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What Do Women Want?

It's been nearly a century since Freud asked his famous question about the nature of female desire, and very few men that I know are any closer to an answer than Freud was. In the ...

Makin' marshmallows

Hi Matt: Can you explain how they make marshmallows? -- Pat Paul R., the net Oh, of course I can. Did you even have to ask? They melt sugar, then they blow it up. Then ...

Where's the rest of my news?

Hey Matt: I watch CBS News real early in the morning Monday through Friday. Every morning at exactly 4:28a.m., whatever news story is on gets cut off and a commercial plays. Its been bugging me ...

Hoover Dam: They really got into their work

Mr. Alice: Are there really dead bodies permanently resting in the concrete of Hoover dam? It is said that workers fell into the wet concrete and couldn't be rescued, so they are still there today. ...

Five stupid things people believe

Dear Matt: Name the five most outrageous popular misconceptions that we Americans hold as self-evident truths. -- Mark Schimming, Oceanside Umm, well, there are people buried in concrete in Hoover Dam. That's a start. And ...

Hike the trails — if not ride the rails — of the historic Mount Lowe Railway in the San Gabriel Mountains above Pasadena.

An engineering marvel when built in the 1890s, the Mt. Lowe Railway above Pasadena and Altadena lived a checkered past full of both glory and destruction. Before its final abandonment in the mid-1930s, the line ...

Faith Scams

Pursuing the almighty dollar? Forget business school. Enroll in divinity school. San Diego criminal court records suggest that increasingly, some of the most successful -- er, uh -- entrepreneurs have the loquacity and stamina to ...

Dirty Water

Way back in English class they called it "situational irony." There in the tiny, tranquil breakers, almost waveless, pint-sized children frolicked. They scooped dark mud and tossed it, wrestled, and held each other's adolescent heads ...

Every Planet

Which Southern California amusement park had customers killed on a ride in September? a. Knott's Berry Farm b. Disneyland c. Magic Mountain d. Universal Studios 2. On September 15, the ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ...

G-string air force

Federal aircraft registration records show that Cheetahs mogul Jack Galardi's LVA Management & Consulting owns a 1968 Falcon Jet, along with a 1984 Bell helicopter, and a Piper Cub. Shirle Galardi is registered as owner ...

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