In human evolution, the birth of the modern foot was a big deal. With its high arch and stiffness, it led to long-distance walking, running and, eventually, podiatry.
What's in dispute is just when this anatomical wonder evolved. Now scientists have discovered a bone they think may answer that question. But it's controversial — other experts are skeptical, and the discovery has the makings of another fossil feud.
Midwestern mellow, a gift that keeps on giving to American cinema, takes an affectionate ribbing in Cedar Rapids, a slight but exuberant new comedy from Miguel Arteta, who also made the far stronger Chuck & Buck and gave Jennifer Aniston her finest hour in The Good Girl.
Bassist Bob Bowen left us this fall when he was tragically killed in a hit-and-run accident while biking in New York City. Bob was the kind of guy I always wished I was: encouraging, supportive, always welcoming and thoughtful.
Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic start to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Hours before the opening ceremony at last year's Winter Games, an athlete in the sport of luge died during a training run.
After investigations and official reports, one luge official called the fatal crash an unforeseeable accident. But now, some are questioning that after a slew of Canadian media stories this week.