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  • 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...
  • Biology test omits creation theory, complains Kentucky educator

     
    Kentucky evolution challenge: A county schools superintendent in Kentucky is upset that a statewide biology test puts too much emphasis on evolution....
  • DarwinTunes finds the natural selection in music styles

     
    In a project called DarwinTunes, two Imperial College London gathered a series of 100 randomly generated noise loops and allowed them to recombine in a process of natural selection, during which time they began to approximate music. August Brown...
  • Jane Austen ring goes up for auction

     
    A ring once owned by Jane Austen, which has been in her family for centuries, will be offered for sale for the first time....
  • Rep. A Bag of Rocks, I-GA

     
    By Megan Crepeau Did you hear the one about the super-conservative Georgia Congressman who ran unopposed and inspired more than 4000 voters to write in "Charles Darwin?" But wait! There's more! Wonkette picked over the full list of write-in votes......
  • National Day of Prayer v. National Day of Reason

     
    Religion News Service writer Kimberly Winston has this story about atheists countering the National Day of Prayer on Wednesday with their own National Day of Reason: As millions of Americans bow their heads Thursday, May 3, for the annual National Day...
  • 'Legion' star Paul Bettany raids the mini-bar: 'I can't be an angel. Ask my wife'

     
    For our entertainment this weekend, Paul Bettany will be waging his own personal battle between heaven and earth. The handsome Brit’s image as the assault-rifle-toting archangel Michael in the doomsday fantasy “Legion” has been inescapable of late....
  • Genius and hypochondria

     
    What do Charlotte Brontë, Marcel Proust and Charles Darwin have in common? They were all hypochondriacs, according to Irish author Brian Dillon. In our pages today, Heller McAlpin reviews "The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives"; the book, she writes:...
  • Lean, green killing machine: The inner life of the Venus flytrap

     
    As a kid, I tried to raise a Venus flytrap purchased from the back of a comic book, but tragically, I never got to see it in action. Nope, I never got to see it chew up and burp out an insect victim like that giant, homicidal Venusian in "Little Shop of...