Life & Leisure News Life & Leisure News from en 60 Hear David Bowie’s Theme Song for the British TV Show The Last Panthers “Blackstar” is his first song since last year’s single “Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)” Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:22:15 -0500 TIME Score deals galore at Treasure Island during the National Finals Rodeo The 2015 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo rides into Las Vegas Dec. 3-12, and Treasure Island serves as the event’s official sponsor hotel with room packages, food and beverage specials and live entertainment.Head over to Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que nightly Dec. 7-12 for shows from country... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:20:00 -0500 L.A. Times - Fashion & Style 'Krispy Kreme Tuesdays' car meet-up could draw thousands in Burbank A car meet publicized on social media that has drawn thousands of car enthusiasts to the Burbank Empire Center in the past, creating mass congestion and havoc, may take place Tuesday for one last time. Event organizers say pressure from police has forced them to cease any future meet-ups in Burbank.... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:20:00 -0500'Krispy%20Kreme%20Tuesdays'%20car%20meet-up%20could%20draw%20thousands%20in%20Burbank L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Operation Smile honors Selma Blair; event raises more than $1.1 million The event: Friday’s annual “Smile Gala,” Operation Smile honored Selma Blair, the actress cast as Kris Kardashian (now Kris Jenner) in the upcoming TV series, “American Crime Story: The People Vs. O.J. Simpson.” Also receiving awards were Henry Nguyen, a private equity investor; and the Rodosky... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:19:00 -0500;%20event%20raises%20more%20than%20$1.1%20million L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Try out that new lens on L.A. Zoo's supermodels during special photo day Here's a way to grab your camera and come home with some astounding photos of lions or giraffes without having to get on an airplane. The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is hosting its once-a-year photo day on Nov. 8. This is a chance for beginners and experienced photographers ... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:15:00 -0500's%20supermodels%20during%20special%20photo%20day L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Video shows LAPD officer being watched by armed gunman Los Angeles police are investigating a video posted on social media showing a passenger in a vehicle flashing what appears to be a handgun while recording an officer exiting his patrol car. The recording, which has no sound, circulated on Twitter on Monday, though it was unclear when it was shot.... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:05:00 -0500 L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Microsoft HoloLens to be available for $3,000 -- but only to app developers Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens will go on sale to app makers for $3,000 sometime in the first three months of 2016. They’ll be able to start developing apps for the new device before it becomes available to consumers at an undisclosed date, Microsoft announced Tuesday at an event... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:01:00 -0500$3,000%20--%20but%20only%20to%20app%20developers L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Toffism: are we guilty of an irrational prejudice against the privately educated? Chris King, head of Leicester grammar school, has coined a new phrase to describe criticism of hopelessly misunderstood private institutions, such as Harrow and Eton Name: Toffism.Age: Brand new. Continue reading... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:00:04 -0500 Education | The Guardian Man vandalizes woman's car in dispute over Burbank parking space, police say A 24-year-old Northridge man was arrested Saturday after police said he slashed the tires on a woman’s car, broke its side-view mirror and dented its hood — all over a parking spot. At 10:40 p.m., officers responded to the parking lot of the Islands restaurant in the 100 block of East Orange Grove... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:00:00 -0500's%20car%20in%20dispute%20over%20Burbank%20parking%20space,%20police%20say L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Passion, perfection and plenty of pies at the 7th Annual KCRW Pie Contest This might have been the best year yet for pies at the 7th Annual KCRW Pie Contest — at least that's what a number of judges thought as they checked out the 382 pies submitted this year.  If you're a pie aficionado, odds are you're familiar with the annual contest, held Oct. ... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:54:00 -0500,%20perfection%20and%20plenty%20of%20pies%20at%20the%207th%20Annual%20KCRW%20Pie%20Contest L.A. Times - Fashion & Style In Transit: Like Apple Picking? Try Egg Picking. Upstate New York is a popular apple-picking destination, but egg picking is also catching on, with some guests making an overnight trip out of the experience. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:52:41 -0500 NYT > Travel Rancid smell brings complaints in parts of Orange County If you live in northern Costa Mesa and thought you smelled something the past few weeks, you were right. From mid-September through this past Friday, the Orange County Sanitation District conducted its annual assessment of sewage lines in Costa Mesa — a process, officials said, that caused short-term... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:52:00 -0500 L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Damien Hirst: From Artist to Curator The Newport Street Gallery in south London will serve as a showcase for the more than 3,000 pieces in the British artist's personal collection. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:43:03 -0500 NYT > Arts Look at how apartments can collapse during an earthquake Many California apartments with garages and carports on the ground story that were built before the 1980s are vulnerable to collapse during an earthquake. They are known as "soft-story buildings." Here's why they're at risk. Read full story: As San Francisco rents soar, tenants still willing to... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:43:00 -0500 L.A. Times - Fashion & Style Sustainable classrooms: mud walls, rainwater and visits from lizards ‘It’s learning-by-living rather than chalk-and-talk’ – Matthew Jenkin explores the schools at the cutting edge of sustainability Nestled among the swaying palms and lush jungle of Bali is an international school where children learn in bamboo pavilions and read from whiteboards made out of recycled car windows. The classrooms, which ... Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:42:18 -0500,%20rainwater%20and%20visits%20from%20lizards Education | The Guardian