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  • Joseph G. 'Bodie' Finnerty Jr., litigator

    Joseph G. 'Bodie' Finnerty Jr., litigator
    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...
  • Thinnest glass ever is just two atoms thick. Does it shatter?

    Thinnest glass ever is just two atoms thick. Does it shatter?
    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...
  • 9 ways restaurants get you to spend more

    Times are tough for restaurants. The average check size has increased just 1.7 percent per year over the past five years, according to NPD Group, a market research firm. That's because diners are watching what they spend at restaurants by forgoing...
  • Beat weight worries: Strike an energy balance

    If you take in less energy than your body requires, you lose weight; when you take in more than you need, you gain weight. When your energy is in perfect balance, you maintain your weight. It seems so easy, but two out of three adults are overweight or...
  • Room service may be on its last wheels

    Room service may be on its last wheels
    The dueling futures of hotel food service collided in Manhattan one recent Tuesday. On the very day that the New York Hilton Midtown did away with room service, the Affinia Dumont began a partnership with grocery-delivery service FreshDirect to bring...
  • Awesome: Cassini will take Earth's picture from 900 million miles away

    Awesome: Cassini will take Earth's picture from 900 million miles away
    It’s time to get ready for your not-so-close-up. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft on the far side of Saturn will snap a long-distance portrait of Earth today between 2:27 p.m. and 2:42 p.m. PDT. [Updated 8:10 a.m.: "Awesome." Cassini project...
  • Fruit juices and smoothies: Dangerous for your health?

     Fruit juices and smoothies: Dangerous for your health?
    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...
  • From intern to T. Rowe Price portfolio manager

    From intern to T. Rowe Price portfolio manager
    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...
  • EatingWell: Adequate sleep vital for good health

    Can't get enough sleep? You're not alone. An estimated 50 million to 70 million U.S. adults don't get enough sleep, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and prevention. But hold that yawn! We've got 5 reasons why you need to get enough...
  • 'Jeopardy!': Chuluota student competes Friday

    'Jeopardy!': Chuluota student competes Friday
    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...
  • Window treatments save money

    Window treatments save money
    Window treatments — a catch-all term for curtains, blinds, shades, valances, shutters and the like — do a lot more than just make your living spaces look good. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, window treatments can significantly...