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EDM DJ-Producer Avicii Dead at 28

"Wake Me Up" and "Levels" producer dies in Oman, though cause of death has yet to be revealed<p>Tim Bergling, the Swedish EDM DJ and producer known as …

Avicii

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

Facebook knows literally everything about you

Cambridge Analytica may have used Facebook’s data to influence your political opinions. But why does least-liked tech company Facebook have all this data about its users in the first place?<p>Let’s put aside Instagram, WhatsApp and other Facebook products for a minute. Facebook has built the world’s …

Social Media

Hi, It’s Us, All the Fourteen-Year-Old Girls in America

<i>Our 8th most read article of the year.<br>(Originally published December 5, 2017.)</i>- - -Hey, guys. We’re the fourteen-year-old girls of America. There are …

Roy Moore

Handmaids Walk Solemnly Around Los Angeles as Part of Hulu Emmy Campaign

The 'Handmaid's Tale' season finale is set for Wednesday.<p>Women dressed up as handmaids from Hulu's <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i> strolled around Los Angeles on …

Los Angeles

Leaks Suggest Trump's Own Team Is Alarmed By His Conduct

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump was confused about the dollar: Was it a strong one that’s good for the economy? Or a weak one?<p>So he made a call ― except not to any of the business leaders Trump brought into his administration or even to an old friend from his days in real estate. Instead, he …

Donald Trump

What Geology Has to Say About Building a 1,000-Mile Border Wall

Last month, President Donald Trump took steps to make good on a campaign promise to turn the United States’ existing border fence into a "big, …

Many Americans don't know Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act are the same, exact thing

A lot of people have "fake views" on Obamacare — and/or the Affordable Care Act.<p>More than one out of every three Americans incorrectly believes that …

Health Care

San Francisco Will Be The First City To Make Community College Free To All Residents

On Monday, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced City College in the state would be free to any residents that attend. San Francisco is the first city in the nation to provide free tuition for its students.<p>Paying for tuition is a joy for no one, so San Francisco is taking the stress off some of its …

Amazon club gives your kid a science toy every month

A well-made educational toy can do a lot to foster curious young minds. But what if you're not sure where to start shopping, or wonder which toys are appropriate at your kid's age? Amazon is taking an unusual step to help out. It just launched a STEM Club that delivers one pre-selected science, …

Will Cult L.A. Podcast Throwing Shade Find Its Audience on Late-Night TV?

It’s not a theory that's likely to gain much traction, but it’s the kind of unexpected punchline that sets Gibson and Safi’s brand of gossipy humor …

Comedy

To Obama With Love, and Hate, and Desperation

On a recent October morning in the White House mailroom, on the ground floor of the Executive Office Building just beside a loading dock, 10 interns sat at two long tables, each trying to get through 300 letters. Grab a bundle, sit down and read. It was pretty straightforward: Read. A girl doesn’t …

Obama Administration

Pretty, pedestrian-friendly upgrades will makeover Los Angeles Street in the Fashion District

Bumping out the curbs and adding more trees<p>Plenty of people walk through the Fashion District, especially on weekends, and soon they’ll find snazzy upgrades along a stretch of sidewalk along Los Angeles Street.<p>A $1.77-million makeover broke ground today. New features between 7th Street and Olympic …

Urban Design

How to Protest Trump and Support Immigrants on Inauguration Day

Over the past month, the Trump White House transition team has made a series of moves hinting strongly at a draconian turn for enforcement of federal …

Donald Trump

10 Underrated Psychological Thrillers You Can Stream Now

<i>Is there any more terrifying terrain than the human mind?</i> That’s the sensibility that dominates the psychological thriller genre, and quite …

Skin-Care Lovers Will Flip Over Target's Latest Collection

Korean beauty products contribute to a huge portion of the beauty space. Sheet masks, blackhead removers, serums, essence waters — we love them all. …

Romantic Drawings Make Mundane Situations Surreal | Monday Insta Illustrator

Israeli artist Yuval Robichek makes both cute and cutting illustrations of love and life.<p>Romance and relaxation are Israeli illustrator Yuval Robichek's biggest fixations. His poetic observation of the patterns of beach bums lazing in the sand and his daily hygiene routine blend with both cute and …

Art

California Bans State-Funded Travel To Four States With Bigoted Laws

California won’t be seceding from the rest of the nation anytime soon, but The Golden State <i>is</i> making an important statement about the discrimination of LGBT people across the country. Starting this month, the state will ban travel to four states — North Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kansas …

LGBTQI

Sorry, Denver — L.A. Has Always Been America's Marijuana Capital

What's more, experts have estimated that there are more like 1,500-plus dispensaries in Los Angeles, the vast majority of them unregistered with the …

Cannabis

Iconic California Tunnel Tree Toppled During Powerful Storm

The Pioneer Cabin Tree may have been more than 1,000 years old. "The storm was just too much for it."<p>An iconic giant sequoia tree in California's Sierra Nevada that was hollowed out for cars to drive through was toppled Sunday by a powerful winter storm slamming the state.<p>The Pioneer Cabin Tree, …

Weather

Best Camping Near Me

Join Hipcamp<br>Discover the best camping near meHost campers on Hipcamp<p>Join with Facebook<p>or<p>By signing up, I agree to Hipcamp's terms and privacy …

Man devours 3-foot Anaconda Burrito in single sitting

An Internet sensation, the Anaconda Burrito is becoming more than just a lunchtime hit.<p>The burrito is a 3 foot long, 5 and a half pound monster made …

Trump to preside over the richest Cabinet in U.S. history

Dwight Eisenhower surrounded himself in the<p>White Housewith such wealthy individuals that his Cabinet was mockingly referred to as "nine millionaires and a plumber."<p>President-elect<p>Donald Trumpis about to do him one better.<p>Trump won the election by appealing to America's disaffected working class, …

Charlotte Tornado: NWS Confirms Touched Down In Southwest Charlotte

Loading...<p><b>CHARLOTTE, N.C.</b> - A series of severe storms tracked from Greenville, South Carolina through Charlotte Wednesday evening, damaging some …

Tornado struck south Charlotte, weather service confirms

An EFI tornado with winds of up to 90 mph struck south Charlotte on Wednesday night, the National Weather Service has confirmed.<p>The tornado hit the …

EF-1 tornado wreaks havoc on Steele Creek

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Emergency crews and volunteers spent most of Thursday picking up the pieces after an EF-1 tornado rumbled through southwest …

50 state road trip: Scenic views in each state

Looking for a way to take in all that the USA has to offer? That's what road trips were made for. Jump in the car (or airplane) and take in this great country. Just be sure to stop at these beautiful scenic spots in each of the 50 states to see what makes America truly the beautiful. Then scroll …

Road Trips

LA’s cheapest and most expensive neighborhoods for renters

The neighborhood-by-neighborhood breakdown<p>Rental prices in Los Angeles crept up .2 percent from September to October, but compared to Octoberlast year, they’re up 3.1 percent, according to a new report out from rental site Apartment List. The report, which draws on rental prices from the site’s …

Real Estate