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More part-time workers suffer instability, long hours to make ends meet

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>Now to a Labor Day story about the changing nature of the job market in this country.<p>As workers seek more flexibility in their hours, …

Uber Passenger Says Driver Took Her On Scary 2-Hour Ride To Abandoned Parking Lot

An Uber passenger in Los Angeles says her driver recently took her on a frightening ride that was nearly 20 miles out of the way to a dark, abandoned …

How Apple Is Invading Our Bodies

<i>For the full story, read this week’s TIME magazine.</i><p>With the unveiling of the Apple Watch Tuesday in Cupertino, California, Apple is attempting to put …

More Angelenos are becoming street vendors amid weak economy

Sitting at her street vending booth with products arrayed neatly on a sequined purple tablecloth, Jackie Lloyd reflects nostalgically on the days when she had a steady salary and regular hours.<p>That was four years ago, before the 39-year-old was laid off from her job as an elementary school …

California

29 Gloriously Hilarious Ways To Use The Poop Emoji

Poop emojis: Never not funny.

Natural Alternatives to Adderall

Try these 7 natural remedies to boost your energy and concentration.<p>One of the first questions I commonly ask my clients is what, if any, prescription medications they are taking. Certain medications can deplete nutrients in the body and cause some major changes in your biochemistry. When …

Wellness

California's Historic Drought May Run Breweries Dry

Hops, barley, and malt are all important ingredients for beer.<p>But water is essential.<p>As California enters yet another month of an unprecedented dry …

WGBH News

6 Best Tres Leches Cakes in L.A.

In Latin America, you will find these cakes topped with whipped cream or meringue, but here in L.A. the majority are smothered with whipped cream …

Dessert

Coffee Around the World: How Swedish People Drink Coffee

Coffee isn't just coffee in Sweden. It's a lifestyle.<p>Sweden is in the top three of the world's biggest coffee consumers (surpassed only by Finland …

The Planet Just Had Its Warmest May On Record

Last month broke a temperature record, averaging 59.93 degrees Fahrenheit — a degree and a third (1.33°F) above the 20th century baseline, according …

What I Know Now at 29...

As I get ready to enter the final year of my 20s, I decided to write out what I know now that I didn't know when I entered this delicate decade.<p>1. If we are smart, we start to realize that not everything in life needs our commentary or opinion. I have less opinions now at 29 than I did at 20, when …

Happiness

When North Hollywood Was a Town Named Toluca, or Lankershim

The town of Toluca (now North Hollywood) in 1894. Courtesy of the USC Libraries - California Historical Society Collection.<p>Some of Southern …

Why The World Should Care About The War Against Guatemalan Women

Jorge Velásquez refuses to allow his daughter’s death to become “another murder statistic.”<p>Claudina Isabel Velásquez was raped, shot in the head, and …

After reading this, you’ll never look at a banana in the same way again...

Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost …

What Every Dog Owner Should Know About Foxtails

You’ve probably seen plenty of foxtails out in nature before; mostly growing in meadows, along roadsides, or in vacant lots, but you may not have …

Sleeve tattoos are now a hipster habit – and the permanence of mine pains me

Tattoos used to represent rites of passage, tribal identification and more, but they've been reduced to casual decoration<p>• So you regret your tattoo. Should you have it removed?<p>"You know this is permanent?" the sceptical tattooist says. It's 1999 and I'm in a tattoo parlour in Mill Hill armed with …

white women’s tears

<b>White women’s tears</b> is one of the main ways White American women have of derailing any talk of racism, particularly their own racism. It is part of a …

The Not-So-Gross Guide To Your Poop

Your standard physical typically only happens once a year. For all the time between appointments, regular bowel movements are your chance to keep …

Saying Goodbye to the Riverside-Figueroa Bridge and Dreams of a High-Line-Style Park

This past weekend, locals and public-space diehards gathered for a wake on the <b>Riverside-Figueroa Bridge</b>, which spans the LA River from Elysian Valley to Cypress Park. The bridge is set to be demolished today, per an order made back in 2006. Despite every effort, the old bridge—a patchwork built …

PICTURED: The last living Chinese women with bound feet more than 100 years after the centuries-old symbol of beauty and status was banned

• <b>Women who had their feet bound as children in rural China photographed by Hong Kong-based Jo Farrell</b>• <b><br>Practice, also called lotus feet, was a symbol of</b> …

3 Questions You Have to Ask Yourself Before Buying Anything

When you buy something new, do you feel happier? Is the feeling different if you purchase "things" or "experiences"?<p>Happiness researchers have …

This Is Your Body On Diet Soda (Infographic)

<i>SOURCES Teeth: University of Michigan and Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine; Mood: American Academy of Neurology; Heart: American Heart Association; Metabolic Syndrome: Circulation; Kidneys: Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology; Weight: University of Texas</i> …

Diet Soda

Swedish House Mafia discovers the beat for "One".

From the 2010 documentary film, "Take One", director Christian Larson captures the moment Swedish House Mafia discovers the beat for "One".

Twenty Quotes to Give you Chills.

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when we look back everything is different.” <i>~ C.S. Lewis</i><p>“When I was a boy and I would see scary …

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