| 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.
| Sep 5, 2011
Thyra Zerhusen was browsing the magazine rack at a cafe in San Francisco this year when she picked up a German-language magazine. The cover profiled the world's most influential Germans, naming politicians, athletes and celebrities -- even the pope....
| Sep 24, 2011
Burbank d. Crescenta Valley, 23-25, 21-25, 25-14, 25-22, 16-14: Despite dropping the first two games, the Bulldogs battled back to take three straight and win the Pacific League match Thursday at home.
Stephanie Eskander paced...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:00 AM
The news from the European Institute for Particle Physics is that Albert Einstein may have been wrong ("Faster than light", Sept. 23). The speed of light may not be insurmountable, and everything we think we know about the universe may be wrong.
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:40 PM
County Championship Tournament (Sept. 27)
At The Timbers at Troy
Boys team: 1. Wilde Lake, 181 points; 2. Marriotts Ridge, 175; 3. Glenelg, 168; 4. Centennial, 154; 5. River Hill, 151; 6. Howard, 133; 7. Mt. Hebron, 131; 8. Atholton, 131; 9....
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:16 PM
Give Joe Labon a vehicle — a Ferrari or a Mercedes-Benz passenger van or even an old Chevy Caprice — and he'll find a way to soup it up, trick it out or simply make it more fun to drive.
He loves cars. Always has. When he was 15 years old,...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Mac Nachlas' letter suggests that the results of a recent European experiment not only raises entirely new doubt about Albert Einstein's theories but also reveals a failure of the U.S. to keep up with other devolved countries in its investment in basic...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:53 PM
More than anything else, in the wake of the elation and tumult accompanying Tuesday's announcement that he'd won a share of the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess wants to get back to work.
"I really want to...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 5:47 AM
The first new theme park in Central Florida in more than a decade is almost ready for guests. Saturday's grand opening of Legoland Florida ushers in a new era filled with colorful building-block figures — from Einstein to Elvis — and rides for...
| Oct 17, 2011
They loped in like a pair of old lions, one a bit stooped, both proud to a fault. On the left, sipping from his bottled water, was Gov. Jerry Brown. On the right, fidgeting with note cards, was Michael Milken.
The occasion was last week's State of the...