| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:12 PM
Simon Cowell is quietly looking for a buyer for his Beverly Hills trophy house, marketing it outside the Multiple Listing Service.
Cowell, who paid $15.5 million for the gated estate, is asking $20 million, according to local real estate agents.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Diana Nyad just can't stay out of the water.
Less than two months after completing her historic swim from Havana to Key West, the 64-year-old is already well into her next marathon swim -- only this time she doesn't have to deal with pesky creatures...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:40 PM
In a fish-eat-fish ocean filled with sharks and other fierce swimmers, how has the delicate jellyfish survived – and thrived – through hundreds of millions of years of evolutionary culling? A team of biologists and engineers says it has...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:47 PM
Officials traced the death of a 4-year-old Mississippi boy in August to a day spent playing on a Slip 'n Slide in a New Orleans suburb.
Cause of death: a rare, brain-eating amoeba. At first, officials thought the amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, had been...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Russell Brand — he of the off-color humor and wild-eyed visage — has bought a character-filled home in Hollywood Hills West for $2.224 million.
The restored 1926 traditional-style house was designed by Roy Selden Price, an architect known...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Mark Wahlberg has sold his home in the 90210 ZIP Code for $12.995 million — $1 million less than the actor-producer was asking when he listed it two years ago.
The contemporary Mediterranean estate, built in 1985, has been updated throughout its...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Zac Efron, who seems to be in every other movie these days, still found time to pick up a home in Hollywood Hills recently for $3.995 million.
The former teen idol, who owns another house nearby in Hollywood Hills West, bought a two-story Zen-inspired...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Courteney Cox and her ex-husband, David Arquette, have put their Beverly Hills home in the Multiple Listing Service at $19.5 million.
The pristine property, designed by modernist architect A. Quincy Jones and built in 1959, was renovated during their...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Tennis legend Pete Sampras and his wife, actress Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, have quietly sold their Lake Sherwood-area compound near Thousand Oaks in an off-market deal. The purchase price was not disclosed.
The hilltop estate had been listed at $19.95...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:20 PM
It doesn’t pay to underestimate a jellyfish. They may not look like the most athletic swimmers, but they’re remarkably efficient -- and their body plan could have advantages that translate to the air, too. A team from New York University has...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Keeping it in the entertainment industry, Aziz Ansari of "Parks and Recreation" has bought a house in Los Feliz for $2,686,950 from director Andrew Douglas.
Designed by Buff & Hensman and built in 1968, the Mid-Century Modern post-and-beam home features...