Originally published on Mon April 8, 2013 7:13 pm
After an unsuccessful makeover of the retailer J.C. Penney, Ron Johnson, the company's chief executive, is out.
In a press release, the company said Myron "Mike" Ullman, who was the company's previous CEO, is retaking the reins.
British scientists have developed a new fruit-juice-infused chocolate that they say has up to 50 percent less fat than the regular stuff. And it's tasty, too.
The scientists, led by University of Warwick's Stefan Bon, created the hybrid chocolate using a blender to generate microscopic droplets of fruit juice fine enough to blend into molten chocolate.
Originally published on Mon April 8, 2013 8:59 pm
Now it's time to say goodbye to former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello. The singer, dancer and actress died April 8 at the age of 70, having battled multiple sclerosis for more than two decades.
Throughout her career, she was devoted to Walt Disney, who famously discovered her during a Swan Lake dance recital when she was just 12 years old.
Originally published on Mon April 8, 2013 5:16 pm
Last week, several media outlets and advocacy groups began circulating the same sad story: Because of sequestration, 60 low-income families in Dane County, Wis., were soon to be homeless.
But the truth is more complicated.
The story began with a blog post written in February by Dane County Housing Authority Executive Director Rob Dicke.
All day long we're surrounded by faces. We see them on the subway sitting two by two, pass them on the sidewalk as we make our way to work, then nod to them in the elevator.
But most of those faces don't tell us much about the emotional life of the person behind the face.