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  • The roots of workplace gender bias

     The roots of workplace gender bias
    I may wear a tight-fitting Superman outfit to work each day, but that doesn't make me the Man of Steel. (It does, however, make me a frequent visitor to the human resources department — something about "inappropriate work attire.") The point is,...
  • At Night + Market Song, just eat, don't ask

    At Night + Market Song, just eat, don't ask
    If you want to understand Night + Market Song, Kris Yenbamroong's new Thai restaurant in Silver Lake, you could do worse than to look at the luu suk, a puddle of warm pig blood, strewn with feathery Southeast Asian herbs, served in a shallow bowl. The...
  • Study: Hookah use increasing dramatically among teens

    Study: Hookah use increasing dramatically among teens
    Hookah use is increasing dramatically among U.S. teens, according to a new study in "Pediatrics," published online Monday and in the August issue. The study, "Hookah Use Among U.S. High School Seniors," found the annual prevalence of hookah use was 18...
  • Spot this tip to foresee possible investing risks

     Spot this tip to foresee possible investing risks
    If you buy stocks on your own but aren't confident you are proficient enough with financial data to spot threats to your investments, here's one easy test that even a novice can master: Watch if a company you own schedules its annual meeting far from...
  • Judge under fire for blog post on Hobby Lobby case

    A federal judge turned part-time blogger who garnered unwanted national attention this week after using a profane expression to tell the Supreme Court to, effectively, "shut up" has decided to take his own advice and shut up for a while. "Blogging...
  • Will it be a hit or a bomb with the public? Read the brain waves

    Will it be a hit or a bomb with the public? Read the brain waves
    To predict a large population's likely response to something--a product, politician or policy--political consultants, marketing gurus and advertising execs have long favored the focus group. Ask a small segment of the target audience what it thinks...
  • Smelling fear on mother teaches babies also to fear, study says

    Smelling fear on mother teaches babies also to fear, study says
    How is it that a child of a Holocaust survivor can suffer nightmares or flashbacks from experiences he never had, or a parent with pathological fears can pass them along to a child? Odor is just one of the cues that mothers use to "teach" their...
  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
  • Is organic chicken worth the price?

    Is organic chicken worth the price?
    Just because a chicken is labeled "organic" does not mean that the bird on your plate lived a bucolic farm life before you cooked it. To officially be called "organic," the animal must be fed organic food (grown with no pesticides), receive no...
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Harvard Sailing Team Sketch Troupe Makes Waves

    As it turns out, none of the comics that that belong to the Harvard Sailing Team went to Ivy League schools. Rather, when longtime friends Chris Smith and Billy Scafuri graduated from their respective colleges, the pair decided to recruit several of...
  • Simple test helps doctors catch more concussions on the field

    On the football field, sometimes the signs of a concussion are subtle. A player may have taken a tough hit but isn't showing symptoms yet, and either doesn't notice anything is wrong or won't report it for fear of being taken out of the game. Devastating...