| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Scientists have long thought that bullfrogs generally can’t jump more than a meter. Turns out they were wrong -- which they learned only after leaving the lab and heading to California to witness a county fair contest inspired by one of Mark Twain&...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Megumi Sasaki's follow-up to her first documentary, 2008's "Herb & Dorothy," is as engaging and unpretentious as its subjects, the Manhattan couple who became unlikely benefactors of Washington, D.C.'s National Gallery of Art. "Herb & Dorothy 50x50"...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:12 AM
"The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years," an exhibit celebrating the 125th anniversary of the magazine, begins Oct. 26 and runs through April 27, 2014, at the Annenberg Space for Photography with more than 500 images....
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Some things are sacred. Like fair food.
Cheesy bacon bombs, Krispy Kreme sloppy Joes and deep-fried pineapple are just a few of the belly-busting items on the menu as summer fair season hits full swing: The Orange County Fair opens Friday in Costa...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:45 PM
From the dusty annals of a science-fiction franchise belonging to another age — that of "Pitch Black" (2000) and "The Chronicles of Riddick" (2004) and several video-game variations — comes a modestly scaled summer picture continuing a...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:06 PM
June Foray, the woman whose voice can be heard coming from Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Cindy Lou Who and many grannies and witches in countless cartoons over the years will be honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences next month with a Governors...
| Jul 4, 2013
Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, about 7 billion hot dogs will be consumed in the United States. On the Fourth of July alone, 150 million will be gobbled by Americans celebrating the birth of the nation. Not that the Founding Fathers polished off...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Does your dairy herd get skittish every time you hit the milking parlor drenched in Drakkar Noir? Does a splash of Hugo by Hugo Boss have your flock of sheep heading for the hills? If so, the answer to your fragrance faux pas may well be Portland...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:57 AM
LONDON –- It looks like a hamburger, feels like one and almost tastes like one.
Scientists from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands unveiled the first lab-produced burger on Monday, suggesting that the burgers of the future could be...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
ABOARD THE ROCKY MOUNTAINEER IN WESTERN CANADA — The land, baronial and steep, dwarfs this 20-car train as it snakes through the wilderness.
Go ahead, smudge your nose up against the wide windows. Slip outside into the warm, pine-scented vestibule...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Vincent Price once lived on Swallow Drive, just up the hill from the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills, in a house full of art. The actor, who was both connoisseur and also the deliriously over-the-top investigator of evil as the mad Dr. Rappaccini in...