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  • EU to Denmark: Drop that cinnamon roll! Or at least the spice level

    EU to Denmark: Drop that cinnamon roll! Or at least the spice level
    The European Union "nanny state" strikes again, this time at a breakfast favorite in Denmark. New EU food safety rules limit the amount of cinnamon that can be used in pastries because of new concern about excessive consumption of a naturally...
  • Eyad Sarraj dies at 69; Palestinian human rights campaigner

     Eyad Sarraj dies at 69; Palestinian human rights campaigner
    Eyad Sarraj, a Palestinian human rights campaigner who dealt with the mental health damage caused by political oppression and challenged both Israeli and Palestinian abuses, has died. He was 69. Sarraj died Tuesday at Hadassah Medical Center in...
  • Keeping salmonella out of chicken

     Keeping salmonella out of chicken
    Sweden has virtually eliminated salmonella in store-bought chicken, even though poultry there is industrially produced, just like in the United States. And even in this country, a 2010 Consumers Union study found no salmonella in the organic store-brand...
  • Government budget cuts and the crisis in scientific research

    Government budget cuts and the crisis in scientific research
    A couple of reminders of America's seeming determination to turn its scientific pastures into wastelands arrived this week, and the picture is scary. One came courtesy of the embassy of Sweden, which earlier this week hosted nine new American Nobel...
  • How much did Lady Gaga make at H&M store opening?

    How much did Lady Gaga make at H&M store opening?
    You might have thought Lady Gaga turned out for H&M's epic store opening in New York last month only to promote her new "ArtPop" album. But maybe not. According to columnist Stephanie Smith in the New York Post's Alexa magazine, the star asked for $500,...
  • Review: 'Liv & Ingmar: Painfully Connected' a lovely look at pair's relationship

    Review: 'Liv & Ingmar: Painfully Connected' a lovely look at pair's relationship
    "Liv & Ingmar: Painfully Connected" is a lovely and lyrical documentary about the passionate, mutually inspiring yet fraught relationship between the late filmmaker Ingmar Bergman and his lover, frequent collaborator and, ultimately, dear friend,...
  • Eric Prydz raises the stakes of EDM visuals with EPIC 2.0

    Eric Prydz raises the stakes of EDM visuals with EPIC 2.0
    On Saturday at the Hollywood Palladium, dance music fans will get a sensory barrage from three different projects. There’s the audiovisual EDM extravaganza EPIC 2.0, with artists from the label group Pryda performing over 3D holograms and live LED...
  • First look at LITA's new Lee Hazlewood Industries box set

    First look at LITA's new Lee Hazlewood Industries box set
    The late Lee Hazlewood’s sound might be best known for “These Boots Are Made For Walkin',” Nancy Sinatra’s 1966 go-go dancing hit, but in the shadow of that quirky, spectacularly produced classic lies a whole world of musical...
  • It's hardly a travel secret: A pro can make all the difference

    It's hardly a travel secret: A pro can make all the difference
    Question: My daughter and I would like to take a tour of Scandinavia next year. We have narrowed our choices to two escorted companies, one of which is based in Washington state and the other in Sweden. The one in Sweden has returned email inquiries...
  • For 2014, top 14 new rides at theme parks around the world

    For 2014, top 14 new rides at theme parks around the world
    It already seems like 2014 is shaping up as a great year for ride enthusiasts around the world, as a number of new theme parks are planned for Europe and several major attractions are in the works for Asia. PHOTOS: Best new international theme park...
  • Summer crayfish festival at IKEA stores Aug. 16: Wear a funny hat

    Summer crayfish festival at IKEA stores Aug. 16: Wear a funny hat
    Every summer, I regret the loss of the Swedish restaurant Gustaf Anders in Costa Mesa and its annual crayfish festival. Not to mention the Princess cake draped in pale green marzipan.  It won’t be the same, but here’s the thing: It’s...