| May 20, 2015
| 11:27 AM
For 25 years, brothers Scott and Kurt Comstock have combined their minds to churn out toys for children and home products for grown-ups. They come from a family of nine kids and say that having a sibling in between them has made the collaborative...
| May 8, 2015
| 8:22 AM
McSweeney's launched a Kickstarter campaign on Monday and by 8:15am Friday, it had reached half of its (not insignificant) goal of $150,000.
McSweeney's is a tripartite enterprise, publishing the humor website, magazines The Believer and McSweeney's,...
| May 5, 2015
| 9:16 AM
Hewn Bakery has received permission to operate its "parklet" on a seasonal basis for another four years through 2018, under an action of the Evanston City Council Monday.
Hewn, an artisanal bakery, first received permission last year to operate the...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 6:47 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 10:20 AM
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...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 3:11 PM
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,...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 6:57 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 2:24 PM
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 —...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 12:51 PM
In the financially forbidding restaurant world, launching a new place can be tough. That's why Elizabeth Restaurant (4835 N. Western, Unit D, 773-681-0651) is asking fans to pitch in.
In a Kickstarter campaign created by the restaurant's chef Iliana...