| Apr 7, 2012
When Nguyen Tran emailed to tell me about an extravaganza he was setting up at an acquaintance's house, a special herb dinner in which each of the many courses would involve fresh marijuana, I did not necessarily beg to be included in the feast. The first...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Over 16 seasons and the 315 games he played in Major League Soccer, Matt Reis' objective was always the same. Block the shot, protect his goal.
A four-time All-Star with the New England Revolution, Reis set every goalkeeping record in the club's history...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:19 AM
It's late January, so unless there's a version of April Fools' Day this month, Crest isn't kidding when it said Tuesday it has introduced a line of toothpaste with flavors that include chocolate and vanilla.
A team of Procter & Gamble in-house...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:42 PM
If proof was needed that opposites attract, the loves of Carolyn Cassady's life would more than make the case.
The daughter of a biochemistry professor and an English teacher with strict, Victorian values, she grew up in the 1940s envisioning a...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed.
In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
| May 22, 2006
Google Inc. evolved from a tiny start-up to the shining star of American enterprise in less than a decade by bringing knowledge to billions of people.
There's still one thing almost no one knows: How Google works.
"It's somewhat of a paradox," said...
| Apr 4, 2009
| 11:41 AM
New York University officials weren't laughing when hundreds of people mistakenly received word that they'd been accepted to grad school on April Fools' Day.
NYU says it sent out acceptance e-mails April 1 to 489 applicants to the Robert F. Wagner...
| Sep 27, 2009
The Year of the Flood
Nan A. Talese/Doubleday: 434 pp., $26.95
Lady Oracle has been quiet the last six years. Yes, there have been half a dozen books, an opera even. But no novels, and it is in her novels that Margaret Atwood...
| Apr 7, 2011
Convertibles aren't known for their utility. Cars that can be driven as open-air vehicles or hermetically sealed at the push of a button don't top the shopping lists of many moms who've got groceries to haul and kids to shuttle to skateboard lessons.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 2:07 PM
April Fool's Day is four months away, but someone has clearly gotten an early start. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark., is the victim of an apparent email hoax linking founder and Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton with workers...