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  • Rutter: Science finally proves you can't fix stupid

    If you look around the room at the gaggle of relatives and strangers occupying the space and cannot immediately identify who the stupid one is, it's a good bet the stupid one is you. This is not only experientially accurate as a joke, it's literally true...
  • Beijing-based Xiaomi is fast emerging as the Apple rival to watch

    Beijing-based Xiaomi is fast emerging as the Apple rival to watch
    It wasn't long ago that everybody wondered whether Apple Inc. could effectively compete against a tough bunch of homegrown smartphone makers in China. Then came the company's blowout earnings report this week, which included a stunning 70% year-over-...
  • Career Spotlight: Attorney gets proclamation for his volunteerism

    Career Spotlight: Attorney gets proclamation for his volunteerism
    Who: Jonathan Pollard, 33, wants young professionals in on what he already knows: Volunteering is humbling and rewarding. The Fort Lauderdale trial lawyer and commercial litigator, with his own firm, Jonathan Pollard LLC, recently joined ChildNet's Circle...
  • 'The Wandering Veil' explores topics of exile, love

    'The Wandering Veil' explores topics of exile, love
    More an installation than an exhibit, "The Wandering Veil" is on display through April 5 at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Layered with meaning, this monumental work by Israeli artist Izhar Patkin explores the universal experiences of exile, memory, love...
  • Fort Ticonderoga names new curator of collections; Keagle held interim post since December

    A museum veteran with stints at history museums in New England and the South has been named curator of collections at Fort Ticonderoga in northern New York. The privately owned not-for-profit historic site and tourist attraction on Lake Champlain...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

    •A story in Wednesday's Business section misidentified Gail Lissner. She is vice president of Appraisal Research Counselors. •A Page 1 story on Feb. 5 about Chicago's tourism efforts misspelled the middle name of Chekitan Singh Dev, associate...
  • Hot off the press! Scientists, chefs blend taste and tech as they experiment with 3-D printing

    Printed pastries with individually tailored nutrient levels. Ravioli that assemble themselves. Wedding cake toppers that are exact, tiny, renditions of the happy couple. It's all possible thanks to a fresh meeting of taste and technology that has chefs...
  • Welcoming the Deadheads to Soldier Field

    Welcoming the Deadheads to Soldier Field
    There's a band out on the highway, they're high steppin' into town — "The Music Never Stopped" — The Grateful Dead Do you believe the Grateful Dead performed the best show of its career at Barton Hall on Cornell University's campus in...
  • Rejected, then erroneously accepted by your favorite college? Move on

    It might have appeared to be an early holiday present when almost 300 prospective Johns Hopkins University students previously denied early admission or deferred for later consideration recently received an email welcoming them to the fold. The trouble...
  • UF's Machen to become privately funded adviser to school

    UF's Machen to become privately funded adviser to school
    University of Florida President Bernie Machen will spend his first half decade out of office as a privately funded adviser to the Gainesville school. Machen, who will step down as president at the end of December after 11 years leading the university,...
  • Earthquake could destroy L.A.'s water lifeline

    Earthquake could destroy L.A.'s water lifeline
    Los Angeles gets 88% of its water from three major aqueducts, flowing from the Colorado River, Owens Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. But as they make their way into the region, the aqueducts cross the San Andreas fault a total of 32...