Safe and maintained places to be active and exercise are essential to solving the nation's childhood obesity crisis -- if kids can't go out into their neighborhoods and play, we'll never be able to increase physical activity.
We seemed to have lost our viewing attention span. What's happened to us? How do folks without a DVR cope?
Nationally, in the wake of urban growth and renewal, there is considerable debate about whether public parks and open space should be given away or sold to for-profit enterprises. Are they valuable civic resources or just places to put stuff?
Town Hall Square, by Janet Rosenberg & Studio. Photograph courtesy The Cultural Landscape Foundation. If you want to see why cities are centers of ...
The good news: The Office has a legacy as large as its heart (and Dwight's head). It'll never really be gone, because it's changed, well, everything. It's inside us now. That's what she said.
This dish is simple, rustic and beautiful -- as life should be.
Decades before Lena Dunham bravely bore herself to viewers, supposed flaws and all, on "Girls," there was a smart, sassy, brash Jewish girl named Rhoda Morgenstern
For many hikers, spring shoulder season- - when daylight outpaces nighttime and the snowpack starts to melt -- calls to mind swarms of merciless biting insects and ankle-deep mud wallows. But spring has plenty more going for it.
In the landscape of television sitcoms, it appears that sweetness is winning out over cynicism. Where the jokey format was once overrun with cynical takes about everything from work to the human condition, now audiences are cheering on a more cheerful batch of comedies.
Did you know that access to parks and green spaces increase physical fitness? Seems obvious, right, but now there is a growing body of evidence demonstrating that parks are good for your health.
For girls, best friends are the ones who psych you up for fun, admire your talents, help you through tough days and let you ramble on about your crazy theories. But if you watch much TV, you might think differently. Here are our favorite weapons against girl-on-girl hate.
In 2013, one of my New Year's resolutions is to be like my favorite funny girls: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling and Zooey Deschanel.
From the best political bits on late night to a few unintentionally hilarious moments from the politicians themselves, 2012 was a great year to laugh at politics in America.
Looking at my Top 10 list, I realized it's as bipolar as "Homeland's" Carrie Mathison: On one side are five dramas that explore compromised morality and existential despair, and on the other, say hello to comedy!
There have been more memorable male characters in the last dozen years than female characters, but that may be changing.
Movember is basically a month-long competition with Nick Offerman to support prostate and testicular cancer (somewhat similar to No Shave November). Get involved! Also, the movie poster and trailer for Oz: the Great and Powerful has been released!