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  • 'Freshman 15' may be oversold: analysis

    'Freshman 15' may be oversold: analysis
    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...
  • West Boca grad scholarship settles Cornell suit

    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...
  • Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'

    Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'
    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,...
  • What You Need to Know About Money

    What You Need to Know About Money
    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. Budgeting. Amanda learned how to parcel out her...
  • Playing sports benefits young athletes in many ways

    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,...
  • EatingWell: Set up your kitchen for weight-loss success

    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...
  • Statistician Crunches the Numbers for an Algorithm of Broadway Hits

    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,...
  • You ate a 2-pound bag of M&Ms while watching 'Die Hard': Here's why

    You ate a 2-pound bag of M&Ms while watching 'Die Hard': Here's why
    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. "It's...
  • Chicagoan Ben Weprin launching Graduate Hotels

    Chicagoan Ben Weprin launching Graduate Hotels
    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...
  • Eco-friendly hotels save green, studies show

    Eco-friendly hotels save green, studies show
    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. The first...
  • In Broward Circuit Judge Group 17 race, two bring distinct experiences

    In Broward Circuit Judge Group 17 race, two bring distinct experiences
    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...