There's a mountain of myths and assumptions about what makes us fat. One researcher is interested in understanding where these ideas come from and why scientists continue to recycle them. In a new study, he homes in on the presumption that skipping breakfast has a direct effect on obesity.
The Encanto Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Center in Oxnard runs from January to September, the area's typical planting and growing season. But as the season goes year round, the program can't keep up.
Officials have revealed that the person to blame for the recent Yosemite fire was a hunter that started an illegal fire that got out of control. While the actual identity has not been revealed, many wonder how forensics experts were able to piece together enough clues to have a culprit in mind.
When the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act last June, that was supposed to clear the way for same-sex married couples to obtain federal benefits. But LGBT service members are still fighting that battle.
Samsung has just announced the release of a brand new smartwatch. The Samsung Galaxy Gear can take photos and answer phone calls. One caveat though, the device must be used along and only works with a few Samsung products. The gadget goes on sale in October and costs around $300.
James Greenberg’s picture packed book covers Roman Polanski’s career as a filmmaker and actor. Polanski has been making films since the 60s beginning with his thriller, “Knife in the Water.” He has directed dramas and dark comedies such as “Rosemary Baby,” 1974s “Chinatown.” and the Oscar winning “The Pianist.”
Anthony Weiner is the only New York mayoral hopeful with a tendency to make news across the country. This week, while on the campaign trail at a little Brooklyn bakery shop, a man called Weiner a "scumbag," said "married to an Arab," and "you're disgusting." What's the most skillful way for a political candidate to handle such vocal insults?
The Three Feet for Safety Act recently passed in the Senate by 31-7 and is awaiting a final vote in the Assembly. AB 1371, sponsored by Assemblyman Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), requires drivers to give cyclists a three-foot buffer zone when travelling in the same direction. Is three feet not enough or too much space to pass cyclists? As a motorist, what’s your experience passing cyclists?