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Review: This week’s releases explore the unknown Special

This week’s releases include a colourful new chapter with a more varied soundtrack; an examination of human and supernatural evil; a classic musical; and a well-executed foray into the slasher genre.

Hair apparent: Boris locks key to political brand

London - At different times described as a "straw-coloured mop", "eccentrically windblown" and resembling a "mediaeval monk", Boris Johnson's talismanic haircut has helped define a political career that has now led to Downing Street.

Op-Ed: Bret Michaels and Poison belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Brett Michaels and all of the original band members of the rock group Poison belong in the coveted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

To baldly grow: Japan scientists regrow hair at record rate

Toukyo - Polished pates and thinning thatches may one day be a thing of the past, thanks to Japanese scientists who have developed a way to grow hair follicles at a record rate.

Hair for the Gods ends up on thinning heads in Europe, Africa

- For Hindu followers it is an act of devotion, but at the Thiruthani Murugan temple and others across India there are millions to be made from heads that are shaved and smothered with tumeric paste.

Genetics reveals my some people have 'wild hair'

Berlin - Struggling with unmanageable hair? Struggling with hair that won't style or comb? The various states of uncomfortable hair have been attributed, in new scientific research, to genetics.

Giant hairball cut out from woman's stomach

Phoenix - A 38-year-old woman in the U.S. has had a giant 15 centimeter hairball removed from her stomach. This rare event is known as the Rapunzel syndrome.

Trump's enigmatic hair put to the test on US TV

Washington - Donald Trump's hair -- a crusty, complex, yellowish affair that has become one of the enigmas of a very weird US presidential race -- got messed with big time.

Racism row over S. Africa school's hair policy

Johanesburg - A South African school was Monday accused of racism for allegedly telling black girls to straighten their hair and not wear 'afro' hairstyles.

Hollande's hairdresser 'paid 10,000 euros a month'

Paris - Short on the sides and thinning on top, French President Francois Hollande's hair is kept perfectly groomed at a cost of 9,895 euros ($10,900) a month, the Canard Enchaine weekly reported Wednesday.

Pinch of DNA to reconstruct a suspect's face may help Fla. police

Coral Gables - For over two years, he has lurked in the shadows, terrorizing more than a dozen women and confounding police. Sometimes he touches women's feet or hair. Sometimes he sexually assaults them.

Police investigate suspicious candy found in South Charleston, WV

Charles Town - Several middle school teens who were out trick-or-treating in an area of South Charleston, West Virginia on Thursday came home with an unwelcome surprise: candy laced with broken glass and hair.

Lincoln hair memorabilia fetches high price at auction

Although a lock of Abraham Lincoln’s hair sold for $25,000, it was only part of a larger collection of Lincoln memorabilia that was auctioned in Dallas on Saturday.

KITLG gene regulates hair color

Stamford - A science team have pinpointed a gene enhancer that contributes to blond locks in humans. To have brown hair is more common; whereas to have blond hair is a form of gene mutation.

KFC worker in Wales suspended for allegedly putting pubes in food

Cardiff - A KFC employee in Cardiff, Wales, was suspended after they posted about how they put pubic hair in food that was being served to a customer.

Rare types of facial hair make men more attractive

Whether clean shaven or with an unusual beard, if the facial hair of a man stands out then then man is more likely to be attractive to women. In contrast, men with similar facial hair to the mainstream are less likely to catch a woman’s attention.

Op-Ed: Barbershop school is making a resurgence, at least in South City Special

South San Francisco - While there has been a tremendous shift in the economy since the recession of 2008, there are some professions and businesses that continue, even when consumers are frugal. This can be said of the hair styling industry.

Close to coming up with a solution to reverse gray hair

With age comes the graying of hair. It happens to everyone, but European researchers may have come up with a formula to reverse this process.

Watch beauty blogger Tori Locklear burn her hair off on video

The video shows the shocking moment Tori Locklear, an online beauty blogger and Florida middle school student, filming a beauty tutorial for YouTube using a hot curling iron suddenly burned off her hair.

Little Barber shop is busy buzzing with the styles for 'club-ing' Special

South San Francisco - A real boost of self-esteem is a great hair style or hair cut. And, there are lots of places out there that aim to please. For women it is essential. And, while men's hair styles might not require as much maintenance, the attention to detail is just

Video: 'Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge' promo trailer

The first promotional trailer has been released for the upcoming April 2013 series called "Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge" which is adapted from a manga of the same name.

Woman has nails growing out of her hair follicles

Shanyna Isom, of Tennessee, has been called a medical mystery after she fell victim to an illness that causes human nails to grow out of her hair follicles.

Review: Jobriath — Fairy, Icon, Groundbreaker Special

The story of glam rock icon Jobriath Boone is one of the most fascinating and tragic tales of the latter 20th century. A new documentary captures the man behind the masks, exploring his creative genius as well as his personal demons.

'HAIR' we grow again - Toronto theatre production remounted Special

Toronto - The musical HAIR is playing at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto for a very limited run until the end of the year. The original production ran for over a year, and changed the face of theatre in Toronto.

Human hair trade booms

Many people want to get their hands on long locks that belong to celebrities and this has created a multi-million dollar trade in human hair.

Hair thieves strike US salons

Some thieves aren't even checking for cash when they break into hair salons, they're heading straight for the hair extensions.

Thief steals hair from horse's tails in Montana

Someone is stealing the hair from the manes and tails of horses in southwest Montana, and the local sheriff said this type of crime has previously occurred in the area

Link between stress and heart problems found in hair

Researchers at The University of Western Ontario say that hair can show the link between chronic stress and heart attacks.

NFL star's hair insured for $1 million

Lloyd's of London is covering a $1 million insurance policy for the long mane of black, curly hair on an NFL Pittsburgh Steelers star.

Paris Hilton in trouble for wearing the wrong hair

Los Angeles - A hair extension company is suing Paris Hilton for $35 million (£22.4m), claiming that she wore a rival's hair product while under contract to wear and promote their product.
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Lady Gaga
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Hair Cast - 1969 and 2011 Toronto Photo: Kate Davies
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An example of pink hair
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Hair National Tour Full Cast Photo" Joan Marcus
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Hair National Tour
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Hair National Tour Lawrence Stallings, Steel Burkhardt, Matt DeAngelis Photo: Joan Marcus
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Natural human hair
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4 lbs hairball removed from Indian girl's stomach
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Fountaining of lava from fissure 8 have been spewing volcanic glass, also known as Pele's hair.
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Jobriath performed in the West Coast production of the musical 'Hair' in the late 1960s as Woof, a character best-known for the infamous "Sodomy" song in Act One. In 1969, he left the production to form his own band, Pidgeon, who went on to release one album before disbanding.
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Hair being straightened with a hair iron.
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Dandruff found in hair
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A passionate Royal Wedding fan with a buzzcut and painted words for William and Kate
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This is the candy in question.
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Keratin hair-smoothing treatments that boast a long-lasting effect, involve straightening hair with a flat iron and coating hair cuticles with keratin protein.
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