| Mar 24, 2012
Drinkers the world over have been thrilled by the notion that resveratrol, a chemical found in red wine, might be some kind of anti-aging powerhouse.
The supposed wonder substance can make perilously chubby lab rats live as long as their slim...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Sacramento County is jump-starting a reward fund for information about who may have killed an 8th grade girl with $10,000.
Jessica Funk-Haslam was found dead near the ballpark in Rosemont park earlier this month. She attended Albert Einstein Middle...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Few nonfiction writers think bigger than Walter Isaacson, who has taken on subjects like Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. But when Apple founder Steve Jobs invited him in 2004 to write a complete and frank biography, Isaacson held...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:51 AM
1) Taft Apartments
The Taft celebrates its 100th birthday this year, and its staff plans to celebrate all year long. In its days as a hotel in the early part of the 20th Century guests like Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Babe Ruth and Lassie are...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
PREP TRACK & FIELD
FREDERICK, Md. — North Hagerstown’s Raven Jackson and Emily Ward both won events during the first day of the Maryland Class 3A West championships Wednesday at Tuscarora High School.
| May 17, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Hayley Freeman had reason to be stunned after she crossed the finish line in the girls 300-meter hurdles Thursday at the Maryland Class 3A West Track & Field Championships at Tuscarora High School.
After all, the South Hagerstown junior’s time (45....
| May 25, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Raven Jackson finally captured gold.
The North Hagerstown senior won the Class 3A girls triple jump at the Maryland State Track & Field Championships on Friday at Morgan State University.
Jackson’s winning mark of 36 feet, 4 1/2 inches came on her...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:51 PM
6-year-old Lori Anne Madison from Virginia is quite the smarty pants. She may be young, but she can spell with the best of them.
And she will; in this week's Scripps National Spelling Bee competition.
Madison is the youngest speller ever to be...
| May 31, 2012
| 11:32 AM
First, a favor: Can you please abandon your perusal of this page for just a second or so?
In that interval, we would appreciate it if you could glance at your hand. Right or left. Doesn't matter.
Just a glance. We'll wait.
Thanks. You saw, we assume,...
| Jun 10, 2012
How to Build an Android
The True Story ofPhilip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection
David F. Dufty
Henry Holt: 288 pp., $26
In 2005, at the edge of robotics, a curious project took shape: an android that was an eerily realistic copy of science fiction...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:33 PM
HOLTVILLE — Explaining physics is a challenging task, even more so if the audience is made up by second-grade students.
But Tuesday, Holtville High School seniors managed to use imagination and games to do exactly that as part of their final...