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  • Study supports five-second rule, but should you? Probably not

    A new study appears to validate what every 12-year-old knows: If you drop food on the floor, you have five seconds until it becomes contaminated. Biology students at Aston University in Birmingham, England, tested the time-honored five-second rule and...
  • Jewish children were placed in foster homes to escape Nazis

    When Kurt Herman was 9, living a modest middle-class life with his mother and father on a quiet street in Vienna, the Nazis took over his homeland. It was essentially a bloodless invasion, an Anschluss — annexation — crafted by Germany and...
  • Ellen Page's 'Queen and Country' Draws Director (EXCLUSIVE)

    British director Craig Viveiros has come on board to helm Ellen Page in spy thriller "Queen & Country" for Chernin Entertainment at Fox. The project, based on the Oni Press comic book series "Queen and Country" by Greg Rucka, centers on a British agent...
  • Feature Film Company Relaunches as Production, Finance Company

    LONDON -- Mick Southworth and Martin McCabe have relaunched the Feature Film Company, which was formerly a distributor in the U.K., as a production, finance and consultancy company. Omeira Partners, the company's funding partner, is providing a...
  • Janet Burroway carries on, reinvents self

    Janet Burroway carries on, reinvents self
    Janet Burroway takes the stage at Women & Children First bookstore on a Thursday evening. She's appearing with her close friend, the award-winning writer Rosellen Brown, to promote the new anthology "A Story Larger Than My Own: Women Writers Look Back...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/8 log (updated Saturday AM)

    6 a.m.    Golf: Women’s Mission Hills World Championship third round (d. in Haikou, China).--Golf 7 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: St. Louis vs. N.Y. Mets (d.).--MLB Net. 7:30 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup round 6: Everton vs. Arsenal (in London).--FS1 7:...
  • 10 things you might not know about Russia

    10 things you might not know about Russia
    Russia is in the spotlight — hosting the Winter Olympics, exerting its influence in Ukraine and defending its crackdown on gays against international criticism. So let's wrestle the Russian bear, best of 10 rounds: 1 The Soviet Union at its height...
  • Old Globe's Barry Edelstein is thinking big about the Bard

     Old Globe's Barry Edelstein is thinking big about the Bard
    SAN DIEGO — A fascinating experiment is underway at San Diego's flagship theater, the Old Globe. Now under the leadership of Barry Edelstein, the theater is seeking a return to the form of its Tony-winning heyday under Jack O'Brien. Can the Globe'...
  • No union, no pound, British official warns Scots backing independence

    LONDON – Escalating the fight against secession, the British government warned Thursday that Scotland would lose the right to continue using the pound as its currency if voters there say yes to a historic referendum on independence this fall....
  • How To Get The Valentine's Day You Want

    How To Get The Valentine's Day You Want
    Can you get what you want for Valentine's Day, no matter how personal, eccentric or whimsical? If you want to wear a new pair of crystal earrings on Feb. 14, or eat handmade chocolates or have a dozen red roses suffuse their seductive scent throughout...
  • Marcel Theroux's 'Strange Bodies' eerily updates 'Frankenstein'

    Marcel Theroux's 'Strange Bodies' eerily updates 'Frankenstein'
    Marcel Theroux takes identity theft to a new level in "Strange Bodies," a literary science fiction novel as entertaining as it is thought-provoking and disturbing. The author of four previous novels, Theroux was a finalist for both the National Book Award...