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  • Noah replaces Jacob as top boy name in U.S.; Sophia scores three-peat

    Noah replaces Jacob as top boy name in U.S.; Sophia scores three-peat
    Noah is more than the name of a popular movie. It is the top name for baby boys born in 2013 in the United States, the Social Security Administration announced on Friday. Sophia scored the three-peat for girls’ names, being chosen as the top...
  • South Florida teen wins 'Jeopardy!' semifinal

    South Florida teen wins 'Jeopardy!' semifinal
    He named the salted fish delicacy found only in the Mediterranean: the anchovy. He identified the author of the words "All Gaul is divided into three parts": Julius Caesar. And he named the playwright who created the Norwegian manor Rosmersholm: Ibsen....
  • Chan Lowe: Attorney General Bondi slams marriage equality

    Chan Lowe: Attorney General Bondi slams marriage equality
    It used to be a politically safe bet to condemn same-sex marriage. As recently as 2008, Florida voters passed an amendment to the state constitution to ban it.   Today — a mere six years later — a majority of Floridians favor marriage...
  • UCLA barely gets by California, 36-34

    UCLA barely gets by California, 36-34
    For the first time since 1998, UCLA has defeated California at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. It was an ugly game that was closer than it should have been for the Bruins, who ended up winning the game, 36-34, nonetheless. The victory snapped a two-game...
  • Female orgasm: battleground of science?

    Female orgasm: battleground of science?
    Hapless lovers are not the only ones who get lost down there: even sexologists can't agree on what's what, and where, among women's female parts. At least, that's according to a father-daughter team of researchers in Italy, Drs. Vincenzo and Giulia...
  • Apartheid not in Israel

    Gary Olson's use of the word "apartheid" in his Your View ("New Israeli settlements doom chances for two-state solution") is misleading. According to Wikipedia, "Apartheid was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation."...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: Fallon's "Ew!" is DAR Gold; 'Walking Dead' Marches Closer to Top

    Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Wikipedia combined. For more on the methodology behind DAR, scroll to the bottom of the article. +++++++++...
  • East of Borneo: Where Wikipedia goes for SoCal art essays

    East of Borneo: Where Wikipedia goes for SoCal art essays
    When the series of Pacific Standard Time exhibitions opened around Southern California in 2010, it was an opportunity to take stock of the region's cultural production in the decades following World War II. The Getty Foundation-funded project brought to...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Interstellar' Begins its Ascent, But the #1 Spot is 'Taken'

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Veronica Roth and Garth Nix: Sizing up two YA giants

    Veronica Roth and Garth Nix: Sizing up two YA giants
    Best-selling authors Veronica Roth and Garth Nix must be doing something right. Both are internationally recognized for their young adult fantasy novels — Roth's first book, "Divergent," sold more than 20 million copies and was made into a hit movie...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Conan' Tumblr's Up the Chart, TruTV Trends Thanks To Fall Premieres

    Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Wikipedia combined (this week's edition excludes Twitter). For more on the methodology behind DAR, scroll to...