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  • A wired world sees the horror as it happens

    A wired world sees the horror as it happens
    After the quake, it took 45 minutes for the tsunami to reach the coast of Japan — 45 minutes of knowing, of waiting, of bracing. When it came, they were all glued to their televisions — a Jesuit priest in New York, an engineering professor in...
  • Market Watch: A bumper crop of matsutakes

    Market Watch: A bumper crop of matsutakes
    Aromatic matsutakes, a seasonal delicacy prized by the Japanese, rank among the elite of true wild mushrooms — along with porcini, morels and chanterelles — but are generally less available and less well known at farmers markets. Part of the...
  • Pro Publica: Florida dead-last in federal stimulus money per person

     
    The independent, non-profit, Internet journalism organization Pro Publica has determined that Florida is dead last among 50 states in receiving federal stimulus money, when the money is calculated on a per-capita basis. Pro Publica, which co-won la...
  • IFixit: Looking under the hood of the latest gadgets

     
    Nearly a dozen men crowded around the table gawking at a box containing one of the first 3G-enabled iPads to go on sale, but no one dared make a move to touch it. Finally, Miroslav Djuric, a veteran who had broken into other Apple devices, stepped...
  • Get your pet cactus at the L.A. Flea Market

     
    Opening day for the new L.A. Flea Market at Dodger Stadium was packed Sunday and featured everything from pet cacti to a food truck court, KPCC reports: Emmit Bynog, a first-time flea market vendor, sold "Pet Canned Cactus", a creation......
  • The Parson Red Heads relocate and release tour-only EP

     
    If you've spent any time in the Silver Lake/Echo Park axis over the last half decade, chances are you've seen the Parson Red Heads. They're hard to miss, an all-white-costumed crew who have, over the years, swelled to as many......
  • In Hollywood, all trains lead to Fillmore

     
    Dave Wilkinson steered his pickup truck along a bumpy dirt road before making a sharp turn across a train track and parking in front of three big-top tents that rise above fields of beets and garbanzo beans. Wilkinson lowered his......
  • Georgia primary tests Palin, Clinton endorsements

     
    by Mike Memoli The crowded field of candidates hoping to be Georgia's next governor will likely be narrowed down to a final four tonight, when votes are counted in the state's primary election. Both Republicans and Democrats expect that no......
  • [Updated] Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurers amass huge surpluses

     
    Nonprofit Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurers in several states have accumulated billions of dollars in surplus money over the last decade even as they continued to raise their insurance rates by as much as 20% annually for many......
  • Conference USA + 9-game conference schedule = BCS buster? Not so fast

     
    Conference USA considering adding a ninth league game to help it become a BCS buster....
  • Nissan Leaf to Go On Sale in December in Select Markets

     
    In a not-so-surprising move to take some limelight away from the Chevy Volt, Nissan has released information regarding the target launch of its 2011 all-electric Leaf. The Leaf will launch in December ??? again, not a surprise since that???s right......