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Charles Darwin

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  • Scientists hold out hope that Galapagos tortoise Lonesome George will reproduce

     
    Will Lonesome George ever become a dad? Scientists are still hoping to mate the near century-old giant tortoise from the Galapagos -- even though efforts over the last two decades have failed. The Galapagos National Park said in a statement......
  • Churches celebrate Darwin’s birth on “Evolution Weekend”

     
    Hundreds of churches celebrate the birth of Charles Darwin on “Evolution Weekend” Feb. 11-13. While opinion polls show Americans evenly divided over Darwin's theory of evolution, a number of religious scholars contend there is no real conflict...
  • Coming to the Festival of Books: Mark Kurlansky

     
    Coming to the Festival of Books: Mark Kurlansky, author of "Cod," has written a children's book about fish and the oceans -- he talks about what draws him back to the sea....
  • Orlando Fringe 20: 2008, the 17th Fringe Festival

     
    We're counting down to the 20th annual Orlando Fringe Festival by looking back at years gone by… can you believe it? We're already up to 2008! 2008 was a momentous year for the Orlando Sentinel's coverage of the Orlando Fringe Festival, if you'll...
  • LAUSD prepares to ax school librarians' jobs. What would August Wilson say?

     
    With school librarians' jobs endangered in L.A., what would August Wilson say?...
  • Aardman’s next project? Pirates!

     
    Those Wallace & Gromit animators at Aardman have “Arthur Christmas” due out this November. But their next announced work is“The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists.” It's the first of a planned series of Aardman films based...
  • Celebrity branches out to Galapagos

    Celebrity Cruises has a new line of adventure and eco-trips, beginning this summer with 10- and 11-day sailings to the Galapagos Islands. Celebrity, a premium line featuring ships carrying 1,350 to 1,950 passengers, has bought a 100-passenger vessel...
  • Steve Allen, TV innovator, author, composer, dies at 78

    Steve Allen, the zany comedian and witty social commentator whose career zipped at warp speed from one occupation to the next--from hosting the original "Tonight" show to lecturing about morality to composing thousands of songs--has died in Encino at...
  • The famous dead yield only murky diagnoses

    The claims are everywhere: on posters and T-shirts, on the Internet and in books, even sometimes headlining the national news. Thomas Jefferson's eccentricities were actually a form of autism. Albert Einstein's genius flourished despite a learning...