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  • Lonesome George, last tortoise of his kind, dead at more than 100

    Lonesome George, last tortoise of his kind, dead at more than 100
    Lonesome George, the last surviving Pinta Island giant tortoise, has died at his home in the Galapagos Islands. Scientists believe he was more than 100 years old. Staff at the Galapagos National Park in Ecuador say George, the only remaining member of...
  • 15 ways to see the world on water

    15 ways to see the world on water
    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...
  • In today's GOP, Social Darwinism reborn

    In today's GOP, Social Darwinism reborn
    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...
  • Car review: Porsche 911 takes an evolutionary leap

    Car review: Porsche 911 takes an evolutionary leap
    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....
  • CA Science Center To Pay $110K Over Anti-Darwin Film

    CA Science Center To Pay $110K Over Anti-Darwin Film
    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...
  • Close encounters in the Galapagos

    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...
  • 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits' review: My timbers remain unshivered

    'The Pirates! Band of Misfits' review: My timbers remain unshivered
    **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,&...
  • With 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits,' the treasure's in the details

    With 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits,' the treasure's in the details
    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...
  • En cartelera: Darling Companion y Chimpanzee

    <b>En cartelera:</b> Darling Companion y Chimpanzee
    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...
  • Aardman's Peter Lord explains one frame from 'The Pirates!'

    Aardman's Peter Lord explains one frame from 'The Pirates!'
    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...
  • En cartelera: The Pirates: Band of Misfits, The Raven

    <b>En cartelera:</b> The Pirates: Band of Misfits, The Raven
    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. Basado...