| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Caltech researchers tackle many projects that can change lives, from curing chronic diseases to producing artificial fuels that might curtail the need to drill for petroleum.
But professors at the institute say a major new discovery announced this week...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:30 AM
A suspicious item prompted the crew of a United Airlines flight to Switzerland to divert it to Boston, as two F-15 fighters shadowed the plane Tuesday night.
The item, found inside an airsickness bag, turned out to be an unclaimed camera. officials said....
| Aug 9, 2012
On July 4, a large assembly of scientists in Geneva, Switzerland announced that, after spending $10 billion, employing 6,000 researchers and directing tiny subatomic particles on a collision course of 17 miles, they had found what they were looking for....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Ai Weiwei isn't able to leave Beijing because of his ongoing legal battles with the Chinese government, but the world comes to him. The artist is keeping busy with projects that include a planned heavy-metal album and a new movie.
Ai's debut album...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Though the Geneva Motor Show is still weeks away, Bentley got a head start on the world debuts expected in Switzerland by unveiling its all-new Flying Spur sedan Tuesday.
Whereas the previous Flying Spur was based largely on the Continental GT coupe,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
We knew it was coming. Now we know when.
Bentley will use the Feb. 20 Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland to unveil its all-new Flying Spur sedan, the company announced Monday. Until then, we have a short teaser video to whet our appetite.
Based largely on...
| Dec 9, 2012
Either the world will end on Dec. 21, or it won't. Your view depends on whether you believe in a much-publicized but debunked interpretation of the Mayan calendar, or you don't. Here are 10 facts so amazing they may crack the time-space continuum:
| Jun 4, 2010
| 11:33 AM
Often lost in the sea of nails, hooks, hammers, levels (and expletives) is the potential for glory that exists in the hanging of art on one's walls.
We're talking about the arrangement and composition -- the "how" of the hanging.
We're talking about...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Victorinox to open first West Coast store at Beverly Center Saturday...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:34 PM
World Economic Forum says U.S. global competitiveness in fifth place...
| Aug 1, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The Ravinia Festival crowd exits the gala celebrating the 80th birthday of Stephen Sondheim with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Saturday night in Highland Park. (Photo for the Tribune by Shaun Sartin). â¢ Ravinia responds to Sondheim outcry,...