| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:17 PM
The longer humans live, the more likely they are to push other species to the brink of extinction and, conversely, spur the rise of invasive birds and mammals species.
That sobering news comes via a new study from UC Davis, published in the journal...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
| Sep 29, 2013
Re "Team USA rides a comeback wave," Sept. 26
Congratulations to The Times for finally getting coverage of the America's Cup race on the front page. The only losers in this event are the people who didn't watch it.
To see those 7-ton catamarans...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:50 AM
If you care about lost films in general and silent films in particular and can’t wait till they arrive on DVD (no names, please), the moment is now.
The National Film Preservation Foundation’s “Lost & Found: American Treasures From the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:35 PM
If you care about lost films in general and silent films in particular and can't wait till they arrive on DVD (no names, please), the moment is now. The National Film Preservation Foundation's "Lost & Found: American Treasures From the New Zealand Film...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:53 AM
The NBC Sports Network is scheduled to have live coverage of the America's Cup yacht-racing competition from San Francisco at 1 p.m. PDT Monday.
New Zealand's Emirates Team New Zealand had led the U.S. entrant, Oracle Team USA, by as much as 8-1, but the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:49 PM
It was barely a week ago that Oracle Team USA, the defending champion in the America's Cup, looked all but finished.
The American boat trailed Emirates Team New Zealand by eight races to one on the scoreboard, just one defeat short of losing the Cup....
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:11 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Race 14 of the America's Cup was postponed Saturday because of shifting wind, further delaying Emirates Team New Zealand's chance to claim the oldest trophy in international sports.
With the Kiwis sitting on match point against defender...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:54 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Skipper Jimmy Spithill accelerated his 72-foot catamaran off the starting line and steered defending champion Oracle Team USA to its fifth straight win against Emirates Team New Zealand on Monday to stay alive in the America's Cup....
| Sep 15, 2013
| 5:22 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Dean Barker and Emirates Team New Zealand regained the momentum in the America's Cup when they pulled ahead of defending champion Oracle Team USA on the fourth leg to win Race 10 by 17 seconds Sunday on San Francisco Bay.
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Emirates Team New Zealand nearly capsized in Race 8 of the America's Cup, allowing defending champion Oracle Team USA to sail away to a 52-second victory Saturday on windy San Francisco Bay.
In the most heart-stopping moment of the...