august 19, 2014 - sequoia national park
Construction of the Paul VI Audience Hall, finished in 1971. Architect: Pierluigi Nervi.
Photo: Ken Hivley / Los Angeles Times
Punks Gather for The Annual Rebellion Festival
Caption:BLACKPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Punks gather in Blackpool for the annual Rebellion Punk Rock Festival on August 8, 2014 in Blackpool, England. This weekend a clash of musical cultures hits the famous seaside town as pogoing punks attending the annual Rebellion Festival at The Winter Gardens come shoulder to shoulder with traditional holidaymakers and seasiders. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
The Way We Move - Langhorne Slim
— My uncle, when I asked him why he was going to go all the way to the car to get my cousin’s Legos
Bill Gates jumping over a chair
nice one bill
— Lat Ware at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. His game “Throw Trucks With Your Mind” puts him on the frontier of “neurogaming,” where brain science and video game developers are crossing paths. But for Ware, the game is much more personal. (via latimes)
SpaceX is printing rocket parts, including the thrust chamber on the engines for its Dragon V2 spacecraft, which it hopes will one day deliver NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.
A new study ranks L.A. as the second-most facial-hair friendly city in U.S. Boston ranks first, while Miami, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, Austin, Seattle, Denver and Nashville round out the top 10.
Californians made a good showing in last year’s World Beard and Moustache Championships. L.A.’s own Dan Lawlor, seen above, won the Freestyle Moustache category.
Photo: Franziska Kraufmann / EPA
This gif shows the progression of California’s drought since 2011. See it unfold more slowly with these 188 maps.