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  • Harwood brothers start 'mantergent' business

    Hundreds of bottles lined the pingpong table in the Frey brothers' Harwood basement Thursday — scents of sandalwood, oak, frankincense and musk fill the air. Yes, musk. Erin and Leif Frey, along with friend Pat Keshishian, were filling 3,000...
  • Thumb, or finger, could be key to secure files

    Thumb, or finger, could be key to secure files
    It could be right out of a science-fiction movie: opening secure computer files with a finger, no password required. Orlando businessman Eric Delisle is readying a portable flash drive that uses fingerprints to encrypt access to its contents —...
  • Carnegie Mellon grads take on battle for better-fitting bras

    Finding a bra that fits is an elusive and vexing female retail rite. Years of frustrating fits led Sophia Berman and Laura West to re-engineer and upend a bra design more than 100 years old, rooted in an era when women were wearing corsets and not...
  • 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...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Live From Lincoln Center' on KOCE

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Live From Lincoln Center' on KOCE
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 29 - April 4, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Amazing Race When the...
  • De La Soul surfs a non-Tidal wave

    De La Soul surfs a non-Tidal wave
    On the same day that some of the biggest names in music announced their collaboration on a subscription music service called Tidal, the trip-hop artists De La Soul announced a campaign on Kickstarter to raise the money to record and release its first...
  • Consumer Reports: Light bulbs that want to change your mood

    Light bulbs used to be boring, says Consumer Reports. Dimming was about as high-tech as they got. But some LEDs have the potential to be much more, thanks to semiconductor chips and electronic circuitry. Some can alter the color of the light they shine,...
  • Expansion, renovations have Antioch theater scene growing

    Expansion, renovations have Antioch theater scene growing
    With plans underway for the expansion of PM&L Theatre and the completion of renovations to the Antioch Theatre, village officials hope the downtown is in the midst of a renaissance. "Both theaters are landmarks for our business community," said...
  • Teens turn to crowdfunding for tuition

    Teens turn to crowdfunding for tuition
    Reality check: Over the last 30 years, the average cost of tuition and fees for four-year, private schools rose by 146 percent, according to the College Board. As students look for new, creative ways to meet the bottom line, crowdfunding has become a...
  • Equity crowdfunding gains steam in Florida, with Orlando backers

    Equity crowdfunding gains steam in Florida, with Orlando backers
    A bill to legalize equity crowdfunding in Florida is gaining traction in the state Legislature, thanks in part to three Orlando businessmen. A similar effort failed to launch in Tallahassee last year, partly because of concerns raised by the Florida...
  • Eustis game company launches Kickstarter campaign

    Eustis game company launches Kickstarter campaign
    A Eustis video game studio has raised more than $7,000 in about a day on Kickstarter, as it seeks to raise $65,000 between now and April 7. The team behind "Deadwood: The Forgotten Curse" launched the crowdfunding campaign Tuesday. The campaign runs...