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  • Grandparents bend the rules, but it’s all good

     
    My father made funny noises (on purpose) while he ate. “Chomp, chomp, chomp…,”  he  ate loudly and made faces as he stared at his grandsons waiting for a reaction.  The kids, plates in front of them, stared ba...
  • Stars hit Puerto Rico for Hollywood domino tournament [Updated]

     
    Several sexy celebs hit Puerto Rico on Labor Day weekend to soak up sun and play in the annual Hollywood Domino Gala and Tournament. Ryan Phillippe, newlyweds Dave Annable and Odette Yustman and "Glee" star Mark Salling all showed for a weekend of...
  • Casa de Puerto Rico: Orlando’s Puerto Rican group has moved

     
    The Orlando-area Puerto Rican community group known as Casa de Puerto Rico has a new casa. The community organization has moved from a rented building it occupied on the east side of Winter Park to a larger rented clubhouse in east Orlando. The group,...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month starts in September, ends in October

     
    It’s that time of the year, again, when institutions throughout the U.S. hold events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a period designated by U.S. Congress to acknowledge the presence and contributions of Latinos in the United States. I often find...
  • European Union strengthens its regulations on animal testing

     
    BRUSSELS — Primates, including mankind's closest relatives -- chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos and orangutans -- have gained new protection after the European Parliament backed a clampdown on animal testing. "The use of non-human primates should be...
  • Have an Eco Adventure at Wyndham Rio Mar in Puerto Rico

     
    Fall will be here soon. (Really). If you'd like to prolong the days of summer, here's a likely spot to do it: Visit the shores of Wyndham Rio Mar’s Puerto Rican beaches with the hotel's “Eco Adventure” package. Situated on a 500-acr...
  • Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos celebrated with postage stamp

     
    The renowned Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos, a writer and journalist who in her time found inspiration in the landscape of Puerto Rico to express her personal and political views, is being celebrated and remembered with her own U.S. postage stamp,...
  • Penelope Cruz is pregnant — halfway done, as a matter of fact

     
    Yes, fans of beautiful babies, Penelope Cruz is indeed pregnant. Four and a half months along, actually, reps for the mother-to-be and her husband, Javier Bardem, have confirmed to People. Rumors of a baby on board have been bubbling — and shot down —...
  • Hispanic business group puts spotlight on Latino entrepreneurs

     
    The Hispanic Business Initiative Fund, also known as HBIF, highlighted the achievements of Latino entrepreneurs behind three Orlando-area companies at its yearly “Success Stories Luncheon” Wednesday....
  • TS Karl strikes Yucatan; Igor, Julia at Cat. 4

     
    Tropical Storm Karl was making its way ashore in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula Wednesday morning, spinning with top winds at 65 mph and bringing torrential rains to the region. Far to the east, Cat. 4 Hurricanes Igor and Julia continued to roil......
  • Obama: Immigration ‘not just a Latino problem’

     
    The White House released a speech from President Barack Obama before the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Now that there’s new debate in D.C. over immigration reform, Obama dwelled on that issue as well. Senator Harry Reid said he is reintroducing the...
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  • Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age

    Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age
    Several recent articles appearing online have pointed to a couple of burning questions about book-reading in this overstuffed era: Why do people buy books they have no intention of reading? And, how can one ever find the time to read a book at all? 
  • Use flowers, plants and real greenery to liven up the holidays

    This year, instead of putting out another tired pot of poinsettias and fake ferns, why not go with something living instead? In fact, winter is a time when many flowers are at their peak, making them a terrific option for holiday decorating. Better...

    Guest post: A rundown of Black Friday tablet deals

    Guest post: A rundown of Black Friday tablet deals
    Editor's note: This is a guest post written by Mike Tietjens from crazytowndeals.com. We expect Amazon to price match many of these at some point. Check here for their prices. Some of the best deals this Holiday Season are going to be on tablets! We...

    Wikimedia Foundation sends cease and desist letter to Wiki-PR

    The Wikimedia Foundation has sent a cease and desist letter to Wiki-PR, a public relations agency that has reportedly been engaging in paid advocacy editing on free online encyclopedia Wikipedia. In the three-page letter, the nonprofit Wikimedia...

    San Jose city hall to be home of new Silicon Valley patent office

    San Jose city hall to be home of new Silicon Valley patent office
    Good news for Silicon Valley, where griping about the nation's patent system has become a favorite hobby: Inventors will no longer have to trek all the way to the nation's capitol to complain.  On Tuesday, the Department of Commerce’s United...