| May 11, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Tuesday afternoon grilled the same trio of executives from BP America, Transocean and Halliburton who had faced a morning hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. And...
| Apr 30, 2010
| 4:35 PM
From corsets to sky-high stilettos, women have been suffering in the name of fashion for years. Thanks to the Beverly Hills-based footwear line Dana Davis, named for its founder and chief executive, high-heeled-shoe lovers can breathe a sigh of relief. In...
| May 29, 2010
Reality show star and motorcycle manufacturer Jesse James, the estranged husband of Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock, has listed his Orange County home of eight years for $6.75 million.
The beachfront Mediterranean sits along the sand in Sunset Beach...
| Jul 4, 2010
I'm standing on a slice of paradise in Crete. The sun is burning down out of a blue sky, the sandy beach beneath my feet is stretching to crystal-clear sea, but terror is numbing my senses. Kayak instructor Russ is explaining that we're going to capsize...
| Apr 25, 2011
Serious cyclists become obsessed with flashy new miracle-material frames and high-tech componentry, but there's also plenty of innovation among the less-glamorous parts of the bike. Here's proof that essential-but-mundane products like inner tubes,...
| May 15, 2011
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you can help in the fight to avoid complications like heart problems, nerve pain and neuropathy, and foot problems. Here’s what you can do right now:
Lose weight. About 80% to 90% of people with Type 2...
| Aug 21, 2010
When they married, Bob Ramirez and Lorri Kline made a modest proposal for their dream home: "We wanted a small farm that was Santa Monica-adjacent," Ramirez says, "a place where we could start our family, grow our own food and raise chickens."
| Sep 6, 2010
Adding dynamic movement to strength exercises, such as doing a squat on a moving surface, is a good thing, forcing your body to balance, coordinate and challenge a wide range of muscle groups at once. Here are some dynamic new fitness products that...
| Jan 4, 2007
A pond full of koi won't last long if it's not properly set up and maintained. Here's what you need to know so these bright-colored fish can live for years to come.Keeping koi
Think of a koi pond as an outdoor aquarium rather than a garden pool. To...
| Mar 12, 2009
| 9:45 PM
Movies have been made and treatises have been written on the role of barbershops in African American life. In the pre-Civil Rights era, they were one of the first businesses that black men, especially in the South, could own, and, outside of churches, one...
| Feb 21, 2009
The hunt is on. Garrett McNamara hurtles 60 mph down an icy river in the Great Northwest, throttling a 255-horsepower Sea Doo jet ski loaded with surfboards. His 11-year-old son Titus clings to his back, and a reporter clings to Titus' back.