| Dec 2, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Is the number of friends, family, teachers, neighbors, mail carriers, old college roommates, yoga instructors and pet groomers on your holiday gift list starting to feel overwhelming? Give yourself a break. Think edible.
Think soft, chewy caramels. Not...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 3:37 PM
Lisa Dobloug, 72, is proof that fencing competitors are not all youngsters. The Washington resident competed Sunday in the 24th annual Charm City Classic, a two-day event at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, for fencers 13 and over.
| Dec 7, 2011
ShopBoss Hardware Snip The ShopBoss™ Hardware Snip , available exclusively at Walmart, is an innovative multipurpose tool that combines some of the most frequently used tools in your toolbox. Titanium-coated blades provide the superior cutting performance...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 2:03 PM
When Michael Novratil and his family moved into a house on Alabama Street two years ago, they got a special bonus from the city: a piece of municipally owned land in the backyard, complete with a fence, that provided a perfect place for their dogs to...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 8:48 PM
— The NHL's holiday break ended Monday when games resumed around the league, but apparently no one told the Washington Capitals.
Facing the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center after a two-day break, the Capitals looked uninspired, rarely...
| Jun 14, 2011
Dessert royalty Maida Heatter has recipes everyone will enjoy, including this cheescake marvel of a dish.
Prep: 25 minutes
Cook: 8 hours
Note: Adapted from "Maida Heatter's Cakes." Heatter advises that the correct oven...
| Jun 27, 2011
After just three novels in the Lincoln Perry series, Michael Koryta defied the dictates of serial crime fiction and took a purposeful walk in another direction. "Envy the Night," his first standalone novel, was a taut tale of revenge that garnered him...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The threat of an Israeli strike against Iran'snuclear facilities ratcheted up a notch last week when Israel'sdefense minister, Ehud Barak, issued new warnings that time was running out to stop Tehran's drive to build a bomb. If Israel waits much longer,...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 12:45 PM
When gauging Iran's threat to Israel, its important to remember that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's proclamations about "wiping Israel off the map" have been rebutted by Ayatollah Khamenei, who as Supreme Leader of Iran has more authority than the...
| 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....