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  • Qantas: Up to Half of A380 Engines May Need to Be Replaced

    Qantas: Up to Half of A380 Engines May Need to Be Replaced
    SYDNEY -- Up to half of the Airbus superjumbo engines of the type that disintegrated in flight on a Qantas plane may need to be replaced in the fleets of carriers from Australia, Singapore and Germany, the Qantas chief executive said Thursday. Australia'...
  • Water an integral part of Sydney's striking design

    Water an integral part of Sydney's striking design
    Sydney, Australia, is what Los Angeles wants to be. Remember your first time in LA? "Where's the beach?" you asked. "What's Santa Monica?" "How far away is that? How far?" Not so, Sydney. It often feels as if the whole place is waterfront property....
  • Anthony J. Lumsden dies at 83; Southern California architect

    Anthony J. Lumsden dies at 83; Southern California architect
    Anthony J. Lumsden, a prolific Southern California architect who helped develop new ways of wrapping buildings in smooth glass skins, accelerating a shift that reshaped skylines around the world, died Sept. 22 in Los Angeles. He was 83. The cause was...
  • PASSINGS: Ron Taylor, Mario Armond Zamparelli, Anne Shaw Price

    PASSINGS: Ron Taylor, Mario Armond Zamparelli, Anne Shaw Price
    Ron Taylor Filmed shark for 'Jaws' Ron Taylor, 78, an Australian marine conservationist who helped film some of the dramatic underwater footage used in the classic shark thriller "Jaws," died Sunday at a Sydney hospital after battling leukemia....
  • 22 cool and unusual hostels

    Hostels can be boring, cheap, safe places to stay for a night. Of course, in Eli Roth's "Hostel" horror flicks, they can lead to torture and malice. This list leaps beyond the bare white walls and hard mattresses, while stopping short of chainsaws and...
  • Romantic getaways

    Romantic getaways
    Berlin: Put Berlin next to Paris and you have both sides of the coin: romance, which occasionally appeals, and eros, which never fails. "Berlin is sexy," said the German capital's openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit, and it's been that way since the...
  • Mothballs should be put away forever, say doctors Down Under

    Granny alert: wrapping your grown childrens' precious baby things in mothballs so that they can be passed on to your grandchildren may seem like a good idea. But mounting reports of deaths and neurological damage in infants attributed to naphthalene...
  • Jewelers turn buttons and bone into objects of beauty

    Jewelers turn buttons and bone into objects of beauty
    Cow bones, car parts and old toggle buttons don't sound like the most glamorous materials to use in jewelry. But some designers are managing to turn such found and throw-away objects into chic and versatile pieces, proving that with good design,...
  • Beauty: The new looks for 2011

    Beauty: The new looks for 2011
    There are more than 7,000 miles between Los Angeles and Beirut but when it comes to beauty, distance is meaningless. In a sophisticated world of technology and travel, beauty trends in one international style capital can influence those in others around...
  • Australian court ruling will allow Qantas Airways to fly again

     
    Friendly Skies: an arbitration court overrules airline strike, freeing Quantas Airways to refly the friendly skies...
  • Should the Kardashians be considered a brand?

     
    Several of the comments posted in response to my recent Los Angeles Times article, co-written with Calendar section's Yvonne Villarreal, about the potential economic impact of the Kardashian-Humphries divorce on the family's brand, raise an interesting...