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Oakland to Maui: $100 One-Way — But Act Quickly

2 weeks agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Alaska Airlines is having a “flash sale”: travel from Oakland to Maui one-way for only $100.00 — but you must purchase the tickets by 1:00 Pacific Standard Time... The post Oakland to Maui: $100 One-Way — But Act Quickly appeared first on The Gate.

Thoughts on the 2014 Midterm Elections and Liberalism’s Future

I am writing this on November 4, 2014 at 9 PM Pacific Standard Time. The Republicans have taken back the Senate by at least a 52 vote majority. This result should surprise almost no one. It was a midterm year and the President’s Party usually does poorly during the 6-year itch. The Democratic Party was…

Back to standard time: Use the extra hour for fall tasks

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Sometime late in the day on Nov. 1 or upon waking on Nov. 2, you'll turn the clocks back an hour to resume your life in Pacific standard time. You may fantasize about that extra 60 minutes of downtime, but it's also an opportunity to conquer semiannual home chores and maintenance.

East of Borneo: Where Wikipedia goes for SoCal art essays

last monthArts : Culture Monster

When the series of Pacific Standard Time exhibitions opened around Southern California in 2010, it was an opportunity to take stock of the region's cultural production in the decades following World War II. The Getty Foundation-funded project brought to light work by abstract ceramists,...

Mars Orbiter Mission arrival timeline

Mars Orbiter Mission's fated arrival day is approaching fast! Here is the timeline of orbit insertion events, converted from India Standard Time to Universal, European, and Pacific time zones, and corrected for the 12.5 minutes it will take signals to reach Earth from Mars.

Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon Team On ‘Big Little Lies’ Rights Deal

EXCLUSIVE: Nicole Kidman and her Blossom Films production banner, along with Reese Witherspoon and her Pacific Standard, have optioned screen rights to The New York Times best-selling Big Little Lies. The Oscar-winning actresses will shape the novel by Liane Moriarty as a star vehicle for themselves. Show More Summary

WEBINAR: Getting Started with the Linked Data Platform

DATE: August 11, 2014 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Linked Data Platform (LDP), the latest W3C standard for Linked Data, brings REST to Linked Data. LDP defines a standard way to access, create, and update RDF resources over HTTP. Show More Summary

What Maya Taught Me

Words are not enough to express the sense of loss I felt after hearing of Dr. Maya Angelou’s death yesterday morning. I woke up around 6 a.m. Pacific Standard Time, to a flurry of tweets and Facebook updates announcing the passing of the poet, activist, writer, educator and champion of civil rights, Dr. Maya Angelou. I won’t say that I... Read More

Frida Sundenmo, "Drawn To You"

7 months agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino After reading this Pacific Standard piece on the "Swedish Pop Mafia," I am less surprised every time some glowy and explosive piece of new, flawlessly executed Stockholm pop crosses my attention, but Frida Sundenmo's "Drawn To You" is fresh and radio-ready nonetheless. 0 Comments

One surefire way to help kick depression: Quit using Facebook

If you’re feeling down lately, you should try spending more face-to-face time with your friends and less Facebook time with them. Pacific Standard directs our attention to a new study conducted by two psychologists at the UniversityShow More Summary

Alaska Sounds Like A Great Place To Drive Around In A Mazda Miata

8 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we have reports from Road & Track, The New York Times and Pacific Standard. Read more...

Watch the #AnnieAwards Live!

What? We won’t see you at the awards this year?  We’ll, you can still see us! Watch the ceremony on our live stream by clicking here. The broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on Saturday, February 1st. Animation Scoop, Jerry Beck’s Indiewire blog will also link to the ceremony, so you can catch [...]

How to be a man in the age of online abuse

Read more on this story. Why women aren't welcome on the internet, by Amanda Hess (Pacific Standard) The war on women, by Ross Douthat (The New York Times) Watch the Majority Report episode featuring Amanda Hess: Listen to more audio explainers: 4 classic Sesame Street moments we wouldn't show today's kids What would a U.S.-China war look like? Did God have a wife? More

2014 FlyerTalk Awards: Vote Today!

10 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

The official balloting for the 2014 FlyerTalk Awards starts today and will run through noon Pacific Standard Time on February 11, 2014. These annual awards honor the best affinity programs in the airline, hotel and car rental industries as selected by members of the most popular frequent flier community in the world of greater than...

Still Kicking

How often do journalists unfairly stereotype the Rust Belt? All the time, says Jim Russell. In a piece for Pacific Standard, he argues that much of the reporting on Dayton, Flint and other industrial towns falls prey to hyperbole and generalization. (Related: Darryl Campbell on the recession and Rust Belt fiction.)

Watch the Blizzcon opening ceremony for free at 11AM PST

Blizzcon 2013 starts today, and you'll be able to watch the opening ceremony on Blizzard's live stream for free. The ceremony starts at 11:00AM Pacific Standard Time, and you'll be able to watch it on the Blizzcon site. The rest of Blizzcon will be streaming too, but you'll have to pay $39.99 to access it. Show More Summary

How many time zones does America need anyway?

Alison Schrager writes: This year, Americans on Eastern Standard Time should set their clocks back one hour (like normal), Americans on Central and Rocky Mountain time do nothing, and Americans on Pacific time should set their clocks forward one hour. After that we won’t change our clocks again—no more daylight saving. This will result in just two […]

Welp, I Guess It's Time To Rebrand Everything!

[Content Note: Stereotypes and othering; Misogyny; Racism] Tom Jacobs at Pacific Standard has read new research in the European Journal of Social Psychology titled "The ironic impact of activists: Negative stereotypes reduce social change...Show More Summary

Pacific Standard Time was an ambitious but flawed look at post-war Los Angeles

Critic's Notebook: The Getty-led Pacific Standard Time Presents series was intriguing in parts, but it lacked a clear central vision. It took me a few weeks to catch on, but the Getty's Pacific Standard Time Presents series, whose final shows come to a close Sunday and Monday, wasn't notable just as a wide-ranging reassessment of Southern California's postwar architecture.

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