Know-It-All: Soaring on cloud nine

Reaching high altitudes of euphoria
10/23/2014 07:55 AM EDT
Q When someone is in a state of euphoria, they might say they are floating on cloud nine. 
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HEALTH & SCIENCE
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Hoping to attract top workers firms offer health perks

NEW YORK - Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages -- frozen eggs? Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job. Full Story
FOOD
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Get creative and make every meal a spooky, Halloween treat

Go beyond your basic Halloween decorations and find ghoulish ways to make every meal a fun, holiday treat. All you need is some creativity, time and a little bit of spooky inspiration.
Jamie Burdick is known for her food-decorating chops — well, fangs. The 28-year-old North Adams resident takes all-things Halloween beyond just your household decorations, making sure her all-time favorite holiday is fully celebrated, right down to the pizza she makes for dinner. Full Story
OUTDOORS
Despite cold, Berkshires hasn't had 'killing freeze' yet

Though most parts of Berkshire County experienced a frost this month, few locals had a hard freeze. Full Story
Berkshire Lifestyles
Know-It-All: Soaring on cloud nine

Reaching high altitudes of euphoria
10/23/2014 07:55 AM EDT
Q When someone is in a state of euphoria, they might say they are floating on cloud nine. 
Full Story
Who's behind the mask at 13 Nights, Purgatory Road?
10/23/2014 11:36 AM EDT - HANCOCK >> Scaring people is a lot of work. There's more to it than blood, guts and the occasional revving chainsaw. Full Story

Light up Halloween with homemade luminaries
10/22/2014 05:50 PM EDT - This Halloween, lighten things up with luminaries. There are lots of quick, do-it-yourself projects to make the flickering lights that welcome partiers or trick-or-treaters. Full Story

Berkshire haunts host ghost tours for the brave
10/19/2014 10:34 AM EDT -

The Berkshires are rife with tales of wandering spirits; spectral beings re-enacting their last moments and homes still inhabited by the lingering spirits of previous owners.  Full Story

Secret Science Club Science and social converge
10/17/2014 10:38 AM EDT -

NORTH ADAMS -- Going on a date has certain conventions, but Dorian Devins and Margaret Mittelbach -- the minds behind the Secret Science Club -- aim to widen those boundaries with their monthly science talk/cocktail social in New York City. Now they're bringing the Secret Science Club to Mass MoCA to drop some science. Full Story

Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Full Story
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Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Full Story
'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June dating convicted child molester

In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June’s.