Refuge Notebook: Geologists determine age of Bluff Point Landslide

...collapsed like a hammer onto the upper end of an old slide block, rotating the block like a teeter-totter and pushing up a very strange 15-foot-high mound in the intertidal zone for a distance of 1,200 feet along the beach. Rotated shale layers in the...

Reeling it in: 'Lucy' won't make you think too hard

...only use 10 percent of our brains." That's one of those strange little science tidbits that you pick up somewhere, repeat...in a big way.For an action movie, "Lucy" is definitely strange. Besson was probably not expecting the massive success the...

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Fishing report: Still caught on sockeyes

...salmon, said assistant area management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Jason Pawluk. It has been a strange season for sockeye salmon, Pawluk said. The groups swimming through the Kenai River have been spotty, appearing in large...

Atwater resigns, to be gone by December

...outlook. With the new school year beginning on Aug. 19, board member Sunni Hilts said with Atwater's resignation it's a strange time for an ending. "This is when things start to happen again that are life-changing for our students and I really appreciate...

Wilderness lakes offer escapes from masses

...souls congregated around one body of the water in the middle of all those miles of wilderness teeming with lakes just feels strange.Ours is a car-dependent culture, but surely some of the people up there would choose to recreate away from the masses...


...snout just isn't fair. The tail, which curls up like a party favor but straightens when they fall asleep, is just plain strange. And have you ever heard a pug whine, particularly when you'd like to sit on the couch for a few minutes without a dog...

Reeling it in: 'Snowpiercer' a thought-provoking ride

...Swinton, on top of her bizarre but very funny role as an 85-year old woman in "Grand Budapest Hotel" here takes on another strange character, Mason, a bureaucrat in charge of meting out justice to the back. Swinton is perfect in the role, managing to...

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CAIRO - A strange silence has met the U.S. capture of a Libyan militant accused in the 2012 attack that killed the American ambassador and three...

Love is Strange

Opens Friday, Aug 22, 2014 Synopsis: A committed gay couple find their fledgling marriage challenged by a series of unexpected developments in this compassionate drama from writer/director Ira Sachs (Married Life, Keep the Lights On). Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) have been together for nearly 40 years. When gay marriage becomes legal in New York, the happy couple decide that it's finally time to tie the knot, and declare their love for one another in front of family and friends. Although the ceremony is everything Ben and George ever could have hoped for, the happy couple's newlywed bliss is sadly short-lived when the diocese receives word of the wedding, and George is fired from his job as a music teacher at a local Catholic school. As a result, the pair are no longer able to afford the rent on the New York City apartment they've shared for two decades. In order to remain in the city while searching for a job, George moves in with his sympathetic neighbors, a pair of gay policemen (Manny Perez and Cheyenne Jackson). Meanwhile, Ben attempts to make the best of the situation by moving in with his nephew's family in Brooklyn. Now, as the big event that should have brought Ben and George closer together leads only to loneliness and frustration, everyone involved finds their once-comfortable lives in a hopeless state of flux. Marisa Tomei, Darren E. Burrows, and Charlie Tahan co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Cheyenne Jackson Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Glynn Moore: There's a strange word for you

...you are suddenly an Oxonian.It's not just the United Kingdom that has strange demonyms (names for the residents of an area). The rest of Europe is rolling in strange names, and many of them read like something off the menu.For instance...



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