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  • Fitness Files: A Wonder is worth the workout

    We are on vacation, we're hiking Zion National Park's spectacular trails. Two-hundred-million-year-old sandstone shoots up 7,000 feet in sheer cliff and spire, sporting colors of orange, rose, toast, salmon and purple in geometric striation. Easy hikes...
  • A look at 5 of our favorite acts at Charm City Fringe Fest

    A look at 5 of our favorite acts at Charm City Fringe Fest
    You won't find what you expect at the third annual Charm City Fringe Fest, and that's the idea. "It's up-and-coming underground theater. It's the new people that are breaking new territory and trying new things," says co-founder Zachary Michel. "You'...
  • 'Women Take Flight' at New England Air Museum

    'Women Take Flight' at New England Air Museum
    For thousands of years, men dreamt of flying, being able to soar with the birds. So did women. Although Orville and Wilbur Wright turned the dream into a reality in 1903 with the first controlled flying machine, women had to wait a little longer. But...
  • When obesity is an inherited trait, maybe gut bacteria is the link

    When obesity is an inherited trait, maybe gut bacteria is the link
    When wondering whether genes are contributing to your struggle with weight, a new study suggests it might be useful to look within -- at the garden of bacteria growing in your gut. In particular, you might well wonder whether, in addition to their...
  • Looking at Irlen syndrome through a different lens

     Looking at Irlen syndrome through a different lens
    Call it mother's intuition, but Maria Hill knew something was up with her son. He was having headaches, struggling academically and missing words when reading. When he read aloud, he would make up words to replace ones he didn't see. He also claimed the...
  • Connecticut Winemakers Ponder Opportunities Presented By Climate Change

    Connecticut Winemakers Ponder Opportunities Presented By Climate Change
    Connecticut isn't at all like the sunny, dry-summer places where most of the world's great wine grapes are grown. Winters are more bitter than in France. Growing seasons are shorter and wetter than Italy's, Spain's or California's. So you'd think that...
  • EatingWell: Struggling to lose weight? Outsmart your appetite

    You know that one of the keys to losing weight is eating fewer calories. But it can be hard to know how to cut back without feeling deprived or hungry. These tips can help make healthy eating easier: 1. Out of sight, out of mind It's hard to resist...
  • FAMU: Emerging from the haze: Front & Center

    Last week, Fabulous Coach Lines settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with the parents of Robert Champion. The 26-year-old Florida A&M drum major was killed nearly three years ago in a hazing ritual on a company bus. The family's suit still hangs over the...
  • UF, FSU presidents approved by state board

    UF, FSU presidents approved by state board
    New leaders have been approved at Florida's top two public universities. Former Florida House Speaker John Thrasher will lead Florida State University while Cornell University Provost W. Kent Fuchs will lead the University of Florida. The State...
  • Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons

    Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons
    The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse. His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
  • Courant Carrier Rick O'Day

    Courant Carrier Rick O'Day
    In his words: Rick O'Day, Westborough, Mass. Your request to share carrier memories evoked lively discussions between my father and me, who were both Courant carriers at a young age. My father, Bill, recalls starting as a Courant carrier in New...