| Jul 23, 2011
It looks a little bit like a body board, and it does ride the waves — sound waves, that is. Meet the harpejji, a fretted string instrument invented and built in the Baltimore area.
Coldplay bought one. A.R. Rahman, who composed the score to...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 6:52 PM
Six parrots taken from what was described as a "deplorable" breeding mill in Tennessee found shelter in Maryland over the weekend, rescued by animal-welfare groups and destined for new homes.
"They're a little emaciated, I would say," said Christi Zotto,...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Even before his senior year of high school began, Mason Graham knew that he wanted to play football at Navy. But Jabaree Tuani, Graham's teammate at Brentwood Academy outside Nashville, Tenn., wasn't sold on making the same military commitment. As much as...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Indianapolis is not as 'manly' as it used to be.
A new survey out Thursday shows Indianapolis moved down three spots on the "America’s Manliest Cities" list. The Circle City is now in 11th place.
The makers of the snack Combos awarded points...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Sun Belt Commissioner Wright Waters has been urging teams in his conference to wean themselves off money games, arguing that it hurts more than it helps.
And it appears that his message is sinking in, as many Sun Belt teams have cut back games they...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 4:12 PM
A Southwest Airlines jet was forced to make an unscheduled stop at Nashville International Airport in Tennessee, after airline officials say a man began behaving "suspiciously."
According to the Nashville Newspaper, The Tennessean, Southwest Flight...
| May 17, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Believe it or not, Nashville is home to the world's only full-scale replica of the Parthenon.
“They may scoff at it in the abstract,” says Museum Director Wesley Paine of the visitors they get from Greece, “but when they come here and...
| May 19, 2011
| 2:25 PM
NEW YORK -- A New York county is launching a registry for animal abusers which could also help to identify potential violence against women and children.
The registry in Suffolk County, which will go live next week, is modeled after the sex offender...
| Jul 22, 2007
Knowing how obsessed Elvis fans can be, I wasn't surprised when my wife and I drove up to the Heartbreak Hotel and found, true to the song's lyrics, that it was actually "down at the end of Lonely Street" and that the desk clerk was...
| Aug 9, 2009
As I thought about my two-week cross-country road trip this summer, I was wary about going it alone. But I found plenty of people to keep me company on the drive -- or rather, many of them found me. (SEE PHOTOS HERE)
I solicited tips in the Travel...
| May 10, 2010
| 11:34 AM
Nashville, TN is one of Top 10 in the country in my book. If Austin, TX and Fort Worth, TX had a baby and somewhere in there you sprinkled a little Southern hospitality - you'd have Nashville. It is an eclectic city full of people from all walks of life...