| Mar 16, 2012
| 8:22 AM
The latest version of Apple's iPad, the genre-defining tablet computer that has outperformed virtually everyone's expectations since first released in 2010, went on sale Friday at 8 a.m. local time.
At Apple's flagship retail store on Manhattan's Fifth...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 6:03 PM
The new iPadmay be a hot item in more ways than one.
In the five days since the popular tablet went on sale, Apple comment boards have filled with anecdotal reports from owners who say the back of the device grows uncomfortably warm to the touch,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:34 PM
In her past few weeks shopping with coupons, Diane Linn of Greencastle, Pa., got 12 rolls of Bounty paper towels for free and "a ton" of Chinet plates for 50 cents a pack.
She bought four boxes of Kellogg's cereals and a gallon of milk for $2.40, and...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Joseph Sheppard has an IQ above 130. Ask him about his life or worldview and he'll start drawing connections to cosmology and quantum mechanics. He'll toss around names of great intellectuals -- Nietzsche, Spinoza -- as if they're as culturally relevant...
| Aug 14, 2011
"Workin' nine to five
What a way to make a livin'
Barely gettin' by
It's all takin' and no givin'
They just use your mind
And they never give you credit
It's enough to drive you
Crazy if you let it."
That's about as close as we got to a protest...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Ideas are immortal, but the handy carrying cases in which they're toted around — i.e., books — are not. As proof, I offer my paperback edition of “Mrs. Dalloway” (1925) by Virginia Woolf. Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Our little boy got an unexpected gift in place of the party we'd planned for his 3rd birthday.
Instead of gathering with his family and friends at Bluebird Gap Farm, Owen was hunkered down in our house near the old Hampton waterfront, watching with us as...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 3:19 PM
Surely you've seen the bumper stickers, visited the website or, perhaps, worn the T-shirt.
"Save the ta-tas" is a brilliant campaign for breast cancer awareness.
So it doesn't take a perfect MCAT score to grasp the aim of Zac Allen's website....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 10:25 PM
Here come the would-be blockbusters. The music industry inevitably rolls out new releases by its biggest artists in the fall, just in time for holiday gift-giving. This year is no exception, with studio albums expected from Drake and Mary J. Blige; a host...
| Nov 27, 2011
Now that everyone has recovered from the gravy-gargling and cranberry sauce transfusions of Thanksgiving, it's time to focus on what's really important to American workers: holiday shopping.
First, let's dispatch the awkward question on your minds:...