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Invention and Innovation

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  • Obama campaign appealing to Florida on innovation initiatives

     
    Perhaps seeing an opportunity in Florida's research and high-tech industries, and those voters who love them, the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama released a report this morning touting the president's record on supporting research in...
  • Best of the Web

     
    Moments of Innovation...
  • Nature close up with the Bird Photo Booth

     
    When I visited the L.A. Art Mobil Arts Festival in Santa Monica a few months ago, one group of photographs really caught my attention, striking close-ups of birds. Normally nature photographs aren't that unusual, but these larger-than-life blow-ups were...
  • Two La Cañada Flintridge scientists honored at White House ceremony

     
    Two La Canada Flintridge scientists honored at White House ceremony...
  • ‘Iron Man 3′: Tony Stark lives by his wits in Marvel’s latest

     
    It was the moment that brought a $200-million blockbuster to a screeching halt. Robert Downey Jr. stood frozen in pain ......
  • What was the point of bailing out GM?

    What was the point of bailing out GM?
    Today's topic: Should the U.S. government have spent billions to keep General Motors from liquidation only to eventually steer it to Bankruptcy Court? An earlier bankruptcy would have saved taxpayers billions Point: Daniel J. Ikenson General Motors...
  • Going Beyond the Basic Bike

    Going Beyond the Basic Bike
    Ever since two Ohio bike shop owners named Wright changed the world, tinkerers have been using the bicycle as a launching pad for new ideas. Now, in an effort to get America outdoors and exercising more, modern-day inventors are tapping the unique...
  • Deseret Ranch owners pull request to rezone property

    Owners of the massive Deseret Ranch pulled their request to get a portion of their Orange County property rezoned for development. County Commissioner Linda Stewart said the decision was made because "there were too many questions" about the proposal....
  • James Irvine Foundation rewards the innovators

    James Irvine Foundation rewards the innovators
    Some time next year, a seeing-eye dog may guide visitors -- even those with no vision problems -- through the galleries of the Hammer Museum in Westwood to a pre-selected painting. In San Francisco, young actors in training may be found rounding up an...
  • 'Pitchmen'

    'Pitchmen'
    Billy Mays and Anthony Sullivan sell things on television, famously. Mays, a burly man with a black beard and a voice that suggests incipient deafness, and could possibly cause it, is the more famous. But the cooler Sullivan -- who also produces and...
  • 'News From the Empire' by Fernando del Paso; translated from the Spanish by Alfonso González and Stella T. Clark

    News From the Empire A Novel Fernando del Paso, translated from the Spanish by Alfonso González and Stella T. Clark Dalkey Archive Press: 710 pp., $18.95 paper "What happens," writes the Mexican novelist Fernando del Paso, "when an author can't escape...