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  • We take a look back at the stories and projects of 2014. [scald=76008:kl_image_original_context ... the lens of its neighborhoods, its residents, and its history . Since the project began 8 years ago (!) as a small experiment in ... how the Hour of Code is redefining computer science education and breaking down barriers to access and knowledge. ...
  • The common story of how the Joshua tree got its name is pretty, and very widespread. But is it ... version of the Joshua tree's naming origin story that shows up on Wikipedia, as succinct a version of the story as I have ...
  • ... if you have some down time at the office: Think about one of your greatest fears. Not something innate like "falling from a great ... various systems, use it in future decisions. This is how we are wired. And this learn-and-react behavior, it turns out, is ...
  • ... awareness for water usage and its consequences to the rest of Los Angeles? [scald=75652:kl_image_original_context ... -- gathered underneath the glass box at the Natural History Museum to talk about water from different perspectives. The ... As Oh promised, the panel that night included the science behind the water, but it wasn't only for academics. It was a lively a ...
  • Q&A with historian Jared Farmer, author of "Trees in Paradise: A California History ." [scald=50970:kl_image_original_context ... All of those thousands of films and TV shows shot outdoors in postwar Los Angeles cemented an association in ...
  • Today we review the life of science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler for the "Iconic Angelenos in Black History " series. In honor of Black History Month, join us each day ...
  • It took him awhile to get to the point, showing how tentative his proposals are, how carefully couched his prescriptions. ... /Flickr/ Creative Commons License One of the most striking things about President Barack Obama's speech on climate ...
  • ... Southern California Saturday in winter a bust instead of a boon? A privilege instead of a right? When you have to spend it in ... traffic cop who mentioned church more than once and did everything by the book. Yet this was supposed to be Great Comedians ...
  • Did we need science to prove it? ... that late-night booty text from your ex. While none of these things can necessarily be proven -- even the steroid question has a ...
  • ... public events to mobile apps. We 've listed eight of the coolest ones here . [scald=58397:kl_image_original_context ... We 've been covering the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum's fascinating BioSCAN citizen science project this ...

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