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  • Everest is befouled -- is there nothing we won't poop on?

    As humans, we are exceptionally good at ruining everything. Garden of Eden? Screwed that one up. The ocean? Presently covered in an estimated 270,000 tons of plastic trash. The towering and majestic Mt. Everest? Oops! Turns out we pooped all over it....
  • Iran's 'Supermani': fabled general, Internet sensation

    Iran's 'Supermani': fabled general, Internet sensation
    In one image he calmly rubs elbows with Iran's top leaders. In another, he bestows an avuncular gaze on a gaggle of militia fighters. No matter where he appears, Gen. Qassem Suleimani, commander of Iran's elite Quds force, remains the stuff of U.S....
  • Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame
    As if being an astronaut isn't cool enough, John Grunsfeld will soon join Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the elite band of space explorer legends. After five space shuttle missions, the Chicago native and Highland Park High School graduate will be...
  • Souvenirs from Apollo 11 moon landing discovered in Neil Armstrong's closet

    Souvenirs from Apollo 11 moon landing discovered in Neil Armstrong's closet
    More than four decades after the Apollo 11 moon landing, a cloth bag full of souvenirs brought back by astronaut Neil Armstrong has come to light. Among the trove: a 16 mm movie camera from inside the lunar module that filmed its descent to the moon and...
  • Manes: Retired Gary educator a witness to history

    "The impact of her personality and its unwavering devotion to high principle and purpose cannot be contained in a single day or era." – Martin Luther King (summarizing Eleanor Roosevelt's commitment to racial justice) In honor of Black History...
  • Astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins 85 and older club

    Astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins 85 and older club
    The second person to walk on the Moon is 85.  Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin tuned 85 Tuesday. On July 21, 1969, Aldrin followed Neil Armstrong by stepping foot on the Moon during the Apollo 11 manned lunar mission.  Edwin Eugene Aldrin was born Jan....
  • Warm spots in Pierre Huyghe's often chilly Conceptualism at LACMA

    The traveling 20-year retrospective of French Conceptual artist Pierre Huyghe turns the Los Angeles County Museum of Art into a mammoth vivarium — a carefully orchestrated, walk-in terrarium-cum-aquarium. The exhibition creates a self-contained...
  • Made in Florida: Orion is a first for Kennedy production

    Made in Florida: Orion is a first for Kennedy production
    The Orion space capsule that is prepped for launch Thursday morning is a unique first in many ways for Kennedy Space Center, and for Florida. It’s the first real launch test for a new generation of manned space vehicles. It’s the heaviest...
  • Notes and notables

    Peaceful, with reason The Peninsula did not experience the protests seen elsewhere in the wake of a grand jury's decision to not charge Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown over the summer....
  • TV This Week Dec. 7 -13: 'The Red Tent' on Lifetime

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   TV THIS WEEK SUNDAY Divorce won't stop Dean...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: Nova" First Man on the Moon"

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: Nova" First Man on the Moon"
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Arrow Laurel (Katie Cassidy) gets a...