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The beatnik DUHAB robot
  • Los Angeles Times Archive, UCLA

The beatnik DUHAB robot

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | February 7, 2012

Author Lawrence Lipton, chronicler of the beatnik scene, demonstrates his "robot," Duhab designed to ferret out censors, book-burners etc. View Post»


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Sex-abuse claims at L.A. school generating parent uproar

Sex abuse scandal at Miramonte Elementary

Posted On: 12:42 p.m. | February 6, 2012

Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy told parents Monday evening that the district is replacing the entire staff of Miramonte Elementary School in the wake of the arrests last week of two teachers on lewd conduct charges. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 6, 2012
  • Abdel Magid al-Fergany / AP

Pictures in the News | February 6, 2012

Posted On: 11:01 a.m. | February 6, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Lantern Festival
  • Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

Lantern Festival

Posted On: 9:53 a.m. | February 6, 2012

The Lantern Festival, which falls on Feb. 6 this year, is held at night on the 15th day of the first month in the lunar calendar—the first occasion in the lunar year when there is a full moon. View Post»

Norman Rockwell is 'beginning to get angry'
  • R. L. Oliver / Los Angeles Times Archive, UCLA

Norman Rockwell is ‘beginning to get angry’

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | February 6, 2012

Artist Norman Rockwell poses for Los Angeles Times staff photographer R. L. Oliver at the Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park in Los Angeles. View Post»

Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth

Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth

Posted On: 4:17 p.m. | February 4, 2012

BrightSource Energy’s Ivanpah solar power project will soon be a humming city with 24-hour lighting, a wastewater processing facility and a gas-fired power plant. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Jan. 30 - Feb. 6, 2012
  • Khalil Hamra / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | Jan. 30 – Feb. 6, 2012

Posted On: 7:53 p.m. | February 3, 2012

This week we gathered images from the cold snap in Europe, Lunar New Year, Soccer rioting in Egypt, Super Bowl preparations in Indianapolis, Groundhog Day and more. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 6:21 p.m. | February 3, 2012

Best of the Web is a weekly round up of photography, video and multimedia from around the web. View Post»


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