| Feb 14, 2011
It's late at night and you're finishing a truly golden date. You drank Manhattans and discovered that you both geek out about B-horror films and the collected works of Philip K. Dick. To top it off, you can't stop staring into each other's eyes. When...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 11:51 PM
Professor J. Michael Bailey takes full responsibility for the live sex act.
He isn’t ready, however, to express regret.
“If I decide to say I shouldn’t have done this,” he said on Thursday, sitting in his sex research lab at...
| Mar 6, 2011
Larry Eisenberg had a vision. "Amazing," he called it. "Spectacular."
The Los Angeles Community College District would become a paragon of clean energy. By generating solar, wind and geothermal power, the district would supply all its electricity needs....
| Mar 25, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Part of an ongoing series on health claims.
Claim: Tart cherry juice can be a natural solution for insomnia, according to CherryPharm, which produces a tart cherry juice product called CheriBundi.
Reality: The idea that cherry juice can help promote...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Like a lot of young women, Kelsey Webb, 25, has been off and on birth control pills since she was 18. Every time she started taking them, she gained 5 to 10 pounds. "My normal weight is around 125 pounds. On the pill, I would get up to 130 or 135," says...
| Apr 3, 2011
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Emily Tubert (Burroughs High, 2010) freshman, Arkansas University golf: Most athletes need time to get acclimated after jumping to the next level of competition. Tubert, on the other...
| May 4, 2011
| 11:43 PM
For a guy whose speed allows him to beat out routine ground balls to shortstop, Matt Moynihan has, at times, been a little slow to come around.
At 6-foot-2, 210 pounds and with enough fast-twitch muscle fibers to make a professional baseball scout...
| May 12, 2011
| 10:12 PM
This corrects Gabrielle Herbosa's information.
COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL
Recipients of the 32nd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards
School Activities/Clubs: Virtual Enterprise-Business Plan Team, Academic Decathlon, varsity tennis,...
| May 16, 2011
Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...
| May 17, 2011
Ah, hindsight. Some of life's best lessons spring from the gnawing shoulda, coulda, woulda of missed opportunities.
Just ask any graduating college senior to reflect on the last four years:
If only I'd been more outgoing as a freshman, I might have more...
| May 24, 2011
Let's be blunt: If you like to take lots of vacation, the United States is not the place to work.
Besides a handful of national holidays, the typical American worker bee gets two or three precious weeks off out of a whole year to relax and see the...