AP On a sunny day in Southern California, an elderly Asian man wearing glasses and a sport coat is being chased through the streets of Los Angeles by a throng of reporters. Not since the infamous "slow speed" chase of O.J. Simpson has...Show More Summary
A Newsweek article contends that a man in Southern California named Satoshi Nakamoto was the creator of the virtual currency Bitcoin, but many people say they are unconvinced.
TEMPLE CITY, California (Reuters) - A Japanese American man thought to be the reclusive multi-millionaire father of Bitcoin emerged from a modest Southern California home and denied involvement with the digital currency before leading reporters on a fr...
A reclusive Japanese American man thought to be the father of Bitcoin emerged from his Southern California home and denied any involvement with the digital currency, before leading reporters on a car chase leading to the headquarters of the Associated Press. Show More Summary
TEMPLE CITY, California (Reuters) - A reclusive Japanese American man thought to be the father of Bitcoin emerged from his Southern California home and denied any involvement with the digital currency, before leading reporters on a car chase leading to...
A Newsweek article about a man in Southern California named Satoshi Nakamoto has prompted many enthusiasts to question whether the right person had been identified as the creator of the virtual currency Bitcoin.
In 1979, two artists completely covered a Southern California building with futuristic murals. They painted moon motorcycles, high-tech highways, and spaceships that would look right at home in Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. But as delightfully retro-futuristic as the building is on the outside, what happens inside may surprise you. It's the Culver City DMV. Read more...
Jon sez, "When conjuring up the future, why do writers and filmmakers so often imagine Northern California as an edenic utopia, while Southern California gets turned into a dystopian hellscape?
The celebration of the bicentennial of Verdi’s birth in October brought an abundance of opera productions everywhere. But if things have gotten back to normal in the rest of the operatic world, Southern California, up and down the coast, has suddenly become the new late-winter Verdi resort.
A businessman who lost $500,000 on table games at a Las Vegas casino on Super Bowl weekend is arguing that he shouldn't have to pay because he was blackout drunk. Southern California gambler Mark Johnston, 52, is suing the Downtown Grand for loaning him money and serving him drinks when he was visibly intoxicated. Show More Summary
The mysterious and practically mythical Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is a 64-year old man living in Southern California who is actually named Satoshi Nakamoto, a Newsweek investigative report claims. If true, the news deflates one of the core mysteries behind …
It turns out SoCal has gotten pretty good at dealing with its semi-arid climate, and has gotten as close to "drought-proof" as anyone could hope for, in the words of a rep for the Southern California Water Committee. Before...
There's no Oscar for Best Manmade "Natural" Disaster, but if there were, Southern California would win in a mudslide. After all, Hollywood's movie studios have spent decades perfecting the cinematic catastrophe: earthquakes, hurricanes, avalanches, fires, floods, you name it. Show More Summary
You can have the tomatoes, though. Shutterstock Could consuming a diet rich in animal protein be just as bad for you as smoking cigarettes? The answer, according to a new study out of the University of Southern California’s Davis School...Show More Summary
First, there was the guy who swiped $40 from Girl Scouts who were raising money to buy cookies for soldiers overseas. Now, there are the man and woman who reportedly managed to steal both cookies and cash from a southern California troop by using counterfeit money. Show More Summary
A new study might help confirm that D-Wave Systems’ quantum computer chip might actually be what it claims to be. Conducted at the University of Southern California, where the D-Wave system owned by aerospace contractor Lockheed Martin is based, a team of scientists has concluded that […]
Global warming will raise temperatures so residents of California and even southern Canada will have a better shot at the virus.
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It may not be safe to entrust Eric Christian Olsen with spoilers. "I'm off to go get killed," he says, picking himself up from a shaded picnic table and heading back out into a Southern California winter heat wave... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com NCIS Chris O'Donnell Eric Christian Olsen LL Cool J NCIS: Los Angeles Daniela Ruah
If you lived on the small Southern California island of Catalina at the turn of the century, news was hard to come by. The island had a rather unreliable carrier pigeon system and copies of the L.A. Times wouldn't arrive by boat until around 1:30 in the afternoon. Show More Summary