| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:08 PM
It's pretty obvious how credit drives my personal household consumption. If I borrow, I can get a nice big TV and a new car, but eventually I'll have to skimp to pay it back. In a way, the consumption-fueled borrowing binge is an illusion of wealth...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Chris Algieri wears stones around his wrist and neck that he believes increase the positive energy around him.
"They're for tranquillity, power and self confidence," the New Yorker said Tuesday in Hollywood, where he filmed a promotional segment....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:39 PM
More than just the setting for a fanciful cartoon movie, Madagascar, of course, is a real island boasting some of the most fascinating biological history on Earsth.
A new Field Museum exhibition, opening Saturday, tries to tell some of that story --...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:52 PM
ENFIELD — Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday.
All nine are entering their junior or...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:12 PM
The onset of the Great Recession might not seem like the ideal time to launch a manufacturing business.
But that's exactly what Christina Wong did, and today her business — Ecopax in Forks Township, maker of single-use, take-out food containers...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It was built sort of like a biplane but probably did not fly as well, if at all.
Scientists on Tuesday described a fossil of a strange dinosaur that lived in China 125 million years ago which was covered in feathers, looked like it had two sets of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
UCLA mathematics professor Terence Tao already has a bevy of prestigious awards for his work in such fields as number theory and harmonic analysis. Now he is adding one more lucrative prize.
Tao, 38, has been named one of five winners of the new...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Imax 3-D documentary "Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" shines a spotlight on one of the earliest primates that coexisted with dinosaurs more than 60 million years ago. Although extinct in their native Africa, hundreds of lemur species have adopted Madagascar...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:28 PM
HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission secured a promise Friday from Peter Lanza to turn over at least some of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's treatment records, and heard from two of the foremost autism experts on what the disorder isn't, as...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Radiation detected off the U.S. West Coast from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan has declined since the 2011 tsunami disaster and never approached levels that could pose a risk to human health, seafood or wildlife, scientists say.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:57 PM
There’s no place like home – especially for lemon sharks about to give birth.
Despite absences as long as 17 years, the pregnant sharks returned to the exact spot in the Bahamas where they were born when they were ready to become mothers,...