Dancing with the scientists


The annual Dance Your PhD contest challenges doctoral candidates to take their research from the lab bench to the barre.

Substitute teacher Nicholson Baker Jerry

The substitute teacher

High school teacher Mr. Sedlacek 1970

High school reunion

Spy show The Americans on FX

In the TV spy show ‘The Americans,’ the CIA has to approve the scripts

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Studio 360 Oscar night bingo 2014

If you are watching the Oscars tonight, this game is for you

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Oscar statue

It turns out Oscar’s real name is Emilio

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Everyone recognizes the Oscar — the golden statue coveted within the film industry. But few know of the man who modeled for it and was a renowned Mexican film director in his own right.