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Proponents of the red-hot “paleo“ diet say we should all eat like the cavemen did. Scientists say: Not so fast.

While the pace of technological change can be mind boggling, the ideas behind the most innovative consumer products boil down to a few basic questions. Will it make your life easier? Does it solve a basic but vexing problem? And definitely this one: Will it inspire envy in your friends?

Admissions officers want students who can think about and reflect on who they are and how they will benefit the college community.

Dennis Rogers reviews Julian M. Pleasants’ new book about the political life of NC Gov. W. Kerr Scott, who brought the state into the progressive political movement that rose to prominence in the post-World War II era.

If you haven’t visited Orlando in a year or more, you’re in for a treat. Here’s what’s happening.

Jack Dillard documents the many ways people decorate one of Charlotte’s most distinctive characters.

Here's our annual guide to working, playing, eating and shopping in the Charlotte region.

Slideshow: About 330 entries came in for our Firebird Coloring Contest. Here are the winners.

Ads for the new 'Myers Park' development ran almost daily in 1917 Charlotte Observers.They aimed ...

Retro Charlotte

Sonya Barnes of the International Fashion Style Academy is partnering with boutique owner Dan Mau...

Olivia Fortson

Passion8 offers three Valentine variations: A 5 p.m. seating with three courses for $45, a 7 p.m....

On Dining

Make your backyard a better home for wildlife this year. That's one of the things we all can do ...

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