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  • Una 'santa' con vocación de vampiro

    Una 'santa' con vocación de vampiro
    ¿Quién eres: Mina o el vampiro? Rita sonríe con malicia. “El vampiro, por supuesto, no me gusta ser la víctima”, dice mientras clava la estaca de su mirada en la imagen de Klaus Kinski sosteniendo a la bella Isabelle Adjani. Una planta trepadora...
  • Back to the moon: What's the point?

    Back to the moon: What's the point?
    Today's topic: What's the purpose of going back to the moon and eventually to Mars? Does NASA have its priorities straight on space travel? How much will the private sector play a role in the future of space exploration? A leaner, meaner NASA can take us...
  • Women Wage Urban Warfare in 'Lipstick Jungle'

    Women Wage Urban Warfare in 'Lipstick Jungle'
    The shoes say it all. From the opening scene of NBC's anticipated "Lipstick Jungle," premiering Thursday, Feb. 7, the camera focuses on three women's feet. Naturally, they're moving fast because this is New York, and everyone except tourists are in a...
  • Mexico City: A sea of Juarez streets

    No matter where you drive in this megalopolis, it's hard to miss Juarez Street. That's because there are 632 of them. Hidalgo Street is almost as ubiquitous, with 624 incarnations. At least 500 streets are named Zapata. But you can also find Sea of...
  • Celebrate 100 hours of Astronomy - Weather Permitting

    In celebration of the International Year of Astronomy 2009, 100 Hours of Astronomy will take place from April 2 through 5.  One of the key goals of this event is to have as many people as possible look through a telescope as Galileo did for the first time...
  • THE YEAR OF THE ASTRONOMER

    Gayle Anderson was live at the Griffith Observatory as the facility prepares for renewed interest in the landmark due to Friday's opening of the new STAR TREK movie. Griffith Observatory is celebrating the International Year of Astronomy (IYA), the 400th...
  • Movie review: Angels & Demons -- 3 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Angels & Demons -- 3 out of 5 stars
    There are a several moments of real pathos in Ron Howard's film of Dan Brown's Angels & Demons, which is several more than he was able to conjure up in his film of Brown's The Da Vinci Code. Howard has made a better, more entertaining thriller out of...
  • Prime time for Jupiter

     
    Jupiter, the King of the Planets, reaches opposition tonight, its closest approach and brightest appearance of the year. Or, it would be if we could see through the clouds and murky skies we're enduring at the moment.No matter. Planets move......
  • Hubble snaps galaxy triplets

     
    A while back NASA and the European Space Agency invited people to vote on which of a selection of never-before-imaged (by Hubble) celestial targets they'd like the Hubble Space Telescope to photograph. The voters chose something called Arp 274, a......
  • Week winds up wetter; threatens weekend astro fest

     
    Enjoy these sunny skies while you can, because the forecast out of Sterling has us slated for a wet start to the month of April. Rain and shower chances rise to 70 percent by Wednesday night as the sunny, high-pressure......
  • Warren Buffett: 'Not off the bottom yet'

     
    by Mark Silva "We have not come off the bottom yet,'' Warren Buffett says. Buffett, the multibillionaire oracle from Omaha and informal adviser to President Barack Obama, says the actions that the federal government is taking today raise the "probability'...