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Scientists verify theory of the role of the South Pacific in natural atmospheric CO2 fluctuations

A team led by geochemist Dr. Katharina Pahnke from Oldenburg has discovered important evidence that the rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels at the end of the last ice age was triggered by changes in the Antarctic Ocean. The researchers...Show More Summary

Hammer Museum receives $50 million in gifts for expansion

The Hammer will announce on Thursday that it has received $30 million from Lynda and Stewart Resnick and $20 million from TV producer Marcy Carsey to help pay for its expansion in Westwood.

Sierra Canyon High, with its NBA bloodlines, has star power on and off the court

In the era of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, no high school basketball team in America has more social media star power than Chatsworth Sierra Canyon. With four sons of former NBA players in the starting lineup, plus a fifth starter known for his crowd-pleasing dunks, Sierra Canyon...

FIDM's latest exhibition of movie costumes gives visitors behind-the-seams stories

Here's what you didn't know about costumes from "The Shape of Water," "Wonder Woman," "I, Tonya" "The Greatest Showman" and more.

Against the odds, women have changed the face of TV: 'Stealing the Show' looks at three decades of female showrunners

“Women almost never become art monsters because art monsters only concern themselves with art, never mundane things.” So says the heroine of Jenny Offill’s 2014 novel “Dept. of Speculation,” a mother who fantasizes about becoming such a thing — an impolite, difficult-to-work-with jerk, all in the...

Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes dealing with elbow discomfort

Limited by discomfort in his throwing elbow, Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes will be held out of games behind the plate for the first week of Cactus League action, manager Dave Roberts said on Thursday morning. The team is set to begin spring training games on Friday against the White Sox. Barnes...

Read director Ryan Coogler’s emotional letter thanking ‘Black Panther’ fans

"I am struggling to find the words to express my gratitude at this moment, but I will try."Filmmaking is a team sport. And our team was made up [of] amazing people from all over the world who believed in this story. Deep down we all hoped that people would come to see a film about a fictional country...

Moths in mud can uncover prehistoric secrets

Moth scales, preserved in the mud of a coniferous forest lake, have been used to identify outbreaks of these insects over the past 10,000 years. This groundbreaking new technique, reported in the open-access journal Frontiers in Ecology...Show More Summary

Chevrolet Bolt wins top 'green car' from Consumer Reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co's Genesis brand topped the annual ranking of new vehicles by influential U.S. magazine Consumer Reports, while General Motors Co's electric Chevrolet Bolt was named top pick for compact green ...

L.A.'s 20th century dream of building freeways refuses, even now, to die

If no one in 2018 would argue, as a young writer named David Brodsly did in 1981, that the “L.A. freeway is the cathedral of its time and place,” or that it’s the spot where Angelenos “spend the two calmest and most rewarding hours of their daily lives,” as British architectural historian Reyner...

Freeway-building: The 20th-century L.A. dream that refuses, even now, to die

The planned High Desert Corridor would be L.A. County's first in more than 25 years. The future widening of the 710 and 405 raises further questions about why Southern California is betting on road projects.

Trump argumenta en favor de armar a los maestros para detener tiroteos en las escuelas

El presidente Trump comenzó el jueves en Twitter defendiendo el concepto de armar a los maestros, que había presentado el día anterior en una sesión de la Casa Blanca con sobrevivientes de violencia armada en respuesta a los asesinatos en la escuela secundaria de la semana pasada en Parkland, Florida....

S.W.A.T. team called to historic Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills

A S.W.A.T. team has been called to the historic Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, police said. Police were called to the scene to respond to a “disturbance” at the hotel, which is located in the 9800 block of S. Santa Monica Blvd. early Thursday morning, according to a Beverly Hills Police dispatcher....

Rainfall's natural variation hides climate change signal

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) and ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science suggests natural rainfall variation is so great that it could take a human lifetime for significant climate signals to appear in regional or global rainfall measures.

Blowing in the wind—picking apart the plastic problem

My son sent me a text this morning from the school bus. "Mum" he said "there's litter everywhere." Of course, he knows my interest in such things…

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