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This week, a panel of architects and a performance at a science fiction conference imagine a high-tech future L.A. and an artist uses Pig Latin to title th ... More >>
From a small room in the Hammer Museum on Sunday afternoon, a group of kids and adults clapped their hands and collectively chanted two words: "Smash it!"
To the casual passerby, the words probably sounded strange within the museum setting. But they were a perfectly natural thing to say in this par ... More >>
We'll be the first to admit that, during the 2008 Beijing Summer Games, we weren't visiting our favorite dumpling house in the SGV and asking the hostess to turn on some synchronized swimming -- but this is London 2012, a culture that, for Americans at least, lends itself more comfortably to hanging ... More >>
In 1966, Robert Smithson, famous for piling up mud and black basalt in Utah's Great Salt Lake and sculpting it into a 1,500-foot coil called Spiral Jetty, went rock hunting with sculptor Donald Judd. They went in New Jersey, where Smithson was from, and spent an hour chopping away at a lump of lava ... More >>
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Coachella-goers arrived to the festival Sunday to find a giant 100 foot tall lotus flower on the grounds near the Gobi tent. Trippy!
The crazy thing was that the flower swooped up and down; half construc ... More >>
Wheaties may be the breakfast of champions, but plenty of athletes don't swear by dry flakes for their daily sustenance. Lakers forward Ron Artest used to drink Hennessey at half-time. His teamate Lamar Odom likes jelly beans and gummy bears. Former Yankees slugger Babe Ruth once inhaled 24 hot d ... More >>
Shannon CottrellSonic the Hedgehog's 20th anniversary partyCheck out our E3 2011 category for more coverage from the show. See more photos in Shannon Cottrell's slideshows, "E3 2011: Day One" and "E3 2011: Day Two."
Inside the E3 booth for Sonic Generations, the 20th anniversary Sonic the He ... More >>
Chris Kantos via FlickrThose crouching TV weather guys and girls in nice, shiny suits told us summer would finally be coming this week. But they failed to grasp the ferocity of this particular high pressure system. They didn't tell us hell was taking over.
We spent much of the day converting ... More >>
In June, we wrote of the dazzling food prep scene in Chinese director Zhang Yimou's A Woman, A Gun and A Noodle Shop (a re-make of the Coen Brothers' Blood Simple which will be released on September 3rd). In it, Li, a chef with a fondness for bare midriff tops, pink satin and the wife of his grouchy ... More >>
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For all the marquee prominence in the title of Chinese director Zhang Yimou's A Woman, A Gun and A Noodle Shop, (slated for release on Sept. 3rd) we only see a kitchen staff shift into high gear once. In the scene, Wang -- the villainous owner of a restaurant located in ... More >>