TC Boyle: The Terranauts TC Boyle's The Terranauts centers around eight earth explorers who lock themselves up in E2, a biodome created to mimic earth and test the viability of a self-sustained environment. But what happens between the eight terranauts and their mission control has a bigger impact on sustainability than science had counted on.
Being a regular Rob makes fun of a friend of because he's relentlessly focused and totally impossible to distract, then realizes that he's actually very successful and happy because of these very traits, which is often the way it is with people we make fun of.
Bilal's Calling There's a fine line between taking a principled stand and being stubborn. Follow Tyreek Bilal as he struggles with his mosque and with his own attempts to live a godly life in a harsh world.
Hollywood in shock following presidential election The large majority of people who work in Hollywood, both in front of and behind the camera are walking around in a daze following Donald Trump's win.
Donald Trump's cabinet, climate policy and executive power Rumors are flying that Donald Trump’s top campaign advisors will fill his cabinet. A climate change skeptic might head the Environmental Protection Agency. The president-elect also wants to undo all of President Obama’s executive orders.
Angelenos vote for density and transit Voters in Los Angeles on Tuesday agreed to tax themselves to pay for mass transit, homeless housing, and parks. They also want developers to pay for affordable housing. And Santa Monica voters rejected a controversial anti-density measure.
Explode Pretty much every entertainment device since the magic lantern, since cave people sitting around a campfire, got hot, was dangerous, and could explode. The Samsung Galaxy 7 fits in a long tradition.
Your questions about how Trump won, what it means, what's next After a historic and stunning presidential election, we want to hear from you. We’ll take your questions and comments live on air starting at 12pm PST.
Watching results, texts to boost turnout, and “I voted” stickers A guide on what to watch for and when as the polls close around the country. Also, Vote.org has been trying to get people to vote by texting them. And what’s the story behind those “I voted” stickers?
The importance of Florida and fact-checking Florida has been a central focus for presidential campaigns ever since it put George W. Bush in the White House with a margin of 537 votes. Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and their surrogates have been crisscrossing the state in the last few days. Also, researchers have debunked a widely-cited study that says correcting someone with facts reinforces their erroneous belief.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyonce take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Shaking up the USDA, 'The Beef Cookbook' and 'Tartine All Day' Peggy Lowe explains why Trump’s pick for USDA Secretary is rattling rural America. Dario Cecchini talks future plans for Chianti ramen, and Richard Turner shares cuts from “PRIME: The Beef Cookbook.” Writer Matthew Sedacca looks at the controversy behind liquid smoke. Jonathan Gold tries Chengdu-style dishes, and Elisabeth Prueitt of Tartine fills us in on the latest. Plus, chef Michael Beckman shares a recipe for cactus confit.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.