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  • Book review: 'Eyes' with rare vision

    Book review: 'Eyes' with rare vision
    Shakespeare wrote that some people are born great and some achieve greatness, while others have greatness thrust upon them. "Open Your Eyes: 10 Uncommon Lessons to Discover a Happier Life" tells the story of a boy who might qualify for all three...
  • The Latest: 'Eyes' see hope; a sophomore smash

    The Latest: 'Eyes' see hope; a sophomore smash
    Open Your Eyes: 10 Uncommon Lessons to Discover a Happier Life Jake Olson and McKay Christensen Nelson Books; 206 pages Shakespeare wrote that some people are born great and some achieve greatness, while others have greatness thrust upon them. "Open...
  • A piano man walks into a bar ...

    A piano man walks into a bar ...
    On a quiet Tuesday evening in January, a familiar face walked into Palm Beach's Café L'Europe and grabbed a table next to David Crohan, the restaurant's house pianist. He heard patrons whispering the unexpected guest's name: Billy Joel. So Crohan, who...
  • Dolphins get stronger in trenches; sign OT Branden Albert and DT Earl Mitchell

    Dolphins get stronger in trenches; sign OT Branden Albert and DT Earl Mitchell
    DAVIE The Dolphins offensive line in 2013 was in shambles on and off the field. The franchise took steps to fortify the line by landing former Kansas City left tackle Branden Albert, a Pro Bowl selection regarded by many as the top player on the market,...
  • Reading the mind to reconstruct a face: Is dream reconstruction next?

    When one of us takes in another's face, it's like a party in the brain. Signals dart from region to region as we piece together the eyes, the mouth, the emotional expression, the degree of attraction or fear we may feel, the memory of a familiar feature...
  • Charla Nash: State Negligent In Chimp Attack

    Charla Nash: State Negligent In Chimp Attack
    I have not seen my daughter Briana's face in five years. Five long years. For me, this has been the most difficult part. I see her in my memories with a long dark ponytail. She grew her hair long so she could then cut it and donate it to charity. She...
  • 'Shooters' band together to keep MIA safe

    'Shooters' band together to keep MIA safe
    They love to hang out at airports and shoot planes – with cameras. Now a band shutterbugs is shoring up security at Miami International Airport by informing law enforcement anytime they spot something or someone suspicious. They have been...
  • Comprehensive eye exam can help detect glaucoma in early stages

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 53 and have never had trouble with my eyesight, but my mother has glaucoma, which I know increases my risk of getting it. Is there anything I can do to prevent glaucoma? How often should I have an eye exam? ANSWER: You're correct...
  • Bears want their retooled defense to be flexible

     Bears want their retooled defense to be flexible
    ORLANDO, Fla. — Jared Allen will hold up his Bears jersey and smile for the cameras Monday at Halas Hall when he's introduced as the newest member of their restructured defense. The sight of a five-time Pro Bowl defensive end framed by navy and...
  • Risk for macular degeneration goes up with age

    Risk for macular degeneration goes up with age
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 52 and have been diagnosed with dry macular degeneration. What could cause this in a person my age? ANSWER: No one knows exactly what causes macular degeneration, an eye disease that can lead to loss of sight in the center of...
  • Professor proposes slowing down automated trading

     Professor proposes slowing down automated trading
    In an era of high-speed, automated trading, a big debate rages over how to keep markets safe after several technology-related snafus scarred investors. Instead of cracking down on high-speed traders, a University of Chicago economist says he has a...