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  • A rock-solid monopod

     A rock-solid monopod
    Name: iStabilizer Monopod What it is: A monopod designed to hold an iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, iPod Touch or small digital camera that weighs less than 12.3 ounces. The mount expands to hold devices as much as 2.75 inches thick. The good: Lightweight,...
  • A Tribute To Dan Wheldon, One Year Later

    A Tribute To Dan Wheldon, One Year Later
    INDIANAPOLIS - Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of IndyCar driver and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon at the Izod IndyCar Series World Championship in Las Vegas. Various tributes have poured in over the past year...
  • Ed Carpenter reflects on Dan Wheldon a year after his death

    Ed Carpenter reflects on Dan Wheldon a year after his death
    INDIANAPOLIS - With a nearly empty shop behind him, time can fly by pretty quickly during the Izod IndyCar Series off-season. For Ed Carpenter, that feeling encompasses a year. "It seems like the year went by pretty quick," said Carpenter on Tuesday,...
  • Fill up at Hash House A Go Go

    Fill up at Hash House A Go Go
    Hash House A Go Go opened touting "urban-farm décor" and over-the-top portions of something called "twisted farm food." I grew up around farming communities in the Midwest and have spent a lot of time with Florida farmers, but I'm not sure what to...
  • The summer movie season's 6 over-the-top promotional tie-ins

    The summer movie season's 6 over-the-top promotional tie-ins
    The summer moviegoing season is a time for superheroes, explosions — and marketing tie-ins. Some are a common-sense pairing of cinema and brand — "Fast & Furious 6" and Dodge,  "The Hangover: Part III" and Caesar's Palace Las Vegas —...
  • Kyle Busch goes digital when snapped TV cable damages his car

    NASCAR driver Kyle Busch made the most of digital technology on Sunday when he used a smartphone to take photos of damage to his car caused by a Fox Sports camera cable above Charlotte Motor Speedway that snapped and fell across the track. Busch, who...
  • Retro Fever

    Retro Fever
    Drawing on the elegance and quirkiness of the auto design past — and the commercial success of recent rebirths like the Chevy Camaro — nostalgia styling is one of the most noticeable trends for 2013. Carmakers on both sides of the Atlantic...
  • Indy 500 postscript: An outcry over ending the race under caution

    Indy 500 postscript: An outcry over ending the race under caution
    INDIANAPOLIS -- This year's Indianapolis 500 was, in a word, thrilling. There were a record 68 lead changes -- an astonishing number -- and winner Tony Kanaan set the fastest speed in the race's 97-year history. But to a good number of folks in the...
  • Verdugo Views: An area radio pioneer is remembered

    Verdugo Views: An area radio pioneer is remembered
    When Harry A. James died in 1956, his obituary in the Glendale News-Press noted that the chapel of Sacred Memories at the L.G. Scovern mortuary was filled with the many friends he had made during his career in radio, as a recording artist, and later as...
  • Power hopes continue run towards a championship with a successful weekend at Sonoma

    Power hopes continue run towards a championship with a successful weekend at Sonoma
    Driving a high-speed IndyCar around the scenic Sonoma Raceway road course with its dramatic elevation changes has been called the IZOD IndyCar Series version of a "Roller Coaster Ride." Nobody knows that better than IZOD IndyCar Series points leader Will...
  • Watch Danica Patrick's boyfriend wreck her car in race [video]

    Watch Danica Patrick's boyfriend wreck her car in race [video]
    Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr., the NASCAR drivers as well as loving couple, got together on the race track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night, and it wasn't in a good way. During Lap 319 of the Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600,...
  • Does driving Los Angeles feel quicker to you? LADOT says it should

    LADOT, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation, says that L.A. drivers should be seeing improved driving speeds and shorter travel times because of the completion earlier this year of its 29-year $410-million effort to synchronize the city's...