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    Kid edition: Ideas to help your little ones play away winter blues

    01/25/2015 09:52 AM EST
    PITTSFIELD - Finding creative ways to fight winter doldrums might be a little easier this year with a new exhibit at the Berkshire Museum that allows children and adults alike to explore, and climb, and experiment their way through it.

    Photo Gallery | If/Then Exhibit at the Berkshire Museum

    Color It | Get your little artists' work on display at Berkshire Museum Full Story

    Color it: Get your little artists' work on display at Berkshire Museum
    01/25/2015 09:51 AM EST - PITTSFIELD - Grab your crayons. It's time to color. The Berkshire Eagle and the Berkshire Museum want to put your little budding artists' work on display this winter. Full Story

    Strange But True: Science behind preventing concussion
    01/15/2015 04:39 PM EST - Q: Why is it so hard to stop sports concussions? A: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 62 percent increase in traumatic brain injuries from 2001 to 2009, says kinesiologist Stephen Piazza in "American Scientist" magazine. Full Story

    Strange but True: Sitting in chairs too long can be deadly
    01/23/2015 03:34 PM EST - Q: We live amid a sea of them: adjustable, swivel, recliner, wing, club, lounge, arm, dining, bar, four-legged, three-legged, those in cars, planes, trains. Full Story

    Short Answers: Good help isn't easy to find
    01/23/2015 03:34 PM EST - Dear Short Answers >> My partner and I have had a wonderful cleaning lady for the past several years. Full Story

    Go Green: Reduce food waste at home
    01/23/2015 03:34 PM EST - In this column, staff at the Center for EcoTechnology offer advice on easy ways for people — and businesses — to introduce green changes in their daily lives. Full Story

    Book highlights history of Windsor Mountain School in Lenox
    01/15/2015 04:41 PM EST - The first time Roselle Chartock heard of Windsor Mountain School in 1972, one of her teaching colleagues referred to it as that "hippie school up the road. Full Story

    President Andrew Jackson's image makeover
    01/15/2015 04:41 PM EST - NASHVILLE, TENN. >> Andrew Jackson: President. Hero. Rock star. So reads a billboard welcoming arrivals at the Nashville International Airport, attempting to lure them from the honky-tonks of downtown Broadway to Jackson's historic home called The Hermitage a few miles to the east. Full Story

    Take a pic with a selfie stick
    01/15/2015 04:38 PM EST - NEW YORK >> Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed picture of yourself with Times Square or the Colosseum in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to take the photo. Full Story

    Short Answers: Just wait the situation out
    01/15/2015 04:37 PM EST - Life is complicated. Short Answers isn't. Dear Short Answers >> My son was caught smoking at school and was suspended for a week. Full Story

    Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon realizing that the pet reptile he was raising in his bathroom wasn't a harmless lizard. Full Story
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    Benzino arrested after gun found in bag at Atlanta airport

    ATLANTA (AP) — Police say former reality television star Benzino was arrested at the Atlanta airport after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag. Full Story
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    Bruce Jenner is becoming a woman, will document process with reality TV show

    The Olympic gold medal winner and “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star will document his transformation on a new reality show, reports say.