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  • Meet Food Network’s “Invention Hunter” Steve Greenberg

     
    Gadget Nation author and “Innovation Insider” Steve Greenberg grew up in a family that celebrates invention — and a great meal. So it’s only natural that Greenberg — who parlayed a gig as a TV reporter into a career heralding...
  • 2012 National Pie Championships winners announced

     
    At the 18th Annual APC/Crisco National Pie Championships held April 27-29 in Orlando, pie makers fought for bragging rights and prize money in 12 pie categories.  The pies were judged by 195 qualified volunteer chefs, bakers and assorted pie aficionados....
  • L.A. Film Festival: Socially conscious short docs

     
    Focus Forward is a series of three-minute documentaries that shed a light on innovative individuals who are shaping the world through acts or inventions. The program boasts a roster of 30 international filmmakers and since its inception in September, nine...
  • Heavy-handed UCF should lighten up

     
    Today's paper carried an interesting story about a UCF student who developed a new app to help students register for classes. You can read the piece for yourself. But basically, student Tim Arnold figured out a way to alert students when classes they...
  • Transcript: The Jerry Brown interview

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown sat down with two Los Angeles Times reporters in his Capitol office for a wide-ranging interview....
  • USC Schwarzenegger Institute kickoff will fuse Hollywood, politics

     
    Class is in for professor Schwarzenegger, and he has a lesson for anyone willing to listen: Politicians have a lot to learn from Hollywood. The action star and former governor will host the kickoff of his new academic institute at......
  • Mark Cuban “Shark Tank” exclusive: new season features more fights, intensity

     
    ABC's Shark Tank would obviously not be successful without the creative and not-so-creative inventions showcased every week, but one particular shark has been lurking in the water for some time and plans to emerge to give the show some much-needed bite....
  • USC launches Annenberg Innovation Lab to create social technology prototypes

     
    Recruiting top faculty from its media, engineering and cinema programs, USC is starting a new social technology laboratory with a focus on big-ticket issues in digital culture. The Annenberg Innovation Lab, which the university is announcing Wednesday,...
  • The Agenda: The Invention of Dr. NakaMats @ the Cinefamily

     
    Indulge your inner inventor at this special screening of the hilarious documentary “The Invention of Dr. Nakamats.” The film looks at the life of Dr. NakaMats, an 81-year-old Japanese inventor who holds more than 3,000 patents, and plans on livin...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did the inventor of basketball, James Naismith, also invent the football helmet?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Did the inventor of basketball, James Naismith, also invent the football helmet? STATUS: A Lot of Truth to it, but I Lean False Overall. The world of collegiate sports in the late 19th Century was practically like the......
  • Net neutrality: The sky is falling, or not, with new FCC rules

     
    Only the barest outlines have begun to emerge of the new rules that could govern access to the Internet. But, predictably, a lot of people are spewing gigabytes of invective about the potential harm to our most democratic medium. Tuesday’s......