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Gene Weingarten: when “plagiarism” is merely petty bull-poo

2 days agoArts : Arts Post

Gene Weingarten : Good afternoon. There is yet another plagiarism scandal afoot. I declare it a silly one, and therefore predict that what I am writing here will raise a mini-foofaraw in journalistic circles. It may well get me targeted by the same journalism Internet sleuths who broke this “scandal,” and they might comb my […]

Want to avoid a pandemic? Here’s a good way to start.

There’s a difference between working with strains that are not transmissible between humans -- or with subsets of genes from inactive virus -- and deliberately constructing and then researching live, intact viruses that could escape a lab and spread.

Mike Myers: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Mike Myers looks are nothing to laugh at!Here's the then 27-year-old "Saturday Night Live" comedian at a party back in 1990 (left) and 24 years later -- the now 51-year-old "Shrek" star at a movie in New York City earlier this year (right).Yeah…

Durable Goods Orders Rise More Than Expected in June

Gene J. Puskar/AP By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rose more than expected in June, pointing to momentum in the economy at the end of the second quarter. The Commerce Department said Friday...Show More Summary

KISS' Gene Simmons' tax tongue wagging is off base

KISS sure knows something about putting on a good rock and roll show, but apparently the band's bassist Gene Simmons doesn't know quite enough about taxes. In a July 4 interview with the San Diego Union-Tribune, Simmons wagged his famous tongue about, among other things, the joys of being wealthy. Show More Summary

Neil Patrick Harris: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Neil Patrick Harris' good looks are center stage!Here's the then 16-year-old "Doogie Howser, M.D." doctor at a Los Angeles holiday party back in 1989 (left) and 25 years later -- the now 41-year-old Broadway badass leaving a New York City theater…

CNIO researchers discover a gene that links stem cells, aging and cancer

An organism is healthy thanks to a good maintenance system: the normal functioning of organs and environmental exposure cause damage to tissues, which need to be continuously repaired. This process is not yet well understood, but it is known that stem cells in the organs play a key role, and that when repair fails, the organism ages more quickly. Show More Summary

The Last Hurrah for ‘At the Movies’

Great piece by Ignatiy Vishnevetsky for The A.V. Club on co-hosting the final run of At the Movies, including an astute analysis of what made Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert so good at it. ?

Gene Healy on Why the Rand Paul-Rick Perry Feud Over Iraq Is Good for U.S. Policy

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican—that's the "11th Commandment" coined by California's GOP chairman in 1965 and popularized by President Ronald Reagan. It's been suspended for the duration, judging by Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Texas Gov. Show More Summary

Gene Simmons: Reporters Harass Tim Tebow, Gives Troubled Athletes a Pass

KISS star Gene Simmons says sports reporters hold morally upright athletes like Tim Tebow to a different standard that those who find trouble wherever they go. "It's interesting to me that media often picks on the good guys and letsShow More Summary

Courtney Love: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Courtney Love's look is "mid-century."Here's the then 31-year-old Kurt Cobain widow and "Hole" singer on stage in 1995 (left) and almost 20 years later -- the now 50-year-old mother  of one at a theater in New York City earlier this year…

About half of kids' learning ability is in their DNA, study says

You may think you’re better at reading than you are at math (or vice versa), but new research suggests you’re probably equally good (or bad) at both. The reason: The genes that determine a person’s ability to tackle one subject influence their aptitude at the other, accounting for about half of...

TMZ Live: Chris Brown & Drake: Our Bloody Feud is Over!

ON TODAY'S SHOW Another Tragedy Strikes the Cast of 'Glee' Ryan Gosling's Baby is Getting Some Good Genes 'Fast & Furious' Has Another Serious Problem Honey Boo Boo Demolishes Other Children on Vacation SKYPE US TMZTVSHOW TWEET US Tweet to…

12 Reasons Why You Should Gracefully Resign from a Nonprofit Board

With all of the talk about the need for good trustees, there are a number of excellent reasons to NOT sit on a particular board of directors. Gene Takagi lists a dozen.

Jon Bon Jovi: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Jon Bon Jovi's American looks are stuck in the '80s!Here's a 24-year-old teased out version of the "Livin' On A Prayer" singer back in 1986 (left) and 28 years later -- the now 52-year-old father of four at a benefit in New York City earlier this…

Is This Confirmation That America's F1 Team Will Be Ferrari-Powered?

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Ferrari has announced a new sponsor for its F1 team. That sponsor? Haas Automation, which is owned by Gene Haas, the man who owns Haas Formula, the next American F1 team. Sure seems like a good way to cozy up to Ferrari, doesn't it? Read more...

Jenny McCarthy: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Jenny McCarthy's looks have never been let go.Here's the then 23-year-old "Singled Out" host at the MTV Movie Awards in L.A. back in 1995 (left) and 19 years later -- the now 41-year-old "The View" outcast at an NYC party earlier this year…

A Large Genome with Lots of Structure

In contrast to higher life forms, bacteria usually have compact genomes, with few duplicate genes and very little non-coding DNA. But some bacteria, for reasons not entirely understood, accumulate relatively large genomes. A good example...Show More Summary

I sure hope Space Hulk: Deathwing will be good

Here's a much better (in-engine) trailer for Space Hulk: Deathwing, a first-person shooter in development at E.Y.E.: Divine Cybermancy developer Streum On Studio for next year. The video shows the Deathwing squad blasting apart Genestealers for not even 30 seconds, but that'll do. Show More Summary

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