| Feb 21, 2012
Tatyana Ali appeared on "Sesame Street" when she was 6 and "Star Search" when she was 7, but nothing prepared her for the day when a school bus pulled up as she was walking down the street.
She was 12, a newly minted star of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"...
| Jan 29, 2012
The ancient story of Samson and Delilah shows how important a man's hairstyle can be. The tale has inspired sculptors, composers and screenwriters, and Samson's long locks are part of a long list of classic men's hairstyles. What follows is a look at...
| Jan 18, 2012
As Southern celebrity chef Paula Deen certainly knows by now, people with Type 2 diabetes are routinely blamed for causing their disease by eating junky food and making unhealthy lifestyle choices.
Known for high fat recipes that raise the risk for...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:05 PM
What do vampires do after massacring a wedding reception? Plan for world domination, of course.
After last week's monstrously ridiculous episode, this week was a bit more sedate. For "True Blood" that means a graphic sex scene, double Sams (seriously)...
| Nov 28, 2010
It's hard to imagine that the reading of picture books could be controversial, but this fall saw a considerable kerfuffle over a story in the New York Times that declared picture books to be in decline. In the midst of a perfectly respectable news story...
| 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...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 9:23 PM
My grandpa is almost 96 years old. He has two children, four grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Until just a few months ago, he was not alone, either. He had grandma. She passed away at age 94. I used to think that my grandparents must have done...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 8:14 AM
It's Monday morning, so you know what that means: It's time for Donald Trump to say outrageous things on "Fox & Friends"!
Once again, he did not disappoint. In between calling President Barack Obama "this guy," Trump managed to take on OPEC ("There's...
| Oct 15, 2011
Lanny Ebenstein wants you to vote to kneecap the state's public workers unions by banning their right to collective bargaining. Other measures scrambling to qualify for the November 2012 ballot would drop the hammer specifically on public employees'...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:34 PM
"Steve Jobs: A Biography" seems to be arriving in time for Christmas - with any luck, to accompany the iPad3....
| Aug 17, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Ask David Tennant how he feels about having a Wikipedia biographical entry that is several times longer than say, Albert Einstein's, and the former “Doctor Who” doesn't miss a beat. “I think that's RIGHT and proper,” he chortles in...