| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Warner Bros. and Redbox are about to re-ignite a battle over how long consumers have to wait to rent DVDs....
| Oct 13, 2012
Jump, push, pull, lift, move. The boom in functional fitness, led by hot, high-intensity programs such as CrossFit and P90X that use traditional exercise movements and gear, has caused people to look at old-school strength in new ways. The result: house-...
| Sep 1, 2012
If I were assigned to interview Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan in a "one question, and one question only" scenario, I'd ask him: "Do you do P90X Yoga?"
Perhaps this explains why I've never been assigned to cover the race for the White...
| Feb 1, 2012
John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as "Casablanca" and "Star Wars" to their pristine state for...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Katniss Everdeen gets her golden mockingjay pin as a gift in “The Hunger Games,” but fans will have to shell out $999 to score a replica of the token on Target's website.
The retailer, in a partnership with the Lionsgate studio, is making 100...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple – residents of Silver Spring, Md.? British novelist Agatha Christie’s classic mysteries, such as "Murder on the Orient Express," now belong to a U.S. company.
Acorn Media Group snapped up 64% of Christie’s...
| Apr 21, 2012
Home workout products made of resistance cords, including stretchy rubber tubing and retractable nylon cables, usually don't get much respect from hard-core fitness freaks. The innovative products below could change that. Often inexpensive and portable,...
| Dec 12, 2010
It's a fact: Some people are really bad at gift-giving. And by some people I mean me. The traditional gift for every wedding anniversary I've been party to has been paper — as in hastily scrawled IOUs for Palm Springs vacations, weekends at the...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Books: âMy Nine Lives,â Leon Fleisher and Anne Midgette, (Doubleday). Fleisherâs story â great young American pianist loses ability to use right hand, tries Rolfing and sessions with dubious psychics, along with every medical therapy in the book,...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Good news, Hugh Laurie fans! After four past defeats at the Emmys, the "House M.D." star might finally win best drama actor when trophies are doled out on Aug. 29. Things are also looking great for three-time past champ Tony Shalhoub, who may get a...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 4:35 PM
More than 15 years ago, writer/director Guillermo del Toro (âPan's Labyrinth,â the âHellboyâ series) made his feature debut with this unconventional vampire film. Federico Luppi stars in âCronosâ as an old antique deal...