Modern Life


Published on October 19, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck. The former...
Published on October 19, 2014 - Page 29
Belton Middle School students used to drop complaints about bullies into slotted-lid boxes bolted to hallway walls. This year, the “Bully Boxes” are...
Published on October 19, 2014 - Page 29
MICANOPY, Fla. (AP) — The 75 or so individuals buried at Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery have one distinction in common: They or their families...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 29
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Emily Younker isn’t getting married until next year but she’s already made sure the date doesn’t conflict with college football...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 29
In Todd Parr’s world, it’s OK to wear your undies on your head, spill your milk or eat mac and cheese in the bathtub. Most of all, it’s OK to be...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 29
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — “Honest brokers” — That’s a role Ann and Al Simpson have learned to play during their long marriage. “Behind every successful man...
Published on October 5, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of...
Published on October 5, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — “Killer Heels” are stalking Brooklyn. A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum looks at the elevated shoe as a design object, from...
Published on October 5, 2014 - Page 29
One of the first things Al Vernacchio does in his high school Sexuality and Society class is stand at a podium in a sweater vest and tie surrounded...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 37
NEW YORK — Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 37
TORONTO, Kan. (AP) — Taylor and Jared Baylor said their vows in a dirty way in a story that has run across the state and overseas. They decided to...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 37
The Murset children spent their summer doing chores — just not at their own home. Financial planner Gregg Murset and his wife Kami loaded their six...
Published on September 25, 2014 - Page 14
Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. CVS doled out more than 5 million, or...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Here are some tips and trends to help your wardrobe look “clean and fresh for fall,” according to Lucky magazine’s style editor, Laurel...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 29
NEW YORK — Kale has crept out of salads and juicers into beauty products from niche and mainstream sellers. The leafy superfood that many love and...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 29
Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook. It all makes Sonia Rao,...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) — Here are some social media tips for parents, relatives and friends. Ask first, post later If you don’t know how a parent feels...