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We still don't have power on South Main Street in Middletown. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know, it was a big storm. Historical, right? I was in it. I heard on the radio this morning that CL&P admits that it does not have even as many linemen as it did when...
I knew it! I knew this would happen. Tuesday afternoon, I drew a cartoon about CL&P not getting power restored in a timely fashion, and Presto! We have power at my house as of Tuesday night at 7:30PM. It's the same principle I use when it's been...
Dan Rodricks's commentary "Big fix: Buried power lines, anyone?" (Sept. 4) offered a creative idea to improve America's infrastructure. But something more radical is needed. Flooding or other environmental problems could still disturb buried power lines....
The state legislature is holding hearings on Connecticut Light & Power's response to Hurricane Irene. Right now they're talking to municipal leaders, but on Monday, citizens will get their shot. For the first time in history, the state will allow...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesLightning Jean Echenoz, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale New Press: 142 pp., $19.95 Gregor, Echenoz's character based on the life of Nikola Tesla, the eccentric Serbian inventor, is born as a bolt of lightning sets the surrounding forest...
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KickingTiresNikola Tesla is best remembered for being at the forefront of electrical engineering at the turn of the 20th century. Forget the cheesy early 1990s hair-metal music references, Tesla was a groundbreaking inventor who helped create the alternating-...
Jacket CopyAuthor Judy Wearing deserves kudos for the title of her popular science book, "Edison's Concrete Piano: Flying Tanks, Six-Nippled Sheep, Walk-on-Water Shoes and 12 Other Flops from Great Inventors." It immediately conjures questions: Could a concrete...
L.A. NOWThe window- cleaning bill at Main Street shop Jadis in Santa Monica must be huge. So many people have leaned against the glass to peer at Parke Meek's seldom-open, oddity-packed domain. The word jadis in French refers to a period......
Top of the TicketFull text of the Democrat's latest remarks on immigration. No specifics or timetable for fixing it. will Congress have the courage?...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelIndie icon Jim Jarcmusch, of “Mystery Train,” “Broken Flowers,” “Coffee and Cigarettes,”Â et al., never has trouble lining up actor's actors for his efforts. His latest film will enjoy the services of Tilda Swinton,...
Zap2It.com"Every magic trick consists of three acts,'' explains Michael Caine at the top of "The Prestige,'' provoking us into a state of wary alertness that we will hold until the curtain falls, more than two hours later. The prestige is the final act: "the twists...
Zap2It.comWho visits a pineapple under the sea? Da-vid Bo-wie. The iconic singer-actor has voice a part on Nickelodeon's aquatic cartoon "SpongeBob SquarePants." Apparently, he mainly took the job because his daughter Alexandria is a fan of the show. Bowie blogged...
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