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  • A holiday sack full of big movies

    A holiday sack full of big movies
    It's Christmas Day. The presents are opened and dinner is done. What next? Head to the movies, of course. Christmas Day is one of the biggest days of the year for going to the movies. No wonder so many biggies open on Christmas and just before. This...
  • Shawn Levy's 'Museum' debut had special effect on director

    The first time 20th Century Fox offered Shawn Levy the job of directing "Night at the Museum," he passed. And the second time. And the third. And the fourth. And the fifth. Levy had directed the 2003 family comedy "Cheaper by the Dozen" for Fox, and...
  • Gang studio selected for NYC museum design expansion

    Gang studio selected for NYC museum design expansion
    Chicago architect Jeanne Gang and her firm, Studio Gang Architects, have been selected to design a major expansion of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The six-story, $325 million addition, which has yet to be designed and which...
  • Fire forces evacuation of New York's American Museum of Natural History

    Fire forces evacuation of New York's American Museum of Natural History
    Priceless exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History were threatened when a blaze broke out on the fourth floor on Friday afternoon, the New York Daily News reported. The flames were reported about 3:30 p.m. and were extinguished by firefighters...
  • Review: 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb'

    Review: 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb'
    "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," otherwise known as "Night at the Museum 3," rates as more determinedly heartfelt than the first and not as witty as the second (and best). Also, no Amy Adams as Amelia Earhart in jodhpurs this time around....
  • The great fear of the great outdoors

    The great fear of the great outdoors
    Americans find ourselves in a period — arguably, the first in our nation's history — when our unease about being in nature is coming to outweigh our desire for it. We have a growing intolerance for inconvenience, a feeling well captured by the...
  • City's surfing past on display at Historical Society

    City's surfing past on display at Historical Society
    Delray Beach was the hub for Palm Beach County surfers in the mid-1960s. Boards were hand crafted downtown. World-class talent shared the swells with locals. The now-defunct Delray Beach News Journal ran a "Hang Ten" column. "A lot of great stories come...
  • Facing an epidemic of mislabeled seafood

    Facing an epidemic of mislabeled seafood
    In 2004, a team of scientists in my research lab, then at the University of North Carolina, used DNA sequencing to show that at least 60% of fish sold as red snapper in markets across the U.S. were mislabeled and were other species. The seafood industry...
  • Taking the Kids -- and lighting up your holidays

    Taking the Kids -- and lighting up your holidays
    Is it possible? Is it possible there is something everyone in your gang will enjoy this holiday season, no matter what their ages -- even the I-don't-want-to-go-anywhere-with-you teens? Even better, you're guaranteed not to bust the holiday gift budget...
  • For 150th game Saturday, Lafayette, Lehigh take on Manhattan

    For 150th game Saturday, Lafayette, Lehigh take on Manhattan
    As soon as junior Veronica Lloyd's classes at Lafayette College end at 3:30 p.m. Friday, she'll hop in a car and head to New York City, where she and her friends have booked a room near Times Square. Lloyd is among the multitude of students and alumni...
  • Field invites top natural history museums to Chicago summit

    Field invites top natural history museums to Chicago summit
    In a new initiative in its industry, the Field Museum of Natural History plans to host representatives of fellow leading natural-history museums at a meeting in the spring of 2015, Field president Richard Lariviere said in an interview. Lariviere said...