| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:45 AM
Michael Keaton invoked the idea as he accepted the Golden Globe for playing a fading movie actor trying to rise like a phoenix on Broadway. He was referring to his all-too-human character in "Birdman," directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu,...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Politics and religion make poor holiday party icebreakers. Weather is a safe but withered chestnut. Sports? Don't cast yourself as one-dimensional or unduly rabid.
Have you downloaded any interesting free apps lately?
Now you're talking.
| Dec 23, 2014
| 2:58 PM
In holiday messages at this time of year, the boss usually musters the energy to say nice things to the people who work for him. Even if he's exasperated by the performance of his employees or beset by arrogant bullies on the corporate rungs above him....
| Dec 13, 2014
Black Friday was a good day to score some bargains, but did you find that something special for the photographer in your life? I’m not one who plans that far ahead. I like to wait until it’s a little closer Christmas to get my shopping done....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:36 AM
Something like attaching a photo to an email from iOS might be second nature to some people, it's not obvioius for others.
There are two ways to send a photo from your iPad via email.
First, you can send a picture from the Photos app.
Launch the Photos...
| Dec 25, 2014
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•All That Jazz. Jan. 15, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5. Ticket required.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
| Dec 24, 2014
| 10:27 AM
A Central Bucks West High School guidance counselor will not face criminal charges for making an online threat to shoot protesters if they stopped her son from getting to a Philadelphia Eagles game on Dec. 7, according to the Montgomery County District...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Identity theft protection, TV antennas, light bulbs and home heating myths are just a few of the Spending Smart topics we explored this year, along with how to speed through airport security, get free books and college courses, and avoid wasting money...
| Dec 28, 2014
Waiting is just a part of life when you're on the bus.
It's nothing unusual for Tee Mears to spend an hour and a half getting to her job at a local hotel. Then she waits 20 minutes for her shift, because that's how the schedule works out.
| Jan 10, 2015
| 12:08 PM
In less than two years after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the 2012 killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, he has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief, accused of smashing an iPad during an argument with...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The iPad and other tablets are popular because they're good at a wide range of functions -- Web browsing, game-playing, emailing, listening to music and reading. For smartphones, add phone-calling and text messaging.
But while they may be jacks-of-all-...