| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:58 PM
To hear Chinese authorities tell it, the world's most populous country has made "giant leaps in human rights protection," having reduced poverty, carried out judicial reforms and spread Internet access to 564 million people.
"We are soberly aware that...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:03 PM
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Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. As...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"Gods and Gifts: Vatican Ethnological Collection," at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, may cover more ground than any exhibition seen in Southern California: Its 70-plus artifacts span 2 million years and hail from all six inhabited continents, plus...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Both the storm caused by Mother Nature and the manmade electoral storm have passed, but we're still getting reports of Hurricane Sandy's devastation. According to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, up to 40,000 New Yorkers may be in need of new housing. Gas lines...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The World Economic Forum, held in Davos, Switzerland, each year, is typically associated with finding solutions to the big economic problems facing the world. So it was fascinating that the hottest topic at this year's conference was mindfulness -- with...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Since her Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Color Purple” appeared in 1982, the novelist and poet Alice Walker has been one of best-known black women in American literature. Although none of her books has matched “The Color Purple” in...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Mostly from the aggregated tweets at Jason Kottke's Stellar Interesting: Women shouldn't work outside the home. It's STEVE Jobs, not EVE Jobs....Megan Amram Nobody ever gave me NOTHIN except for the entrenched systemic advantages of my race class and...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:21 PM
OMG, did you see Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth step out together Thursday night?
Cyrus joined her actor fiance at the Los Angeles premiere of his corporate thriller "Paranoia" at the DGA Theatre, neatly squashing ongoing rumors that the two...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:59 PM
We contribute to drought victims in Somalia, earthquake victims in Afghanistan and tsunami victims in Japan. We build schools in Haiti, save children in the Philippines, dig wells all over Africa.
Yet right here it home we shame and stigmatize our own...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Chengdu, China, barber Liu Deyuan, 53, is one of the few who still provide traditional “eye-shaving,” in which he holds the eye open and runs a razor across the lids' inner surfaces. Then, using a thin metal rod with a round tip, he gently...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
It's an age-old question with as many answers as there are muffin-topped men afraid to talk about their feelings wandering the barbecue aisle at Home Depot on Saturday:
What to do for Father's Day?
So here to aid, abet and entertain you is "The...