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Rare Photos Reveal Griffith Observatory Under Construction

The observatory that sits atop Griffith Park is one of Los Angeles’ most beautiful treasures, both because of its art deco looks and dazzling views of the city below.

Posted on Nov 12, 2013 READ MORE



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Parts of Europe Heating Faster Than Global Average

Climate change hits different regions in different ways. As Europe’s climate warms, some areas are already trying to adapt. New crops are being planted and there’s a call for buildings that don’t overheat in warm weather.

Posted on Sep 13, 2013 READ MORE



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As an Architect, He Soared

Just this once, I wish I could write with pictures instead of words. That would make it easier to explain why the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who died Wednesday at 104, was one of my heroes.

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Vandals Assault Roman Treasures

Police walking a beat in Rome have more than pickpockets to look out for. A new rash of vandals and treasure hunters has afflicted the home of the Roman Empire and the Catholic Church, a city so stuffed with artifacts it is difficult to protect. (more)

Posted on Sep 4, 2011 READ MORE


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Holocaust Museum Borrows Superman’s Architect

America’s original Holocaust museum has a new permanent home in Los Angeles that looks like it was beamed into existence from the future. In keeping with the theme, visitors are each assigned a personal iPod Touch to enhance their exploration of the building’s mysterious innards.

Posted on Oct 14, 2010 READ MORE



Noam Chomsky Edition

The water disaster that could destroy California, how much NATO pays for dead Afghan children, and answers to frequently asked questions about health care reform.

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