| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Granted, it’s not quite the same thing as a big discount on a giant flat-screen television or an Xbox console. But there are Black Friday book deals to be had out there.
Black Friday, for example, is a time when many public libraries schedule book...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A new study by the Library of Congress reveals some disquieting facts about the country's early film heritage.
Of the nearly 11,000 silent feature films that were produced and distributed in the United States from 1912 to 1929, the report says, only 3,...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 12:22 PM
You don't have to take your broom to Diagon Alley, cross the Bifrost, traverse the Misty Mountains or steal a […]...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:04 AM
With his slit-like eyes, spiky nails and Fu Manchu mustache, this Chinese mastermind’s appearance was about as subtle as his […]...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Like the nebulous boundaries of Los Angeles itself, encircling the city's musical sound can be tricky business. There are the vibrations of surf and mariachi music, the crawl of Compton G-funk and laid-back '50s cool jazz, Mexican boleros and the ladies...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:27 AM
The former ABC executive who helped "America's Funniest Home Videos" producer Vin Di Bona bring his vast repository of amateur videos to the Web has left the company they founded amid differences over the future direction of the company.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The car has seven seats — each with an emblem representing a hero: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Green Lantern, […]...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Buzzfeed has launched a new Books page. You know Buzzfeed -- the site is the master of photo-heavy lists that go so viral your great-grandma sends them to you. What can we expect from their new book channel? Here are 13 predictions.
1. There will be...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:47 PM
SACRAMENTO -- When members of a local historical group wanted a video of President Gerald Ford testifying about the 1975 attempt to assassinate him, they filed a petition with a federal judge.
The judge released the recording on Monday, drawing new...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Appropriately enough, the award-winning recording artist Moby, nicknamed for his ancestor Herman Melville’s great white whale, joined the Young Literati's party Thursday to read to the group from the classic American novel.
"My dad gave me the...
| Sep 1, 2013
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THE BEST WAY TO PARIS
From LAX, nonstop service to Paris is offered on Air France and Air Tahiti Nui, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on Delta, United, Lufthansa, American, KLM and British; restricted round-trip fares...