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Spin CycleObama signs the stimulus bill after a ceremony in Denver that features a solar panel entrepreneur who says his business and industry will be revolutionized by the package. Obama presents it as a great leap into the future that will......
In the atypically droll turn-your-cell-phone off announcement currently heard at the Victory Gardens, a female voice admonishes patrons not to even think about turning their phones to vibrate. Well, it sets the scene for a Sarah Ruhl play, a very clever...
You can call it humbuggery, but I had a pretty low-voltage reaction to ZooLights the first time I went to see it, probably 10 years ago. I remember at the Lincoln Park Zoo's holiday season tribute to luminescence some lights in trees and some animal...
One day when he went to join his disciples he found them surrounded by a group of noisy people. A man had brought his son to the disciples to be healed. The disciples could not heal the youth, however. When Jesus approached the crowd, the boy's father...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Philosophy
It's interesting to look at history, but it's even better to be immersed in it. This week's road trip will offer options for both experiences, starting with a random thought that worked its way into my mind on a recent visit to the Edison & Ford...
Sight and sound play a major role in the human experience, to be sure, so it's always difficult when somebody suggests we're getting too much of either. The brightness of light bulbs and the loudness of internal combustion toys are under scrutiny, and...
Tags: Allentown Art Museum, Sports, Motocross, Motorcycling
After Thomas Edison died a friend found a piece of paper on his desk. What was written on that paper should be emblazoned on the minds of every one of us. It read, "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves."...
There are a couple of ways we can approach religion. We can ask, and many do, "How can I believe in anything as seemingly impossible as everlasting life?" Or, we can ask, "What is there in my life that is worth preserving forever?" If we take the first...
They loped in like a pair of old lions, one a bit stooped, both proud to a fault. On the left, sipping from his bottled water, was Gov. Jerry Brown. On the right, fidgeting with note cards, was Michael Milken. The occasion was last week's State of the...
Editor's note: This is the eighth in a 12-part series about Washington County Historical Society's founders. Celebrating 100 years of organized advocacy for historic preservation, the Washington County Historical Society has the enviable record of...
In the list of favorite things here in Postcards land, food and wine rank close to the top, along with the ever-popular "road trip that requires a day out of the office." All of those elements come together Friday through next Sunday at the 5th Annual...
Channel Guide MagazineDouble Divas on Lifetime opens the doors to Atlanta-based LiviRae Lingerie, a specialty store that touts: “Got Boobs? LiviRae’s Got Bras.” Molly Hopkins and Cynthia Richards are the owners of LiviRae Lingerie and have long-been a...
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Oct 17, 2011 |Column| Los Angeles Times
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Jan 10, 2011 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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