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  • Bordeaux history notes

    Bordeaux history notes
    Bits and pieces about Bordeaux: •It sits on the Garonne River and has been an important port at least since Romans came here, about 56 BC. Before long, viticulture took root. •In 1154, England took control when Henry II ascended to the...
  • Tread carefully with treadmills

    Tread carefully with treadmills
    A treadmill desk would be detrimental to the aesthetics of our living room, so my wife won't let me have one. That's OK, though, because I love a good sit. I understand the perils of prolonged sitting, as a pile of new research shows just how bad it is;...
  • Mazda Miata MX-5 roadster coming in September

    Mazda Miata MX-5 roadster coming in September
    Mazda plans to show off the next generation MX-5 Miata roadster at simultaneous events in Japan, Spain and the U.S. this September. The small Japanese automaker reinvented the two-seat roadster class of cars when it introduced the rear-wheel-drive...
  • Parents give mixed reviews to school iPad program

    Parents give mixed reviews to school iPad program
    Students and teachers in Downers Grove elementary schools have reported to the school district that they are happy using iPads in class and that the devices have had a positive impact on learning. Downers Grove School District 58 officials surveyed...
  • Neon Trees pops back into superstar status

    Neon Trees was riding high in the pop world on the success of its second album, "Picture Show," and the hit single, "Everybody Talks," when its tour came to an abrupt and premature halt. After a particularly frustrating show in Las Vegas in 2012,...
  • Caldwell must demand better of Lions

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Detroit Lions - INSIDE SLANT Discipline in Detroit. That is what Lions fans are expecting out of new head coach Jim Caldwell, who inherits an impressive, but under-achieving, defensive line that includes Ndamukong...
  • Packers head to camp with plenty on plate - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Green Bay Packers - INSIDE SLANT With a defense streamlined by defensive coordinator Dom Capers and an offense looking for help to support star quarterback Aaron Rodgers, head coach Mike McCarthy has plenty issues to...
  • Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein

    Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein
    Joseph Epstein knows who he is; and by the end of "A Literary Education and Other Essays," should you make it that far, you will, too. In fact it will have become apparent, well before the final essay in this collection, that Epstein is a cultural and...
  • Germany may allow publication of 'Mein Kampf'

    "Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Envy, race hatred, and the pre-history of the Holocaust." So asks and answers the well-known author Gotz Aly in his recent book published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, and I suppose all this...
  • Lovebirds with different sleep patterns? Learn to compromise

    Lovebirds with different sleep patterns? Learn to compromise
    Frederick Brown wakes up at 7 a.m. — eager, alert and ready to go. His wife, Cynthia LaJambe, on the other hand, is a classic night owl. "You've heard of the night owls and the larks, I imagine? The larks twitter in the morning and drive the...
  • From the courts and classrooms of the Peninsula, insight on the shaping of Virginia law

    An important, if often overlooked, General Assembly debate on legal philosophy can trace some of its roots to the classrooms of William and Mary and courtrooms across Hampton Roads. Or so it seems, listening to state Sen. Tommy Norment, R-James City, in...