| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:00 PM
I was done.
At 57, I had three cratered marriages behind me, all with intelligent women and mutually agreed upon endings that separated them from me and me from my money and a couple of nice homes.
It was like I was in the major leagues and just...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Are you looking for a new way to exercise or get fit while enjoying the outdoors? Check out dragon boating, one of the fastest-growing water sports in the Central Florida area. Dragon boating is a team water sport where 20 paddlers, a drummer and a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Finland’s Helsinki-filmi production company said it will be making the authorized movie about the life and work of Tom of Finland, the Finnish artist famous for his groundbreaking erotic images of gay men.
The company said at the Toronto...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Sometimes, when adapting history for the big screen, a few fabrications are required.
Take, for example, Irving Rosenfeld, the schlubby Bronx huckster Christian Bale plays in the period caper "American Hustle." A consummate swindler with a fondness...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:20 AM
PARK CITY, Utah — The Sundance Film Festival program guide describes "Happy Valley" as a documentary that "delves beneath the headlines to create a modern American parable of guilt, redemption and identity." It is all that but it is also something...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:39 PM
MOUNT KILIMANJARO, Tanzania — We started out dry, clean and happy. We knew that wasn’t how we would finish. But it didn’t matter. We were headed to the highest point in Africa.
We had come from Chicago, Los Angeles and various points...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:41 PM
In 2008, only eight years after taking up biking, Jim Long decided to do a bike trip in conjunction with the legendary Tour de France, a trip he saw as a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
"It was so much fun," he remembered, "we decided it was a twice-in-...
| Nov 3, 2013
NARENDRA NAGAR, India — I am a dharma disaster, a chakra calamity.
I cannot meditate. My inner hamster is a maniac, and my legs refuse to cross for that long. So when the saried woman with the serene kohled eyes tells me that I have a private...
| May 26, 2013
BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA — My face flushed cherry red and my sweat-soaked sundress clung to my body. I stood, elated, on a wooden platform at the summit of Mt. Warning, a jagged peak in the Gondwana rain forest. The mountain, in the far northeastern...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Free for iOS and Android
What it is: An app that orders pickup by a private car in more than 35 cities worldwide, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Name: MIO Alpha
What it is: A watch that takes your continuous pulse without a chest strap. This makes keeping your vital statistics during workouts easy while on the road. MIO Alpha lets you set heart rate (HR) zones for a workout and provides such...