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  • 'Glee' recap: 100th Episode, Part 1

    'Glee' recap: 100th Episode, Part 1
    "Glee" brought back a bunch of awesome old facesĀ for the first part of its two-part special. The episode starts by pitting two of its most successful grads, Rachel and Mercedes, against each other. One is a future Broadway starlet; the other, a...
  • Drone economy: Can we innovate out of the mess?

    Drone economy: Can we innovate out of the mess?
    We innovated ourselves into this mess. Can we innovate our way out of it? Last week I wrote of how technological advances and the push for greater efficiency have produced a drone economy. Productivity and U.S. household wealth are at all-time highs,...
  • Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted

    Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted
    Goucher College sent congratulatory emails to the parents of 60 applicants on March 12 telling them their children had been admitted. The message from the small liberal arts college in Towson contained the words every parent of a high school senior...
  • Severna Park native and Delaware coach Bob Shillinglaw reflects on being first to coach 600 career men's lacrosse games

    Severna Park native and Delaware coach Bob Shillinglaw reflects on being first to coach 600 career men's lacrosse games
    Delaware's Bob Shillinglaw recently became the first coach in men's college lacrosse to coach 600 career games. The Severna Park native and graduate may not have envisioned such longevity, but he always knew he would be a coach. “I was very,...
  • Friday's college and local multi-sport roundup: Tribe scores 31 runs in baseball romp

    Colleges: Baseball: Charley Gould had five hits, scored four runs and drove in nine in William and Mary’s 31-1 win over Iona on Friday at Plumeri Park. It was the second-highest run total in school history for the Tribe, which already has hit...
  • The man who made Colonial Williamsburg's gardens world-famous

    The man who made Colonial Williamsburg's gardens world-famous
    WILLIAMSBURG — Just 18 days after forming Colonial Williamsburg Inc. and the Williamsburg Holding Corporation on Feb. 27, 1928, preservation pioneer W.A.R Goodwin made one of his most important hires. Over the following 13 years, landscape...
  • Georges Garinther, civilian engineer

    Georges Garinther, civilian engineer
    Georges R. Garinther, a retired Army civilian engineer who studied ordnance noise and once examined the acoustics of the John F. Kennedy assassination, died March 9 of complications from heart disease and Alzheimer's disease at his daughter's Havre de...
  • California: Happy Pi Day! Best ways to celebrate 3.14

    California: Happy Pi Day! Best ways to celebrate 3.14
    Friday is Pi Day -- the Greek letter that represents the mathematical number 3.14159 (etc.)-- a thoroughly American invention with more happening than you might think. The day may not merit a stop at the mall for a gift (unless you're buying something...
  • Friday's 3/14 local schedule (updated Friday AM with many basketball matchups)

    COLLEGES Men’s basketball MEAC semifinals (at Norfolk Scope Arena): No. 4 Norfolk State vs. No. 1 N.C. Central, 6 No. 7 Coppin State vs. No. 3 Morgan State, 8 Conference USA semifinals (in El Paso, Texas): No. 3 Middle Tennessee vs. No. 2 Tulsa, 4...
  • This robot fish with sea-green skin swims like the real deal [video]

    This robot fish with sea-green skin swims like the real deal [video]
    Think of a robot. Chances are you imagined one with legs like C-3PO of "Star Wars" fame or something with wheels like NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity. Neither of these rigid body types are particularly flexible and certainly can’t move through...
  • Japan-China tension has U.S. walking a fine line

    Japan-China tension has U.S. walking a fine line
    HARBIN, China — Visitors to the newest museum in this frigid northeastern Chinese city enter through a quaint facade affixed to the modern shell of the main train station. No bigger than a 7-Eleven, the museum could easily be mistaken for a...