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Letting Students Hit The Snooze Button

by Dish Staff A new report indicates that science agrees with teenagers everywhere – school should start later: Seeing the mounting evidence, the American Academy of Pediatrics [last week] released a new policy statement recommending that middle and high schools delay the start of class to 8:30 a.m. or later. Doing so will align school […]

Newswire: Hayao Miyazaki to receive lifetime achievement Oscar

Capping off a career that may or may not actually be over, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences has announced that it will give legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki an Honorary Award at the Governor’s Awards this year. Show More Summary

Oscars 2014: Academy names Governors Awards recipients

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that it would present Harry Belafonte with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and give honorary Oscars to Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara.

Belafonte, Carriere, Miyazaki and O'Hara to Receive Academy's Governors Awards

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (August 26) to present Honorary Awards to Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Harry Belafonte. Show More Summary

Academy Unveils 2014 Governors Awards: Harry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki, Maureen O’Hara

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night to present Honorary Awards to Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Harry Belafonte. Show More Summary

Neuroscience proves nobody likes CGI

Cinema screens are huge, which is odd, because the eye can only focus on a small portion of what's in front of it at any one time. That's what prompted the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to team up with eye-tracking firm Tobii and...

Two Imposing Maya Cities Uncovered in Southern Mexico

5 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Last week, the research center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts announced that an archaeological expedition led by Ivan Sprajc has uncovered the remains of two Maya cities, Lagunita and Tamchen.

Snowpiercer Is The First Oscars Screener Sent To Academy Members

Boasting a 95% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer has become one of the most critically heralded films of the year. And now it's the first to be sent to the Academy of Arts and Sciences for consideration forShow More Summary

Netflix And Time Warner: What This Year's Emmy Awards Tell Us About Big Media

By The Entertainment Oracle: Monday night the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences gave out the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards…and they were almost all carbon copies of past years. That's the problem with the Emmys as unlike itsShow More Summary

Newswire: Normally comedy-savvy Emmys garners criticism for Sofia Vergara skit

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences—an organization that has, for several straight Emmys ceremonies, lauded Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory as the sharpest comedy on TV—demonstrated its finely honed sense of humor again last...Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert Is Fake Sorry for Having Only One Female Writer

At Monday night’s Emmy Awards, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Bruce Rosenblum decided to spice up his annual rote spiel about the Academy’s mission by inviting Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara to stand on a rotating pedestal and pose mutely. Show More Summary

Sofia Vergara Says That Pedestal Stunt Wasn’t Sexist, Which Is A Lot Of Opinion For An Object

Hey guys, if Sofia Vergara says it wasn't sexist for her to rotate stunningly and silently on a pedestal while a wealthy white man droned on about the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the Emmys last night, we should probably accept that this beautiful object knows what she's talking about. Show More Summary

People Are Outraged After Sofia Vergara's 'Sexist' Emmys Bit

To provide some eye candy as Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Bruce Rosenblum gave a speech during Monday night's Emmy Awards, Sofia Vergara hopped up on a platform and posed as she spun around on a pedestal like a trophy. Show More Summary

Sofia Vergara Was Her Emmy Skit Sexist? Sound Off!

Did you see Sofia Vergara on the 2014 Emmys last night? The ‘Modern Family’ star was literally put on a pedestal while the President of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Bruce Rosenblum, made his presentation about the Academy, what it does, etc. While he was talking, Sofia stood on a pedestal that rotated, […]

The EMMYs put Sofía Vergara on a Pedestal; Rotate her 360 Degrees to Show Commitment to Diversity

Bruce Rosenblum, chairman and CEO of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, took the stage last night at the 2014 EMMY Award ceremony to talk about diversity in the television industry. And what better way of showing your commitment to diversity … Continue reading ?

How Movies Manipulate Your Brain to Keep You Entertained

At a recent event hosted by the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists got together with film makers to discuss what both groups have learned---the scientists through painstaking experiments and analysis, and the film makers by intuition and experience---about the mechanisms of attention and perception.

Sofia Vergara defends her Emmy skit after it's called 'blatantly sexist'

The internet was abuzz Monday night after Modern Family star Sofia Vergara participated in a bit some deemed sexist at the Emmy Awards. Vergara introduced Bruce Rosenblum, chairman of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He asked Vergara to stand on a slowly rotating pedestal, and he began to yack away about the industry. Show More Summary

The Winners of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards tonight at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The show was hosted by Seth Meyers. You can view the list of winners below and watch a lot of their acceptance speeches as well.

Sofia Vergara's Onstage Bit at the Emmys: Funny or Fcked Up?

Sofia Vergara introduced Bruce Rosenblum, president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, at the Emmy Awards on Monday night and what happened next was a little disconcerting. In lieu of the spiel he normally gives on stage about who the Academy is and what they do, Bruce asked Sofia Vergara to step onto a rotating platform while he spoke. Show More Summary

List of winners from the 66th Emmy Awards

last weekNews : The Newsroom

List of winners at Monday's 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:

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