57 Things You May Not K...

I spent several hours looking at the world’s most popular social media site; you’ll never believe what happened next So I’ve been spending way too much time on Facebook the past couple days and I have learned many things. For example, dogs are a popular and much-loved...

Pullet surprise scoop o...

Are you ready for the city of Portsmouth’s next great controversy? This one promises to be a real barn-burner. It’s not a dispute about the mammoth buildings transforming the face of downtown, or about some windows getting changed without an OK from the window police. And...

Godzilla!

Do you believe in Godzilla? I do. Didn’t used to — thought he was just a man in a rubber suit stomping on tiny buildings and cars, chomping on toy trains. However, I have since come to learn that he is not only the most awesome radioactive action star of our time, the most fearsome...

Marathon madness

Today’s Boston Marathon is a truly awesome spectacle — 36,000 determined souls dashing, gasping and staggering 26.2 miles through the streets toward Boston. The deadly high-speed crashes and the human carnage… oh wait, that’s car racing. If you are running, I...

Questions on the death ...

To help shed light on Thursday’s 12-12 state Senate vote that keeps capital punishment on the books in New Hampshire, today we check in with noted death penalty advice columnist Professor Gallows, who has generously agreed to answer a few questions from readers. Dear Professor...

Cat whisperer

I am currently in the midst of planning an elaborate surprise party to celebrate the 11th birthday of my faithful and trusty sidekick, Elwood. So when I overheard someone mention the term “cat whisperer” this week, it set off an involuntary internal analysis exploring the...

Brown-bagging it in New...

PORTSMOUTH — Some say Scott Brown’s bid to weasel his way back into the Senate by moving north from Massachusetts is doomed because Granite State voters will see him as a “carpetbagger.” But others feel New Hampshire may jump at the chance to elect a handsome pickup...

New York Jock Exchange

One of this week’s most interesting news stories involved San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis — who struck a deal with a financial company to publicly trade himself like a stock. Under the reported terms of the agreement, San Francisco-based Fantex Inc. will pay Davis $4...