara Nevada, which went to the bottom in 1898 while returning from the Alaska gold fields with the loss of all hands and a cargo of gold dust worth $13.6 million today, brought interesting reader feedback. The...
  • Gold slumps $77.10 as Bernanke dashes stimulus hopes

    Gold slumps $77.10 as Bernanke dashes stimulus hopes
    Ben Bernanke’s words on Wednesday carried a great deal of weight in the commodity markets – so much so that they squashed the prices of gold and silver. The Federal Reserve chairman told Congress that the U.S. economy was likely headed for...
  • Smoking Can Be Hazardous To Your Buzz-June 23,2011

    Smoking Can Be Hazardous To Your Buzz-June 23,2011
    If the high price of cigarettes isn't going to stop people from smoking, the gory pictures on the back of the pack won't. A pack of butts now is around $8 in Connecticut. I smoked two packs a day when I was smoking cigarettes, so that would be $16 a day,...
  • Patrick J. Adams passes 'Suits' test

    Patrick J. Adams passes 'Suits' test
    About a year before he auditioned for USA's new lawyer drama "Suits" (9 p.m. Thursday, USA; ** 1/2 stars out of four), Patrick J. Adams was fired from an acting job. "I don't even remember exactly when it was; I've conveniently put it right out of my...
  • Students cash in on imagination

    Students cash in on imagination
    A team of USC students took first prize in a highly competitive design competition sponsored by the Walt Disney Co., wooing the judges with a proposal to build a ride based on the movie “Up” at the studio’s Shanghai theme park. About...
  • Maryland's most royal sites

    Maryland's most royal sites
    When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the United States as part of their forthcoming North American tour, no doubt their host city of Los Angeles will provide plenty of pomp and circumstance. Yet Marylanders could show Will and Kate a jolly good...
  • A gold mine of documents on religious freedom

    A gold mine of documents on religious freedom
    How many times have you heard or read a rant about what the Founding Fathers "really" said? Now you can find out for yourself -- in their own words -- on Sacred Texts. This gold mine of a website, housed at the University of Virginia, stocks such...
  • Man-O-War shoal center of controversy again

    Man-O-War shoal center of controversy again
    There aren't many people who think that nibbling away at one of the largest underwater pile of oyster shells left in the Chesapeake Bay is a good idea right now. Not upper bay recreational anglers, who love how Man-O-War shoal acts as a magnet for...
  • Cultural Exchange: French writers look beyond Paris

    Cultural Exchange: French writers look beyond Paris
    François Bon knows about the hidden cemetery just behind the Grande Arche, a minimalist monument to modernity that looms over France's version of Wall Street, or La Défense. The decision to surround the office buildings in one of Europe's largest...