| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:01 PM
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El hosts its fifth annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday, giving congregants "opportunities to be Jewish with their hands."
Congregants as well as community members are invited to participate in one of eight projects, ranging from...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Two halves of the same turtle's arm bone were discovered almost 200 years apart, according to a new study.
A fossil miracle? Totally.
"When two pieces of a fossil fit together, they fit perfectly like a puzzle piece," said Jason Schein, an...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:16 PM
What I will remember most about Harold Ramis is his smile — always there in his work, ever playing across his face. Even when the writer/actor/director was trying to look serious, his eyes twinkled and a grin tugged at the corners of his mouth. As...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Earth Day is April 22, and Disney's Animal Kingdom park will be celebrating with its annual Party for the Planet event.
This year's celebration will teach guests what they can do to make their backyards wildlife-friendly, as well as ways to connect...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Scientists have found a 20-foot whale that can dive an astonishing 1.8 miles beneath the ocean - a record for a mammal.
The record was reported this week in the journal Plos One.
The miraculous, extreme-diving whale is known as Cuvier's beaked whale...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Tilda Swinton has always exuded an otherworldly aura. Maybe it's the pale, almost translucent skin that highlights her steely blue eyes. She speaks with such rabid intelligence that even a casual conversation sounds like it was scripted by Dorothy Parker....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:40 PM
The next time you're relaxing poolside at the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, you could be helping to give back to the community.
On Tuesday, the resort unveiled three new poolside cabanas whose rentals will partly benefit the Guy Harvey...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Throwback Sundays promise a blast from the past for young Cubs fans this season.
During Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary celebration, each homestand is themed to one of the 10 decades in the ballpark’s existence.
The Cubs and the visiting teams...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:13 AM
It’s not often that the Broward Center for the Performing Arts offers a concert by a singer whose songs are heard among the thumpy pop hits on Y100, but there are all kinds of new things going on at the big house on the New River.
To be sure, it&...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Documentary filmmaker Susan Rockefeller's eponymous ocean-inspired jewelry line is filled with treasures inspired by an overworked sea. Sea creatures carefully crafted in gold, silver and precious gems are the tools she uses to spotlight the plight of our...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:03 PM
St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church continued the tradition of holding its Good Friday Way of the Cross celebration throughout Little Italy.
Francene Bradford has attended the procession since it began in 2002. The Eastwood resident, who grew up...