| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:18 PM
(Reuters) - Shake Shack, the fast-food restaurant chain famous for its hamburgers and milkshakes, is preparing to go public, seeking to tap stock market demand for popular casual dining companies, according to people familiar with the matter.
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:51 AM
John Harney was a former innkeeper whose efforts to introduce quality specialty teas to a coffee-drinking public were highly successful.
The founder of Harney & Sons Ltd., he was an ambassador for loose-leaf tea, which he introduced personally, one...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:15 AM
It’s alive! Using some paper, a circuit board and the plastic used in Shrinky Dinks, a team of researchers has designed an origami-inspired crawling robot that folds itself into working order in about four minutes.
These transformer-like paper...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:20 PM
(Reuters) - Factbox on Robert D. Manfred Jr. who was voted in as the next commissioner of Major League Baseball on Thursday replacing the outgoing Bud Selig.
Graduate of Cornell University and received his law degree from Harvard Law School...
| Aug 8, 2014
In Stephen L. Carter's new novel, "Back Channel," the world is on the verge of nuclear war, an American president is consorting with a 19-year-old girl, and a series of clandestine conversations held in a Chinese restaurant represents our species' best...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Facebook just doesn't get it.
The company doesn't get why people are pitching such a fit over the user-manipulation study it conducted in 2012, the details of which broke this weekend. It doesn't get what this says about how it treats its users, and...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Feline heart disease (HCM) and a fatal illness called feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) are two of the most devastating diseases in cats.
Either diagnosis can spiral a cat owner into a serious funk, as the outcome may not be good. Both were featured...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:17 AM
"Glee" star Becca Tobin's boyfriend Matt Bendik has been found dead in Philadelphia.
Bendik's death was confirmed by Tobin's publicist, Emily Yomtobian, who had no additional information to share with The Times on Friday morning.
Police were called...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
We all complain of not having enough time--even for sitting down to a quiet meal. Instead, we often find ourselves eating in the car, at the computer, or while working. These distractions create an environment for making poor food choices, such as...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 1:01 PM
John H. Zink Jr., a retired mechanical engineer and contractor who enjoyed playing gin rummy going to the beach, died July 3 of an apparent heart attack. He was 95.
Mr. Zink was lunching and playing cards with friends at the Green Spring Club when he was...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Voters will decide on Aug. 26 whether the job, which pays about $142,000 a year, will go to Stacey Schulman, 36, of Cooper City, or Julie Shapiro-Harris, 54, of Tamarac.
The two women seeking to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Jeffrey...