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  • A&E Reality Series Orders Tackle Online Dating, Pittsburgh Wiseguys, More

    A&E is expanding its nonfiction programming slate with four new series and four new pilots, including the series ""Godfather of Pittsburgh"," about a Pennsylvania wiseguy with a restaurant and nightclub empire, and "Love Prison," (working title) where...
  • A&E orders reality pilot 'The Big Brew Theory' from Mark Wahlberg

    A&E orders reality pilot 'The Big Brew Theory' from Mark Wahlberg
    A&E is still firmly in the Mark Wahlberg business. Building on the success of "Wahlburgers," the network has greenlit a new half-hour reality pilot produced by Wahlberg and set in his native Boston, Variety has confirmed. The project, which has a working...
  • Scientists build man-made 'living-materials' inside bacterial cells

    Scientists build man-made 'living-materials' inside bacterial cells
    Our bones are remarkable feats of engineering; strong and yet light, shot through with holes and yet able to bear incredible loads. This super-strong natural material is built as cells incorporate hard minerals like calcium into living tissue. Now,...
  • Jackpot! NASA's Kepler telescope finds 'mother lode' of 715 planets

    Jackpot! NASA's Kepler telescope finds 'mother lode' of 715 planets
    Using a brand-new technique, scientists using NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope have found 715 confirmed planets huddling around 305 stars, nearly triple Kepler’s previous total of 246 confirmed planets in the Milky Way galaxy. Nearly 95% of...
  • Evidence of young universe's growth spurt is discovered

    Evidence of young universe's growth spurt is discovered
    Scientists staring at the faint afterglow from the universe's birth 13.8 billion years ago have discovered the first direct evidence for the theory of cosmic inflation — the mysterious and violent expansion after the big bang. The findings, made...
  • Previsualization firm Proof helps filmmakers plan for complex scenes

    Previsualization firm Proof helps filmmakers plan for complex scenes
    Before filming a massive battle on a freeway overpass in Cleveland, directors of Marvel Entertainment's recent release "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" didn't leave anything to chance. So Anthony and Joe Russo staged a kind of digital dress...
  • Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted

    Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted
    Goucher College sent congratulatory emails to the parents of 60 applicants on March 12 telling them their children had been admitted. The message from the small liberal arts college in Towson contained the words every parent of a high school senior...
  • Severna Park native and Delaware coach Bob Shillinglaw reflects on being first to coach 600 career men's lacrosse games

    Severna Park native and Delaware coach Bob Shillinglaw reflects on being first to coach 600 career men's lacrosse games
    Delaware's Bob Shillinglaw recently became the first coach in men's college lacrosse to coach 600 career games. The Severna Park native and graduate may not have envisioned such longevity, but he always knew he would be a coach. “I was very,...
  • 'Glee' recap: 100th Episode, Part 1

    'Glee' recap: 100th Episode, Part 1
    "Glee" brought back a bunch of awesome old facesĀ for the first part of its two-part special. The episode starts by pitting two of its most successful grads, Rachel and Mercedes, against each other. One is a future Broadway starlet; the other, a...
  • Dancer injured in Boston Marathon bombing takes to the floor again

    The world on Thursday celebrated the United Nations-sponsoredInternational Day of Happiness by dancing to the ubiquitous, infectiously upbeat tune, "Happy," by Pharrell Williams, who is the face of the second annual celebration established by the...
  • Daniel Ek is Collecting Data That Won't Let Him Fail

    It's about the data and the footprint. In other words, the more information you have, the fewer mistakes you make, and if you're America-centric, you're gonna get your butt kicked by those who see the entire world. The music business did not see the...