| Dec 13, 2010
Milk and eggs have earned their place in the American diet because they're good sources of calcium and protein, respectively. These days, some brands are also being touted as a good source of another nutrient: omega-3s.
Omega-3 fatty acids are in...
| Apr 23, 2011
My ZIP code is a black hole for individual health insurance.
That's what I recently discovered when I tried to find the coverage I want at an affordable price. What hubris I had.
My story started in 2009, when my position as a journalism professor at...
| Apr 3, 2011
Her Majesty the Queen apparently is a fan of the charming Fairmont Empress hotel in Victoria, Canada.
Named after Queen Victoria, her great-great-grandmother and empress of India, Queen Elizabeth II has visited the regal British Columbia landmark six...
| Jan 23, 2011
Pondering a cruise? There's an app for that. In fact, you'll find several you can use for planning, booking and enjoying cruises. Unless otherwise noted, all apps work on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad (a few may also offer a specially designed version...
| Apr 3, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO VICTORIA
From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) is offered on Alaska and Air Canada. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $406, excluding taxes and fees. For information on ferry service, schedules and rates between Vancouver...
| Oct 15, 2010
There's just no denying it any more. Itchy, gross bedbugs are back in the United States, and their rapid spread has many thinking an epidemic is well underway. Residents of New York, Chicago, the Midwest, Alaska and elsewhere are currently coping with...
| Jun 20, 2011
Work is, by its very definition, not fun. I know this because I looked it up in the dictionary and spotted nonfun words like "labor" and "exerts" and "effort." I also know this because I work, and have done so since realizing that money is necessary to...
| Feb 20, 2011
Recent Gadget Q&A columns about the Amazon Kindle, the Apple iPod and the Apple iPhone have brought in questions from readers. Great. Please keep 'em coming, gang.
Q: I am vacationing in Florida from France and contemplating buying a Kindle reader here....
| Dec 8, 2010
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| Apr 28, 2011
| 11:53 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Vincent Kartheiser was born in Minneapolis on this day in 1979. This birthday guy has starred as Pete Campbell on the hit series "Mad Men" since 2007. He's also appeared on "Money" and on the documentary series "The American...
| Dec 26, 2010
What can travelers expect from Mexico in 2011? That's at least a $64-million question, given the many Americans who visit the country every year. And the answers seem to point every which way.
Across Mexico, international visitors and drug-war casualties...