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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Executive Profile: Jennifer Holmgren

    Executive Profile: Jennifer Holmgren
    The discovery of a tiny microbe inside a rabbit's gut wooed Jennifer Holmgren away from the company where she had worked for 23 years and into the arms of a little known startup, LanzaTech New Zealand Limited. This wasn't just any microbe. Inside a test...
  • 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...
  • Carnett: Wake up to the glory of nature

    The scenery was stunning, but he hardly noticed. His mug was stuck in a pulp novel. "Book Report Boy," as I came to call the 50ish guy traveling with his travel agent wife, didn't seem the least bit interested in the creator's glorious design. My wife,...
  • 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...
  • 1976 naval war games

     
    A jet lands on the U.S.S. Enterprise, right, as the guided missile cruiser U.S.S. Chicago passes stern of the carrier. In background left is the New Zealand frigate HMNZS Caterbury, and at right is U.S.S. Gridley....
  • L.A. theater openings, June 29-July 6: 'Savages,' Shakespeare and more

    L.A. theater openings, June 29-July 6: 'Savages,' Shakespeare and more
    The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival returns for its 10th year, there's a revival of David Rabe's "In the Boom Boom Room," and Skylight Theatre Company explores "The Sexual Life of Savages." Summer Shorts An evening of original 10-minute comedies...
  • Design adds privacy and color as a frontyard becomes a living space

    Design adds privacy and color as a frontyard becomes a living space
    Garden designer Naomi Sanders was gratified to learn that a recent landscape design she created in Venice was copied by a neighbor. "I feel flattered," she said with a laugh. "It's great when homeowners see something or are inspired by a garden and...
  • 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...