| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Few of us associate forests with farming. But some proponents of sustainable agriculture say we can grow food more successfully and with less environmental harm by copying nature's methods for growing plants in the woods.
They're advocates of food...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
What does it mean to be gifted in the United States?
A national survey in 2011 found that the predominant method of assessment, by far, is the administration of IQ tests and standardized academic tests. At least 34 states, including California, consider...
| Aug 9, 2013
On a recent doctor's visit, a compelling health video was looping in the reception room. It incorporated many of the accepted rules for achieving a healthy weight. The motivational video, tailored to the doctor's clientele, illustrated simple ways to...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:25 AM
One contestant on Friday's edition of "Jeopardy!" may look familiar to some Central Florida viewers.
She is Kellie Chan, a graduate student of biology from Chuluota. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University.
"Jeopardy!" airs at...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:33 PM
A decade ago, Taymour Tamaddon was an MBA. student with a background in physics trying to convince Baltimore-based money manager T. Rowe Price to hire him as an intern.
Not only did Price give him the internship and hire him later as a health care...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:41 PM
A small pane of glass just two atoms thick has entered the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records as the thinnest sheet of glass in the world.
That's cool, but we wanted to know whether such a thin piece of glass would shatter if you hit it with your pinky...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Joseph G. "Bodie" Finnerty Jr., a highly regarded trial lawyer who headed DLA Piper's litigation department and oversaw expansion of the firm to Philadelphia and New York City, died Thursday of Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge assisted-living...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:49 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal efforts to rebuild depleted fish populations have largely been successful, but pressure to overfish some species remains high, and some fish stocks have not rebounded as quickly as projected, according to a new report by...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Should tipping be abolished? Many are calling for just that, arguing that there’s no correlation between better service and better tips and that tips are often abused.
But another question is: Can tipping be abolished? Experts -- and history --...
| Jul 24, 2013
The marketing for freshly pressed and blended juices promises instant energy, weight loss, a flood of vitamins and minerals — all in a single, portable, gulpable serving.
Health-minded consumers seem to have bought the claims — and with...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Laura and David Alima opened their Hampden ice cream shop, The Charmery, on July 20.
The Charmery will serve the Alimas' hand-crafted, made-on-premises ice cream in fresh scoops and in sundaes, sodas and milkshakes. The ice-cream menu includes...