Facing a light show of love for Navalny, Russia warns against “unsanctioned” courtyard protests

Moscow — Authorities have warned Russians not to participate in local Valentine’s Day shows of support for jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny this weekend. Navalny’s team has called on the Kremlin critic’s supporters to hold up their cell phone flashlights in the courtyards outside their apartment buildings in Russian cities for […]

Top smart light bulbs for your home

Given that your home and work space can affect your mood, it’s rather important to feel good about your work from home setup (and your home, in general). Transforming that space doesn’t have to require a gut renovation nor substantial investment — gadgets like smart assistants and smart plugs can […]

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Court rules against fast-track of Trump EPA’s ‘secret science’ rule | Bureau of Land Management exodus: Agency lost 87 percent of staff in Trump HQ relocation | GM commits to electric light duty fleet by 2035

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A Guide to the Best and Brightest Holiday Light Displays in Santa Barbara County | Local News

The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t halting the tradition of decorating for the holiday season, and sparkling community displays are now viewable by driving around.  Many holiday events, annual parades, lighting ceremonies and traditional group gatherings were canceled this year because of COVID-19 public health guidance outlined by the California Department of Public […]

Rothko in a New Light

The Rothko Chapel is a windowless brick octagon, 48 feet in diameter, whose sole source of light is a central oculus. It is a somber chamber of shadows and the 14 paintings by Mark Rothko that surround it are themselves shadows, rectangles of black or deep plum. It ought to […]

How have students fared in the coronavirus pandemic? New data sheds some light.

When the coronavirus pandemic disrupted school for millions of students last spring, studies projected alarming rates of learning loss as schools shifted to remote instruction, particularly for vulnerable students. Complicating matters is that this shift poses challenges in accurately assessing student progress and participation. But as more data emerges, one […]

These lighting ideas will light up every room

From glittering chandeliers to bold, bare bulbs and elegant table lamps, Next’s AW 2020 range promises to light up your life Nothing changes an interior as dramatically as well-placed and well-chosen lighting. Whether it’s floor lamps, ceiling lights, table lamps, dimmers, LEDs or chandeliers, the lights can be one of […]