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  • Warning: Ads pull us closer with tiny disclaimers

     Warning: Ads pull us closer with tiny disclaimers
    The commercial opens with a car whipping around a corner. The boilerplate adland disclaimer in tiny type on the bottom of the screen — "Professional driver. Closed course." — has become so familiar over the years that we know what it says...
  • New 'rock snot' research questions effectiveness of having anglers clean their gear

    New 'rock snot' research questions effectiveness of having anglers clean their gear
    For years, those fishing in East Coast waterways have faced bans on felt-soled boots and urgings that they scrub their gear to combat the spread of a pervasive algae. But a recent Dartmouth College study could turn such thinking on its head. Didymo, a...
  • Tony Awards Go Global with Live Broadcast in More Than 30 Countries

    Matching the increasingly international reach of Broadway fare, the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony will be broadcast live in more than 30 countries around the world. With a starry cast of presenters and performers led by Hugh Jackman, this year's kudofest...
  • The strange world of real estate markets

    The real estate industry is fond of saying that "all real estate is local," but I don't buy it. To wit, recent dispatches from around the world that clog my inbox and constantly remind me of how boring my own everyday life is, by comparison: What a way...
  • World Cup 2014: Soccer tours give fans a piece of the action up close

    Do you dream about playing on a "real" soccer team? Or playing a match in a world-class fĂștbol stadium? It's possible on a soccer tour. Some trips are for individuals, others for teams or groups. Many can be customized to suit whatever soccer experience...
  • Sigourney Weaver Returning to 'Avatar' Sequels as New Character

    Sigourney Weaver will return to James Cameron's trio of "Avatar" sequels as a new character. Cameron and 20th Century Fox made the announcement Monday, noting that Weaver's Gracey Augustine character perished in 2009′s "Avatar." "Sigourney and I...
  • Prince George will learn to sail; William, Beckham team up

    Prince George will learn to sail; William, Beckham team up
    Call him Sailor George! Kate Middleton has reportedly said that she wants to teach her little prince how to sail. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, visited the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich on Tuesday, spending the afternoon with English sailor...
  • Airfare: $979 round-trip fare from LAX to London on Air New Zealand

    Airfare: $979 round-trip fare from LAX to London on Air New Zealand
    Here’s a fare to London that may put a smile on your face -- especially in light of summer fares that are hovering at the $1,500 range. Air New Zealand is offering a $979 round trip from LAX, including all taxes and fees. It isn't for prime summer...
  • ManneqART making a statement of fashion and art in Savage Mill

    ManneqART making a statement of fashion and art in Savage Mill
    Anyone in the market for a body-hugging skirt and top adorned with oversized sequins made of aluminum soda cans? How about a frilly, strapless gown with tiers of latex medical gloves minus the fingertips? Shoppers looking for something unique might find...
  • Village Roadshow and Warner Bros. Fall for China's 'Snow Girl'

    SHANGHAI -- Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Warner Bros. Pictures are to co-finance and co-produce 3-D Chinese fantasy film "Zhong Kui: Snow Girl And The Dark Crystal." The film is now in production and is produced by Desen International Media. It...
  • Southern High students make fashion statement with wearable art

    Southern High students make fashion statement with wearable art
    When Amanda Hagerman first heard about a wearable art competition, she knew she wanted her Drawing for Fashion students at Southern High School to get involved. Her class' 2013 entry, "Twister," not only won first place, but the contest's founder bought...