| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Some discussions just don't end. Designated hitter or let the pitcher bat? Is the stuff you put on spaghetti sauce or gravy? Obama or Romney? (Well, at least that one will end in a few months.) But then you get to the real meat-and-potatoes conundrum of...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 11:13 AM
"Little Green Fingers" first garden for kids under 5 opens in Koreatown....
| Mar 5, 2013
Do you color Easter eggs every year, only to peel off that pretty shell to wind up with a plain white hard-cooked egg? This year, peel the shell before you dye the eggs to create a beautiful ring of color around the edge of your cut eggs for a fun...
| Mar 17, 2012
Remember chia pets? Rinsing your hair with beer? Food that's just food — no soy protein isolate, xanthan gum, red dye No. 40 or mystery ingredients from the Amazon rain forest?
Well, chia is back, big time (the seeds, not the chia pets). And so is...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:04 AM
St Patrick’s Day means it’s time for all things green! And when it comes to food (or beer!), some of you may be looking for more natural alternatives to old-school green food coloring. In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it! segment, I...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Power bars, sports drinks -- who needs them? Chances are not you! The very products marketed to help with fitness and weight loss may actually be hampering your progress.
There are athletes and then there's the rest of us -- the ones who squeeze in...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:20 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Baby boys whose moms ate organic during pregnancy do not seem to have a lower risk of a birth defect of the penis, a new study finds.
The birth defect is known as hypospadias, where the opening of the urethra is on the...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 10:29 PM
In most public policy debates, everyone favors “science” until science begins to favor one side over the other. When that occurs science, suddenly, isn’t so hallowed and name-calling soon takes over.
Rare, however, is the instance...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:48 AM
ALSEA, Ore. - Paco is a miniature Sicilian donkey - one of many endearing souls guests encounter when staying overnight at Leaping Lamb Farm, in Alsea.
"Farm stays," as they're called, are popping up at a growing number of farms, ranches and vineyards in...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 1:05 AM
In most public policy debates everyone favors science until science begins to favor one side over the other. When that occurs science, suddenly, isn't so hallowed and name-calling soon takes over.
Rare, however, is the instance when an apparent winner...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Let's face it, there's nothing like a good grocery war to bring down prices. It often happens when grocers within close proximity of each other are in direct competition to win your patronage.
And, lucky for us, it looks like at least two wars may be...