| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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,...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:43 PM
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...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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.
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Removing chocolate milk from school cafeterias has been promoted over the last few years as a way to reduce the sugar kids consume and decried as a sure way to keep kids from getting the nutrients in milk.
Both might be the case, researchers at...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:14 PM
BOCA RATON – Boca Raton High's Chase Koplow returned to his school on Wednesday afternoon to tidy up one more detail before heading overseas to play with a professional water polo team in Serbia.
Koplow, the Sun Sentinel's Boys Water Polo Player...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Restaurants put a lot of effort into serving you a meal, and not all of it happens back in the kitchen. According to a new list of restaurant tricks by Business Insider, from the music to the way a menu is presented, it's all part of a ploy to get...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:04 PM
The exchange of rocket fire from Palestinian militants and Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip took a new turn this week when the military wing of Hamas said it had launched drones into Israel -- one of them downed by an Israeli Patriot missile.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
We all complain of not having enough time--even for sitting down to a quiet meal. Instead, we often find ourselves eating in the car, at the computer, or while working. These distractions create an environment for making poor food choices, such as...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:20 PM
You arrive at the Emmaus Public Library with your morning cup of coffee and are just about to toss it in the trash outside when you see the sign: Drinks are welcome.
It's true. In an effort to make the library more of a comfortable gathering...