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Tenor Stuart Skelton on Peter Grimes

Sean Martinfield | Posted 06.18.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

On June 26-29, San Francisco Symphony presents a semi-staged production of Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes. Conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas, the th...

Fliegende Holländer at Glimmerglass

David Browning | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts
David Browning

This was a visually stunning show, with spellbinding effects in scenery, stage direction, choreography, and lighting. (My companion opined that the enormously effective lighting was like another character, but in a successful way, not in a Lepage-machine way.)

WATCH: Dutchman Flaps Wings, Flies--Or Does He Really?

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.22.2012 | Science

UPDATE: The creator of the Human Birdwings video has appeared on Dutch television admitting that his "flight" was a hoax. Watch his confession above. ...

7 Famous 'Unsolved' Mysteries Science Solved Years Ago

www.cracked.com | David Moye | Posted 11.12.2011 | Weird News

Some skeptics aren't going to be satisfied until they''ve sucked every last mystery from the world like the final gurgling slurps of a milkshake. T...

The Man Without a Country

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Weller

With his native Australia abandoning him, and Sweden chasing him away with sex charges that clearly are not being pursued, Julian Assange may soon qualify as this century's "Man Without A Country."