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  • Hope For 'Lotus Leaf' After Unsuccessful Kickstarter Campaign

    Hope For 'Lotus Leaf' After Unsuccessful Kickstarter Campaign
    A few weeks ago, I profiled Julie Robbins, a pre-natal massage therapist and creator of a pillow-based sleeping system for expectant moms, in this Mommy Minute report. A Kickstarter campaign, aimed at making this design, called the Lotus Leaf, a reality...
  • Costa Mesa start-up works to make phone batteries universal

    Costa Mesa start-up works to make phone batteries universal
    Sitting in his company's offices at a Costa Mesa business park, Kero Basilios assembled three attachments onto an iPhone 6: a transparent case, a hardware piece and a thin black slab slightly longer than a business card. The hardware attachment has a...
  • Wisconsin Ph.D. student illustrates her thesis in comic book

    Wisconsin Ph.D. student illustrates her thesis in comic book
    Late last spring, a doctoral student worked late into the night. As she doodled, her chemistry thesis took on a life of its own, transforming into a comic book. Veronica Berns, 28, was working on her Ph. D. in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin...
  • SEC rules could increase consumer fraud

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Friday, April 17: For all the angst about the heavy hand of government and its intrusion into American lives, little has been made of a recent Securities and Exchange Commission...
  • Pasadena: Local woman seeks to share her healing music

    Pasadena: Local woman seeks to share her healing music
    The year 2012 was a challenging one for Pasadena resident Angela Busick. She was suffering from a serious bout of depression, as well as dealing with adverse reactions to medications that she had been prescribed. During this time, she visited 10...
  • The Republic's video-game mentality makes theater audience part of show

    The Republic's video-game mentality makes theater audience part of show
    Take a play, a video game and audience participation, and you might end up with The Republic, an interactive experience that organizers are launching in Orlando this spring. During the 90-minute show, audience members make decisions for the actors,...
  • LeVar Burton keeps the sunlight shining through the Reading Rainbow

    LeVar Burton keeps the sunlight shining through the Reading Rainbow
    Toward the back of LeVar Burton's L.A. office there's a room filled with people testing software, including some, in teeny chairs, who are about 6 years old. Welcome to Reading Rainbow, the former PBS television show turned iPad app that's poised to...
  • Chris Hansen using Kickstarter to get back to catching predators

    Chris Hansen using Kickstarter to get back to catching predators
    Chris Hansen is going back into the predator-catching business, but this time he's asking his fans to help him. The veteran network news correspondent, known for the "Dateline NBC" investigative series "To Catch a Predator," is turning to crowd...
  • Harwood brothers pitch Real detergent on Good Morning America

    Harwood brothers pitched their laundry detergent for men to “Shark Tank” entrepreneur Kevin O’Leary on Good Morning America Friday. “I know men sometimes get a bad wrap for not doing their fair share around the house,” Leif...
  • Mayor: New sculptor will fix village's 'Scary Lucy' statue

    A much-maligned statue of Lucille Ball will get a face lift after it drew worldwide attention as "Scary Lucy," according to the mayor of the western New York village where the 1950s sitcom actress and comedian grew up and her life-size bronze has stood...
  • Harwood 'Mantergent' brothers appear on Good Morning America

    Two Harwood brothers who started their own laundry detergent line for men appeared on a Good Morning America segment Friday morning. “It was a whirlwind,” Leif Frey said Thursday night before the appearance. “When we first got the...