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Easter

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  • Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad

    Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad
    When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult reelection campaign—placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and...
  • Mediterranean and Asian flavors join together for spectacular Easter roast lamb

    Lamb rates high among home cooks planning a family Easter feast. After all, the meat symbolizes celebration and springtime, a season when some of the best lamb is available in the markets. But how do you cook your lamb for an Easter dinner? That's a...
  • Cracking the egg shell hassle

    Cracking the egg shell hassle
    Q: When I boil eggs I get variable results, sometime the shells are easy to remove other times they stick tightly to the whites.  Is there a trick?  I would like this year's colored Easter eggs to be easy to shell. --Andrew Maselli, Chicago A: The...
  • Microsoft's Clippy returns in Windows Phone 8.1 'Easter egg'

    Microsoft's Clippy returns in Windows Phone 8.1 'Easter egg'
    Microsoft has sneaked Clippy, one of its most beloved and hated characters, into the latest version of its mobile software. Recently, the Redmond, Wash., tech company unveiled Windows Phone 8.1 and released it to developers. Among the new features is...
  • Retail Therapy: See our sailors off to sea

    Set sail for Newport: Visitors are welcome to view the 65th Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race starting at 11 a.m. April 25 off the Balboa Pier. The last boat is expected to pass by at 1:30 p.m. More than 130 boats enter the competition, which...
  • Behind the Scenes of Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl

    Outside of the network that carries the NFL's big game, no media outlet gets more mileage out of Super Bowl weekend than Animal Planet with its Puppy Bowl. The pre-taped special that began as a tongue-in-cheek alternative to the broadcast that is...
  • Q&A: KSRA

    Q&A: KSRA
    As a child, Rachel Thomas was fascinated with breaking things because she likes to, in her own words, “test boundaries.”   Recording and performing under the name KSRA, the 29-year-old Logan Square resident does the same with her genre-defying...
  • The top 5 new sex toys of 2014

    The top 5 new sex toys of 2014
    The future of sex toys is high tech. A recent New York Times story (yes, they cover sex toys now), highlighted items such as the RealTouch, a "USB-connected sex toy said to have been designed by a NASA engineer that promises 'interactive sex' with...
  • Battle of the Olympic athlete video parodies

    Battle of the Olympic athlete video parodies
    Ah, the Olympic athlete parody video. Since the U.S. swimmers made it popular in 2012 with the "Call Me Maybe" spoof, it's up to the 2014 competitors to raise the bar. Since this is the Winter Games, we present reviews in the style of figure skating...
  • Apple, Samsung, others commit to anti-theft tools for smartphones

    Apple, Samsung, others commit to anti-theft tools for smartphones
    Many of the world's top phone manufacturers, including Apple and Samsung, announced that they have committed to include basic anti-theft tools for smartphones made after July 2015 for sale in the U.S. Google, Microsoft, Nokia, HTC and several others...
  • Wonderworks: Free Easter-egg hunt planned

    Wonderworks: Free Easter-egg hunt planned
    WonderWorks will play host to its first Easter egg hunt this weekend. The event, which starts at 8 a.m. Sunday, is free, but it's limited to 150 children between the ages of 3 and 12. The hunt is scheduled to end at 9 a.m. Children, divided into...