The poncho that Clint Eastwood wore during his trio of "spaghetti westerns" was apparently never washed during production.
Apple's new iteration of iPhoto, unveiled this week at Macworld, promises facial recognition to make for easier naming and labeling of your digital shots. (David Pogue of the New York Times says it more or less works.)
The venerable New York Times began selling advertising on its front page this week, with a thin banner at the bottom of the page. (Many, many papers, including The Telegram, have been doing this for years.) The weekday price, according to the rival New York Post, is $75,000; a placement on the still-massive Sunday edition is $100,000.
Nebraska, Bruce Springsteen's spartan but beautiful acoustic record, consists of demos Springsteen intended to record later with the E Street Band. Steven Van Zandt, in an Esquire interview, says he helped persuade Springsteen to release the set as-is, as a stand-alone album, by telling him, "Because you didn't intend to put it out makes it extraordinarily intimate."
"Rogue" stars detected by the Hubble telescope are hurtling through space at the sprightly speed of 180,000 kilometres per hour, according to this National Geographic report.