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SAN FRANCISCO -- You are what you like on Facebook. That's the conclusion of a new study published Monday that says your Facebook "likes" reveal a whole lot more about you than you might think –- including how old you are, how you vote, whether...
L.A. NOWThe University of California system once again scored very well in an annual reputational ranking of world research universities by the Times Higher Education magazine of Great Britain, with UC Berkeley and UCLA in the top 10, officials announced Monday.....
Nigerian-born author Chinua Achebe has died. The 82-year-old was best known for his gorgeously written historical novel that served as an indictment of colonialism, "Things Fall Apart." Published in 1958, "Things Fall Apart" soon became an international...
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The universe has hidden its age well. The European Space Agency’s Planck space telescope has scanned the skies for the Big Bang’s fingerprint and discovered that the universe is about 100 million years older than thought, and that there’...
Michael Winner, a British film director who specialized in thrillers and action movies, including three "Death Wish" movies, died Monday. He was 77. A bon vivant who became a restaurant critic after his film career wound down, Winner died at his...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesOur culture is in the midst of a distinctive zombie moment. The zombie romance “Warm Bodies” opens today, “The Walking ......
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - In an unlikely tie-up, astronomers and cancer researchers have joined forces to study breast tumors using image analysis software originally developed to explore the distant stars. The automated system offers a speedy way to test if...
Dr. Gary S. Hill, an internationally renowned renal pathologist and the former chief of pathology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Tuesday from lung cancer. He was 74. Dr. Hill pioneered a new technique for biopsies of tissue, in addition...
Pat Derby could coax Willie the bear with a handful of jelly beans, make Christopher the cougar twitch his tail on command, and even kissed Rijo the tiger. But when it came to Walt Disney, she had less patience. Derby, a Hollywood animal trainer...
As grand marshal of the 124th Tournament of Roses Parade, British primatologist Jane Goodall got the grandest possible tour of Colorado Boulevard on New Year’s Day. Best known for her decades-long studies of chimpanzee behavior in the wilds of...
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The head of the Church of England is leaving office after a decade as the spiritual leader of the world's 80 million-strong Anglican Communion. Rowan Williams, the 104th archbishop of Canterbury, will be replaced by 56-year-old former oil executive...
Can government play a positive role in economic development? To understand who built what in the construction of the American economy from its pre-industrial origins, a look at one of the drivers of U.S. innovation — venture capital — is...
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