| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Get ticket discounts, visit dinosaurs, ride fast rides and chow down at a new Chickie’s and Pete’s restaurant when Dorney Park opens for the season Friday. Residents of Lehigh, Berks, Monroe, Carbon or Northampton counties can present...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:12 PM
With long arms, high shoulder blades and powerful fingers, the ancient creatures were built for climbing trees. But they also had long lower limbs, flat feet and a flexible lumbar spine that gave them a distinct evolutionary edge: They could cover long...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
Opens Sunday, March 17 , through March 23, at the Cinestudio in Hartford, at Trinity College, cinestudio.org
Members of PETA might not want to watch Happy People: A Year in the Taiga, the new documentary by Dmitry...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 11:53 PM
Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center Gallery, 225 Third Ave. S.E.: A pottery and ceramics show runs through March 16. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 605-...
| Mar 8, 2013
Neil Shubin has the wide, happy eyes of a Muppet and the casual, ingratiating prattle of a car salesman. His thick, graying hair lends gravitas. He has written a new book, and on a bitter afternoon in Hyde Park he is explaining to me how he writes....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Through the magic of technology, students at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School had the opportunity to tour and learn about the wildlife at Anza Borrego Desert State Park from the comfort of their classroom, Thursday.
State Park interpreter...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Renata Adler's first novel, "Speedboat," published in 1976, is that kind of book. The kind you buy multiple copies of to push on friends, the kind you dog-ear and mark up until it could line a hamster cage. A talisman, a weapon, a touchstone. For me, this...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:21 PM
ENGLEWOOD BEACH, Fla. - Paul Reinckens kicked slowly over the sandy bottom 30 feet deep in the Gulf of Mexico looking for triangular objects - not an easy task with visibility a mere four feet and this dive being his first underwater fossil hunt. But...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A powerful X-ray machine, that shines a light brighter than the sun, has helped science detectives determine the color of a 150-million-year-old feather that once belonged to an archaeopteryx, an ancient animal that shared traits with both birds and...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Syfy continues to augment its lineup with international series acquisitions, which is fine, as long as U.S. viewers don't mind a little "eh" in their accents. The latest pickups include a Saturday-night doubleheader consisting of "Sinbad," which...