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  • Huh? Scientists find a version in each of 10 languages studied

    Huh? Scientists find a version in each of 10 languages studied
    Humans speak many languages, but we may be united in our confusion. A new study examined languages from around the world and discovered what they say could be a universal word: "Huh?" Researchers traveled to cities and remote villages on five...
  • At L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Event, Netflix Is the New Black

    Netflix made a splash with Emmy nominations, it's about to embark on an Oscar campaign, and on Saturday they were front and center on the philanthropic circuit. The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, at its annual anniversary gala, honored the streaming...
  • John H. Offermans June 20, 1929 - October 27, 2013

    John H. Offermans  June 20, 1929 - October 27, 2013
    Longtime La Caņada resident John Offermans, 84, passed away on October 27, 2013 from complications following a stroke. John was born Johannes Hubertus Offermans in the town of Amstenrade, province of Zuid-Limburg (South Limburg), the Netherlands, on...
  • HBO Europe Unleashes 'The Pack' in Poland

    LONDON -- HBO Europe is following its success with Agnieszka Holland's miniseries "Burning Bush" with another original drama, thriller/drama series "Wataha" (The Pack). The Polish-language skein, which will comprise six one-hour episodes, centers on a...
  • Frankfort thanks workers for quick response to storms

    Frankfort thanks workers for quick response to storms
    Mayor Jim Holland praised Frankfort officials Monday for their swift response a day earlier to the fierce storms that largely spared the village. "We've all seen what devastation these storms caused to communities before they got to Frankfort,"...
  • Frankfort hit by storm, but spared devastation

    Frankfort hit by storm, but spared devastation
    Farmer Charles Kestel was at his home near Frankfort when he heard a tornado was heading toward nearby Manhattan Sunday afternoon. "They said it would be from Manhattan, then it would go to New Lenox," Kestel recalled Monday. "I think, "OK, it's just...
  • Unlike neighboring towns, Frankfort relatively spared from storm

    Unlike neighboring towns, Frankfort relatively spared from storm
    Farmer Charles Kestel said he was at his home near Frankfort when he heard a tornado was heading toward nearby Manhattan Sunday afternoon. “They said it would be from Manhattan, then it would go to New Lenox,” Kestel recalled this afternoon....
  • Is Europe headed for divorce?

     Is Europe headed for divorce?
    Now that the German elections are over, Germany and France will launch a great initiative to save the European project. Marking the centennial of 1914 and World War I, this will contrast favorably with the weak and confused leadership under which Europe...
  • Netflix, Disney Expand Deal for Netherlands

    Netflix obtained exclusive subscription video-on-demand rights to additional Disney titles for its just-launched streaming service in the Netherlands, starting in 2014. Under expanded pact with Mouse House, Netflix has exclusive subscription VOD rights...
  • Nationwide cruise sales event runs through Oct. 27

    Thinking of taking a cruise soon? If so, you're in luck, as many cruise operators are now offering discounts and incentives to woo travelers into cabins for holiday cruises or early 2014 sailings. Starting Sunday, consumers will find bargains aplenty...
  • Baltimore-area nonprofits highlight the power of philanthropy

    Baltimore-area nonprofits highlight the power of philanthropy
    Say the word "philanthropist" and the names of the wealthy and powerful come to mind. But philanthropists don't need to make million-dollar gifts to help change lives. Many nonprofits in the Baltimore area thrive by receiving many small gifts —...