O.J. Simpson Parole Hearing, His Fellow Prison Inmates Will Be Watching O.J. Simpson Parole Hearing, His Fellow Prison Inmates Will Be Watching

O.J. Simpson will have the prisoners at Lovelock Correctional Center sitting on the edge of their seats. Law enforcement officials tell us Simpson's fellow inmates at the Nevada prison will have TV time when the parole hearing begins. While they can…

yesterday, 18:16
Nonfiction: How Inequality Erodes the Foundation of Modern Societies Nonfiction: How Inequality Erodes the Foundation of Modern Societies

Two new books argue that inequality destroys openness to new ideas and opportunities as well as the conviction that all citizens are morally equal.

yesterday, 11:00
Nonfiction: A New Biography Looks at Sarah Vaughan, the Singer Known as Sassy Nonfiction: A New Biography Looks at Sarah Vaughan, the Singer Known as Sassy

In Elaine M. Hayes’s “Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan,” a classic jazz singer turns husbands into managers and listeners into fans.

yesterday, 11:00
Fiction: An Oliver Twist of the Congo, With a Bitter Twist of Fate Fiction: An Oliver Twist of the Congo, With a Bitter Twist of Fate

The orphan narrator of Alain Mabanckou’s “Black Moses” is among the novelist’s most heartbreaking and darkly humorous creations.

yesterday, 11:00
By the Book: Calvin Trillin: By the Book By the Book: Calvin Trillin: By the Book

The humorist, memoirist and journalist likes the way H.L. Mencken expressed himself, for instance in his definition of Puritanism: “The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.”

yesterday, 11:00
Harry Potter Nerds Rejoice: 2 New ‘History of Magic’ Books Coming This Fall Harry Potter Nerds Rejoice: 2 New ‘History of Magic’ Books Coming This Fall

The books will appear on Oct. 20 as part of a 20th anniversary celebration and exhibition at the British Library. But they aren’t new novels or even plays.

yesterday, 13:08
Trilobites: A Sensor on Your Skin That Looks and Feels Like a Temporary Tattoo Trilobites: A Sensor on Your Skin That Looks and Feels Like a Temporary Tattoo

Researchers have developed a new breathable, wearable sensor that can monitor vital signals without irritating skin.

yesterday, 17:39
Something Strange in Usain Bolt’s Stride Something Strange in Usain Bolt’s Stride

Bolt is the fastest sprinter ever in spite of — or because of? — an uneven stride that upends conventional wisdom.

yesterday, 17:59
Ryan Seacrest Finalizes Deal to Host 'American Idol' Reboot Ryan Seacrest Finalizes Deal to Host 'American Idol' Reboot

[[tmz:video id="0_udwr8cq8"]] Ryan Seacrest can start practicing his "THIS ... is American Idol" line again ... he's finally inked his deal to return as host after months of intense negotiations. Ryan confirmed the news Thursday on "Live…

yesterday, 15:08
A Cheap Fix for Climate Change? Pay People Not to Chop Down Trees A Cheap Fix for Climate Change? Pay People Not to Chop Down Trees

A new experiment showed a simple way to save endangered chimpanzees in Uganda and slow the rate of global warming and carbon dioxide emissions.

yesterday, 20:00