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  • TV Picks: Emily Heller, Vanessa Bayer, 'Danger 5,' 'The Divide'

    TV Picks: Emily Heller, Vanessa Bayer, 'Danger 5,' 'The Divide'
    "The Future With Emily Heller" and "Sound Advice With Vanessa Slater" (Above Average/YouTube). Two similarly structured, similarly themed good-things-in-small-packages series from the Broadway Video YouTube channel Above Average. (Lorne Michaels is the...
  • The joy of crafting food is a little miracle we can tap into again

    Images from my Instagram feed slide down the screen: glistening fruit in jars, pickles floating in dill-sprigged brine, wonky handcrafted breads, vinegars infused with herbs from the garden, tomato sauce put up in old wine bottles. Everybody proudly...
  • Nibali strikes again at Tour de France

    Nibali strikes again at Tour de France
    CHAMROUSSE, France, July 18  - Vincenzo Nibali put the hammer down on the Tour de France when the Italian snatched a solo win in the 13th stage in a mountaintop finish as Australian Richie Porte blew up in the heat on Friday. Astana rider Nibali went on...
  • Being spontaneous in your travels

    Being spontaneous in your travels
    Twenty years ago, I was on a train heading to Rothenburg to update the ultimate medieval town in Germany for my guidebook. I knew the town well and was anticipating a happy homecoming. The cute lanes would be filled with my readers, who cheered me on. I...
  • Ailing Talansky becomes latest Tour de France casualty

    (Reuters) - Severe back pain, two crashes and a chest infection forced American Andrew Talansky to become the latest top rider to abandon the Tour de France on Thursday. "I'm absolutely heartbroken. I built my season around the Tour, and the team has...
  • Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides at theme parks around the world

    Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides at theme parks around the world
    It already seems as though  2015 is shaping up as a great year for ride enthusiasts around the world: Several new theme parks are planned for Asia, and several major attractions are in the works for Europe. Consider this a tentative and fluid list of...
  • Pinot plays down Bardet rivalry ahead of Pyrenees

    CARCASSONNE France (Reuters) - Thibaut Pinot has played down an all-French rivalry with fellow youngster Romain Bardet by saying his compatriot is not his biggest threat for a rare home podium finish on the Tour de France. Pinot, who is fourth just...
  • BSkyB prepares to roll the dice again with European expansion

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Britain's BSkyB has agreed to pay $9 billion to buy the Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, taking its hunt for growth into Europe by creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers. Under the deal,...
  • For a 3-year-old boy, a risky operation may mean a chance to hear

    For a 3-year-old boy, a risky operation may mean a chance to hear
    Auguste is 3 years old, a charmer with big blue eyes, long lashes and a playful smile. He's wearing a T-shirt that says "Make some noise" and fiddling with his Etch A Sketch in a hospital exam room. But when a doctor reaches toward his temple, he...
  • Pizza with a pedigree

    Pizza review: Dough Bros.
    Pizza review: Dough Bros. Pizzeria and Sub Shop 400 N. State St. 312-600-9078 Rating: 2 1/2 (out of 4) A James Beard Award-wining chef baking by-the-slice, New York-style pizza in River North? Be still my heart. As an East Coast transplant, I am...
  • U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings

    U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings
    Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday. That’s the lowest the U.S. has been since August, when it was 19th....