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  • 'Brave' slays 'Vampire Hunter,' debuts with strong $66.7 million

    'Brave' slays 'Vampire Hunter,' debuts with strong $66.7 million
    It was a highly animated weekend at the box office, as moviegoers spent more than $85 million to see both "Brave" and "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted." "Brave" is the 13th film from Pixar Animation to open in the No. 1 position at the multiplex, as...
  • Day Trip: Plenty to do on Christmas weekend

    National Harbor Christmas on the Potomac at Gaylord National Resort Visitors to the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor can marvel at the 60-foot glass tree, enjoy an indoor snowfall and walk through a winter wonderland sculpted by ice. The...
  • For Valentine's Day, Get Your Sweetie A...Cockroach?

    For Valentine's Day, Get Your Sweetie A...Cockroach?
    Not sure what to get your sweetheart for Valentine's Day?  The Bronx Zoo has a suggestion - how about a cockroach? The Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo is offering a fun way to make sure your loved knows just how much you care - with a roach...
  • Humpback Whales Are Singing A New Song

    Humpback Whales Are Singing A New Song
    A recently published study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and others reveals that humpback whales on both sides of the southern Indian Ocean are singing different tunes, unusual since humpbacks in the same ocean basin usually all sing very similar...
  • Burb's Eye View: A meeting with a mega mind Tom McGrath

    How do you know when you’ve made it? For Burbank’s Tom McGrath, it may have been when Angelina Jolie became starstruck by him. I met McGrath recently in the Starbucks located on the DreamWorks campus — they don’t like to call it a...
  • March 26: Midday Fix - Nielsen-Massey Vanillas

    March 26: Midday Fix - Nielsen-Massey Vanillas
    Nielsen-Massey Vanillas 1550 Shields Drive Waukegan http://www.nielsenmassey.com/ Vanilla Body Scrub Ingredients: 1 cup Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Sugar 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 or 2 drops of an essential oil such as...
  • Maryland law professor was adviser to Nobel laureate

    When University of Maryland law professor Larry Gibson was asked to become involved with the Liberian presidential campaign of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, he initially declined. But she ultimately won him over, and his efforts helped her become Africa's...
  • 'Ice Age: Continental Drift' has solid U.S. debut, but stuns abroad

    'Ice Age: Continental Drift' has solid U.S. debut, but stuns abroad
    20th Century Fox can chill out today, as the fourth installment of the studio's animated "Ice Age" franchise easily debuted in the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend. "Ice Age: Continental Drift," the only new movie to hit theaters nationwide this...
  • Gibson Guitar in settlement on illegal wood imports

     Gibson Guitar in settlement on illegal wood imports
    Gibson Guitar Corp. has agreed to pay a fine for illegally importing exotic wood from Madagascar and India, the U.S. government said Monday. Gibson will pay a $300,000 penalty to avoid criminal charges for importing ebony and rosewood in violation of the...
  • World watch

    China Ethnic violence between Muslim Uighurs and Han Chinese in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang region in far western China, led to more than 150 deaths, brought paramilitary troops out to restore order, and saw mosques closed and a curfew imposed....
  • 'Far Bright Star: A Novel' by Robert Olmstead, 'Inventing American History' by William Hogeland, 'Summer Will Show' by Sylvia Townsend Warner, 'Plants Don't Drink Coffee' by Unai Elorriaga, 'A Final Arc of Sky' by Jennifer Culkin

    Far Bright Star A Novel Robert Olmstead Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 208 pp., $23.95 "Thus far the summer of 1916 had been a siege of wrathy wind and heated air. Dust and light. Sand and light. Wind and light." So begins the story of Napoleon...