| Oct 9, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Satisfaction with Virginia Tech's final non-conference encounter of the season likely hinges on the value you place upon results as opposed to process.
As expected, the Hokies disposed of Central Michigan 45-21 comfortably and weren't threatened beyond...
| Jul 28, 2010
What says summer more than a platter of hot, just-off-the-grill chicken legs slathered in smoky, spicy barbecue sauce and paired with a chilled bottle or two of a crisp white wine? Make that white a riesling. You'll get a dry, lively flavor that can...
| Aug 14, 2010
In the big, bustling and unruly world of contemporary folk art, it's sometimes hard to get a handle on what you're seeing.
Even the experts disagree on the best way to describe the works lumped together in this slippery field, and many have dropped the...
| Sep 26, 2010
| 8:01 PM
Instead of calling the Ravens playoff contenders, for now we'll just call them a "work in progress."
The Ravens barely beat the Cleveland Browns. Almost everyone predicted a blowout, but the Ravens survived. At this point in the season, that's OK.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:10 PM
In the movie Cast Away, Tom Hanks is a Fedex employee who survives a plane crash and finds himself stranded alone on a deserted island. After years he has learned how to survive and “make fire”. At one point during this nail biter, he...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:40 AM
There's been a lot of controversy over the HPV vaccine. Because Gardasil is designed to protect young people against human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted disease, some people believe the inoculation gives teens the go-ahead to have sex....
| May 2, 2012
I take just five pills a day now.
This is down from the handfuls I used to take back when I was a health junkie.
I don't think I was a hypochondriac, but then I may have been taking a pill for that.
Mostly I was into supplements and vitamins. I don't...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:59 PM
According to the Centers For Disease Control, almost 20 percent of the adults in the United States are regular cigarette smokers. That's approximately 45 million people.
In fact, cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the country....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:15 AM
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
That old English proverb was a recurring theme at least week’s Republican National Convention, where ideological leadership was...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Months after SeaWorld Orlando marine mammal trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed in an incident involving a 12,000-pound orca named Tilikum, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced that it has cited SeaWorld for workplace safety...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 4:35 AM
After last week's borderline classic, "Louie" was back tonight with an episode that felt rather formless. I get that the series doesn't tell traditional, three-act stories, but it usually has vignettes that take the form of clever little tales that......