| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:42 AM
College students may not gain the much-dreaded "freshman 15" but they do gain weight during their years in school, according to a fresh look at some past research.
Young adults gained an average of about 3.5 pounds (about 1.6 kg) over their college...
| Oct 1, 2014
Cornell University has agreed to set up a perpetual scholarship in memory of a West Boca High School graduate in a last-minute settlement of a 2010 federal lawsuit brought by his father.
The terms of the settlement were reached before a Sept. 29 trial...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Every day companies mine online data to track consumer habits, but two University of Maryland law professors say Facebook and dating service OkCupid went too far by manipulating their users' experience to study their behavior.
At the professors' urging,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
What do kids need to know about money when they head off to college? Here's what this year's Kiplinger interns -- Amanda Lilly , Deanna Pan and Michael Stratford -- had to say about key financial issues.
Amanda learned how to parcel out her...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:44 PM
By now, school has begun for all students across the state and practice for fall sports teams has been underway for a while. Some schools offered team members an opportunity to participate in camps over the summer to prepare for the upcoming season,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
If you're trying to slim down or maintain a trim figure, you probably already know it's important to eat a healthy diet (think: lean protein, whole grains and plenty of produce), mind your portions and be active. But you might be surprised to learn that...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Any Broadway producer will tell you there's no magic formula for Broadway success. But that doesn't stop some people from trying to find one.
Particularly statisticians. Suspecting there's a golden ratio that might help explain "The Phantom of the Opera,...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:00 PM
If you like to watch TV with a bag of snacks nearby, here's a tip: Avoid watching action movies.
New research suggests people eat twice as much food while watching a fast-paced action flick compared with those watching a slow-moving talk show.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The night after I graduated from Northwestern, I stayed with my parents in a Fairfield Inn in Gurnee, 32 miles north of campus.
It was the closest room my family could find and afford. More than a decade later, downtown Evanston boasts all of five...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Hotel owners can save some green by going eco-friendly.
That is the consensus of three studies by Cornell University professors who studied whether there is an advantage to operating environmentally friendly hotels over traditional hotels.
| 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...