| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Rumors of war are on the horizon. Political wars pitting deeply held convictions about private property against equally held convictions about the interconnectedness of all things. One side is fueled by the first law of private property: that it belongs...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:19 PM
The 2010 gubernatorial race was a down-to-the-wire heart-stopper. Polls since then haven't put meaningful distance between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tom Foley, the GOP flag-bearer who almost beat Mr. Malloy four years ago and who...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Alfredo Ramos Martínez was a few weeks shy of 58 when he packed up his studio and, with his wife and daughter, moved from Mexico City to Los Angeles in 1929. He arrived just in time for the epic collapse of the economy. Not surprisingly, the Great...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Broadway hit "War Horse," opening in Orlando on Feb. 25, is at its simplest, a story of a boy on the cusp of manhood searching for a beloved pet.
At a deeper level, the Tony-winning play does what great theater strives to do: It puts a human — and...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:25 AM
"Ice skating has become the winter sport for Donleigh, now that the frozen flooded (purposely) field near the swimming pool offers a close, perfect opportunity. Several adults as well as children were seen...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:15 PM
A team of civilian specialists from Aberdeen Proving Ground is headed to the Mediterranean Sea for what is being called a historic mission to destroy Syria's chemical warfare stockpile — an effort that could serve as a model in the drive to rid...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Judith Mackrell's "Flappers" is a juicy, energetic exploration of six dazzling iconoclasts who all flared to fame in the Roaring '20s. Unlike recent books such as Simon Winchester's "The Professor and the Madman" and Edward Ball's "The Inventor and the...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When work on the world's first full-scale wind tunnel got underway at Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory in January 1930, some people saw the giant, $1 million project as just another case of wasteful government spending.
But pilot after pilot...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:34 PM
In the market for a 1956 Chevy Corvette prototype? Then the annual Mecum auto auction is the place to be.
Just make sure to bring along a check for about $3 million.
Too steep? Then how about a rare, pre-World War I license plate for, say, $40,000?...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:30 AM
She was born just a few years after the Wright brothers invented the airplane. She was a baby when the Titanic sailed in 1912. She was a schoolgirl during World War I and a grown woman by the time the stock market crashed in 1929.
Her husband fought in a...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Form overtakes function in Eugenie Jansen's "Above Us All," a 3D experimental drama about processing loss that's filmed using a camera constantly panning 360 degrees. Conceived as a way of capturing time's unstoppable continuum, the pic is technically...