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  • 'Girls' renewed for fifth season on HBO

    'Girls' renewed for fifth season on HBO
    The fourth season of "Girls" premieres on Sunday, but HBO has already renewed the series for a fifth season. According to multiple reports, HBO programming president Michael Lombardo made the announcement before the audience assembled at the American...
  • 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...
  • Scientists discover 3 new mammals that lived alongside dinosaurs

    Scientists discover 3 new mammals that lived alongside dinosaurs
    In rocky outcroppings near a cornfield in northern China, paleontologists have unearthed three species of squirrel-like mammals that lived at the same time as the dinosaurs. Remarkably complete skeletons of the three new species -- Shenshou lui,...
  • 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...
  • Broadway Review: 'On the Town'

    "On the Town" is back on Broadway, and whaddya know, it's still a helluva show. Helmer John Rando (who directed the musical at Barrington Stage last year) has given the kid-glove treatment to this 1944 musical salute to New York, fabled for its glorious...
  • UCF eel expert on 'Monster Fish'

    UCF eel expert on 'Monster Fish'
    A University of Central Florida expert on electric eels is sharing his knowledge on National Geographic Channel's "Monster Fish." UCF zoologist William Crampton serves as guide in an episode called "Amazon Shocker" that airs at 8 p.m. Friday....
  • Ancient DNA could unlock South Florida secrets

    Ancient DNA could unlock South Florida secrets
    About 14,000 years ago, modern humans roamed to South Florida and lived side by side with mammoths, mastodons and saber-tooth tigers. That, at least, is what Florida Atlantic University scientists hope to prove by analyzing ancient DNA found at an...
  • Big events for October include wearable art

    Big events for October include wearable art
    Costumes play their part in October celebrations, from the World of WearableArt's fantastic creations in New Zealand to horrific Halloween props in New Orleans and West Hollywood. In between, the American Museum of Natural History creeps out arachnophobes...