She Might Be (Healthy) Soul Food’s Biggest Champion

If you’re celebrating National Soul Food Month and Juneteenth this month, you’re probably well acquainted with crispy fried chicken, ham hock-laden collard greens, smothered pork chops and gooey macaroni and cheese. But what about wheat sautéed tilapia salad, grilled salmon cake panini, black-eyed pea dip and roasted green beans? In the eyes of restaurateur Vonda McPherson, that’s soul food, too. The chef and owner of Vonda’s Kitchen in Newark, N.J., is on a mission to make fresh and organic a …

¿Vas a ver el Super Bowl? No te pierdas estas curiosidades

Es el evento deportivo más importante para los estadounidenses, pero también lo viven millones de personas alrededor del mundo. El Super Bowl número XVLIII (llamado Super Tazón en algunos paí­ses hispanohablantes) se llevará a cabo este domingo en el MetLife Stadium en New Jersey, Nueva York, lugar donde se enfrentarán Los Broncos de Denver y los Seahawks (Halcones Marinos) de Seatle. Mientras haces tus planes para el juego, aquí­ tienes algunos datos y curiosidades del Super Bowl que probablemente no …

John Williams: The NFL Star Who Fell Hard and Then Redeemed Himself as a Dentist

We’ve heard the story too many times: A professional athlete has his moments of glory, and then, after leaving the game, goes astray and pays a heavy price for it. But John Williams had a different story. Williams, who died July 8 at age 64 while taking a walk near his home, earned All-American honors at the University of Minnesota in 1967 and then went on to play 12 seasons (and in three Super Bowls) as an offensive lineman in the …

Super Bowl: Top 5 Car Commercials

Sunday’s Super Bowl featured some intense competition-and not just between the Giants and the Patriots. As usual, advertisers went above and beyond, showcasing creative, elaborate (read: expensive), and celebrity-infused ads. It’s no surprise that the auto industry had a strong presence during the big game, and nearly every commercial break featured at least one car commercial. Here are five of the most memorable:

The Takeaway: Why Is Madonna’s Age (Or Coach Coughlin’s) Such A Big Deal?

Madonna is continuing a recent trend of older acts taking to the spotlight for the Super Bowl halftime show. Could Super Bowl coaches be trending up in years, as well?

Super Bowl Commercials: Can They Help Burn Calories?

Just in time for Super Bowl party planning — news to help you with your menu, as well as figure out what to do during all those clever ads. A new study shows that you can burn more calories if you stand up and walk in place during commercials, instead of just sitting on the couch watching this year’s funny VW commercial in which dogs bark the “Star Wars” Imperial March theme. And, speaking of calories, if you’re planning on serving chicken wings at …