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  • UCI played role in Higgs boson win

    While two theoretical physicists celebrated their Nobel Prize win for predicting the discovery of the Higgs boson, often referred to as the "God" particle, scientists at UC Irvine rejoiced in their contribution to the research that led to the accolade,...
  • Drunk moose becoming problem overseas

    Drunk moose becoming problem overseas
    Most alcohol drinkers have probably tried hard cider at some point. Cider becomes "hard" by grinding apples or other fruit and fermenting them.  But did you know that apples falling from the ground can ferment, as well? Fermentation is simply the...
  • Music Box Films Buys Kurosawa's 'Penance' for U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland

    Music Box Films, the Chicago-based arthouse distributor, has nabbed rights to "Penance" ("Shokuzai"), Japanese genre master Kiyoshi Kurosawa's eerie psychological thriller, for the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Ireland. Deal was announced at Mipcom, the...
  • Rainy start to day one of Lollapalooza

    Rainy start to day one of Lollapalooza
    Lollapalooza opened in Grant Park on Friday to -- what else? -- rain and a soggy turf that required wood chips to be imported and portions of Hutchinson Field to be roped off. Inclement weather is now a regular visitor at this festival, especially after a...
  • Summer crayfish festival at IKEA stores Aug. 16: Wear a funny hat

    Summer crayfish festival at IKEA stores Aug. 16: Wear a funny hat
    Every summer, I regret the loss of the Swedish restaurant Gustaf Anders in Costa Mesa and its annual crayfish festival. Not to mention the Princess cake draped in pale green marzipan.  It won’t be the same, but here’s the thing: It’s...
  • Montreal World Fest Includes 113 Int'l Premieres

    The Montreal World Film Festival announced its full slate of 432 films from around the globe on Tuesday, including 113 world or international feature preems. From the U.S. "The Red Robin" by Michael Z. Wechsler competes in the World section while Adam...
  • Obama's Moscow visit is called off, and not just because of Snowden

    WASHINGTON — The Edward Snowden case may have been the last straw, but the White House decision to cancel a Moscow summit next month came after President Obama decided the meeting was unlikely to resolve any of the issues increasing tension...
  • Talking with The Hooters' Eric Bazilian: Return to reopened Philly venue revives memories

     
    Eric Bazilian, singer and guitarist for Philadelphia-area favorite The Hooters, says he was hesitant to play the grand opening weekend at the new Ardmore Music Hall. The Hooters, with Bazilian second from right The Ardmore was once the legendary 23......
  • Comcast to Offer Netflix on Set-Tops? Three Reasons It Makes Sense

    Netflix has been a quasi-competitor to Comcast, whose cable bundle looks pretty steep compared with Netflix's low $7.99 monthly price for a wealth of on-demand entertainment options. Now Netflix is in early-stage talks with Comcast and other cable...
  • European Academy Selects Young Guns

    LONDON -- The European Film Academy has unveiled the nominees for the European Discovery Award, also known as the Prix Fipresci, which is presented as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcoming director for a debut feature pic. The...
  • America's poor education achievement is a policy choice

    Tired of bemoaning the deplorable rankings of American students when their test scores are compared to their peers in other developed countries? Lighten up and look in the mirror. It seems the problem begins a generation back, if not two or three. If...