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  • Dog bowl and household items make for a better bed bug trap

    Dog bowl and household items make for a better bed bug trap
    Scientists have taken an Ikea dog bowl, leather dye, surgical tape, yeast and sugar and built a better bed bug trap. Changlu Wang, a Rutgers University entomologist, started to battle Cimex lectularius in 2006, and has a patent pending on a type of lure...
  • N.Y. 'Landmarks' living and thriving at the Plaza

    "BROOKE, you were great. So funny! And I love your dress. But when you get home, for God's sake take those shoes off!" That was the dynamo Chita Rivera, outside the Plaza Hotel one night last week, talking with the beautiful Brooke Shields after both had...
  • The Seven Most Tiresome Media Trends of 2013

    In preparing to ring in the new year, let's bid a not-so-fond farewell to seven media trends that remained inordinately prominent - and especially tiresome - during 2013. Granted, this farewell is, at best, temporary. Media folk are, after all, creatures...
  • 'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power

    'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power
    Twenty years ago, an experimental show by a team with minimal Broadway experience made the trek to New York after a trial run in Houston. Pundits expressed doubt about whether the risk would pay off, and when the show finally opened, it got a drubbing...
  • John Allan: Always on cue

    John Allan: Always on cue
    After a quarter-century spent raising the bar on the men's grooming experience — opening a handful of just-for-the-guys salons coast-to-coast and launching an eponymous line of men's hair- and skincare products — John Allan is going...
  • New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Kate Spade review

    New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Kate Spade review
    NEW YORK -- Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Kate Spade brand went back to the source with its fall-winter 2013 collection, paying homage to New York City, down to the yellow checker cabs brought in as props. The look: Happy chic. Bow-...
  • Gloria Pall dies at 85; Voluptua character deemed too sexy for TV

    Gloria Pall dies at 85; Voluptua character deemed too sexy for TV
    On a December night in 1954, Los Angeles met the woman it would soon deem too hot for television. After the success of Vampira, the glamorous ghoul of 1950s late-night TV, executives at KABC-TV (Channel 7) cast Gloria Pall, a showgirl and model, as...
  • Tonight: ‘American Idol’ SuperVote; ‘White Collar’ season finale; ‘NCIS’ to the rescue

     
    “American Idol” enters a new phase Tuesday night. The Fox singing contest goes live at 8, which will be a test for the 10 female hopefuls. (The 10 men perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday). But the bigger test may be for the judges: How will Keith...
  • French daredevil climbs landmark Havana hotel without a net

     
    By Anne-Marie Garcia, Associated Press HAVANA — A French daredevil who has scaled some of the world's tallest buildings conquered Cuba's famous Habana Libre hotel on Monday without ropes or a safety net — climbing to the top in about half an...
  • New Speaker Weatherford tries to go bi-partisan

     
    TALLAHASSEE — New House Speaker Will Weatherford tries to strike a moderate tone with his prepared remarks, but still calls on back-row Democrats to stop trying to grab headlines. Even though the Florida Legslature has spent the last two years at...
  • Pictures in the News | November 29, 2012

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, rain comes to Southern California; fans of Brazilian Sao Paulo cheer for their team during the 2012 Copa Sudamericana semifinal football match against Chile; a full moon rises near the Empire State Building; giant panda...