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Astoria Characters: The Inventive Restaurateur

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.07.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Giuseppe Falco pulls a chair up to the table and pours himself a cup of coffee. Pachanga Patterson, his Mexican restaurant with a New York accent, doesn't open until evening, but his day starts at 10 a.m., and he'll be around until at least 8.

Protoplanet's Violent Origins Recreated By Astronomers

Posted 02.14.2013 | Science

By: Nola Taylor Redd Published: 02/13/2013 01:12 PM EST on Astronomers have recreated two cataclysmic collisions that sculpted the interi...

Spacecraft Data Yield Explanation For 'Ageless' Asteroid

| Posted 11.01.2012 | Science

By Richard A. Kerr Solar system bodies unprotected by even a bit of atmosphere inevitably age—except, apparently, for the asteroid Vesta. Other ai...

WATCH: Huge Asteroid Shows Its Dazzling 'Colors' In NASA Video

Posted 06.10.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 06/09/2012 07:24 AM EDT on A new video from a NASA spacecraft shows the huge asteroid Vesta's complex sur...

Huge Asteroid's Weird Feature Explained By NASA 'Fly-by'

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 05.11.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- The giant asteroid Vesta got clobbered not once but twice, and it has the scars to prove it. Ever since the Hubble Space Telescope spi...

PHOTOS: Giant Space Rock Sports Bizarre Bright Spots

Posted 03.22.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 03/21/2012 11:16 PM EDT on A NASA spacecraft orbiting the huge asteroid Vesta has snapped amazing new photo...

New Images Of Vesta Asteroid Taken By NASA Spacecraft

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 12.23.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES -- NASA's Dawn spacecraft has been a fervent photographer, snapping more than 10,000 pictures of the asteroid Vesta since it slipped into ...

NASA: Massive Asteroid 'Unlike Any Other'

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES -- New views of the massive asteroid Vesta reveal it is more like a planet than an asteroid, scientists said Monday. Since slipping into ...

Asteroid's Tallest Mountain Dwarfs Everest

Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology

NASA's Dawn spacecraft, currently orbiting the massive asteroid Vesta, has sent back stunning images revealing that Vesta is home to a mountain larger...

A Diva Is Gone: Vesta, You'll Be Missed

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Vesta Williams was one of the greatest singers in R&B and music, period. And I was lucky enough to call her a friend. Her voice is now silenced but her drive and passion live on forever in her music and videos.

NASA Probe Orbits Massive Asteroid, Captures Rare Photograph

Posted 09.17.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for photo.* (AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Dawn spacecraft was captured into orbit around the massive asteroid V...

NASA Probe To Circle Giant Asteroid After 4 Years In Space

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 09.14.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES -- After four years sailing through space, the Dawn spacecraft was expected to slip into orbit late Friday around a giant asteroid to begi...

NASA Craft Snaps Pic Of Distant Asteroid Target

AP | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

PASADENA, Calif. -- A NASA spacecraft hurtling toward a massive asteroid has snapped a picture of its target, the first of many before it slips into o...

PHOTOS: Getaway Guide To A Weekend In Ojai

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine. By Tanvi Chheda You can huff along sage-covered slopes or swing a 9-iron, seek heat therapy in a sauna or sea...