| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:18 PM
More than a hundred explorers, scientists and government officials will gather at Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific on Friday to draft a blueprint to solve a deep blue problem: About 95% of the world's oceans remains unexplored.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the early 1900s, Alexander Graham Bell intensively researched ways to lift humans heavenward on kite-like flying machines.
Now comes the decidedly earthbound postscript. The detailed archive that the telephone's inventor kept of his much later...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:03 PM
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A historic archive documenting Alexander Graham Bell’s attempt in the early 1900s to build a kite-like aircraft that would allow humans to fly was pulled back from an auctioneer’s...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Archaeologists have discovered a hidden tomb of the Wari, a monument from an early civilization that predated the Inca, nestled in a site 175 miles north of Lima, Peru. The funerary chamber, ensconced in a stepped pyramid, had been filled with more than...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:37 AM
As one who has visited 40 foreign countries to absorb geography and civil and military history rather than sun on a beach, I can appreciate the Celebration of Cultures [article on Page AA2 of The Aegis May 22] in Bel Air and I regret having...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 12:56 AM
Zombies. Giant super-storms. Runaway climate change. Alien invasions. Sneak attacks by invading enemy nations.
Thrilling stuff of end-of-life-as-we-know-it science fiction books and movies.
But as recent news coverage reminds us — Superstorm...
| May 31, 2013
Dancing and basketball
The Domestic Violence Center of Howard County sponsors The Legacy Project Step Show and 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the Howard County Sports Center, 6742 Dorsey Road in Elkridge. This...
| May 26, 2013
| 3:57 PM
GRANGER -- Thirteen-year-old Margaret Peterson is no stranger to the nation's capital.
For the third time, the Granger girl will be heading to Washington, D.C., for the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which begins Wednesday. The home-schooled seventh-...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Being the smartest kid in the class is one thing, but being one of the best quiz bowl teams in the state is something entirely different.
The Cave Spring High School Scholastic Team is just a few years old, but has become one of the state's elite teams....
| May 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Memorial Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, May 27. Leading up to and including that day, over Memorial Day 2013 weekend, there will TV programs remembering veterans; special programming of other sorts; and also several programming marathons of...