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  • Cellphone towers don't have to mimic Lego trees

    Cellphone towers don't have to mimic Lego trees
    Why are cellphone towers so utterly ugly? That wasn’t the most important issue that came up during a Times editorial board meeting this week with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, but it’s surely a question that most of us have pondered....
  • Review: The joy and perseverance of 'Life According to Sam'

    Review: The joy and perseverance of 'Life According to Sam'
    Sam Berns is an ultra-likable, high-achieving Massachusetts teen who waxes philosophical in "Life According to Sam" — and builds his own Lego universe. A bright kid with an old soul, he's one of about 250 children worldwide who were born with...
  • Newspaper candidate endorsements: The Ted Cruz conundrum

    Newspaper candidate endorsements: The Ted Cruz conundrum
    Back when the Houston Chronicle endorsed GOP candidate Ted Cruz to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate, it largely expressed admiration for his Democratic opponent, whom it seems not to have supported mainly on the grounds that he didn’t have a lot...
  • Learning Matters: STEMs from a robotics competition

    Learning Matters: STEMs from a robotics competition
    The event was just a practice-round Lego robotics competition for elementary and middle school students, held at Roosevelt Middle School as a way to introduce new teams to how such competitions work. Nonetheless it was a model of how schools can...
  • A balloon ride into near-space, price tag $75,000

    A balloon ride into near-space, price tag $75,000
    A Lego man has done it. A Hello Kitty toy has done it. And now a company called World View wants actual human beings to do it too.  What's "it"? Taking a helium balloon to near space, of course!  In as little as four years you may be able to ride...
  • 7 things to do with the kids in South Florida this weekend

    7 things to do with the kids in South Florida this weekend
    Parents poking around for things to do with their kids are a diverse lot.  So smores and mimosas and Legos and mooncakes and soccer and golf  and Tinker Bell and Olivia Newton-John in leather …  It’s all good. MOVIE NIGHTS The funky and...
  • From Hot Wheels to hot reels

    From Hot Wheels to hot reels
    Cameron Lew is truly one of the cool kids of the social media age. The 17-year-old Huntington Beach High School junior has been shooting and editing videos for his YouTube channel since eighth grade. However, Cameron's filming career started as early as...
  • At new Legoland Hotel in Carlsbad, some off-the-wall design

    At new Legoland Hotel in Carlsbad, some off-the-wall design
    The Legoland Hotel opened in Carlsbad over the weekend -- the first Legoland Hotel in North America -- and though a pirate-themed room with skull and crossbones over the bed may not be your definition of "weekend escape," the 3,400 plastic-brick creations...
  • It's a nerd world

    It's a nerd world
    Once a month, at Third Coast Comics in the Edgewater neighborhood, the store closes for the evening and the knitting comes out. Followed by the drinks. Drink & Draw & Knitting Night is the second Thursday of each month, as it has been since Terry Gant...
  • UM showcases first foals born on campus in 30 years

    UM showcases first foals born on campus in 30 years
    College junior Steve Moirano has no children of his own, but he played the proud parent Saturday as a pair of foals debuted to a crowd of onlookers at the University of Maryland campus farm. "What was it like?" Brandon Hurn, a sophomore chemical...
  • This week: Clifford the Big Red Dog plus Star Wars at Legoland and Disney's Hollywood Studios

    This week: Clifford the Big Red Dog plus Star Wars at Legoland and Disney's Hollywood Studios
    There's an eclectic mix of entertainment options this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions. + The traveling exhibit "Adventures With Clifford the Big Red Dog" opens Saturday at Orlando Science Center. The displays teach Clifford's Big Ideas,...