LIFE OF PI 3D (20th Century Fox) Director: Ang Lee Starring: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Rafe Spall, a tiger Ang Lee won Best Director at the most recent Academy Awards. I’m not sure how or why, because so much of the film is based on computer effects that it’s hard to know exactly how much influence Lee might have had on the look and feel of Life Of Pi.
The Obama Administration has approved fuel-economy regulations, beginning with 2012-model-year vehicles. The rules require automakers to improve fleetwide fuel economy and to reduce fleetwide greenhouse-gas emissions by approximately 5% every year up until the 2016 model year
Kim Gallagher has a plan for America’s “blue highways,” the thousands of miles of dusty, old single-lane heritage routes that wend desolately through the countryside: turn them green.
New fuel-economy rules proposed by the federal Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency are the first major move by the U.S. toward cracking down on greenhouse-gas emissions
The off-duty firefighters who rushed into a burning SUV and cut a 4-year-old boy out of the seatbelt saved his life, the boy’s doctor said during a press conference Tuesday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The depth of the boy’s burns “indicates to me this was a very hot fire, and he was in close contact with it,” pediatric surgeon David Gourlay said. “These firefighters were clearly heroic and saved D.J.’s life.” D.J
A man died after his car plunged 600 feet off the edge of the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, authorities said Tuesday. The Arizona park’s regional communications center received several reports of a car driving off the edge about 6 a.m.
Seven people, at least five of them high-school students, were shot Tuesday at a bus stop in Detroit, Michigan, officials said. Two of the victims were in critical condition; the others were in serious condition at area hospitals, Police Chief Roderick Grimes said. “Two perpetrators, possibly three, pulled up in a vehicle, exited their vehicle with weapons, asked for a person by name and then opened fire onto the crowd,” he said.
Miami Dolphins defensive end Randy Starks was arrested early Sunday after police said he struck an officer with a slow-moving Freightliner truck, according to a police report.
Police in San Bernardino, California, released pictures of two suspects in the abduction of a 3-year-old boy who was taken at gunpoint from his home last weekend. Briant Rodriguez has been missing since May 3, when two Hispanic males armed with handguns burst into the home, tied him up, along with his mother and four siblings. They ransacked the home before leaving with Briant, a small amount of cash and some personal property, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Cindy Beavers said.
A suicide bomber in Pakistan rammed his vehicle into a security forces convoy on Saturday, killing at least 20 people and wounding 15 others, police said.