A famous prison-break mystery gets a new wrinkle as scientists examine a hydraulic model that gives the escapees a brief window for a survivable run.
Ai Weiwei creates an elaborate series of installations for display on Alcatraz, even though he's forbidden from traveling outside China and has never been to the notorious prison site.
At the site of a notorious federal penitentiary, renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei uses an unlikely material, 1.2 million Lego bricks, to highlight the global reality of political detainment.
Volumes one and two of "Kill Bill," "Casino" and others make Amazon look like a pretty good place to watch some streaming video in July.
Amazon signs licensing pact with Warner and obtains such shows as "Dark Blue," "Fringe," Alcatraz," and "The Whole Truth" as it battles with Netflix for streaming viewers.
The FBI has released a new batch of Freedom of Information Act documents on its Web site, bringing the total number of pages up to 16,000. Except for some blacked out passages and certain names, files about the 1962 Alcatraz Prison escape, Amelia Earhart's disappearance, and the agency's goods on Marilyn Monroe, Pablo Picasso, Elvis Presley, and Bonnie and Clyde can be found on the site.