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  • Seminole's Tyrone Bouie makes oral commitment to Minnesota

    Seminole's Tyrone Bouie makes oral commitment to Minnesota
    Seminole defensive back Tyrone Bouie better buy a heavy coat. Bouie, ranked No. 22 in the Sentinel's Central Florida Top 100 recruits, orally committed to the University of Minnesota. He actually committed two weeks ago, but was keeping his decision a...
  • Food finesse

    Food finesse
    The way you prepare your food can be just as important as what food you eat. Is there any point in eating broccoli, for example, if you cook the life out of its natural carcinogen killers? On the other hand, some foods, such as tomatoes, may offer more...
  • William N. Lipscomb dies at 91; won Nobel Prize in chemistry

    William N. Lipscomb dies at 91; won Nobel Prize in chemistry
    William N. Lipscomb, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in chemistry for studies that were the first to explain the chemistry of the element boron and, in particular, those exotic combinations of boron and hydrogen called boranes, has died. He was 91....
  • Purpose in Life = Happiness

    Purpose in Life = Happiness
    Money and happiness get all of the ink, but living with purpose might be the truest and straightest line to health and happiness. Researchers in the cutting-edge field of positive psychology ("hey, let's study what is good about our brains and behavior...
  • CdM's Larson headed to Minnesota

    Corona del Mar High senior Garrett Larson has signed a national letter of intent to swim for the University of Minnesota. Larson finished third in the 200 individual medley and fourth in the 100 breaststroke last spring at the CIF Southern Section...
  • Ring in the season

    Ring in the season
    With twinkling Christmas lights, jingling sleigh bells and chestnuts roasting on open fires — not to mention inescapable holiday jewelry commercials hawking diamond rings — it's no wonder December reigns as the most popular month to pop the...
  • What's with 'come with'?

    What's with 'come with'?
    We Midwesterners have a way with words. And the rest of the country has a way of replying, "Say what?" Consider this e-mail from Northern Californian Carolyn Koehler, in response to an article about commonly mixed-up words. (More on the mixed-up words...
  • A reversal on carbs

    A reversal on carbs
    Most people can count calories. Many have a clue about where fat lurks in their diets. However, fewer give carbohydrates much thought, or know why they should. But a growing number of top nutritional scientists blame excessive carbohydrates — not...
  • Cleaning up your carb act: Where to begin

    Cleaning up your carb act: Where to begin
    Most Americans eat between 250 and 300 grams of carbohydrates a day, the equivalent of 1,000 to 1,200 calories. The Institute of Medicine, which sets dietary nutrient requirements, recommends 130 grams a day. Some, such as Dr. Frank Hu, professor of...
  • Bears win NFC North with 40-14 victory over Vikings

    Bears win NFC North with 40-14 victory over Vikings
    MINNEAPOLIS — The likely end of a Hall of Fame career. The first outdoor game in Minnesota in 29 years. A record-setting kick return. For the Bears, all of it paled in comparison with clinching the NFC North championship and their first playoff...
  • Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'

    Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'
    In "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" (Penguin Press, 2011), Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua describes child-rearing techniques that, as she puts it, "would seem unimaginable — even legally actionable — to Westerners." Reacting to a...