| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:20 AM
PARAMUS, N.J. – A 20-year-old man suspected of firing multiple shots and causing a lockdown at New Jersey's largest shopping mall has been found dead of a self-inflicted wound, authorities said Tuesday.
Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said...
| Oct 11, 2013
As your family grows, so do your expenses — but not necessarily your paycheck.
For many parents, the cost of bonding as a family can be a budget-buster. Taking a group of four to the movies on a Saturday afternoon can set you back $80, and that&...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:39 AM
After the coffee. Before riding a shopping cart to work.
The Skinny: "Ender's Game" looks like it's pulling in some decent early reviews. Hope it's good; the novel is still a favorite of mine. Today's stories include a look at the weekend box office,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:50 PM
A Lego man has done it. A Hello Kitty toy has done it. And now a company called World View wants actual human beings to do it too.
What's "it"? Taking a helium balloon to near space, of course!
In as little as four years you may be able to ride...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Sam Berns is an ultra-likable, high-achieving Massachusetts teen who waxes philosophical in "Life According to Sam" — and builds his own Lego universe. A bright kid with an old soul, he's one of about 250 children worldwide who were born with...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Back when the Houston Chronicle endorsed GOP candidate Ted Cruz to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate, it largely expressed admiration for his Democratic opponent, whom it seems not to have supported mainly on the grounds that he didn’t have a lot...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Why are cellphone towers so utterly ugly? That wasn’t the most important issue that came up during a Times editorial board meeting this week with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, but it’s surely a question that most of us have pondered....
| Oct 12, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Kirk Jenkins doesn’t seem to notice the young woman suspended in the air in front of him, contorting her body […]...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Thor, Loki and their Asgardian pals are getting the Lego treatment in a new parody of the “Thor: The Dark […]...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Consider the holiday retail race to be in full swing, as both Wal-Mart and Toys R Us moved early Thursday to stake a claim in the competitive toy market.
Discount behemoth Wal-Mart, which says it’s the largest toy seller in the nation, unveiled...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Perhaps it was only a matter of time before NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover got its own official Lego avatar. The Mars Science Laboratory robot was picked by thousands of fans to be designed in toy brick form, and it joins a pantheon of other Red Planet...