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  • Nearly half of Americans subscribe to a medical conspiracy theory

    Nearly half of Americans subscribe to a medical conspiracy theory
    Is there really a link between vaccine and autism, cellphones and cancer, the HIV virus and the CIA? Almost half of Americans believe the answer is yes for at least one of the many medical conspiracy theories that have circulated in recent years. And...
  • 'Left Behind' enhances typical zombie premise

    Topping many of 2013's "Best Of" lists, "The Last of Us" proved that there was still something worthwhile to drag out of the "let's shoot zombies in video games" trend. This action-adventure game put the focus on quiet, personal moments between the lead...
  • Hasn't science done enough harm to humanity?

    Every night before bed, I ask God to protect us from scientists. Apparently I haven't been praying hard enough, as I awoke the other morning to this headline: "Scientists revive giant 30,000-year-old virus from Siberian permafrost." I read on and...
  • You won't get foreclosed on by email - but scammers want you to believe you will

     
    The never-ending email scams targeting Lehigh Valley residents include a few new ones you should know about. I mentioned them briefly in today's Watchdog column, and can show you examples here. I've seen two versions of an email scam that......
  • Serena Williams dominates with football mentality

    It turns out Serena Williams isn't merely a figurehead as a minority owner of the Miami Dolphins. She is a closet linebacker who might well be an asset as a run stopper and pass rusher in Kevin Coyle's defense. That would have been Williams'...
  • Sony Open: Fort Lauderdale's Davis opens with win

    Sony Open: Fort Lauderdale's Davis opens with win
    A year ago it took another player’s misfortune for Lauren Davis to get into the Sony Open. This time the Fort Lauderdale resident is making her own breaks, riding a crest of the best tennis of her budding career that has seen her rise to No. 55 in...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 03/19/14 for 03/19/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Writer and actor Jorma Toccone was born in Berkeley, Calif., on this date in 1977. This birthday guy was a writer and occasional actor on "Saturday Night Live" from 2005-2013. He went on to write and direct the 2010 comedy "MacGruber" and...
  • Drugmaker reverses course, offers treatment to stricken 7-year-old

    Drugmaker reverses course, offers treatment to stricken 7-year-old
    A 7-year-old Virginia boy struggling with a serious infection began a potentially lifesaving drug treatment Wednesday after his family's awareness campaign went viral and spurred the FDA and a pharmaceutical company to fast-track a new drug trial....
  • Advances in electronic warfare fly under the public's radar

    As the Pentagon moves beyond the relatively low-tech wars in the Middle East and turns its attention to future national security challenges, it has doubled down on sophisticated new radar-jamming devices that aim to render adversaries' air defenses...
  • Executives target first-time cruisers at convention

    Executives target first-time cruisers at convention
    It wasn't the millions of passengers or the billions of dollars of revenue that cruise industry leaders wanted to talk about Tuesday at Cruise Shipping Miami, the world's largest cruise industry convention. Their primary target? That vacationer who...
  • Research inspired by swine flu wins $100,000 at Intel science fair

    Research inspired by swine flu wins $100,000 at Intel science fair
    A project that could point the way to a new class of drugs to treat influenza won the top prize Tuesday night at the Intel Science Talent Search, netting 17-year-old Eric S. Chen a cool $100,000. Chen, a senior at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego,...