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  • Atop One World Trade Center, high-tech views of bustling NYC

    Atop One World Trade Center, high-tech views of bustling NYC
    NEW YORK — From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building, it really does seem as if you can "see forever." Those two words are the motto of the center's new observatory that opens May 29, offering spectacular, wraparound...
  • The unbearable lightness of mattress feminism

    The unbearable lightness of mattress feminism
    For thousands of years, divergent religious traditions have celebrated and venerated one unifying act: meditation. Twenty years before Christ, Philo of Alexandria, a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher, recommended various meditative spiritual exercises....
  • It's time for Carnegie Hall, and Costa Mesa High choirs are ready

    It's time for Carnegie Hall, and Costa Mesa High choirs are ready
    Students in Costa Mesa High School's Madrigal and Vocal Ensemble choirs are counting down the days until they travel to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall. "I'd pack my bags and leave for New York today if I could," senior Evan Stechauner said....
  • New York: Nine tips for dodging crowds, enjoying new Whitney Museum

    New York: Nine tips for dodging crowds, enjoying new Whitney Museum
    The Whitney Museum of American Art opened its new home in New York City's Meatpacking District on May 1, and New Yorkers and visitors have come in droves. I turned up on a recent Saturday and was discouraged by the line that wrapped half of the building....
  • Huntington Ingalls looks in new directions with Proteus

    Huntington Ingalls looks in new directions with Proteus
    In the 1966 science fiction classic "Fantastic Voyage," a submarine named Proteus was miniaturized and injected into a person to perform micro-surgery. Nearly 50 years later, shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries has its own Proteus...
  • Overvalued stocks? What an underwhelming question

    The question "Is the stock market overvalued?" is one of those queries that sounds important, can be debated forever and is, for all practical purposes, meaningless, much like "Where do we come from?" or "Are we alone in the universe?" or even, "Is this...
  • Universal: King Kong attraction set for Islands of Adventure in 2016

    Universal: King Kong attraction set for Islands of Adventure in 2016
    It’s official: Universal Orlando is going ape again. A King Kong-themed attraction will open at its Islands of Adventure theme park in the summer of 2016, the company announced today. Construction work — visible from inside and outside the...
  • 'Mad Men' recap, 'Lost Horizon'

    'Mad Men' recap, 'Lost Horizon'
    The advertising heaven SC&P staffers were promised is more like hell on 6th Avenue. You can tell McCann-Erickson is miserable just from the d├ęcor. The walls are a dismal gray, offset by the harsh fluorescent lights and the stuffy mahogany furniture. It'...
  • Lutron expected to remain in family's control

    Lutron expected to remain in family's control
    Joel Spira could have sold Lutron Electronics Co. Inc. years ago. Larger companies often inquired about buying the global company, a leader in the lighting control business. But Spira, who founded the Upper Saucon Township company with his wife, Ruth...
  • Jeb Bush, NRA, Orlando cemetery all earn awards here

    Jeb Bush, NRA, Orlando cemetery all earn awards here
    In today's column, we're delivering news-by-award — the good, the bad, the funny, the maddening, the inspiring, the ridiculous. Most mind-blowingly slow government project. That would be the Orlando's plans to spend 20 months fixing (and closing...
  • Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles

    Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles
    They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. And while the cry to "Bring Back Our Girls" remains a worldwide cause, the country's next leader is not making the promise that his...