Emilio Taylor

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10 of the best gardens … that you’ve probably never heard of

Forget big names such as Kew and Versailles, these almost-secret gardens around the world are worth tracking down, for lovers of horticulture, sculpture – and the bizarre<p>This year marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of English landscape gardener Lancelot “Capability” Brown, who created lakes, …

Where in the world dogs really came from

By Yanan Wang<p>Yanan Wang<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>Before Snoopy and Charlie Brown, before Scooby and Shaggy, before Marley and “me,” there was Odysseus and his dog, Argos.<p>Ever the faithful companion, Argos is the only character in Homer’s “Odyssey” that recognizes Odysseus upon his overdue return to Ithaca. …

South-east Asia

NPR is graying, and public radio is worried about it

By Paul Farhi<p>Paul Farhi<p>Media reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>As NPR came of age in the 1980s, its audience matured with it. Three decades later, that is starting to look like a problem.<p>Many of the listeners who grew up with NPR are now reaching retirement age, leaving NPR with a challenge: How can it …

Radio Industry

Emperor offers a regal critique of Japan’s drift away from pacifism

By Anna Fifield<p>Anna Fifield<p>Beijing bureau chief.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>TOKYO — Emperor Akihito is a man of few words. Japan’s American-written constitution designed it that way.<p>But the 81-year-old figurehead has increasingly found ways to skirt the constitutional limits on his role and has, in …

Peace

‘Inside Out’ mixes adventure and brain science to create a literal joy ride

By Ann Hornaday<p>Ann Hornaday<p>Movie critic<p>Email Bio Follow<p>After the premiere of “Up” at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, Pixar chief John Lasseter explained the studio’s nearly foolproof approach to creating animated stories that both enchant and endure: Whenever possible, he said, he and his colleagues …

Toy Story

Review: ‘Jurassic World’ ups the ante, with mixed success

By Ann Hornaday<p>Ann Hornaday<p>Movie critic<p>Email Bio Follow<p>‘Jurassic World,” the third sequel to 1993’s classic fantasy-adventure “Jurassic Park,” gets off to an imaginative start. After an opening sequence of clawed, amber-eyed creatures poking through crackling egg shells, we see an entire taloned …

Movies