| May 9, 2011
While writing her book "Plastic: A Toxic Love Story," Susan Freinkel was shocked to learn how fast the world had become plasticized. In the 1940s, few plastics existed and hardly anything was made of it. Today, the average person is virtually never more...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Collectively, they control tens of thousands of jobs, billions of dollars in tax money, a sports franchise — and one very famous mouse.
They are the region's power players. And today we unveil the Top 10 in our rundown of "The 25 Most Powerful...
| Jan 7, 2011
A year ago Bill Frainey didn't feel like his old self--he just felt old--and he's only 45.
He was diagnosed with low testosterone but now has the energy to lace his shoes and exercise.
"I think the last thing anyone wants to hear is that their t score...
| Jan 7, 2011
New research suggests men are turned off by women's tears. The study found the smell of female tears prompted a dip in testosterone and a decline in sex drive.
"We've identified that there is a chemosignal in human tears," said Noam Sobel , a...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 1:30 AM
WASHINGTON - If a crying woman's red nose isn't a big enough turnoff to a man, a surprising experiment found another reason: Tears of sadness may temporarily lower his testosterone level.
Those tears send a chemical signal as the man gets close enough...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 7:53 AM
What a difference a year makes; only one year after an Army doctor shouted, “”Allahu Akbar!” before killing twelve and wounding 30 others at Fort Hood and we were warned not to jump to the conclusion that the shooter was a radical...
| Feb 14, 2011
It's late at night and you're finishing a truly golden date. You drank Manhattans and discovered that you both geek out about B-horror films and the collected works of Philip K. Dick. To top it off, you can't stop staring into each other's eyes. When...
| Feb 18, 2011
"Solitude," declared author Erica Jong, is "un-American." We seek the company of others.
That's easy in suburbia, where you see your neighbors while fetching the mail or mowing the lawn. But vertical living in the city can be another story.
| Feb 23, 2011
What would you do if your young child told you that he was really a girl or she was really a boy? Would you allow them to live like a transgender?
That was the topic of yesterday's Oprah. Lisa Ling introduced us to 7-year-old Hailey. Hailey was...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 11:05 PM
Former Mr. Irrelevant David Vobora, a linebacker for the St. Louis Rams, won a $5.4 million default judgment against a supplement company whose tainted product caused him to fail an NFL drug test that resulted in a four-game suspension.
| Aug 14, 2011
Among the hundreds of drastic and unproven weight loss plans, the controversial hCG diet may take the cake.
Discredited by researchers in the 1970s, the near-starvation diet restricts followers to 500 calories a day for six weeks. At the same time,...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Adrenaline junkies craving the fist-pumping, nothing-stops-the-mission heroics of Jack Bauer since "24" ended its run, Cinemax has your fix.
"Strike Back" (9 p.m. Fridays beginning Aug. 12; 2.5 stars) is a stylish, addictive action thriller that fills...