Michael MacGowan

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Barbecue Smoke Sparks Feud Between Florida Neighbors

One resident has complained 14 times about her neighbors' cooking.<p>A longstanding dispute about backyard grilling has a St. Petersburg, Florida, neighborhood up in smoke.<p>Cell phone video from last week captures a mundane confrontation between brothers Dwayne and Chris Matt, and Pinellas County …

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What's in the Iran deal?

President Barack Obama said that the framework agreement announced Thursday between Iran and six world powers is a “good deal” that will increase Iran’s nuclear breakout time from around two to three months to more than a year.<p>But, of course, the devil’s in the details. Here they are, according to …

Absinthe Is Back: The Green Fairy Returns

Absinthe was a 19th century bestselling spirit, before the wine industry besmirched its reputation. Now the green stuff is back, along with many …

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

What ‘American Sniper’ Gets Right

Lost in the right/left debate over the new Clint Eastwood film is how few Americans fought this century’s wars, and how the suffering of their …