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  • Technology can both improve and hinder family relationships, survey says

     
    Cambridge University has released a report on how information and communication technology affects family life. The study analyzed questionnaires from 1,000 families each in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and China. The conclusion:...
  • Libraries reinvent themselves as they struggle to remain relevant in the digital age

    Libraries reinvent themselves as they struggle to remain relevant in the digital age
    Kathy DeGrego's T-shirt lets you know right away she isn't an old-school librarian. "Shhh," it says, "is a four-letter word." That spirit of bookish defiance has guided the makeover of the suburban Denver library system where DeGrego works. Reference...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Cambridge, England

    CAMBRIDGE (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to explore the colleges, pubs, green spaces and leafy towpaths of Cambridge, England? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors get the most out of a visit to the city that is home to one of world's...
  • Glowing Cats Are New Tool in AIDS Research

    Glowing Cats Are New Tool in AIDS Research
    U.S. scientists have developed a strain of green-glowing cats with cells that resist infection from a virus that causes feline AIDS, a finding that may help prevent the disease in cats and advance AIDS research in people. The study, published Sunday in...
  • The Siren's Call: No country for young men either

    The Siren's Call: No country for young men either
    Terror comes in many forms. Ever since he started writing for sci-fi magazines and for "The Twilight Zone," Richard Matheson has been giving readers a grand tour in the gardens of menace. No one is safe. Not just the nervous passenger who sees a monster...
  • King, Beattie books among new crop

    King, Beattie books among new crop
    Fiction "The Lost Memory of Skin" (Ecco) by Russell Banks. Coming Tuesday. Banks, one of our finest and most adventurous novelists, is not afraid to tackle big, tough topics that persistently bedevil the human species, and with his 17th book, he has...
  • TV packed with 'girls' this season

    TV packed with 'girls' this season
    Fall TV: Where the men are men and the women are girls. Three new comedies, "2 Broke Girls" on CBS, "New Girl" on Fox and HBO's "Girls," revolve around female twentysomethings living in New York City. They join, of course, "Bad Girls Club" the Oxygen...
  • Walters researchers decode the secrets of the Archimedes Palimpsest

    Walters researchers decode the secrets of the Archimedes Palimpsest
    Twelve years ago, Walters Art Museum curator Will Noel opened a parcel and discovered what he calls "Archimedes' brain in a box." Thus began a search for buried treasure — in this case, the lost writings of Archimedes of Syracuse, a famed Greek...
  • Ireland: Exploring roots and finding a sense of home

    Ireland: Exploring roots and finding a sense of home
    Just as Ciaran Burke had told us in his family's pub that morning, the view from the top of Mount Gable was spectacular. In fact, you could see most of the places my sisters and I had visited, driving around the west of Ireland that week: To the west...
  • Heaven is a fairy tale, says physicist Hawking

    Heaven is a fairy tale, says physicist Hawking
    LONDON (Reuters Life!) - Heaven is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark, the eminent British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking said in an interview published on Monday. Hawking, 69, was expected to die within a few years of being diagnosed...
  • John Oliver At Foxwoods Saturday

    John Oliver At Foxwoods Saturday
    John Oliver's career as lead correspondent on "The Daily Show," active standup performer and occasional actor in TV and movie comedies is quite different from the goals he had at prestigious University of Cambridge. "I studied English in college, which...