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  • Brand X Files: Noam Chomsky worried by rise of far right. Nightclub for dogs? Archie's gay character.

     
    Noam Chomsky has ‘Never seen anything like this’: Famed intellectual worried about the rise of far right in America. (Truthdig) Don’t talk to aliens, warns Stephen Hawking: Physicist has suggested that extraterrestrials are almost certain...
  • 'Lost' reading list: the show's creators discuss literary influences, from Stephen King to Flannery O'Connor

     
    Ever since Sawyer was shown reading “Watership Down” in Season One of “Lost,” an abundance of carefully placed works of literature have been featured on the show (in gym bags, on book shelves, in episode titles), spawning “Lo...
  • Stephen Hawking tells Diane Sawyer: Science will win over religion

     
    Physicist Stephen Hawking tells Diane Sawyer there's no way to reconcile religion and science. “There is a fundamental difference between religion, which is based on authority, [and] science, which is based on observation and reason,”...
  • Barton Gellman's portrait of Dick Cheney, "Angler," among the big winners

    Winners of the 2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced Friday night before an audience gathered in the Chandler Auditorium of the Los Angeles Times building. Robert Alter, the author of 22 works on the Bible, literary modernism and contemporary...
  • Los Angeles Times Names Book Prize Winners For 2008

    LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2009 On the eve of the nation's largest public literary festival, the Los Angeles Times (latimes.com) tonight honored the year's most accomplished authors with its 29th Annual Book Prizes (www.latimesbookprizes.com) ceremony at...
  • Stephen Hawking: Religion will be defeated by science

     
    In an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, famed scientist Stephen Hawking firmly came down on the side of the people who think that modern life is indeed a battle between religion and science. Unsurprisingly, Hawking came down on the side of science. He...
  • Stephen Hawking: Don't talk to the aliens!

     
    Stephen Hawking advises earthlings not to talk to the aliens. And with good reason! He thinks they will be more like the acid-blooded critters in "Alien" than the cuddly E.T....
  • Florida's space boosters failed to launch, critics say

    CAPE CANAVERAL — Tallahassee lawmakers created Space Florida in May 2006 to rescue Florida's languishing aerospace industry from new competition in other countries and elsewhere in the United States. Hopes for the agency were as big as space...
  • Crist bubbles with election confidence

    I'm sitting at an outdoor table at the Lake Eola Panera Bread, in the shade where it is cold and gray, waiting for Gov. Charlie Crist. He arrives, scopes out the seating arrangement and decides this won't do at all. Charlie grabs the table and drags...
  • Stephen Hawking leads a journey 'Into the Universe'

    Stephen Hawking, the world's most famous mathematician and theoretical physicist (quick -- name two others!), answers the big questions in a three-part Discovery Channel series, "Into the Universe," launching Sunday, April 25. It opens with the...