Science and Technology

  • Music

    May 24, 2007

    Outgrowing Tom

    Bugged by MySpaces clutter and limitations, some musicians are turning to smaller, artist-friendly alternatives

  • News

    February 15, 2007

    An Inconvenient Slope

    Big Bears ski resorts are covered in snow despite a chronic lack of natural snowfall. So where are the crowds? Dont blame global warmingblame the media

  • Columns

    February 8, 2007

    Diary of a Mad County

    Jan. 31-Feb. 6

  • Film

    November 23, 2006

    Bad News With Al

    OnDVD: An Inconvenient Truth

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Night of the Living Election

    Tonight we're going to be blogging like it's 1984! Check back here and check back often for new blog posts as we'll have reporters out in the field, in front of the tube and under wherever it is upskirt camera shots are taken. Consider yourself duly warned.

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2006

    Cognitive Overload as a Motorsport

    There's good news if you're one of those people infuriated by the sight of some idiot behind the steering wheel with a cell phone pressed to his head talking and not paying attention while driving-- that idiot's days are numbered. Come Summer 2008, that idiot will be replace by the new and improved ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 7, 2006

    Sounds Bad

    Levis new iPod jeans look like they were designed by committee

  • News

    August 10, 2006


    One guys barehanded attempt to save the worldand pay just 60 cents for gas

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2006

    Shake n' Bake

    It's been funny--not funny ha-ha--sitting here on the sidelines watching the changing global-warming debate. While the international scientific community for years has piled voluminous report atop voluminous report detailing that global warming is real, producing all sorts of climatic problems and e ... More >>

  • Film

    June 29, 2006

    All Charged Up

    Who Killed the Electric Car? filmmaker Chris Paine turned anger to action

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2006

    Offshore Oil Drilling Deja Vu All Over Again

    We swear we already warned you about a congressional vote to drill off our coast, and then rejoiced with you when it was defeated. Yeah, wasn't it like two weeks ago? Never underestimate the power of Big Oil lobbyshits. Congress, obviously in need of a diversion from far more grave national matters ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2006

    Rock on to Electric Car Avenue

    In yesterday's thrilling Clockwork, we shared the weirdness that ensued after we interviewed Who Killed the Electric Car? writer-director Chris Paine, when we discovered during the entire chat our Los Angeles Times was open, unbeknownst to lil' ol' us, to an Associated Press story with the headline: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2006

    Weirdest Thing EVER!

    We're flipping through this morning's Los Angeles Times, waiting for Who Killed the Electric Car? director Chris Paine to call. He does, and we have a nice chat, as he's still flying high from a well-received Los Angeles Film Festival screening two nights previous. After hanging up, we go to the Wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2006

    Can you hear me... Arrgghhh!

    Cell phones, as you know, can kill you. While there is still some controversy over whether your cell phone is capable of killing you slowly (e.g. brain tumors), there's no doubt about the cell phone's ability to facilitate a quick death (e.g. the idiot behind the wheel of a car whose phone conversio ... More >>

  • Film

    June 22, 2006

    Funeral March

    Who Killed the Electric Car?

  • Features

    June 22, 2006

    June Gloom Boom

    Its getting hot in here . . . wait, no it isnt

  • Columns

    June 15, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Burning Down the House: Al Gore lights our fire

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2006

    Rohrabacher, Big Oil: a Match Made in Hell

    Ah, Huntington Beach with its smelly smokestacks, oily bathtub-ring-like shoreline and human waste bobbing in the ocean. What's not to love? Your congressman, the esteemed Dana Rohrabacher (R-Abramoff), certainly showed he's got your back, Surf City-zens, as he voted just last night to let those poo ... More >>

  • Web

    May 18, 2006

    Baby, You Can Still Drive My Electric Car

    As gas prices soar and Americans lose their taste for foreign oil, OC's biggest EV booster sounds like a prophet

  • News

    February 23, 2006

    Science Friction

    UCI physics professor takes on Michael Crichton, global warming

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2006

    See, the Iraq War IS worth it

    Thousands of dead Americans, tens of thousands of dead Iraqis, an unstable region, everyone hates us, no end in sight . . . sure, when you put it that way, the Iraq war doesn't sound so good. But what about the unforseen benefits, as extolled in this press release that just rolled into the Clockwork ... More >>

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    CD Review

    Early Times
    Early Man and the Lost Songs of the Caveman

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Superman Pajamas

    How SmartWear Technologies hopes to profit from paranoia

  • News

    March 10, 2005

    The Cuban Solution

    San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is running out of steam. But Edison has a crazy plan to save it.

  • Music

    March 3, 2005

    The Tweakings of the Decent

    David Byrne apparently loves PowerPoint

  • Film

    June 3, 2004

    Theres Got to Be a Morning After

    The Day After Tomorrow

  • Columns

    March 4, 2004

    No Blood for Wesson Oil!

    The futures so fried youve gotta drive green

  • Music

    December 11, 2003
  • News

    October 2, 2003

    Somebody Call Roto-Rooter!

    San Onofre nuke plant ranks No. 3 for possibility of meltdown

  • Features

    May 15, 2003

    Dude, Wheres My Electric Car!?!

    Can one activist fight off Detroit, Japan, Big Oil and the Bush administration to keep EVs alive?

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    San Onofre Nightmare Generating Station

    10 reasons we should say so long to SONGS

  • Film

    May 23, 2002

    The Revolution Will Not Be Digitized

    Geek David, corporate Goliath in Revolution OS

  • Columns

    April 11, 2002

    Burning Bush

    The prez ignores UCI professors warnings on global warming

  • Culture

    January 17, 2002

    Crashing Bohr

    Laguna Playhouses Copenhagen

  • Features

    November 8, 2001

    This is Where We Pray

    As earthmovers move in, local Indians move to save their sacred land

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Alternative Groove

    Study shows sun, wind, geothermal power would solve 'crisis'

  • Columns

    June 21, 2001
  • News

    March 29, 2001

    Fight the Power Plants

    Was electric deregulation cover for union-busting in power plants?

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    Hot Rods!

    Nuclear power gets a second look

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    Waste Central

    San Onofres nuclear waste aint going nowhere

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Filtering Flip-Flop?

    County librarian now touts CyberPatrol

  • Culture

    August 24, 2000
  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Not the Good Soldier

    Ex-OC politico wants to sell you

  • Columns

    April 27, 2000
  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Game On!

    The Linux revolution spreads to gaming

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Bandwidth on the Run

    Is Net speed or censorship behind Napster spat?

  • News

    February 17, 2000


    Rohrabacher torches latest global-warming report

  • News

    February 3, 2000


    How the Reg became a U.S. Army flack

  • Columns

    December 23, 1999
  • Supplement

    December 16, 1999

    Extreme Holiday Gift Guide

    The Wish List They Don't Want You to See!

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