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  • From 'Vagrant' to Vertigo: Three far-flung female cartoonists

     
    From whimsical Web comics to comedic coming-of-age tales to political memoirs, female comic book authors are helping redefine the genre. Here's a look at a few of our favorites: Kate Beaton Canadian cartoonist Kate Beaton began uploading her Web comics â€...
  • Why we must reinvigorate our interest in science -- and how DJ Scientific could help us

     
    Why did we lose interest in science, and how can we get it back? In an Op-Ed article from Sunday's pages, Meryl Comer, president of the Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer's Initiative, and Chris Mooney, coauthor of "Unscientific America: How Scientific.....
  • 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...
  • 66-Year-Old Wyoming Man Arrested for Sexual Assaults of Eight-year Old

    66-Year-Old Wyoming Man Arrested for Sexual Assaults of Eight-year Old
    Police in Wyoming have arrested a 66-year-old man on allegations he has committed numerous sexual assaults of a preteen victim. Charles Darwin Runion was picked up on Wednesday and faces numerous charges, including two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct...
  • "The Danger Box" by Blue Balliett

    "The Danger Box" by Blue Balliett
    "The Danger Box" By Blue Balliett Scholastic, $16.99, 320 pages (ages 9-12) "Every book is a box of ideas. /Every book that shares secrets is a Danger Box." And thus author Blue Balliett launches our exploration into the world of Zoomy Chamberlain, a...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Cambridge, England

    CAMBRIDGE (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to explore the colleges, pubs, green spaces and leafy towpaths of Cambridge, England? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors get the most out of a visit to the city that is home to one of world's...