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  • Geek chic: Victoria's Secret Angel Karlie Kloss goes to Harvard

    Geek chic: Victoria's Secret Angel Karlie Kloss goes to Harvard
    Karlie Kloss has temporarily traded in her lingerie for school supplies and is hitting the books -- at Harvard, no less. The Victoria's Secret Angel fulfilled the fantasies of those hoping she was a smarty-pants by enrolling in a course at the elite...
  • Harvard professor's 'super PAC' aims to end power of 'super PACs'

    Is it possible to create a "super PAC" that would end the power of super PACs by drawing enough Americans into the system to limit the influence of big money in politics? And is it possible to get voters excited about a subject as dry as campaign finance?...
  • Isla Vista's troubles belie UC Santa Barbara's academic strength

    Isla Vista's troubles belie UC Santa Barbara's academic strength
    UC Santa Barbara had a notable double achievement in 2013. The beachside campus placed second in the world for impact in the sciences as scored by the Center for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Home to five...
  • Google Doodle honors Rachel Carson, author and environmentalist

    Rachel Louise Carson was born 107 years ago today in Springdale, Pa. Google is celebrating the occasion with a Google Doodle of the author and environmentalist standing with her notebook amid a wild world filled with plants and creatures. Carson is...
  • 'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!

    As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...
  • Did Sheryl 'Lean In' Sandberg turn her back on Boston hotel workers?

    Sheryl Sandberg may be finding that the problem with turning herself into an advocate for unappreciated women in the workplace is that there are a lot of unappreciated women out there who need her help. But it certainly sounds like the eminent...
  • Hammer exhibitions chief Brooke Hodge hired by NYC design museum

    Hammer exhibitions chief Brooke Hodge hired by NYC design museum
    After more than a decade as a curator and administrator on the Los Angeles art scene at the Hammer Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art, architecture and design specialist Brook Hodge is heading to Manhattan as deputy director of Cooper-Hewitt,...
  • NBA record $2 billion offered for Clippers

    Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has won a frenetic bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with a $2-billion offer that would set a record price for an NBA team. Ballmer bid higher than competitors that included Los...
  • $2B for Clippers? Microsoft's Steve Ballmer has always lived large

    $2B for Clippers? Microsoft's Steve Ballmer has always lived large
    Reports that Steve Ballmer, 58, the former chief executive of Microsoft, has submitted the winning bid for the Los Angeles Clippers may represent the culmination of a long quest to become involved with pro sports.  And that desire to be a part of the...
  • Steve Ballmer, high bidder for Clippers, made fortune with Microsoft

    Steve Ballmer, high bidder for Clippers, made fortune with Microsoft
    Steve Ballmer won the bidding war to buy the Clippers for $2 billion, although other NBA owners and possibly Donald Sterling must still approve any sale. But Ballmer clearly has the money to buy the team — he amassed his fortune as a longtime...
  • Supreme Court smacks down patent lawyers

    Scratch a patent-law expert and you'll find a Supreme Court critic. Most patent lawyers I know disdain the Supreme Court, or at least think it should butt out of their disputes and let the Federal Circuit, made up of experienced patent-law judges, do...