| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:10 AM
After a spate of bad publicity over the use of an ingredient also used in the making of yoga mats, Subway confirmed that the chemical will be removed from all of its breads in a week.
The sandwich chain earlier this year drew criticism after a food...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Homeowners today have many options when it comes to window treatments.
From blinds to shades, to curtains and drapes, the choices are almost endless. Yet, interior designers say a few trends are rising to the top of homeowners’ wish lists....
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper.
Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
| May 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It was a fading Friday afternoon in the peaceful valley northwest of Los Angeles, and that meant Marion Leeman and friends were perched along the slow-moving downtown strip with their usual signs.
"Working together for harmony and peace," one read....
| May 20, 2014
Michael Hawley's father was in the Coast Guard, his uncles served in Vietnam, and his grandfather served in World War II.
His great-grandfather was a major general, a top-ranked Army surgeon during World War II. In fact, Hawley can trace his ancestors'...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Swiss artist H.R. Giger, whose otherworldly imagery was prized by science-fiction aficionados, was plagued by nightmares as a child.
As an adult, his nights were more peaceful. "I could heal myself," he said in a 2011 CNN interview, "through doing my...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:24 PM
A blog item I did a few months ago that mentioned a local nude-yoga group proved popular, and the instructor is now offering a meet-and-greet for those who want to learn more without going au naturel. NuReveal yoga instructor Luna Phoenix will be at the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Recently, a middle school in Evanston, Ill., made headlines for the uproar generated by the administration's proposed ban on leggings and yoga pants.
The pants were deemed too distracting for a school environment, but parents, students and even members...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:31 AM
At a recent poetry night at Maryville Academy's Bartlett campus, 17-year-old Charlene used words to express her pain over a boy who broke her heart.
"This can't be the same dude that once made me smile," she read as her peers looked on, ending the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Maria Rodale is the third generation to lead Rodale Inc., the independent publisher of health and environmental books and magazines in Pennsylvania. Her grandfather started Organic Gardening Magazine, and she is a longtime organic advocate but says she...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:43 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Monday that legalizes a form of medical marijuana touted as way to help relieve symptoms for children with epilepsy and cancer patients.
The Republican-controlled Legislature made a policy about-face this...