1 year ago | Beach
That red tuna crab infestation that’s blanketing beaches in L.A.? As it turns out, it’s nothing new. In 1858, the crabs washed up on the shores of Monterey in huge numbers. Although people at the time knew that that the crabs amassed occasionally,...
2 years ago | Science
In the dimly lit room, translucent nest sculptures dot the ground and a soaring chorus of voices swells. This isn’t a fever dream — it’s an art installation that puts the viewer in the perspective of a bee, sensing the world in a way that is unfam...
3 years ago | Tech
Just stepping into the Center for Land Use Interpretation's space in Culver City gives viewer a little shiver. Is it excitement, or the fact that they have chilled the space and added refrigeration flaps at the door to keep the cold from escaping?...
4 years ago | Tech
At Silicon Beach Fest, the woman seated in front of me was wearing 5-inch stiletto heels -- not something generally seen at a festival to celebrate the startup tech scene in Los Angeles. Fashion startups are just part of the ecosystem that makes t...
4 years ago | Museums
On a May afternoon, the butterfly pavilion at the Natural History Museum is buzzing in the heat — with kids, with insects and with lust. Two zebra longwing butterflies are perched on a vine in the corner, stuck together in a twist of sex. Cl...
4 years ago | Art
At Guillermo Bert's art studio in The Brewery, old technology fuses with new in the most harmonious way possible. Bert's show "Encoded Textiles," which started Sunday at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, literally weaves together large-scale ...