| Sep 18, 2011
Elmer Goris spent a year working in Amazon.com's Lehigh Valley warehouse, where books, CDs and various other products are packed and shipped to customers who order from the world's largest online retailer.
The 34-year-old Allentown resident, who has...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 3:28 PM
For years, the recipe for Junior's Original Cheesecake was a treasured secret of the Rosen family, which first made these treats at their Brooklyn restaurant in the 1960s.
Now they're prime desserts at other Junior's locations including in Times Square...
| Oct 1, 2008
KING trumpets that have a texture almost as firm and meaty as young porcini; shimejishimeji that have a flavor that is wonderfully nutty; hen of the woods with a taste as earthy as their name. If you still think the cutting edge in grocery store mushrooms...
| Dec 20, 2009
I'm in an old farmhouse on a high, windy prairie in Idaho. There's snow on the ground: It's 6 below zero this morning, and the plumbing is frozen again. Coincidentally, I just finished rereading "Alone" by Adm. Richard Byrd, an account of the brutally...
| Apr 11, 2010
Is there anyone among us who does not know, or know of, a child with an autism spectrum disorder? Whether diagnostic criteria are allowing us to identify more individuals, or something in the environment is causing more autism, or our social habits and...
| Apr 18, 2009
I'm not the sort of person who's easily enamored of plastic objects, especially big ones that cost $1,150 apiece. Working in an uncertain industry in uncertain times, I'm hardly the target market for an expensive, 187-pound piece of injection-molded,...
| Dec 23, 2008
Why is everyone in Hollywood talking about 10,000 hours?
That's the amount of time that author Malcolm Gladwell says it takes for a talented person to master a cognitively complex skill -- like becoming a world-class pianist or an Olympic athlete -- in...
| Mar 15, 2010
| 1:23 PM
Birds, plants and insects native to the fragile ecosystems of Hawaii are, alas, well-represented on the federal endangered species list. And now there are more.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced the addition of 48 species unique to...
| Oct 10, 2006
| 10:52 AM
The ever-increasing high quality of football is one of the NFL stories of the new century. Asked to explain what's going on, Philadelphia quarterback Donovan McNabb said, "Big-time players are making big plays in big games."
In other words, in the...
| May 27, 2007
U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, D- Newport News, talks with the media after a tour of the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center. His visit was prompted by the death of veteran Floyd Washabaugh.
The psychiatric ward at the Hampton Veterans Affairs...
| Feb 5, 2009
A bizarre winter weather pattern hit Lancaster County overnight Tuesday. Some places, like Lititz and Manheim Township, got covered in up to a foot of snow. But just a few miles away, only one to two inches fell.
FOX43 Meteorologist Jim...