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  • Hair today, gone tomorrow

    Charles Thompson was wigging out, so he decided to change his life big time. The wig maker is retiring after 45 years in his Laguna Beach shop. Thompson, 65, said that he decided to quit making wigs because he was working too hard. He says that there...
  • Small Wonders: Seeing the world in entirely new ways

    "Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason." — Leonardo da Vinci Faith comes in many forms, I...
  • Mailbag: Schiff downplays illegal immigration

    Rep. Adam Schiff told a government class at Crescenta Valley High School that newly elected officials might be able to save California from drowning in red ink ("Political discourse," June 8). Did Schiff tell his captive audience that California...
  • Robotic Surgery: How Safe Is It?

    Robotic Surgery: How Safe Is It?
    When Mea Figueroa of St. Cloud, Florida, was told that a robot would be performing a delicate operation to remove uterine fibroids that were causing her pain and abnormal bleeding, she hesitated slightly. The machine looked like something straight out of...
  • Leonardo da Vinci makes a stop at Winter Games in Vancouver

    Leonardo da Vinci makes a stop at Winter Games in Vancouver
  • Naps can refresh brain power

    Naps can refresh brain power
    Leonardo da Vinci took them, as did Napoleon Bonaparte, Johannes Brahms and Winston Churchill. You could probably use one right now. Midday naps have long been touted as a good thing, lowering blood pressure and driving down the risk of heart attack. And...
  • Leonardo da Vinci drawings coming to L.A., accompanied by Bill Viola

    Leonardo da Vinci drawings coming to L.A., accompanied by Bill Viola
  • Escape Plan: La Dolce DC

    Escape Plan: La Dolce DC
    Rome wasn't built in a day, so Washington has given Italy five months. La Dolce D.C. is a celebration of all things Italian with arts, architecture, culture and food, running March through July. Honoring the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy,...
  • Creating a wax museum

    NEWPORT BEACH — Rows of third-grade students dressed in costumes stood statue-like, holding out their clenched right fists. As parents walked up and down the rows and pressed a red "button" on the students' fists, 8-year-old versions of Leonardo...
  • Monster Mash: Tom Hanks in Ohio; Da Vinci mystery painting; Denver Art Museum's new leader

     
    -- Cause celebre: Tom Hanks lends a fundraising hand to Ohio's Great Lakes Theater Festival, where he got his start as an actor. (The Cleveland Plain Dealer) -- Lost masterpiece?: Fingerprints suggest that a portrait cataloged as a 19th century......
  • The genius of wine

     
    Sometimes events pass me by.I just heard about the Science Uncorked: The Genius of Wine series at the Maryland Science Center -- but it seems to be the second installment. This one is tied to the Science Center’s latest touring......