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  • Humpback Whales Are Singing A New Song

    Humpback Whales Are Singing A New Song
    A recently published study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and others reveals that humpback whales on both sides of the southern Indian Ocean are singing different tunes, unusual since humpbacks in the same ocean basin usually all sing very similar...
  • Burb's Eye View: A meeting with a mega mind Tom McGrath

    How do you know when you’ve made it? For Burbank’s Tom McGrath, it may have been when Angelina Jolie became starstruck by him. I met McGrath recently in the Starbucks located on the DreamWorks campus — they don’t like to call it a...
  • Back to 'High School Musical' for Kids' Choice

    Back to 'High School Musical' for Kids' Choice
    "High School Music 3: Senior Year" graduated with honors Saturday at the Kids' Choice Awards. The Disney musical was selected as the favorite movie by audience votes at the 22nd annual slime-filled Nickelodeon spectacle held inside UCLA's Pauley...
  • 'Far Bright Star: A Novel' by Robert Olmstead, 'Inventing American History' by William Hogeland, 'Summer Will Show' by Sylvia Townsend Warner, 'Plants Don't Drink Coffee' by Unai Elorriaga, 'A Final Arc of Sky' by Jennifer Culkin

    Far Bright Star A Novel Robert Olmstead Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 208 pp., $23.95 "Thus far the summer of 1916 had been a siege of wrathy wind and heated air. Dust and light. Sand and light. Wind and light." So begins the story of Napoleon...
  • 'Rewilding the World' by Caroline Fraser and 'Coyote at the Kitchen Door' by Stephen DeStefano

    'Rewilding the World' by Caroline Fraser and 'Coyote at the Kitchen Door' by Stephen DeStefano
    Rewilding the World Dispatches From the Conservation Revolution Caroline Fraser Metropolitan Books: 402 pp., $28.50 Coyote at the Kitchen Door Living With Wildlife in Suburbia Stephen DeStefano Harvard University Press: 224 pp., $24.95 "Over the...
  • Peter Gabriel brings world together through music

    Peter Gabriel brings world together through music
    OK, so cut Peter Gabriel some slack for taking too long to finish an album: "Big Blue Ball," a long-simmering world music project he launched back in 1991, is finally surfacing today. In the intervening 17 years, he's released four other collections of...
  • Holiday baking with spices

    Holiday baking with spices
    Blame it on the nutmeg. Of course it's a holiday staple, a sprinkling grated over eggnog, half a teaspoon for mulled cider, a quarter teaspoon in a pumpkin pie. But when a recipe calls for grating one and a half whole nutmegs, well, that's a lot of...
  • Hit 'buy,' and let the prosciutto and coffee beans fly

    Hit 'buy,' and let the prosciutto and coffee beans fly
    Amazing handmade bonbons from one of the best chocolatiers in California. Three artisan cheeses at peak deliciousness delivered every month to your favorite fromage fan. A whole prosciutto made in Iowa from Kurobuta pigs raised there. These gifts would...
  • Chocolate made in America

    Chocolate made in America
    One bar at a time, American chocolate makers are producing excellent chocolate. Here are a few notable bars from small producers using great beans. At a time when the mass market is crowded with bars labeled "single origin" (which doesn't necessarily...
  • Which country is the largest producer of vanilla beans? a) Mexico b) Indonesia c) Madagascar

    ANSWER: c) Madagascar
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Opens on IMAX Nov. 7

    FORT LAUDERDALE -- The Autonation IMAX will screen the animated sequel to Madagascar from Nov. 7 thorugh Dec. 11. In Escape 2 Africa, Alex, Marty, Melman, Gloria, King Julien, Maurice and the penguins and chimps fly an old, crashed plane that's been...