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  • Dad spoke only Klingon to his son for three years

     
    Catching up a bit, here's a bit of alarming news reported a few weeks ago in the University of Minnesota campus newspaper regarding a guy who sounds a bit like an Andorian with space fever. With the birth of his......
  • Casual sex and psych 101

     
    Is having "friends with benefits" emotionally damaging? Nope, says a study from the University of Minnesota. Researchers surveyed 1,311 young adults about their sexual history. The result: Casual encounters are not, as federal abstinence education...
  • IRAN: Story of martyr Imam Hussein fires the protest drama

     
    It was a political slogan soaked with Iranian history, religion and cultural identity. "This month is a month of blood. Yazid will be defeated," they chanted on the streets of Tehran last weekend in a popular uprising that roiled the......
  • Is this type of breast cancer even cancer?

     
    Doctors have long debated what to do about a type of breast cancer called DCIS, or ductal carcinoma in situ, not because it's particularly dangerous -- because it isn't. Today, in a report published online in the Journal of the......
  • Sodas may be linked to higher risk of pancreatic cancer, but about that risk...

     
    Sugar-sweetened sodas -- with their high-glycemic load eliciting natural suspicion -- have been linked with varying degrees of success to an increased risk of pancreatic cancer. So scientists have been trying to clarify the precise nature and size of...
  • Memories of the 'Miracle on Ice'

     
    Thirty years ago today I was in a little town in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York watching a miracle unfold. We didn’t know that at the time. The reporters covering the Olympics thought we were just watching a......
  • Kings pregame: The state of hockey

     
    The Wild's home arena, the Xcel Energy Center (above), might be the best hockey arena in the NHL. It's a hockey-first venue, which means the sightlines were designed primarily for hockey, unlike many of the multi-use arenas around the NHL.......
  • Southern California man wins National Park Service volunteer of the year award

     
    The National Park Service recently announced that a Southern California volunteer has won the national George B. Hartzog Jr. award for outstanding volunteer service by an individual. Tony Valois, who lives at Circle X Ranch as a volunteer campground host,...
  • Bravo TV's 'Work of Art' favors emo-hipster backstabber Miles Mendenhall

     
    If little else, Bravo TV's "Work of Art" -- the new reality series set in the New York gallery scene -- proves that the art world is no different from just about every other profession: It's filled with sleaze, political......
  • Bloomingdale's Santa Monica gala goes for the heart

     
    Bloomingdale's opened in Santa Monica with a chic soiree Wednesday night to benefit the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute’s Women’s Heart Center. It was the first glimpse many people had gotten of the store -- one of the anchor retailers of the......
  • Report: Teen sex doesn’t cause bad grades

     
    From the Associated Press: LOS ANGELES — There's good news for parents who worry that their teenagers' sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative new study has found that teens in committed relationships do no better or worse in...