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Calendar, Night&Day Under the Sea

Under the Sea

Next time you enjoy a pint of Haagen-Dazs, tip your hat to the gallant Blackfin icefish. According to Extreme Life of the Sea — written by Stephen Palumbi, director of the Hopkins Marine Station at Stanford, along with his…
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Calendar, Night&Day Dig Into Ancient Culture

Dig Into Ancient Culture

The ancient city of Pompeii was home to about 20,000 Romans, who were said to have become so accustomed to the region’s frequent earthquakes that the tremors ceased to be alarming. In 62 C.E., a big quake and subsequent fires…
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Music, Bouncer

Picking through a relationship's ruins

Whenever the question arises, "If you could have any superpower, what would it be?"— and for some inane reason this question comes up a lot — I always have the same answer. I would go back in time and, well,…
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Home Entertainment, What Else Is New?

Our top DVD picks for the week of November 22.

AVP: Alien Vs. Predator -- Unrated Collector's Edition (Fox) Cheaper by the Dozen: Baker's Dozen Edition (Fox) 8MM 2 (Columbia/Tristar) Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Buena Vista) The Honeymooners (Paramount) Keane: Strangers (Interscope) King Kong (1976) (Paramount) King Kong: Collector's Edition…
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Music, Reviewed Secret Machines

Secret Machines

Under an outdoor party tent at this year's SXSW, the Secret Machines played way longer than their allotted set time. The stage manager didn't have the heart to stop them though, because he knew it would have been like stopping…
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Calendar, Sports/Outdoors Wild Wild Life

Wild Wild Life

ONGOING 3/20-7/11 The egret is one of this region's (or any region's) prettiest birds, with its dignified posture and immaculate white plumage. In flight, the egret's chest juts forward, giving it a sleek art deco look. Even so, these attractive…
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