| May 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The hand is quicker than the eye, according to David Kwong, magic consultant for the upcoming film "Now You See Me" from Summit Entertainment. But that's not the only trick behind how the film's central characters — a gang of four magicians played...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Aberdeen: Funeral services for Ione M. Green will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 502 S. Lincoln St., in Aberdeen. The Rev. Tom Haggar will be presiding. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Aberdeen....
| Feb 16, 2013
Dear Amy: I have a niece who is 18. She and I are "friends" on Facebook.
The other day on my news feed, a video she posted of a pornographic nature (nudity and sexual activity involving a male stripper) popped up.
This is not the first time she has...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:31 PM
At a Whitney Young Magnet High School pep rally today, the school band, cheerleaders and dance team pumped up the crowd, and the young men being honored raised their arms to gesture for more noise.
It was not your usual chess team event.
But after the...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Ruth M. Walker, 84, of Chambersburg, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at Chambersburg Hospital.
Born March 26, 1928, in Mercersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William H. and Florence V. Keadle Clark.
Ruth attended Mercersburg Public...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Having passed its toughest road test of the season to date -- a 73-72 victory against then-No. 1 Connecticut on the Huskies on-campus arena -- the Notre Dame womens basketball team faces another extreme challenge -- playing on perennial national power...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 6:36 PM
This Tuesday, the Costa Mesa City Council will revisit the appointment of one planning commissioner and select four new members of the Parks and Recreation Commission.
Based on the council majority's initial appointments a few weeks ago, I think we can...
| May 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In Part 2 of our conversation about the intricacies of puzzle creation, Rich Norris, who supplies our daily crossword, and his editor, James Lower, discuss how the games are made.
Q. Rich, the crossword credit line includes names besides yours. What...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Kansas students helped a grandmaster chess champion play his way into the record books.
Timur Gareev, 25, played simultaneous chess matches in Lindsborg Wednesday, blindfolded. Forty students faced off against the North American Open Chess Champion from...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:32 AM
My life is loud, but I like quiet. My children are vocal, and sometimes the only quiet I can achieve is if my children are strapped into their child-safety seats watching a movie or playing a game on the iPad.......
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Have you played the new $3 Red Hot Crossword game from the Florida Lottery? I bought my first tickets at the 7-Eleven at U.S. Highway 17-92 and Airport Boulevard in Sanford. I revealed my letters, but when I started to play the game, I could not scratch...