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Look What’s Cooking in the World of Renewable Energy

<i>By</i> <i>Phil McKenna</i><i>, Ensia</i><p>Inside a sprawling single-story office building in Bedford, Mass., in a secret room known as the Growth Hall, the future of …

Renewable Energy

Pictures of the Week 3.19.15

Do your genes determine your entire life? | Julian Baggini

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

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Chuck Bednarik dead at 89; Two-way great helped Eagles win two titles

Chuck Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, died early Saturday the Eagles said. He was 89.<p>Bednarik, known as "Concrete Charlie," epitomized the tough-guy linebacker and also was an outstanding center for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1949 to 1962. He …

No. 1 Kentucky beats Cincinnati 64-51 to reach Sweet 16

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Aaron Harrison scored 13 points, Trey Lyles added 11 with 11 rebounds and top-ranked Kentucky outworked eighth-seeded …

Tony Parker scores 28, leads 11th-seeded UCLA into Sweet 16

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A week after anxiously waiting and praying for an at-large berth in the NCAA tournament, the UCLA Bruins certainly have done their …

College Sports

Steve Nash announces retirement from the NBA

The two-time MVP is finally calling it quits.<p>Steve Nash is retiring from the NBA after an 18-year career that included two MVP awards and eight appearances in the All-Star Game. Nash announced his retirement in an essay for the Player's Tribune, where he detailed his time in the league from his …

Insurgent Is a Surprisingly Superior Sequel

The second movie in The Divergent Series is a whole lot better than the first, weighty and serious and exciting.<p>Though the teen girls in my audience were scurrying around the theater in delirious fugue states before the start of <i>Insurgent</i>, the sequel to last year’s Y.A. adaptation <i>Divergent</i>, I found …

The 2015 NCAA Tournament is going to be fantastic; here are 64 reasons why

Every March is great, but this March is shaping up to be extra special. Let's take a look at a bunch of reasons (64!) why.<p>The First Four is cool and all, and this year's quartet of opening games deserves credit for keeping us adequately occupied on Tuesday and Wednesday night, but let's be real: …

College Sports

'Insurgent' smartly gives the Divergent Tris room to run

When superhero franchises falter, studios often reboot them, starting over from a different perspective with a different cast. What's happened with "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" is less drastic but similar: A successful series has kept its cast but been revamped in the middle of its run.<p>That …

To Pimp a Butterfly: Kendrick Lamar's new album is perfect

When I talk about Kendrick Lamar with people who follow hip-hop, there’s always a hushed exchange that takes place. "He could be it," one of us will say. "He could," the other will reply. Like a pitcher throwing a perfect game, it’s never spoken aloud. He’s only one album in. It would be foolish to …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Georgia State vs. Baylor: R.J. Hunter 3-pointer for the win

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron - TV Spot 2

"Ew!" with Ariana Grande

Jimmy Fallon

San Francisco sparkles in stunning aerial images from 7,200 feet up

It only takes a shift in perspective to make a massive city look small.<p>Vincent Laforet, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer known for his stunning …