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Why L.A. is coating its streets with material that hides planes from spy satellites

Climate change conjures up distant images of rising seas and cracking ice sheets, but in cities across the country the effects of global warming are apparent as soon as you step outside.<p>It’s known as the “urban heat island effect” and it refers to the pockets of intense heat captured by the …

News (U.S.)

From beer to bread and back again to solve ‘the world’s dumbest problem’

Historians have long debated what came first, beer or bread. Both can be made relatively easily using grains, water and yeast, and they were some of the first accomplishments of agricultural societies.<p>Tens of thousands of years later, innovators are looking to these ancient staples to solve a …

News (U.S.)

Drake Wore Kentucky Gear While Hooping At UCLA

The hip-hop star wore another team’s gear while hooping with the Bruins.<p>Drake played some pickup basketball at UCLA on Wednesday.<p>The hip-hop star was …

Kentucky

Drake wears full Kentucky uniform while working out at UCLA

UK’s biggest superfan has rocked Kentucky blue for several years now, and he doesn’t plan on slowing down anytime soon.In a workout at UCLA with Ben …

Ben Simmons

RUSH HOUR: Boss tells staff to quit or die

Is it a cold or the flu?1:25<p>We're at the tail end of the flu season but plenty of people are still getting sick. But is it really the flu? Or just …

Australia Day

Pleskoff Scouting Report | Adam Plutko

• TEAM: Cleveland Indians<br>• AGE: 25<br>• POSITION: Pitcher<br>• BATS: Right<br>• THROWS: Right<br>• HEIGHT: 6 feet 3<br>• WEIGHT: 200 pounds<br>• ACQUIRED: The Cleveland Indians selected …

Baseball

Leaving downtown at rush hour in America’s largest cities

It’s Friday afternoon on a perfect summer day, and you’re ready to escape the city. Just how fast could you get out? If you picked up your keys and hit the road, here’s where you could end up:<p>There are vast swaths of America that are not easily accessible from America’s largest cities. And if you …

Cities

Female Hollywood directors want quotas for diversity

Female directors who have worked on TV shows like “American Horror Story” and “Scandal” say quotas are necessary to obtain more gender and racial …

Diversity

EE August 7, 2017 newsletter: Infotainment test, part-inspection metrology, medicine and AI

Options for generating and analyzing RF/microwave signals have expanded over the first half of this year, with companies introducing a variety of …

Engineering

UCLA football: Freshmen show promise, potential in first days of practice

LOS ANGELES — Amid the chaos of UCLA’s first fall practice on Wednesday night, Jim Mora didn’t make note of many individual performances. But when …

College & University

Kanye West’s $10 million insurance battle with Lloyd’s is really ugly

Lloyd’s, the London-based insurance underwriter, is proud of its reputation as the company that “specializes in unusual risks.” They include: the legs of Betty Grable, Rudolf Nureyev, Michael Flatley and David Beckham; the breasts of Dolly Parton; the hands of Keith Richards and, moving away from …

Celebrity News

U.S. pets are responsible for 30% of the environmental impact of meat eating

Owning a furry friend can take a big bite out of your household budget, but what about your pet’s cost to planet earth?<p>A new study says dogs and cats take a toll on the environment each year that’s roughly equivalent to a year’s worth of driving by 13.6 million cars, a researcher at the University …

Business

5 concerns for UCLA football going into training camp

In the aftermath of his first losing season at UCLA, head coach Jim Mora and his staff evaluated every detail of their program.<p>Everything was up for …

College & University

Ten SJW Fails That Will Have You Laughing, Then Crying

<i>Screenshot/YouTube</i><p>Left-leaning social justice activists provide much fodder for society to laugh at, especially as they contradict their own ideas. …

Racism

TrojanSports.com - UCLA commit has USC's attention

• Member-only message boards<br>• Exclusive highlights and recruiting interviews<br>• Exclusive coverage of Rivals Camp Series<br>• Breaking recruiting news

College & University

Another Idiot List, Sigh, Ranking College Basketball Schools

UCLA is ninth and number 1 has a great coach but no tradition.Chelena Goldman has a story on “The 15 Best College Basketball Schools in the …

College Basketball

One surprising way money can buy happiness, according to scientists

If you were given $40 on the condition that you had to spend it on something that would make you really happy, what would you do with the money? Some people might go shopping, others would treat themselves to dinner or a movie, a few might even donate to cause. But what about using that $40 to …

Happiness

READ: How Public Schools Fail Native Students

The Nation explores how underfunding, disproportionate punishment and inferior instruction push Native American students out of classrooms.

Education

Walking the Career-Diversity Walk

Do professors really support multiple career paths for Ph.D.s? And do the graduate students?

Education

800-Calorie Diet Plans

Calories are where it's at when it comes to weight loss. However, an 800-calorie diet is a very low-calorie diet, and limiting your calories to such …

Weight Loss

Join the Bruins Nation Team!

Do you bleed blue and gold? If you’re a UCLA fan, student or alum, then BN may have a writing spot for you!Do you love the Four Letters? Are you the …

UCLA Bruins

Bomb threat at UCLA triggers evacuations to stadium and stirs fear: 'No one really knew what to do'

Police responded to a bomb threat at a UCLA recreation center Wednesday night and university officials evacuated several residence halls at the Westwood campus.<p>A UCLA Bruin Alert — the campus emergency notification system — was issued about 12:20 a.m. Thursday, announcing that the threat was …

News

Pics: Day 3 of United training at UCLA

<b>The sun was shining down once more</b> <b>on Wednesday morning</b> <b>as the Manchester United players continued preparations for the new season at UCLA.</b><p>The squad …

Manchester United FC

Suspect in Bizarre UCLA Kidnapping Pleads Not Guilty

A man accused of carjacking and kidnapping a man from the UCLA Campus and driving around with his victim in the trunk pleaded not guilty.

Crime

The 14 best colleges for your money

The price of college in the US continues to tick upward. Today, the average annual cost to attend a public university is about $19,000, and for a private university that figure is about $42,000.<p>With that in mind, Money.com ranked the best colleges for your money, and dubbed them the "paycheck …

College & University

Doctors Admit They Don’t Know Which Kids Should Gender Transition But Do It To Them Anyway

A 13-year-old seventh grade girl committed suicide just before the Memorial Day holiday weekend. When the Alabama youth was halfway through sixth …

Conservative View

RB Recruit A.J. Carter Flips To UCLA 9 Days After Flipping To LSU From…UCLA

A.J. Carter has had an absolute roller coaster recruitment over the last two weeks.<p>Carter, a three-star recruit out of Many, Louisiana, committed to …

College & University

Forget Sanofi's Zika shot. A new measure would limit pricing on all DOD-funded medication

The controversy over Sanofi's eventual pricing for an in-development Zika vaccine might just spawn pricing constraints for all treatments developed …

Pharma

Black Businesses: Look Back And See The Future. “Part 2”.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>)An excellent example of the impact our history has on the way we are today, especially economically, can be found in an article …

Black History

Kanye Debuts New Basketball Sneaker at UCLA

Kanye West has been spotted in an unreleased pair of adidas sneakers at UCLA. Images of the shoe surfaced after the Bruins, the university’s …

Fashion (Australia)