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  • Four new products designed to aid workout recovery

    Four new products designed to aid workout recovery
    Coaches and physical therapists call it the RICE protocol: rest, ice, compression, elevation. After a workout, runners and cyclists who want to reduce muscle injury and fatigue, speed recovery and safely get faster and stronger should take it easy the day...
  • Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage

     Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage
    A stiff, sore upper back makes it hard to take a deep breath and relax. The good news is that you can ease that tightness with the help of two rubber therapy balls (or tennis balls). Fitness instructor Jill Miller developed this upper-back soothing...
  • Hot tips from a summit of sauna experts

    Hot tips from a summit of sauna experts
    The Greek physician Hippocrates may well have been the first sauna aficionado. One can imagine him, circa 400 BC, sitting in a tiny windowless room heated by hot rocks, sweat dripping down his brow, proclaiming, "Give me the power to create a fever, and I...
  • Man pleads guilty in Seal Beach salon killings, may face death penalty

    Man pleads guilty in Seal Beach salon killings, may face death penalty
    The man accused of gunning down eight people at a Seal Beach hair salon pleaded guilty Friday, setting the stage for a legal battle over whether he should be put to death for the 2011 slayings. Scott Dekraai, who prosecutors said heavily armed himself...
  • Emily Blunt and John Krasinski buy in Hollywood Hills West

    Emily Blunt and John Krasinski buy in Hollywood Hills West
    Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have spent $2.575 million for a walled compound in Hollywood Hills West. Built in 1965, the house sits on a more than a third of an acre with a courtyard entry, stone patios, a lanai, a swimming pool and spa and a flat...
  • Planning your trip to Croatia

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA From LAX, Lufthansa, British, KLM, United, Delta and Air France offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dubrovnik. Restricted round-trip fares range from $1,089 to $1,671, including taxes and fees....
  • Gift ideas for Mother's Day

    Gift ideas for Mother's Day
    Before Mother's Day sneaks up on May 11, put some extra TLC into preparations to spoil that leading lady known as Mom with a gift that is as special as she is. Check out the ideas here, and then think about maintaining favorite child status by adding...
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: 'Waterloo' Charts Course for Final 2015 Episodes

    Every great ad is a story. Ain't that the truth. SPOILER ALERT: Stop reading if you haven't seen the "Mad Men" season 7-A finale, "Waterloo." We close this first half of the final season on a surprisingly hopeful note for our heroes. The mood seems to...
  • Manaus is Brazil's jewel of the Amazon jungle

    Manaus is Brazil's jewel of the Amazon jungle
    It's that special time in the late afternoon when the light turns golden and life seems to move at the pace of a bygone era in the square that anchors this Amazon city's opera house. Children clamor to catch soap bubbles sent aloft by a vendor,...
  • Cornwall Pastry Chef's Beard Oil Gaining Fans

    Cornwall Pastry Chef's Beard Oil Gaining Fans
    Pastry chef Tommy Juliano has worked in some of the country's top kitchens: Eleven Madison Park and wd-50 in New York City, Alinea in Chicago and ON20 in Hartford. Each restaurant required chefs to be clean-shaven, dressed in pressed whites. Then he...
  • Go Away With ... Sara Shepard

    Go Away With ... Sara Shepard
    Bestselling author Sara Shepard is best known for her "Pretty Little Liars" books. The series has been so popular that it spawned a television show of the same name. Shepard has penned "Pretty Little Liars #15: Toxic" (HarperTeen, $10.90), which hits...