As you gear up for holiday drinking shenanigans, we're sad to report that a cure for the common hangover remains elusive.
However, you might want to arm yourself with this latest science about alcohol consumption:
Smoking and drinking makes your hangover worse, experts say:
Now we understand why so many young Angelenos can afford iPhones, glasses without lenses and pool parties at the Standard hotel rooftop.
Turns out nearly a third of you are living at home with mommy and daddy.
A new study about young adults (those 20-34) living with their parents during this Great ... More >>
Yes, bookstores are closing all around us, from the giant Borders to the tiny Village Books.
But Angelenos still read, and to prove it, we asked LA Weekly's staff writers, editors and freelance contributors to tell us their favorite book they read this year, and why. Answers after the jump.
What's ... More >>
Flickr/DanoIt looks so harmless.
First it was apple juice. Now researchers say there is inorganic arsenic in rice, and that it could particularly affect pregnant women, CBS News reports. Arsenic is able to cross the placenta and may harm a developing baby.
For the study, researchers measure ... More >>
Anne Fishbeinwasabi, etc. at Kiyokawa
The Nobel committee has been awarding their coveted prizes this week, which fact may have overshadowed the announcement of the 21st annual Ig Nobel (get it?) awards, sponsored by the Annals of Improbable Research and handed out last Thursday at a Harvard ... More >>
The Buddhist Geeks conference is filled with, well, geeks. Who happen to be Buddhists. Who happen to be meeting on a recent Saturday for a conference in Rosemead to share their common afflictions.
There's nothing crunchy here -- no handwritten signs, no dreads, no Birkenstocks. These techno ... More >>
UCLA Health System/ Ann Johansson PhotographyFuturamaaaa!‚ÄčSurgeons at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center performed a 14-and-a-half hour hand transplant this weekend.The hand traveled from San Diego to become the first ever hand transplant in the western U.S.
The Futurama-esque procedure has decid ... More >>