| Dec 6, 2011
By Jacqueline Cutler Pot. Weed. Smoke. Grass. Mary Jane. We could list them for hours, unless we inhaled. Then we might lose our train of thought; too much ganja will do that. But the right amount will also alleviate many ailments, argue its proponents....
| Nov 29, 2011
| 3:00 AM
For most of the last century, the basic bargain at the heart of the American economy was that employers paid their workers enough to buy what American employers were selling.
That basic bargain created a virtuous cycle of higher living standards, more...
| Nov 2, 2011
Steve Jobs: "Steve Jobs -- One Last Thing" airs tonight at 7 p.m. Pacific time and 10 p.m. Eastern on PBS....
| Oct 10, 2011
Steve Jobs died from respiratory arrest and a pancreatic tumor, according to his death certificate as first reported on by Bloomberg News....
| Oct 9, 2011
Few Americans have had as profound an impact on the culture as Steve Jobs, but 3 trailblazers come to mind.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was a unique combination of creative innovator and savvy businessman. He revolutionized how everyday Americans lived...
| Oct 7, 2011
If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse....... attributed to Henry Ford What a witty, devastating take-down of focus-group planning and sclerotic, survey mentality! I heard it in relation to Steve Jobs'......
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:18 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - U.S. men who have surgery for prostate cancer seem to fare better if they have private insurance rather than public coverage through Medicare or Medicaid, a new study finds.
Researchers determined that among more than 61,000...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Jesse Berst of the Center for Smart Energy points out that if Thomas Edison came back from the grave he'd find our electric grid pretty much just as he left it. I'd add that Henry Ford (Edison's bosom buddy) would find our cars recognizable, too: Four...
| Sep 11, 2011
One could also call this post-9/11 era "the decade of intolerance." Here's a sampling of essays from across the Web reflecting on the unfair anti-Muslim sentiment that's permeated our country....
| Sep 6, 2011
James Dowling "Jay" Cherry Jr., a former associate professor and chairman of the department of speech at the old Mount St. Agnes College who also gave one-man performances of historic Unitarians, died Aug. 24 of congestive heart failure at Timothy House...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 8:20 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study of two-year-olds in Boston, black kids were twice as likely as white kids to have an immune response to foods such as peanuts, milk, and eggs, and almost four times as likely to have a "sensitization" to three or...