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  • Rating 2011's new team of bicycles

    Rating 2011's new team of bicycles
    Two wheels and pedals, a handlebar, frame, chain and derailleur gears. The bicycle's basic design is so simple and efficient that it hasn't really changed for more than 75 years. But the relentless human urge to improve produces annual refinements in...
  • The mystery of the discolored Van Goghs

    The mystery of the discolored Van Goghs
    It's hard to imagine some of Vincent van Gogh's signature works without the vibrant strokes of yellow that brightened the sky in "Starry Night" and drenched his sunflowers in color. But the yellow hues in some of his paintings have mysteriously turned...
  • Michael Heizer's rock: Levitating the masses

     
    Christopher Knight looks at why the journey of a 340-ton boulder planned for a LACMA sculpture by Michael Heizer captured the public imagination....
  • Gold jumps as European Central Bank cuts interest rates

     
    Gold broke out to a seven-week high Thursday after the European Central Bank surprised markets by cutting interest rates....
  • Live: Feist at the Wiltern

     
    For upward of 40 people, Leslie Feist's sold-out Saturday night concert at the Wiltern was a surprisingly intimate affair. By midway through, the artist had invited audience members to join her onstage, only much later realizing one of the hazards of...
  • Were the Cleveland Browns named after boxer Joe Louis?

     
    FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: The Cleveland Browns were named after boxer Joe "The Brown Bomber" Louis. The Cleveland Browns opened shop in 1946 as one of the inaugural teams in a new professional football league designed to compete with the National......
  • Henckels? Wustof? Global? Masahiro? A buyer's guide to knives

     
    Knife shopping: Knives are one of the hot gift items this holiday season, buoyed by would-be Iron Chef home cooks -- mostly men -- who like their toys. But how to tell a Global from a Masahiro? And does $200 knife really cut better than a $20 one? The...
  • Alloy Digital makes another content play in deal for Generate

     
    Alloy Digital is acquiring Generate....
  • Readers share their favorite eye makeup remover tips and tricks

     
    After running a Your Stylist column about how to take off stubborn eye makeup (with minimal effort), I received a lot of fun and useful product ideas from readers and thought it only fair to share the fun and surprising......
  • Dollar soars while gold and silver fall on recession fears

     
    Gold, commodities slip on strong dollar and post-Fed economic fears...
  • Gold and other metals get pounded

     
    The price of gold skidded to its lowest level in almost two months today, and other precious metals such as silver and copper suffered big drops, amid an intense global selloff. Silver endured its worst day since 1979, according to Bloomberg....