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Cover Story: Baby, You Can Paint My Car

Artcars and the local people who love them

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 16, 2005
I logged another sighting this morning. The first time I saw it -- an old Volkswagen van painted orange and brown with Cleveland Browns posters stuck against the side windows -- it was trundling  

Cover Story: Man Boobs and Rotting Genitals

Examining the toxin in 'intoxication'

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2003
Professor Amy Noffsinger holds a glass microscope slide up to the light, turning it this way and that. On the slide, carefully arranged in a row, are what look like four or five thin purple worms,  

Cover Story: Good, and Good for You

Biblical course in Lexington gets putt-putters on the straight and narrow

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 30, 2003
David Christopher is standing on the Biblical miniature golf course he manages in Lexington, Ky., surrounded by switchbacks, water hazards and carefully-manicured trees. A leaf blower idles nois  

Cover Story: Going Easy

Local scooter enthusiasts piece together a pretty cool scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2003
"It's my perfect scooter," says Adam Biddle, pointing to a battered-looking red vehicle that sits in the corner of his basement. "I took every piece of a scooter I liked, from all the years  

Cover Story: Breath of Fresh Air

Stacy Sims changed her life, and so can you

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 22, 2003
It's 8:30 at night, a day or two before Christmas, and I'm strapped into a device called the Reformer -- the Reformer! -- at Stacy Sims' Over-the-Rhine Pilates studio. I'm clutching a pink pl  

Cover Story: An Unusual Dynasty

Deconstructing James Grosjean, the mystery man of Lima, Ohio

0 Comments · Thursday, January 3, 2002
It is midnight on April 10, 1901, and James Grosjean is in his Lima, Ohio, workshop, crouched over his latest display case, which he has labeled the "Special Albino Collection." In a few days  

Beware Santa's Postmark

Science and Technology

0 Comments · Thursday, December 13, 2001
Every year among the many, many Christmas cards someone as popular as myself receives, there are the familiar images of quiet, snowy streets and laughing children, presents and Christmas trees and a  

Urine Trouble

Science and Technology

0 Comments · Thursday, November 8, 2001
This week we'll be talking about urine. My interest in urine began a few days ago when someone handed me a leaflet about drug testing. More precisely, the leaflet listed a few ways to beat the mand  

Don't Let Terror Turn Us into Dorks

Science and Technology

0 Comments · Thursday, October 11, 2001
Nothing will ever be the same again. Since the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we have entered a new Age of Suspicion. We nervously eye every jet that flies overhead, e  

The Pumpkin King

Science and Technology

0 Comments · Thursday, September 13, 2001
Forget finding a cure for AIDS, arteriosclerosis or impotence. The world of science, research and technology is addressing the world of competitive pumpkin growing, and Dave Stelts of Leetonia, Ohio