| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Three quarters of the world's surface is water, but nearly all of our vacations are based on land. It stands to reason that we must be missing out.
Luckily there are some fantastic ways to see the wet face of the planet.
1. Explore the pristine coves of...
| Dec 7, 2011
Listen carefully to the Republican debates and you get a view of the kind of society many Republicans seek. The last time we had it was in the Gilded Age of the late 19th century.
It was an era when the nation was mesmerized by the doctrine of free...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:47 PM
One hundred years from now, when auto historians go all Charles Darwin dissecting the evolution of Porsche's 911 sports car, they may notice a bit of a dogleg in the year 2012.
The car's progress since its inception in 1963 has been carefully modulated....
| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:46 PM
EXPOSITION PARK, Calif. (KTLA) -- The California Science Center has reached a settlement after a two-year legal dispute with the American Freedom Alliance over the 2009 cancellation of a controversial documentary criticizing Charles Darwin's theory of...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:14 AM
For close encounters of the furry, feathered, or scaly kind, there's no place on the planet quite like the Galapagos Islands.
"You just see some of the craziest things," said Jonathan Brunger, operations manager for Adventure Life, a Montana company that...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 9:49 AM
**1/2 (out of four)
Typecasting doesn’t get much more obvious than when a star, in this case Salma Hayek, can’t even play a non-sexy role in an animated film. Not to mention a Burger King commercial.
In “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,&...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Maniacally inventive and tightly packed, if not overpacked, "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" comes from the Aardman animation folks behind Wallace & Gromit, "Chicken Run" and, more recently, "Arthur Christmas." Their latest may be easier to admire than to...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Darling Companion **
Para contar una historia sobre el desamor que se apodera de las parejas casadas, el director Lawrence Kasdan reúne a artistas como Diane Keaton, Kevin Kline, Sam Shepard, Dianne Wiest y Richard Jenkins. Pero este elenco de...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Asked to explain the Aardman Animations sensibility, asked if he could put a finger on the house style of the idiosyncratic little studio he co-founded in England 40 years ago, Peter Lord, left, dithered, then finally blurted: . There's really no other...
| May 2, 2012
| 1:52 PM
The Pirates: Band of Misfits ***
Aunque quizás los niños puedan divertirse viendo este filme de dibujos animados, quienes no pararán de reír serán sus padres porque la película está repleta de bromas y alusiones que sólo entenderán los adultos.
| Apr 4, 2010
I've often fantasized about retracing the steps of such naturalists as Charles Darwin, Alexander von Humboldt and William Bartram, who saw exotic places and recorded, in detail, the plants and animals they described so vividly on their expeditions.