September 5, 1987 |
With about 2,000 slightly sunburned vacationers from Budapest looking on, Janos Kobor, lead singer of Omega, pranced onto the stage through a cloud of artificial smoke that swirled and billowed in the red and purple lights. He snapped the microphone cord, shook his mane of blond hair and growled the signature lines from the latest Omega album. "The gates of darkness seldom open," he hissed, "on the dark side of the earth."
September 17, 2010
In the animated kiddie movie "Alpha and Omega," sometimes the wolves look like wolves and sometimes they look and move like humans; some bear an uncanny resemblance to Dora the Explorer. That in itself should tip you off to the target audience for this unexceptional 3-D offering, which is also available in 2-D for those looking to avoid paying a ticket surcharge for low-budget animation. But the movie's visual flatness would work best at home on the small screen, where young girls (and maybe their big sisters)
April 3, 2008
Beijing Olympics: An item in Friday's Cause Celebre column in the Calendar section reported that George Clooney had asked Swiss watchmaker Omega, a company for which he serves as a spokesman, to reconsider its sponsorship of the Summer Olympics in Beijing. The star has instead urged Omega to consider speaking out about China's foreign policy, according to a Clooney representative.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 1999
Regarding "What Comes First, the Egg or the Algae DHA Omega-3?" Sept. 8: We had been searching the supermarkets for healthier eggs (in vain) when I happened to mention to a neighbor that a handful of flax meal in her chicken feed would probably give her Omega 3 eggs and that I would be delighted to pay her 25 cents per egg for any she could spare. The resulting eggs were wonderful, with bright orange yolks. Not all enriched food is a bad thing. I take Omega 3 supplements in the form of fish oil and flaxseed oil capsules, but I'd like to have it present in a lot more of my food to balance the excess of Omega 6 provided by the food processors.
October 15, 1989
Re: "The Widows' Adventures," reviewed by Barbara Kingsolver (Book Review, Oct. 1): I can suspend disbelief as well as the next reader. I accept that a blind woman can drive across the United States, but surely not in a Pontiac Omega. ELSE NUSBAUM LOS ANGELES
May 24, 2012 |
Seaweed can shrink your waistline. Grow your hair. Bring down your blood pressure along with your blood sugar. Build up the strength of your bones and your brain. Make your joints stop aching and your bowels get moving. Give cancer short shrift, and give cellulite and wrinkles the old heave-ho. That is, if you believe the hype - only some of which is backed up by reliable evidence. The data are strongest that seaweed can reduce inflammation, premenstrual syndrome symptoms and even the growth of tumors (in animals)