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Do, See, Taste

How many carbs is in that vodka-martini?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Want to know how many calories are in your shot of Johnnie Walker or your pint of Guinness? You’re about to find out. Diageo, the global alcohol giant behind those brands, along with Smirnoff, Bailey’s, Bushmills and others, says it will put alcohol-content and nutrition information on the labels of its products. The label will include information like the drink’s …

Make it healthy, make it tempting

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In schools where trained chefs jazzed up fare, children ate more fruits and vegetables – and the schools themselves saved money, according to a study …

The newest fitness trend: Mixing it up

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The latest workout crazes promise to stimulate your brain and your muscles in new ways with barre plies in the air (think aerial ballet), dance …

A quiet start to syrup season

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Things were quiet at Sunnyside Maples in Loudon on Feb. 17. Temperatures hadn’t been above freezing in days, so sap was not running yet. Owner Mike Moore had the finishing pan of his evaporator disassembled for repairs and …

The Conversation: What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pa., – the “Chocolate Capital of the World” …

Hillary Nelson: With help of foil, flavors pick up steam

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Cooking inside tightly sealed aluminum foil packets infuses the flavor of herbs and spices deep into vegetables, meats and fish in a way that almost no other method of cooking can achieve. Why? When an aluminum packet is …

HBO planning to deal web pot sitcom ‘High Maintenance’

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

HBO said it’s going to pot by scoring the web comedy series High Maintenance. The network said yesterday it will premiere six new episodes of the series, which centers on a Brooklyn, N.Y., marijuana dealer who delivers his wares to a variety of offbeat clients. Highly acclaimed in …

’Unfriended’ takes place entirely on a computer screen – does it work?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Except for the terrified teens, the images in the new horror film Unfriended will look familiar to the average Mac user, and that’s because the movie takes place entirely on the computer screen of high schooler Blaire (Shelley Hennig). We see exactly what she sees, whether that means …

Bobbi Kristina Brown is ‘awake,’ her father Bobby Brown says

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown is “awake” after spending months in a coma, her father told concertgoers in Dallas on Saturday. “I can say today, my baby’s awake. She’s watching me,” Bobby Brown said at the event, according to a video recording of the comments that were posted online by …

PHOTOS: Striking silver in downtown Concord

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Rob Roesch just struck gold. Well, technically, he struck silver. In downtown Concord at the Governor Hugh J. Gallen Staff Office Park, Roesch used his metal detector to uncover a rare Silver Seated Half Dollar buried in the …

Robin Williams the posthumous star of documentary ‘3 Still Standing’

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on Mork and Mindy, he was already a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit – and by the ’80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation. The …

Ringo Starr, Green Day rock their way into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends. The mop-topped drummer who kept the beat for the Beatles, Starr was inducted into the Rock …

Study: High school smoking fell as e-cigarette use boomed

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows. The number of high school students who tried e-cigarettes tripled in one year – to more …