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  • Hardened Arteries, Elderly Falls Linked

    Hardened Arteries, Elderly Falls Linked
    A stiffening of the aging brain's blood vessels reduces their ability to respond to changes in blood pressure, increasing the risk of falls by as much as 70%, researchers reported Monday. Although the change in the arteries is only one of many factors...
  • Auto review: Aston Martin Rapide

    Auto review: Aston Martin Rapide
    Albert Einstein once described his theory of relativity by saying: "When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute and it's longer than any hour." Now comes automotive proof. There is...
  • L.A.'s German accent

    L.A.'s German accent
    At one time, Los Angeles was Weimar on the Pacific: Numerous German-speaking émigrés put their stamp on the city to which they'd fled. What with directors such as Billy Wilder and Ernst Lubitsch, writers such as Thomas Mann and Bertolt Brecht, and...
  • Blagojevich suggested Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate seat

    Blagojevich suggested Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate seat
    The idea of Oprah Winfrey as a U.S. senator may seem far-fetched to many — among them Rod Blagojevich's one-time chief of staff John Harris. The former governor, however, was quite serious when he threw out the talk show host's name as a...
  • Longevity — it's in Your Genes

    Longevity — it's in Your Genes
    They may not have discovered the fountain of youth, but scientists are beginning to unravel some of the mysteries of living past 100 — specifically, that it's in your genes. The study, led by Paola Sebastiani and Dr. Thomas Perls of Boston...
  • Americans at last

    Americans at last
    LOS ANGELES — Glendale resident Edgar Torosyan clutched a small American flag on Thursday as he waited to take the oath that would declare him a United States citizen. "This is a dream come true," said Torosyan, a Glendale resident who was a...
  • Book Review: A history of the upending of physics in "Quantum"

    Book Review: A history of the upending of physics in "Quantum"
    Quantum Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality Manjit Kumar W.W. Norton, 448 pp.; $27.95 If thinking about the quantum theory doesn't make you schwindlig (dizzy), then you haven't understood it, Niels Bohr, its great...
  • He won’t quit shooting for his hoops dream

    He won’t quit shooting for his hoops dream
    "Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall." — Confucius Albert Einstein never spoke until he was 4 years old — and didn't read a word for another three years. One teacher pronounced him "mentally slow,...
  • Lighten up on Lake's very own YouTube sensation

    Under the category of "Only in Lake County" comes a fellow nicknamed "Edarem," a star on YouTube. For the Internet-challenged among us, YouTube.com is a wildly popular place on the information superhighway where people can upload what used to be...
  • 'The Gates' by John Connolly

    'The Gates' by John Connolly
    John Connolly's YA novel "The Gates" is the perfect book for Halloween -- a laugh-out-loud funny tale about a boy who must find a way to close the gates of hell (and save humanity!) after his goofy neighbors accidentally open them during a séance,...
  • Jean-Lou Chameau: Cooking up ideas

    I hope Jean-Lou Chameau gets to sleep late this morning. Friday, at his third graduation ceremony as president of Caltech, he also announced $30 million in gifts to that singular institution, where Albert Einstein and Richard Feynman worked their mighty...