Is brevity better in books?

by Jim Fletcher -- Helping a friend move recently, I noted with some satisfaction the three boxes no one wanted to pick up were heavy boxes of books. With a smug Barney more…

Compulsive texting takes toll on teens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WELL.BLOGS.NYTIMES) — Does your teenager have a texting problem? Teenagers use text messaging more than any other mode of communication, so it may be hard to tell. But more…

Christians give pizza gal astonishing tip

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer kDMuOCoB] (COLUMBUS DISPATCH) — A Domino's pizza driver was brought to tears last Sunday after receiving a huge surprise while delivering a pizza to a church in more…

Schools spooked, pull U-turn on Halloween

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW HAVEN REGISTER) — MILFORD, Connecticut — Halloween - unless one’s religion deems it satanic, sinful and worthy of godly condemnation - conjures images of carefree children dressed as more…

Woman live-streams herself while drunk driving

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer wQiZV8hU] (WTSP) — A Florida woman used a live streaming app on her phone to record herself while drunk driving on Saturday, according to police. Lakeland police more…

Obama slams Fox News – again

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2487185" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama calls for new gun-control laws from the White House, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, after the Umpqua Community College massacre in Roseburg, Oregon. more…

No nudes are good news at Playboy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Last month, Cory Jones, a top editor at Playboy, went to see its founder Hugh Hefner at the Playboy Mansion. In a wood-paneled dining room, with more…

The Iron Lady speaks again

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2523455" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Margaret Thatcher[/caption] Known as "The Iron Lady" for her stand against communism, Margaret Thatcher was born Oct. 13, 1925. She became the first woman more…