Questions and answers about gender identity

Transgender is a term used for people who do not identify with the sex they were assigned at birth based on their genitalia. They might explain that they feel like a woman trapped in a man's body, or the opposite. Less than 1 percent of people or about 1 million Americans are believed to be transgender, although the figure is difficult to measure.


Animal Tales | All about Zoe

This is Zoe. She is a 5-year-old Yorkie. She loves her beach house here in Myrtle Beach. Her favorite thing is running on the beach carrying her orange ball.

Home & Garden

As daylight shortens, keep an ear out for songbirds | Bird Notes

As the daylight hours shorten, migrant songbirds continue to make their way into and through our area. A number of warbler species continue to be seen, including black-throated blue, Cape May, black-and-white, magnolia, Am. redstart, ovenbird and common yellowthroat. Red-eyed vireos remain daily visitors to beautyberry and pokeberry shrubs where I live, along with an occasional Catharus thrush species.

Home & Garden

The best kitchen tools, according to the pros

For the foodie, rows of gleaming electric meat smokers, mandolin slicers and sous vide machines call out like a siren song, but many kitchen gadgets that promise to make food prep easier or deliver restaurant-quality results end up in the back of the kitchen drawer.


Give kayaking a try this fall

When fall hits are you ever bored and looking for something to do outside? If you are, maybe kayaking is the solution for you. Summer is over, but kayaking is an outdoor activity you still can do in the fall and have just as much fun.

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With his own busy hands

LOS ANGELES - "The Realtors wanted to hire me to fix up the house before they put it on the market," explains O'Neill, 36. "I told them, 'How about I buy it as is?'"


Can a 74-year-old yogi with an aneurysm stand on her head?

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - The room was buzzing with doctors, an ultrasound technologist and a yoga instructor. The two cardiologists were huddled in the center checking the heart rate and blood pressure. And there, against the wall near the door, the patient, Sally Mertens quietly stood on her head.


Parents @ Play: Games for one

Our mission here at Parents@Play is to bring you toys and games that parents and kids will enjoy doing together. But all of us need some me-time now and then. So what do you do when you're home alone and want a fun way to unwind, or when you're in the car and your child wants to play? Well, here are four engaging, entertaining, and mind-stretching games for solo players. Oh, and none of them are electronic in any way.


Explore WonderWorks at Broadway at the Beach

Lori Lampo discusses WonderWorks and the attractions inside the upside building.
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Explore WonderWorks at Broadway at the Beach 1:39

Explore WonderWorks at Broadway at the Beach

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Do your part to stop the spread of flu at home

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Rockin' Jump Trampoline Park in Myrtle Beach SC is a rockin' good time - see for yourself

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The art of latte art