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The playoffs come early in toy season

Summer means outdoor fun — riding bikes, playing catch and jumping into the closest pool. Every year there are new toys and gadgets designed for summertime...


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'Call Me Maybe.' 'Fancy.' What next? Why the song of the summer

Real quick, before school’s out forever, raise your hand if you still care about the song of the summer. Everyone should. The annual debate over which pop...


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Oh school, how we miss you - not!

School is over and, as we look back, there are definitely some things that students will NOT miss. • We won’t miss getting homework every night and...


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Summer trip ahead? Pack smart

Summer is the time of vacations, not just from school, but from home, too. As exciting as this can be, whether you’re staying close to home or even traveling...


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'Jurassic World' a hit for geeks and thrill-seekers alike

It’s been years since the original “Jurassic Park” and for those of you who don’t know what that movie was about, you definitely need to...




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The TX. 10: Can't-Go-Wrong Gifts for Father’s Day

1. Sports memorabilia 2. Handwritten card 3. Gift card 4. Snacks (especially homemade) 5. Outdoor equipment 6. Tools 7. New movies 8. A tie 9. A book 10....


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National Best Friend Day and the birth of the hoax #hashtag

National Best Friend Day was Monday, June 8. Did you post a picture of your bestie to Facebook? Did you spring for matching Alex & Ani charms to commemorate the...


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Apple and Google set their sights on their next battleground:

Visions of the smart home — a house that can set its own thermostat, schedule its own lights and preheat its own ovens — are fast-becoming a...


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Researchers have figured out what to say — and what not to say —

What distinguishes a good first date from a bad one? It’s pretty much all on display in the famous double date scene from “When Harry Met Sally.”...


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Plants' deepest dirty secrets, their roots, are exposed in

WASHINGTON — WOW. That’s what kids usually say when they first see the long, tangled things at the United States Botanic Garden, said Susan Pell,...


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