| Jul 13, 2011
To an Alzheimer's patient, there's nothing funny about forgetting to turn off the oven, losing a telephone number or misplacing books from the library. But turning those mishaps into punch lines might turn out to be therapeutic.
The idea that...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Rabbi Barry Silver
Title: Spiritual leader, Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor, Lake Worth.
Other job experience: Public-interest attorney; former member, Florida House of Representatives, district 89, west Boca Raton and west Delray Beach.
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Hundreds of graduates, along with their principal, bid farewell Thursday to four years at Glendale Unified High School.
More than 600 graduates dressed in red and black caps and gowns took center stage at Moyse Stadium as they prepared to move on to...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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)...
| 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...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:52 AM
As children go from elementary to junior high school, the desire to tan grows stronger while the habit of using sunscreen goes out the window, according to a survey — potentially raising the risk of getting deadly skin cancer later on.
| 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...