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  • Golden Globes shows love to 'The Social Network'

    Golden Globes shows love to 'The Social Network'
    "The Social Network" has a lot of friends in Hollywood. The drama about the creation of Facebook continued its winning ways Sunday, taking home four trophies at the 68th Golden Globes, including dramatic feature, director for David Fincher, screenplay...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness

    Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness
    In 2008, the committee that oversees the Oscars' foreign-language film category came under withering criticism for avoiding risky movies. Romania's "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," a frank account of a young girl's illegal abortion, wasn't nominated, nor...
  • Movie review: 'Pearl Jam Twenty'

    Movie review: 'Pearl Jam Twenty'
    Rock documentaries made by fans of the band fall into two categories: They either exclude nonbelievers or draw them into the fold. "Pearl Jam Twenty" starts out exclusionary but opens the gates before it's through. Writer-director Cameron Crowe, whose...
  • Free-fall coaster to debut at Denmark's Legoland Billund in May

    Free-fall coaster to debut at Denmark's Legoland Billund in May
    The Polar X-Plorer roller coaster at Legoland Billund in Denmark will take riders around a snowcapped mountain and under a frozen waterfall before sending them crashing through an ice-covered lake. PHOTOS: Polar X-Plorer roller coaster at Denmark's...
  • Diabetes drug may also help in weight loss

    A medication under review by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of type 2 diabetes may also promote weight loss, according to a study published online Thursday in the Lancet. The drug, liraglutide, was approved earlier this year in Europe...
  • Bin Laden criticizes EU for publication of anti-Islamic cartoons

    Bin Laden criticizes EU for publication of anti-Islamic cartoons
    Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden addressed the "wise men" of the European Union in a new audio message late today, slamming the publication of drawings insulting to the Prophet Muhammad and vowing a strong reaction. The message, which appeared on a...
  • A 'living library' that opens minds

    On Oct. 18, the Santa Monica Public Library hosted an unusual interactive event called "The Living Library," in which people were the books and could be checked out for half an hour's conversation. Borrowers were instructed that "the Reader must return...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Hands-free systems from auto manufacturers

    Hands-free systems from auto manufacturers
    California's two new wireless telephone laws take effect on July 1. One law (Vehicle Code Section 23124) prohibits the use of wireless telephones and hands-free devices for drivers under the age of 18 -- sorry, kids. The other law (VC Section 23123)...
  • Cancer risk from cellphone use is still a matter for study

    Cancer risk from cellphone use is still a matter for study
    CALIFORNIANS who use hands-free cellular devices while driving may be doing themselves a favor in the long run. That's because scientists still can't say with certainty that placing a cellphone against the head is completely safe, especially for heavy...