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  • Hearing loss has its advantages at home

    Hearing loss has its advantages at home
    I'm pretty much deaf now. The male ear can withstand only so many gripes, accusations, hissy fits and requests for cash before the eardrum itself -- like a tiny silk pizza -- just implodes on itself.
  • Pictures in the News | March 5, 2014

    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Big Easy, as revelers throw beads in the rain to crowds below from the balcony during Mardi Gras festivities in the French Quarter in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash...

    Object of desire: Huazontle

    Huazontle is an odd-looking vegetable that looks a little like skinny broccoli subjected to electroshock treatments. How to prepare it? Take some tips from Bizarra Capital in Whittier.

    2013 Rio Carnival

    Rio Carnival is a wild 4 day celebration, 40 days before Easter. It officially starts on Saturday and finishes on Fat Tuesday with the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday. There are carnival celebrations in virtually every corner of Brazil, the best-...

    ‘DJesus Uncrossed’: Most blasphemous skit in ‘SNL’ history?

    “DJesus Uncrossed” may have crossed the line, with some calling it the single most offensive skit in “Saturday Night Live” ...