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  • Maryland Family's summer-camp guide 2015

    Maryland Family's summer-camp guide 2015
    It's time to start thinking about summer camp, and this guide, which is a special advertising section of the Baltimore Sun Media Group, is an invaluable resource for Baltimore-area families. Anne Arundel County Abrakadoodle Art Education Various...
  • British researchers tell Americans how to load a dishwasher? UNACCEPTABLE!

    British researchers tell Americans how to load a dishwasher? UNACCEPTABLE!
    There are few things more purely American than arguing over the best way to load a dishwasher. It is written in the Constitution (I forget which page) that each member of a household is granted the inalienable right to have his or her own particular style...
  • Justice Sotomayor questions deference to lower courts in death penalty cases

    Justice Sotomayor questions deference to lower courts in death penalty cases
    The state of Oklahoma killed a man Thursday night, the first since it botched the execution of another convicted murderer last year. This time, state officials said they would get it right, though the condemned man's protestation that “it hurt. It...
  • Abandoned 1882 rifle sparks archaeological quest in Nevada

    There it was, abandoned for the ages, propped up against a juniper tree in far-eastern Nevada's Snake Mountains, a Winchester Model 1873 repeating rifle: the gun, as legend goes, that won the American West. For archaeologist Eva Jensen, it's something...
  • Teachers need to know the foundations of reading

    Teachers need to know the foundations of reading
    The Committee for Change, a sub-committee of the Learning Disabilities of Greater Baltimore, is working along with other educators and state lawmakers on legislation that would create a task force to study teacher training programs this session. After...
  • Scientists: Human activity has pushed Earth beyond 4 of 9 'planetary boundaries'

    At the rate things are going, the Earth in the coming decades could cease to be a "safe operating space" for human beings. That is the conclusion of a new paper published Thursday in the journal Science by 18 researchers trying to gauge the breaking...
  • A little help from your friends just increases pain

    A little help from your friends just increases pain
    Maybe misery doesn’t love company. When physical pain is involved, having an equally suffering friend nearby just makes you feel worse, according to a study published online Thursday in the journal Current Biology. The study wasn’t aimed...
  • Broward County

    First Sunday of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jazz Brunch Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Listen to the soulful sounds from local jazz artists on four stages. Brunch will be served in the Einstein Reception Room and in the Peck Courtyard, where one of three...
  • All science is not equal

    All science is not equal
    Science has come a long way from the days when we believed the universe revolved around the Earth, lobotomies were the best treatment for depression and germs didn't exist. But while you probably won't read any studies of alchemy or bloodletting in...
  • Ornithologist studies bird lice for answers on pathogens and evolution

    PHILADELPHIA When Jason Weckstein looks at a bird, he doesn't see just a creature with feathers that flies. He sees the bird as a teeming community of tiny creatures, some of which live and feast on its feathers, or that roam more widely and engage in...
  • Former Gov. Bob McDonnell ruminates on career gone awry

    About a month after his corruption conviction, former Gov. Bob McDonnell paid a quiet visit to the home of an old friend. McDonnell and Liz Reiley had seen each other just once since middle school, yet their emotions poured out as he consoled her over...