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  • Beijing-based Xiaomi is fast emerging as the Apple rival to watch

    Beijing-based Xiaomi is fast emerging as the Apple rival to watch
    It wasn't long ago that everybody wondered whether Apple Inc. could effectively compete against a tough bunch of homegrown smartphone makers in China. Then came the company's blowout earnings report this week, which included a stunning 70% year-over-...
  • Welcoming the Deadheads to Soldier Field

    Welcoming the Deadheads to Soldier Field
    There's a band out on the highway, they're high steppin' into town — "The Music Never Stopped" — The Grateful Dead Do you believe the Grateful Dead performed the best show of its career at Barton Hall on Cornell University's campus in...
  • '30 Lessons for Loving' taps into wisdom of elderly

      '30 Lessons for Loving' taps into wisdom of elderly
    When it comes to getting advice from the elderly, gerontologist Karl Pillemer has done his research. As professor of human development at Cornell University, he created The Legacy Project in 2004, devoted to seeking practical advice from thousands of...
  • Career Spotlight: Attorney gets proclamation for his volunteerism

    Career Spotlight: Attorney gets proclamation for his volunteerism
    Who: Jonathan Pollard, 33, wants young professionals in on what he already knows: Volunteering is humbling and rewarding. The Fort Lauderdale trial lawyer and commercial litigator, with his own firm, Jonathan Pollard LLC, recently joined ChildNet's Circle...
  • Stellar Student: Helping peers a plus for Tinley teen

    Stellar Student: Helping peers a plus for Tinley teen
    Of all the activities he is involved with at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Travis Christner’s favorite, by far, is helping his peers. That’s saying a lot, because the junior is involved with a long list of activities. He is on the...
  • UCI clean-energy pioneer Norman Rostoker, 89, dies

    UCI clean-energy pioneer Norman Rostoker, 89, dies
    UC Irvine professor Norman Rostoker, a nuclear fusion pioneer who sought practical applications for clean energy, died on Christmas Day in Irvine. He was 89. Considered the father of breakthrough nuclear fusion techniques, Rostoker pursued the use of...
  • '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...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    LOUIS E. COSTANZO was promoted to president at L.R. Costanzo Co. Inc., a family-owned construction-services company in Scranton. As a fourth-generation Costanzo, he has earned a master of business administration degree from Cornell University's S.C....
  • Rejected, then erroneously accepted by your favorite college? Move on

    It might have appeared to be an early holiday present when almost 300 prospective Johns Hopkins University students previously denied early admission or deferred for later consideration recently received an email welcoming them to the fold. The trouble...
  • Top 10 stories in Laguna Beach for 2014

    Top 10 stories in Laguna Beach for 2014
    Mobility throughout Laguna Beach, whether by foot, car or bicycle, was a recurring theme in 2014 as the city took strides to address safety on the busiest thoroughfares, including adopting a bike safety plan after a cyclist was killed along Coast...
  • 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...