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1710, 2017

'The Walking Dead': A Viewers Guide for Non-Viewers

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By now, you’ve likely seen the barbed-wire baseball bat. You’ve probably heard somebody, somewhere, says “look at the flowers, Lizzie.” You’re aware that there’s some scruffy character out there named Daryl something or other, and that women swoon over him, and everybody’s threatening to riot if he dies. [...]

1710, 2017

Found: Exec-Worthy Watches for $250 and Under

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Q: I’m paying off my student loan and about to take on a mortgage. I want a good mechanical watch, but the price has to be really low—less than $250. Is there any hope? A: Mechanical watches often seem out of reach for many people, partly, I think, [...]

1710, 2017

Saudi Royal Seeks $85 Million for Beverly Hills Compound

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A 6.7-acre Beverly Hills compound owned by a member of the royal family of Saudi Arabia is being quietly shopped for $85 million, according to two people with knowledge of the deal. Joyce Rey of Coldwell Banker Previews International, who has the listing, said she is dealing with [...]

1710, 2017

Now Appearing at the Parent-Teacher Conference: Your Child

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Illustration: Robert Neubecker By Sue Shellenbarger Sue Shellenbarger The Wall Street Journal Biography Google+ Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com Oct. 17, 2017 11:14 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS Bon and Judson Crowder arrived at a parent-teacher conference for their 8-year-old daughter Kate last spring hoping to discuss some troublesome teasing on the playground. [...]

1710, 2017

A Built-It-Herself Race Car Takes On The Track

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A.J. Baime Gracie Hackenberg, 21, a senior at Smith College in Northampton, Mass., on her 1999 Mazda Miata racing car, as told to A.J. Baime. This weekend, roughly 40 teams from all over the country will compete at the Grassroots Motorsports $2017 Challenge at Gainesville Raceway in Florida. [...]

1710, 2017

Los Angeles Art Dealer Lists in the Hollywood Hills for $15 Million

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Margo Leavin, a well-known Los Angeles art dealer, is listing her Hollywood Hills home for $15 million. The 8,500-square-foot contemporary house sits on 1.8 acres in La Brea Terrace, a gated community in the hills. The five-bedroom, seven-bathroom house features views of Hollywood and downtown Los Angeles from [...]

1610, 2017

The Search for a New Method of Birth Control, This Time for Men

By | October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

A federal effort is under way to develop a new kind of male contraceptive, a development that scientists say would be an important public-health breakthrough. It’s also an effort that has struggled for years. The National Institutes of Health plan to start recruiting couples soon for a clinical [...]

1610, 2017

Yes, These Sneakers are Ugly. That's The Point.

By | October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Go ahead, call Myles Hart’s sneakers ugly, he won’t mind. In fact, he wants you to. “When someone says ‘That’s an ugly shoe,’ I’m like, yes, you’re correct, that’s the point,” said Mr. Hart, a 25-year-old actor. The shoes that raising brows as he stomps around London? Balenciaga’s [...]

1610, 2017

The Science Behind Coincidence

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Chances are you’ve had a coincidence in your life, maybe a particularly memorable one that makes you wonder why. Carol Tippett did. Ms. Tippett, and her husband, Eddie Hedger, of Portland, Ore., owned a franchise called Hoodz that cleaned commercial kitchen equipment. They were at a critical point, [...]

1610, 2017

Batman Shows His Softer Side

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Batman, the Dark Knight, finally has a little light in his life. He’s still driven to fight evil and protect Gotham City but over the past year he’s become a more human, emotionally vulnerable figure than the perpetually grim, obsessed avenger portrayed in many earlier comic books. Recently, [...]

1610, 2017

The Spying Game as a Fun Activity, but at a Price

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New York is getting a spy attraction of its own. Spyscape, which bills itself as a spy museum and experience, is slated to open in December, said officials with the project. It will be located in Midtown Manhattan at 55th Street and 8th Avenue. Archimedia, a British-based private [...]