| Jul 31, 2012
| 5:06 PM
10:30 a.m. Baseball: May 2008: Bethel vs. Hampton.--LSC 48
1 p.m. Baseball: Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees.--MASN
1 p.m. Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Minnesota.--MLB Network
2 p.m. Basketball: 1997 state Group AAA boys quarterfinal: Varina vs....
| Apr 20, 2012
A lawn looks so simple; grass growing in soil. Oh, that it were that easy.
Lawns can get diseases, become weed-choked, turn brown and die. They suffer from neglect; they suffer from too much love.
Maintaining a lawn may not require a crash course in...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 8:12 AM
When Ray Luebke talks about his work, he says he’s “getting back to basics.”
Luebke, 40, works as a bladesmith in Petoskey, making everything from swords and knives, to daggers and arrow heads.
It’s a profession that allows him...
| Mar 4, 2012
Stubborn does not come close to describing the desert tortoise, a species that did its evolving more than 220 million years ago and has since remained resolutely prehistoric.
Its slowpoke take on biological adaptation has exposed modern vulnerabilities....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:30 AM
A Santa Monica start-up wants to take the financial pain out of shaving.
Dollar Shave Club is a new membership-only website that promises to “shave time, shave money” by sending customers a shipment of razor blades automatically every month....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Although winter in these parts hasn't been a terrible hardship this year, it's still pleasant to anticipate more moderate temperatures when you can put away the winter Crocs and start looking for your sandals. And who can blame you if you jump the...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 1:05 AM
POLSON, Mont. (AP) - Joe and Wendi Arnold watched it happen with beer, and thought, why not with cheese, too?
Why not make specialty cheeses locally, to be sold locally, much like small microbreweries have carved out a market for themselves in the...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Many of us grew up in the Friday night is Fish Night tradition. At our house on the North Shore of Boston, Fish Night could include cod fish cakes, creamed salmon on toast (aka Salmon Wiggle) or, most often, simply fried fish fillets. Not batter involved....
| Apr 21, 2012
Walking into the Forteza Fitness club in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood is like strolling into a cultural time machine.
On some days, the time machine takes us back to Victorian England, circa 1895, as instructors teach bartitsu, a mixed martial art...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:02 PM
SANTA ANA — For those who practice it, fencing is a form of physical chess.
Each move is carefully plotted. Possible scenarios are planned. Defensive strategies are at hand, should an opponent make an unexpected move.
Tucked away off busy Harbor...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 9:49 AM
All eyes are on Jamal Fenwick when he walks into a fencing competition.
The lingering stares he receives when he's at elite tournaments and Junior Olympic qualifiers are nothing new, and it really doesn't bother him at this point.
As one of few...