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  • Lipstick's allure may come with heavy metal price

    Lipstick's allure may come with heavy metal price
    The quest for lusher, ruby-red lips may be exposing women to dangerous metals, including cadmium, a highly toxic element linked with renal failure, a UC Berkeley study suggests. Researchers found trace amounts of nine metals, some benign, some...
  • Slayer's Jeff Hanneman: 10 clips that showcase his fury

    Slayer's Jeff Hanneman: 10 clips that showcase his fury
    There are times when it’s best to let the riffs, tangled leads and headbanging speak for themselves. Slayer co-founder Jeff Hanneman, who died Thursday, was by all accounts a silent, reserved presence in real life, but when he stepped onstage to...
  • Amazon launches project to monetize fan fiction: Kindle Worlds

    Amazon has a plan to monetize fan fiction: It's called Kindle Worlds. On Wednesday, Amazon announced a new scheme in which writers of fan fiction can self-publish and sell that writing with the sanction of the original copyright holder. The idea is that...
  • Portland, Ore., voters say no to fluoride in the water

    Portland, Ore., voters say no to fluoride in the water
    Portland is the largest city in the country that doesn’t have fluoridated water, and voters have resoundingly decided it’s going to remain that way. A proposal to add the cavity-fighting mineral to tap water was defeated Tuesday, with more...
  • Turner Station residents threatened by chromium pollution

     Turner Station residents threatened by chromium pollution
    We read with interest Rebbecca Ruggles' commentary on Fells Point residents' concern regarding the presence of chromium 6 contamination near the site of the proposed Harbor Point project ("The toll of development," Oct. 25). Residents are rightly...
  • Harbor Point environmental issues to be aired

    Harbor Point environmental issues to be aired
    A public meeting on environmental safeguards for redeveloping a Fells Point former factory site has been reset for Nov. 14, Baltimore City Council member James B. Kraft has announced. The meeting on the Harbor Point project is to be held from 7 p.m....
  • Environment agencies delay Harbor Point work

    Environment agencies delay Harbor Point work
    Plans to build offices and condominiums at Harbor Point hit a new snag Friday as federal and state regulators rejected the developer's plans for protecting the public from toxic contamination in the ground during construction at the former factory site....
  • 2014 Nissan Rogue takes on bigger crossovers

    2014 Nissan Rogue takes on bigger crossovers
    The redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue is easily competitive on equipment and efficiency with other small crossovers, and it excels in refinement, styling and interior space. Nissan's compact crossover receives a major redo for the 2014 model year,...
  • Don't hold your breath for massive gravity wave

    Don't hold your breath for massive gravity wave
    Astrophysicists stoked to catch totally killer waves got a major bummer in Poland this week. The epic fat gravitational wave they‘ve been waiting for won’t come along for, like, forever, according to Kryzsztof Belczynski, a physicist at...
  • Apple appears one step closer to rolling out Terminator-like iPhone

    A patent issued this week may signal that Apple is getting closer to using a super-strong alloy to build its iPhone and other devices. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent for "bulk amorphous alloy sheet forming processes" to Crucible...
  • Glendale prepares for long term cost of chromium 6 removal

    Glendale prepares for long term cost of chromium 6 removal
    After overseeing a multi-million dollar project to research high-tech methods for stripping ground water of the cancer-causing element chromium 6, Glendale officials this week set aside hundreds of thousands more to figure out how to make the process...