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Open Windows: 'Sliding into the creep zone'

Film / Reviews Nov 19, 2014

Open Windows: 'Sliding into the creep zone'

What has happened to Elijah Wood? The former child star whose career out-survived most of his contemporaries is slipping further and further into the creep zone. In the decade since his signature role as Frodo in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, his roles ...

National Apr 17, 2010

Space mom wants equal opportunity for all

Only a select few make it up into space, but for Naoko Yamazaki, Japan's first mother to don an astronaut's suit, it meant waiting over a decade after being selected and then facing a major family crisis as her husband put his own dreams ...

National Apr 20, 2009

Tsukuba sets Japan's first biology Olympiad

The International Biology Olympiad for high school students from around the world will be held for the first time in Japan in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, from July 12 to 19. The four participants from Japan are busy preparing for the event and have attended a ...