| Oct 14, 2009
Anne Friedberg, a USC professor who broadened the study of cinema by emphasizing its relationship to other visually oriented fields, including architecture, art history and digital media, died Friday at her home in the Hollywood Hills. She was 57.
| Feb 24, 2008
The average American home contains 25 consumer electronics devices. So to go green, start with what you've got.
First, get a handle on your current electricity usage. A device called Kill A Watt, from P3 International Corp., makes for a nifty parlor game...
| Jun 16, 2008
Many households may be facing higher energy costs this summer, all the more reason to learn to curb cost and offset some of the increase.
With some smart planning and changes in your household habits, you can make up the difference by turning your...
| Jan 17, 2010
When President Obama announced plans in April to spend $13 billion in federal stimulus funds on developing high-speed rail in America, he invoked the usual role models -- Japan, China and France -- as examples of fast-train culture.
He also praised...
| Feb 10, 2008
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Voters' minds: A headline with an article...
| Oct 12, 2009
Imagine a mini personal trainer strapped around your biceps as you work out at the gym or pull weeds in the yard. It counts the calories you burn and later relays the information to a software program on your computer to create a personalized plan of...
| Aug 4, 2007
WHEN Los Angeles Times sportswriter Mike Penner revealed in a recent column that he'd soon be changing his name to Christine Daniels, the piece quickly became the No. 1 draw on the newspaper's website.
From across cyberspace the readers came....
| Feb 11, 2010
| 11:23 AM
Many homeowners including a good handful of builders and developers are still under the impression that green building is expensive. But research shows just the opposite. Then there's 'green washing,' a term that describes misleading environmental...
| Jun 29, 2008
NEXT month, shoppers will be able to walk into H&M and buy a nautical-inspired minidress designed by 21-year-old Beau Fornillos, who created the sporty frock using a computer video game.
Fornillos isn't a professional fashion designer. He built the dress...
| Jul 2, 2007
WHO SPEAKS for the rich? Who will stand up for the right of a Rodeo Drive shopper to purchase accessories that are safely beyond the price range of some bargain-hunting slob in the heartland? This pressing issue was settled by the Supreme Court at the end...
| Nov 27, 2009
| 7:16 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Black Friday is here and the rush is on to grab some holiday deals.
There are several websites site devoted to Black Friday deals.