| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Director Michael Apted's "Up" series of documentaries premieres its eighth installment on Oct. 14 on PBS with POV's "56 Up." The franchise has chronicled the lives of 14 British children from vastly different class backgrounds every seven years since...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:02 AM
Tomasz Lazar, born in 1985 in Szczecin, Poland, is a graduate of the West Pomeranian University of Technology. He has won photography contests in Poland and abroad, including the Sony World Photography Award, the International Photography Award, and the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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The members of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros think pop music might be headed into a new phase, one in which the calculated cynicism and ironic detachment prevalent in recent years starts...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Let it not be said that San Jose State University hasn't taught the world a valuable lesson in the promises and pitfalls of the fancy new craze for online university learning.
The Cal State University campus set itself up as a pioneer in the field in...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:27 PM
The Wall Street Journal's editorial board opens its latest screed against the 2010 healthcare law Monday by paraphrasing H.L. Mencken as follows: "Nobody ever went broke underestimating the cynicism and self-dealing of the American political class." I...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:32 PM
PERSPECTIVE It's been a difficult week for Wii U fans. First came word that players will not be able to […]...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:19 PM
British futurist James Martin, who predicted the ubiquity of computers and foretold the rise of the Internet in "The Wired Society," a 1978 book that was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, has died near his private island in Bermuda. He was 79.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:28 AM
What makes an L.A. house an L.A. house?
That question -- a more slippery one than it might appear -- is the driving force behind “Technology and Environment: The Postwar House in Southern California,” an exhibition running through Friday at...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 12:40 PM
CAIRO --In the power vacuum that followed the overthrow of Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak in 2011, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohamed ElBaradei, known more for diplomacy than skilled in the nation’s bruising street politics, formed a coalition and...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The snow is piling up on the streets of small-town Utah, and James Franco is talking about sex.
He is talking about sex in the way James Franco talks about sex: as a narrative tool, as a humanizing mechanism, as a way to help us understand academic...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Small-business optimism fell in June, a turnaround from a slight increase in May, according to a survey from the National Federation of Independent Business.
The group's economic index fell to 93.5, from 94.4 in May, which was its second-highest reading...