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  • 2008 Ig Nobel Prizes honor research on stripper fertility and Coca-Cola as spermicide

    Deborah Anderson had heard the urban legends about the contraceptive effectiveness of Coca-Cola products for years. So she and her colleagues decided to put the soft drink to the test. In the lab, that is. For discovering that, yes indeed, Coke was a...
  • Vegas dreamers go all in

    Vegas dreamers go all in
    An arctic evening in Minnesota: Tracy Bridges shivered near her apartment window, weary of snowstorms and slender paychecks. She was 27, making $23,000 dealing blackjack at an Indian casino in Duluth, and couldn't shake thoughts of those dealers who had...
  • 'It's Always Four O'Clock' and 'Iron Man' by W.R. Burnett

    'It's Always Four O'Clock' and 'Iron Man' by W.R. Burnett
    Partway through W.R. Burnett's 1956 noir "It's Always Four O'Clock," one of the central characters, a pianist named Royal Mauch, gives a disquisition about jazz. "It's the only live art in the world today," he tells the novel's narrator, Stan Pawley. "[...
  • It's time fruit juice loses its wholesome image, some experts say

    It's time fruit juice loses its wholesome image, some experts say
    To many people, it's a health food. To others, it's simply soda in disguise. That virtuous glass of juice is feeling the squeeze as doctors, scientists and public health authorities step up their efforts to reduce the nation's girth. --------------------...
  • Junk-food tax idea is gaining weight

    "Sin taxes" on cigarettes have turned out to be the most effective weapon in the campaign to reduce smoking. Why not try it on Flamin' Hot Cheetos, vanilla Coke and Twinkies? With increasing vigor, public health experts and think tanks are calling for...
  • Richard Whitcomb dies at 88; engineer's discoveries changed design of jets

    Richard Whitcomb dies at 88; engineer's discoveries changed design of jets
    Richard Whitcomb, a mechanical engineer who changed the way we fly today with three design innovations that made airplanes fly farther and faster using less fuel, has died. He was 88. Whitcomb died of pneumonia Tuesday in Newport News, Va. His...
  • Mosi Tatupu dies at 54; USC fullback became a special-teams staple for New England

    Mosi Tatupu dies at 54; USC fullback became a special-teams staple for New England
    Mosi Tatupu, a former USC fullback who became celebrated for his special-teams play in 13 NFL seasons with the New England Patriots, winning the loyalty of fans known as Mosi's Mooses, has died. He was 54. Tatupu, a native of American Samoa who grew...
  • The Wounds of War

    JAIME HILL GIVES A SHORT, amused laugh as he recalls the first time he met Ana Guadalupe Martinez in 1979. He was a prisoner of the guerrillas, locked in a closet-sized cell while the rebels negotiated his release for a ransom that would top $3 million....