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  • 'Heads Up' gives great intro to Psychology

    Humans are an enigma, and psychologists are constantly trying to fully comprehend our brains and behavior. "Heads Up Psychology," written by Marcus Weeks with the aid of consultant Dr. John Mildinhall, is one of four new books from DK's new teen...
  • Kittleman for county executive

    Kittleman for county executive
    There may be no race in the state (up to and including that for governor) that pits two so well qualified candidates against each other as the contest for Howard County Executive. Republican Allan Kittleman and Democrat Courtney Watson are both...
  • Ask the Mompreneur: Boost sales by using the psychology of business

    When you own a business, you're in sales. And when you're in sales, you're in the business of human psychology. Whether you're selling candles on Etsy, peddling T-shirts out of the trunk of your car, or inking million-dollar consulting deals, your...
  • 'Book of Life' Score Represents a Series of Firsts for Composer Gustavo Santaolalla

    The score for "The Book of Life" represents several precedents for two-time Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla: It's his first animated feature; the first time he worked with a large orchestra (90 pieces); and the first time he used a choir....
  • Losing faith in Obama

    Losing faith in Obama
    When presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left...
  • 'Gotham' recap, 'Viper'

    'Gotham' recap, 'Viper'
    Another day, another mass panic in Gotham.  In the episode titled “Viper,” Stan Potolsky, a biochemist with the heart of an evil philosopher, unleashed a potent drug on Gotham. Viper induced euphoria and super human strength, followed by a...
  • Towson professor explores whether social media have left us disconnected

    Towson professor explores whether social media have left us disconnected
    Towson University professor Andrew Reiner is concerned that the desire to be "liked" online has bled into the real-life interactions of some of his students. He wants to change that. Reiner, a lecturer in English in Towson's Honors College, says...
  • Conservatives Favor Fox News, While Liberals Trust CNN, NPR, MSNBC - Study

    The most ardent conservatives overwhelmingly favor Fox News as a trusted source of information, while the strongest liberals tend to place their faith in a broader array of news outlets , but not in one over others, according to a new study on media...
  • One of two Canadian soldiers run over by suspected militant dies

    One of two Canadian soldiers run over by suspected militant dies
    The fatal attack on a Canadian soldier by a suspected Islamic militant in Quebec was "clearly linked to terrorist ideology," Canada's public safety minister said on Tuesday. It was the first fatal attack on Canadian soil involving Islamic militants, and...
  • Personal stories and solidarity mark HopeWorks event for domestic violence prevention

    Dawn Root's life took a serendipitous turn two years ago, one that eventually brought her to Columbia this week to talk about her mother's death. She spoke as an advocate and survivor Tuesday at the fifth annual candlelight vigil held by HopeWorks at the...
  • Giants' blueprint for success isn't easily deciphered

    The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill. The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...