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  • Gear: Exercise masquerading as old-school fun

    Gear: Exercise masquerading as old-school fun
    Remember how fun it was when you were a kid — jumping up and down, swinging your hips and rolling around on the floor? It was really just stealth exercise, and it can be just as fun for adults with the help of the products reviewed below. Whip it...
  • Man discovers a knife blade lodged in his head. It happens.

    Man discovers a knife blade lodged in his head. It happens.
    If you have stabbing pains in the head, maybe it's because you were stabbed in the head. That's what Li Fu, a Chinese man in Yunnan province found out when he visited the doctor complaining of splitting headaches: There was a broken-off 4-inch knife...
  • Marijuana and munchies

    Marijuana and munchies
    Our neighbors to the north have concluded that marijuana makes you hungry and gives you the munchies. The study out of the University of Alberta found that small doses of marijuana's active ingredient, THC, boost the appetite of terminal cancer patients....
  • Defensive actions

    Defensive actions
    Walking into the Forteza Fitness club in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood is like strolling into a cultural time machine. On some days, the time machine takes us back to Victorian England, circa 1895, as instructors teach bartitsu, a mixed martial art...
  • Straighten up, sloucher

    Straighten up, sloucher
    Poor posture can make you look 10 pounds heavier. It could sabotage a promotion. And slumped or hunched shoulders are a major reason why back pain affects 80 percent of Americans at some point in their life. "Poor posture isn't just disrespectful; it...
  • A raw deal from garlic

    A raw deal from garlic
    Q: Raw garlic in recipes (salad dressing, pesto) gives me an upset stomach.  Is there any way to tame the garlic to be more palatable? Janet Cornell, Glen Ellyn A: Assuming you don't have some sort of allergy or issue with eating garlic, I'd try cooking...
  • Home projects from the hardware store

    Home projects from the hardware store
    It began, as so many love affairs do, in Paris. Kathleen Hackett was living in a tiny apartment, studying French and longing for a chandelier like the ones she spied at the city's renowned flea markets. Stephen Antonson was making frequent trans-Atlantic...
  • In your kitchen, in your corner

    In your kitchen, in your corner
    Maida Heatter appears on the front cover of many of her nine cookbooks, surrounded by sumptuous spreads of cookies, cakes and pies. I was always struck that here was someone who stands by her products. Little wonder the legendary dessert maven and...
  • Everybody's favorite treats

    Everybody's favorite treats
    Dessert royalty Maida Heatter has recipes everyone will enjoy, including this cheescake marvel of a dish. 8-hour cheesecake Prep: 25 minutes Cook: 8 hours Servings: 12 Note: Adapted from "Maida Heatter's Cakes." Heatter advises that the correct oven...
  • 5 steps to better stuffing

    5 steps to better stuffing
    Proceeding majestically from kitchen to table with a gloriously golden turkey practically bursting with stuffing on its platter is an iconic moment in everyone's Thanksgiving dreams. You can do it for real, if you plan properly and take steps to build...
  • For the record

    State bar: An article in the May 17 LATExtra section about the California Supreme Court considering a request by the state bar to allow an illegal immigrant to practice law said that Sergio C. Garcia had passed a written test and a moral examination. It...