| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:53 PM
When it comes to driving, teenagers have a lot of factors working against them: inexperience, impulsiveness, the challenge of navigating their complex social and emotional lives and the road at the same time. Add to that the compulsion to text friends and...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Obese is bad and lean is good. End of story, right?
Wrong, say a pair of University of Pennsylvania physicians and obesity researchers who are calling for better ways to assess individual health prospects than the body mass index, or BMI.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Longtime entertainment lawyer Irwin Russell, whose clients included Michael Eisner and Jim Henson, died Aug. 23 of complications from leukemia. He was 87.
Russell, a New York native, is best known for working to get Eisner installed as chief executive...
| Jul 28, 2013
Reaction to the acquittal of George Zimmerman was just the latest reminder: Race continues to divide us as a species.
But why? Are human brains hard-wired to notice and react to racial differences? At first glance, that's precisely what research seems...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Want to keep your family safe? Then raise your kids in the city.
It may sound counterintuitive, but researchers found people living in densely populated urban areas in the United States are 20% less likely to die from a serious injury than people who...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The U.S. Justice Department has told a court in Florida that the government does not secretly track the location of Americans' cellphones as part of its massive phone surveillance dragnet, but asking experts to believe that assertion has proved to be...
| May 29, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Maximizing retweets of Twitter posts has always been a science to some Twitter users. They try to post at certain times when a lot of their followers are active. Others try to list the right hashtags or mention accounts of important people. Now, there...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Stairmaster for 10 minutes, treadmill for 30 minutes, three sets of 10 repetitions including barbells, dumbbells, weight machines, and then repeat them all.
Although I’m no stranger to the gym, it’s challenging to stay fit and to keep...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Bernard Waber, 91, the author of such children's favorites as "The House on East 88th Street" and "Lyle, Lyle Crocodile," died Thursday at his Long Island, N.Y., home after a long illness, according to a statement from his publisher, Houghton Mifflin...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:28 PM
The financial crisis fueled anger with the world's "takers" — those people who "like to get more than they give," in author Adam Grant's pithy definition.
Everyone is searching for a sustainable formula for recovery that not only curbs damaging...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Pitcher Cody Thomson, a 2010 graduate of Thousand Oaks, is second in the Ivy League with a 2.53 ERA for the University of Pennsylvania after throwing a seven-inning shutout against Harvard on Sunday. -- Eric Sondheimer...