| Nov 14, 2009
| 7:32 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2009
It's a kitchen degreaser. It's a window cleaner. It kills athlete's foot. Oh, and you can drink it.
Sounds like the old "Saturday Night Live" gag for Shimmer, the faux floor polish plugged by Gilda Radner. But the elixir is real. It has been approved...
| Dec 6, 2009
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...
| Jan 6, 2010
Faint, black out, swoon, pass out. They're all names for the same thing - a temporary loss of consciousness followed by a fairly rapid and complete recovery. It's frightening when it comes out of the blue, more so when it happens again and again. The...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 11:02 PM
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...
| Nov 30, 2010
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...
| Dec 8, 2010
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...
| Dec 20, 2010
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...
| Dec 20, 2010
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...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 10:16 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 9:28 PM
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...