| Jun 27, 2014
What do you get when you add custom cabinets, shelves and sinks to your laundry room? A reimagined, efficient space that can multitask and blend with the rest of your home.
The space can double as a mudroom or hobby area, even a home office.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Astronomers have spotted an Earth-like planet orbiting a single star in a two-star system, roughly 3,000 light-years away.
The newly found world is the second Earth-like planet to be observed in a compact binary star system, but its discovery...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
When the torpedoed World War II British cargo ship SS Gairsoppa was found three miles deep in the North Atlantic in 2011, the big winners were the salvagers and — eventually — A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. of Santa Monica.
On board the steam...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Young-adult specialist Alloy Entertainment is developing a movie version of K.L. Going's "King of the Screwups."
Alloy's president Leslie Morgenstein and Cheryl Dolins are on board to produce the project.
Going's novel, published in 2010, centers on a...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:19 AM
UC Riverside researchers say they have demonstrated an inexpensive roof coating that gobbles up smog-forming pollutants and, if widely adopted, could clean tons of air pollution from Southern California each day.
In a laboratory experiment,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:58 PM
This week’s primary election splashed a little cold water on Democrats’ hopes that they would have an easy time recapturing supermajorities in both house of the Legislature this year.
Republicans were, by wide margins, the top vote-getters in...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Paul Masvidal has played in some of America's most intense heavy metal bands for more than 20 years. Visit his Echo Park home, however, and it's clear he's finally found peace.
The 43-year-old singer-guitarist, sinewy and gently graying at the temples,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After working on such films as the "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, Weta Workshop's Pukeko Pictures is pairing up with Heavy Metal to adapt Image Comics' "Rat Queens" into an animated TV series.
The dark comedy, described as a sass-and-...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Clockwise from upper right:
Copper-plated apple candle, $99, by Michael Aram at nordstrom.com.
Carnaby zebra stacking dish, $32, at jonathanadler.com.
Woven linen storage basket, $9.95, at hm.com.
Dries Van Noten gold sequined silk and...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
BUYER: Jimmy and Jane Buffett
LOCATION: Beverly Hills, Calif.
SIZE: 4,322 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Jimmy Buffett, He-Rah of Margaritaville fame and fortune, enjoys a reputation among his legions of fans --...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Three decades ago the minivan appeared as a viable replacement for the stodgy station wagon.
Now, Ford thinks it has a viable alternative to the stodgy minivan: the Transit Connect Wagon.
Just don't call it a wagon around anyone wearing a Ford logo....