Hear the phrase “read mean tweets” and you probably think of Jimmy Kimmel, whose late-night talk show has popularized the reading of mean social media comments.
St. Patrick's Day is associated with many activities in the American imagination: Pinching people who don't wear green, dying the Chicago River and drinking to excess, to name a few.
What's a kid got to do to get a Coke in this town? Well, avoid fast-food restaurants, for starters.
"THE COTTAGE PARK PUZZLE," by Richard M. Siddoway, Sweetwater Books, $14.99, 199 pages (f)
"MORIARTY," by Anthony Horowitz, Harper, $26.99, 304 pages (f)
If you want a better relationship with your children, then argue.
Oh, spring. It’s a time of hope and renewal. A time of brilliance, birds, buds and bulbs. Spring is the time when you can get out, meet your neighbors again, feel the breeze and listen to the birds sing.
In the three months since Larry Wilmore took over the post-Daily Show time slot on Comedy Central, his program, titled “The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore,” has slipped with ease into its role as the antidote to an all-white late night lineup.
Many people shy away from strength training because of a pervasive stigma associated with it: Weight gain. All too often, we hear excuses for why people choose to avoid strength training: “I don’t want to bulk up” or “I don’t need to focus on weights.” However, strength training is an important part of anyone’s workout routine, regardless of gender, body size and fitness goals. In fact, the benefits are lifelong and can especially help as you age. Besides the fact that strength training can boost your metabolism by 15 percent, muscle is also a key component to ...
Troy Johnson's dad died last year and now he's worried that his mom, 79, will be lonely. So he and his wife try to visit regularly and he and his brother coordinate their schedules to make sure one can be there for her if the other one is swamped.
On Wednesday, Google’s CFO Patrick Pichette announced on his Google+ account that he's leaving the company to travel and spend more time with his wife. He said his marriage was under stress because he spent too much time at work and not enough time with his family during his seven years as a CFO at Google.
More people are surviving the most invasive types of cancer, according to a federal report released Thursday.
Hate to break it to you, ladies, but just because someone uses the words, “I love you,” doesn’t mean he actually means them. If this article comes as a slap in the face, I hope you can ditch whomever you’re seeing, and find someone else who will love you the way every woman deserves to be loved.
TENNIS TOWN — Being an elite athlete is a serious business with its years of non-stop training and tournaments, so it’s probably a relief for athletes to participate in events that don’t require the standard “giving 110 percent” in sports.
It's been said the Internet has taken over many aspects of daily life, changing the way people read, shop and even interact.
Believe it or not, money actually can buy you happiness — to an extent.
There's a fine line between funny and offensive, skirted by just about every well-known comedian.
The verdict is in: Marvel's gamble with turning its Thor character into a woman has paid off. The change, announced last summer, has resulted in the new comic outselling the old by 30 percent, reports the Paste website.
Long ago, in the medieval days when kings lived in castles, people celebrated Easter by decorating the great halls with evergreens and spring flowers. Like us, their descendants, they enjoyed holiday feasts. The tables were decorated with centerpieces of large glass bowls filled with Pace eggs; the word “Pace” comes from the Hebrew word “Pasch,” for Passover, according to Madeleine Pellner Cosman's "Medieval Holidays and Festivals."
The human brain is hardwired to handle a breakup and move on, according to new research published in the Review of General Psychology earlier this month.
More time spent parenting doesn’t necessarily lead to better outcomes for children, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family.
In play therapist Cheryl Hulburd's Fernie, British Columbia, office, the 4-year-old picked up the witch and dog hand puppets to re-enact the fights between his mother — a witch hand puppet — and his father — a dog hand puppet.
In life we all hit certain milestones where we pause and reflect. For me, it was my 40th birthday. Just the number itself reminded me how many times around the sun I've traveled, and how many different lives I feel like I've led.
In a scene straight from an after-school television special, a family seeped in sports tradition welcomes a son with a growth hormone deficiency. The youth is noticeably shorter than his peers (and younger sisters), and although he has an avid interest in sports, he does not have the aptitude to play. He does what was, to this point, unthinkable – discovered and developed an interest in drama and music. This was especially hard on his father, who wanted his only son to follow in his footsteps on the football field and basketball court.
What is the best thing in the world? The very best thing? What is the ultimate blessing, the greatest privilege on earth?
Earlier this week, actress Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed for The New York Times where she revealed her plans to get her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to prevent cancer.
Do you have two friends who just won’t get married? You know, those friends who, no matter how hard you push them towards the sound of ringing wedding bells, don’t budge an inch towards the white wedding chapel?
If there is something anyone can do, it’s imagine.