| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:13 AM
COMMENTARY Arnold Schwarzenegger's recent decision to return as executive editor of Muscle & Fitness and Flex magazines makes one thing ......
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:26 AM
The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — I'm liking the laugh-out-loud guy sitting across from me at Starbucks, maybe as big a shock as Kobe Bryant and I getting together to sip vanilla lattes.
You know who I'm talking about: the Kobester, the Big Baby, the Ball Hog, the...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The Sundance Film Festival is well under way, giving us a preview of the independent features that may soon be coming to screens near us. The mix is interesting and sexy this year, and includes a good share of auteurs who've both written and directed...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:32 PM
A friend of mine, a weatherman for a local TV station, always greets me the same way: "Time to sell my Apple stock?"
And I always offer the same response: Do you still like the company?
Then don't sell it.
Investors were wringing their...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:02 AM
A groundbreaking paperless public library system will open in Texas this year, the BBC reports. Bexar County's $1.5-million BiblioTech project will open its first library branch without a single print book.
Instead, the BiblioTech library will...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Focus will help you sell a pension, manage your employees, raise your children and get a second date. If that does not go so well, it will also show you how to dump a suitor.
Uncovering how people focus is the secret, says "Focus: Use Different Ways...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:12 PM
For those of us not directly invested in Apple, the stock's trajectory over the last six months has been a thrill ride to rival anything you'll find at Magic Mountain.
Since hitting an all-time peak of $705 in mid-September, the shares have been on a...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:40 AM
"Hot Sur" (Hot South), the just-published novel by Colombian author Laura Restrepo, carries a disturbing dedication: "A Javier, que pasa los días de su vida en una cárcel de Estados Unidos" -- To Javier, who spends the days of his life in a U.S. jail....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Using Walter Isaacson's best-selling biography as a frame, award-winning author Mari Yamazaki has created a manga version of the life of Apple founder Steve Jobs. It's being serialized in the Japanese comic magazine Kiss, alongside tales of teen love....
| May 17, 2013
| 9:46 AM
John Green, bestselling and prize-winning author of young adult novels including "The Fault In Our Stars" and "Looking for Alaska," gave the commencement address at Butler University on May 11. It's witty, smart, thoughtful, and going viral; if you...