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  • 'Mythbusters' team says it's testing Archimedes the right way for President Obama

     
    It's not the same old Archimedes myth. Or at least, it won't be tested in the same way. Complaints erupted after we reported that "Mythbusters" would take on the Archimedes legend -- in which the ancient Greek mathematician supposedly destroyed......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: ‘L.A. Holiday Celebration 2010’ on KCET

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 5 - 11 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 5 - 11 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • California now has enough drugs to execute 175 death row inmates

     
    Corrections officials told a federal judge Tuesday that they have imported enough sodium thiopental from Arizona and Britain to execute 175 death row prisoners. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation last month purchased 521 grams...
  • State's lethal-injection drugs were imported from Britain, corrections officials disclose

     
    Corrections officials disclosed Tuesday that they had imported from Britain a large quantity of the key drug used in lethal-injection executions and are awaiting approval of the foreign-made product by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The California...
  • Obama episode of 'MythBusters' draws 2.2 million viewers

     
    President Obama may be having some trouble with his Democratic colleagues, but his ratings mojo seems to be working just fine. A heavily promoted "President's Challenge" episode of Discovery's "MythBusters" science series Wednesday — in which Obama...
  • Newton, Galileo, Archimedes and Chuck

     
    Former Morning Call reporter Chuck Ayers died over the weekend in California. He would have been 53 years old Monday. Chuck was a talented reporter who did some excellent stories for the Call. Still, what I’ll remember most are the......