| Dec 3, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Sorry for the delay on the links today — I traveled to Charlotte to cover the ACC title game, and it's been pretty hectic. Here are your Magic and NBA links from around the Interwebs. 1. Orlando Magic's Vince Carter is trying to leave shots for...
| Nov 14, 2010
Don't miss the Toontown roller coaster, somebody said. Don't bother with Toontown, somebody else said. Don't risk the Matterhorn with a first-grader, somebody said. Don't miss the Matterhorn with a first-grader, somebody else said.
"Absolutely," I said....
| Feb 4, 2011
| 5:41 PM
"No Passengers Beyond This Point"
By Gennifer Choldenko
Dial, $16.99, ages 10-14
In the beginning, we're in familiar middle-school territory. Three children are moving and unhappy about it. India, 14, wants cool clothes and friends. Her brother, Finn,...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 1:36 PM
Rewind your DVD player back five years ago to 2006. The U.S. won some gold medals during the Winter Olympics in Italy, Pluto got dumped as a planet, bird flu was rampant, and social networking took over the world. More importantly, at a...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:31 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Brian Bloom was born in Long Island, N.Y. on this day in 1970. This birthday guy owns the distinction of being the youngest winner of a Daytime Emmy when he won for his work on the soap "As the World Turns" in 1985. His film credits...
| Oct 18, 2011
Andrew A. "Andy" Dantzler, an optical engineer who was program area manager for civilian space at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, died Thursday of cardiac arrest at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The longtime Sykesville resident was 49....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:02 AM
If you became enthralled by happenings in the sky after watching last week's solar event, the transit of Venus in which the planet treks across the face of the sun, head to the observatories in the following cities for more stargazing.
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:32 AM
Disney Cruise Line today announced one of the new interactive features aboard the forthcoming Disney Fantasy will be an adventure game starring The Muppets.
Kermit, Miss Piggie, Fozzie, Gonzo and Animal headline a Muppet cast in "The Case of the Stolen...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:34 PM
We believed Pluto was a planet, but we were wrong. We thought that Lindsay Lohan could eventually come out of rehab clean, but we were wrong there too. And now another scientific breakthrough is trashing our mindset: women are better at parking than men. ...
| Jan 15, 2012
Russia's Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, a Mars probe that malfunctioned, is expected to fall back into Earth's atmosphere as early as this weekend. It will crash to our planet's surface, but is unlikely to hurt anyone on the ground. These 10 facts won't hurt...
| May 11, 2009
Venetia Phair, who was 11 years old when she suggested Pluto as the name of the newly discovered planet, has died in England. She was 90.
She died at home in Epsom, south of London, on April 30, her family said. The cause of death was not disclosed....