| Jan 23, 2011
This year is shaping up as a gratifying one for Allergan, the big Irvine company known for Botox and breast implants.
The leading manufacturer of gastric bands, which are surgically implanted around the stomach to suppress the appetite of extremely...
| Oct 2, 2011
During his two-hour morning bike ride, Eric Hartman doesn't pay much attention to his iPhone.
But the iPhone is paying attention to him.
As he traverses the 30-mile circuit around Seal Beach, Hartman's iPhone knows precisely where he is at every moment,...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 5:54 PM
El gesto obsceno de la artista británica de hip hop M.I.A. en el espectáculo de medio tiempo del Super Bowl ha generado disculpas de NBC y la NFL, pero no se ha constatado de inmediato que los televidentes de hecho lo hallan pillado.
La fabricante de...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:34 AM
The rogue marketing campaign to bring ABC's "Cougar Town" back to TV came to Chicago Saturday, and star Busy Philipps was ready to party.
"The cast will tell you that I’m the most not like my character," the Oak Park native told the crowd of...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 5:04 PM
Memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. opening on National Mall
The morning sun that came up over Washington's Tidal Basin on Monday illuminated a new memorial opening to the public for the first time: a plaza and statue honoring the late civil rights...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:19 PM
Every year, thousands of professionals head to CEDIA to see all the ways they can make our homes more automated, entertaining and high tech. Here are the products that caught our eye at this year's expo in Indianapolis.
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| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:52 PM
To Bali, or not to Bali.
That was the question facing Taylor Pitz, an up-and-coming surfer but also an up-and-coming student.
Pitz, a 2011 graduate of Laguna Beach High School, has qualified for the Assn. of Surfing Professionals Junior World...
| May 24, 2011
Man, you look weird. That's possibly what birds are thinking when they look at us through their crazy eyes. These feathered freaks see ultraviolet light. Radical, man. This apparently helps the hummingbirds know what flowers are ready for pollination...
| May 6, 2010
It's not unusual for Liza Gross, a writer and editor of a biology journal, to perform several tasks at once.
"I'm thinking about articles that are right in front of me while planning upcoming (story) topics," says Gross, 50, of Kensington, Calif. "Oh,...
| Sep 18, 2007
Many of us haven't hada VHS player up andrunning since DVDs took over the living room. That means there is a big stack of aging videocassettes on the shelf storing everything from "ER" episodes we recorded back in the day to prized home movies (there's...
| Sep 23, 2007
More than a quarter century ago, the critic Robert Hughes called the public's response to Modern art "the shock of the new." The role of art was to stimulate ideas, provoke thought, challenge ways of seeing. Today, we are experiencing a different,...
| Feb 4, 2008
In a move telegraphed months ago, Yahoo announced today that it was terminating its subscription music service and throwing its support behind Rhapsody, a competing service operated by RealNetworks and MTV Networks.
The deal leaves Rhapsody, Napster...