| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Veterans Day 2013 is ushered in online Monday with a starkly simple Google Doodle and coast-to-coast freebies -- small but symbolic ways to thank the nation's veterans for their service to the United States.
The Veterans Day doodle is a bit of a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 1:43 PM
We've all seen selfies taken in questionable places. During a school lockdown. In front of a man attempting suicide. At Auschwitz.
Now, some people are adding President Obama to the list of people with poor selfie judgment after the leader of the free...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:34 AM
As many as 12,000 people in San Francisco are helping to make superhero dreams come true Friday for Batkid, age 5.
Miles has been fighting leukemia since he was 18 months old. "He likes to be a superhero," his mom told the local NBC affiliate -- and he...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:45 AM
A bra that helps stop you from pigging out when you’re an emotional mess. An uplifting experience? That’s what Microsoft is going for with its prototype “smart bra.”
A team of researchers at Microsoft developed the smart bra that...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:44 PM
After combing through 656,000 photos on Instagram from five global cities, a team of data researchers has come to a conclusion: Selfies say more about you than you think.
The science of selfies is serious business, says Lev Manovich, project coordinator...
| Dec 5, 2013
The night before the Carnival Imagination was to set sail from here on a four-day Labor Day cruise to Key West and Cozumel, Mexico, the 233 people who had signed up for the organized “singles cruise,” part of the general 2,000-passenger cruise...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:24 AM
A Michigan 10-year-old told his mom not to give him a birthday party because he had no friends. So she has created a Facebook page to show him he's not alone.
Don't tell him. It's a birthday surprise.
Colin, diagnosed with an Asperger-like disorder,...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Just weeks before the world championships in Moscow, the sport of track and field has suffered a major blow with three marquee sprinters testing positive for banned substances.
American 100-meter record holder Tyson Gay and Jamaica's Asafa Powell and...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The faces might be browner, the language might be different and the clothing is probably more colorful.
But the bent backs and weary expressions found in the agricultural fields around Salinas, Calif., still evoke the same compassion and empathy that...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Roy Englebrecht's career as a fight promoter spans four decades. Here's his top-10 list of fighters who have appeared in his shows:
Johnny Tapia: The late, legendary brawler fought first seven bouts for Englebrecht.
| Oct 12, 2013
Living in the shadow of an iconic landmark that evokes the glamour of a bygone era must be a dream, right?
Not if you ask those who live near the Hollywood sign.
The Times' article Wednesday on the latest salvo by residents in their struggle with...