| Dec 31, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County's chess team placed second this week in an international chess competition and will next compete in a championship to determine the top college chess team in the U.S.
The Pan-American Intercollegiate Team...
| Nov 7, 2013
The rubber duck and chess were selected for the U.S. National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday.
They were chosen from among 12 finalists including bubbles, Clue, Fisher-Price Little People, little green army men, Magic 8 Ball, My Little Pony, Nerf toys, Pac-...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Stray rays of sunlight streamed through an expanse of windows at the Maple Park Community Center, reflecting on hundreds of black and white chess pieces awaiting competition.
The competitors, aged from kindergarten to high school, entered the center&...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:00 PM
With her candidly quotable, cutely gif-able kookiness, on screen and off, there may be no actress who seems more of right now than Jennifer Lawrence — she's been declared the queen of Tumblr after all. So it is of note when in the new "American...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:27 PM
In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, we asked our critics to list the best of culture in 2013 in tweet form:
SPRING BREAKERS loops between raging party & spaced-out bummer, fun & its consequences. Smart about being dumb, it's of &...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:29 PM
“Try; you can hear the thinking through the walls,” King Henry II says in the solid-as-a-rock Palm Beach Dramaworks production of “The Lion in Winter” playing through Jan. 5 in West Palm Beach.
We almost feel that we can. For...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Well, another $500,000 wasted by the Glendale City Council.
In the early 2000s, the City Council unanimously approved that allocation to develop a “chess park” and it was opened in 2005 with a ceremony that promised regular use as Glendale...
| May 3, 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness director J.J. Abrams, and stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana and Benedict Cumberbatch, will appear on-air on MTV this Wednesday, May 8, at 7:56pm ET to introduce an exclusive clip from Star Trek Into Darkness, the...
| May 1, 2013
“Iron Man 3″ brings several Marvel characters to the big screen for the first time, among them Dr. Maya Hansen, ......
| Jul 2, 2013
“New York Times” Best-Selling Author Debbie Macomber Cedar Cove TV series comes to Hallmark Channel July 20 What a burst of sunshine. New York Times best-selling author Debbie Macomber is one of those people who always see the glass as half...
| Sep 12, 2013
Russian president Vladimir Putin has an op-ed about Syria in today's New York Times A Plea for Caution From Russia This prompted former world chess champion and chairman of the Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov to tweet: I hope Putin......