Jocelyn Jurado

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THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTS DOWN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 17 YEARS

The White House made it official 15 minutes early: The federal government shut down for the first time in 17 years at midnight on Tuesday.<p>At 11:45 p.m. ET on Monday, the Office of Management and Budget offered guidance for federal agencies to begin preparations for a partial government …

Affordable Care Act

7 Ways Your Grandmother Dressed Better Than You

It's a common problem when discussing vintage fashion: Just how different clothing was "back in the day" versus now. If you're like me, you nearly start to turn into a one-off version of Andy Rooney, grumbling about the sloppy hems, plastic buttons and the rarity of natural fabrics in today's shops.<p>…

Your iTunes Collection, Displayed as a Solar System

Most museum artifacts require careful transportation, temperature-controlled storage or secure glass cases. Not this one.<p>The Smithsonian …

iPad Apps

Gratafy begins national rollout to help you give the ideal gift

Gratafy lets you tell people you care in a universally satisfying way — through booze and sugar.<p>You use the social gifting platform to send friends and family gifts that no-one could refuse — drinks, dinners, and desserts. The Seattle-based startup entered the Los Angeles market today and released …

Can Marijuana Improve Your Emotional State?

It’s no secret that marijuana can put a smile on many people’s faces, but research suggests that the drug’s positive effects go beyond just getting …