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  • Innovative sunglasses are a sight for active eyes
    Innovative sunglasses are a sight for active eyes

    The end of winter is the official start of sunglass season, as the sunlight lingers and people stay out and play longer. This year sees a number of innovative lightweight polycarbonate models available for the athletically minded outdoors person, from surfers to cyclists.

  • Angels' Mike Trout stays one of baseball's best the old way: lots of work
    Angels' Mike Trout stays one of baseball's best the old way: lots of work

    In the old days, baseball players were famous for partying in the off-season, arriving at spring training 30 pounds overweight and playing themselves into shape. Not today. Superstars like Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout, a three-time All-Star named the American League's most...

  • Avatars often reflect a reality about their creators, study finds

    Those cute little avatars you create to represent yourself in online games not only tell a lot about your personality but may also help you find friends, according to researchers who looked at how others see those representations.

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  • Laurie R. King stays on top of the Sherlockian game
    Laurie R. King stays on top of the Sherlockian game

    "Dreaming Spies" author talks about staying true to Sherlock Holmes, doing cruel things to her characters and how willing readers are to play "the game."

  • 10 great hotel rooms in the Midwest
    10 great hotel rooms in the Midwest

    Ask for the best room in the house, and what do you get? Grandeur is not a one-size-fits-all image. Look at how elegance, setting, views, expense and amenities vary at these destinations in 10 Midwestern states.

  • FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week
    FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week

    The pilot of an American Eagle airliner taking off from O'Hare International Airport last week took evasive action to avoid hitting another plane that strayed onto the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration and a source said Sunday.

  • Why are women leaving the tech industry in droves?
    Why are women leaving the tech industry in droves?

    Ana Redmond launched into a technology career for an exciting challenge and a chance to change the world. She was well-equipped to succeed too: An ambitious math and science wiz, she could code faster, with fewer errors, than anyone she knew.

  • 'Frozen' Niagara Falls drawing tourists to winter spectacle
    'Frozen' Niagara Falls drawing tourists to winter spectacle

    An icy Niagara Falls drew a small but hardy stream of tourists Friday intent on witnessing the extraordinary crystalline spectacle, if only long enough to click some photos.

  • Consumers actually like airline fees, analyst contends
    Consumers actually like airline fees, analyst contends

    You know who likes all the fees airlines charge? Customers do, one airline industry analyst contends, and he has an idea for a bunch of new ones.

  • Viewing pinup photography through a modern lens
    Viewing pinup photography through a modern lens

    Three young attractive women, in varying stages of undressing and getting dressed, were staring at themselves in a mirror at the back of a photo studio in Crystal Lake one morning a couple of weeks ago, applying makeup and lipstick and doing things with their hair.

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