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  • Richard Knerr, 82; co-founded Wham-O, maker of the Hula Hoop and Frisbee

    Richard Knerr, 82; co-founded Wham-O, maker of the Hula Hoop and Frisbee
    Richard Knerr, co-founder of Wham-O Inc., which unleashed the granddaddy of American fads, the Hula Hoop, on the world half a century ago along with another enduring leisure icon, the Frisbee, has died. He was 82. Knerr died Monday at Methodist...
  • Walter Fredrick Morrison dies at 90; father of the Frisbee

    Walter Fredrick Morrison dies at 90; father of the Frisbee
    Walter Fredrick Morrison, whose post-World War II invention of a "flying" plastic disc became an American recreational icon known as the Frisbee, has died. He was 90. Morrison died Tuesday of age-related causes at his home in Monroe, Utah, said his son,...
  • Words & ideas

    Words  &   ideas
    MONDAY William Whitecloud The author of "The Magician's Way" will discuss and sign his book. Bodhi Tree Bookstore, 8585 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. 7:30 p.m. Free. (310) 659-1733. TUESDAY David Denby The film critic for the New Yorker will discuss his...
  • Bringing science back into America's sphere

    "Science has become much less cool," journalist Chris Mooney writes in his new book, "Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future" (July 2009, Basic Books). Mooney, author of the bestseller "The Republican War on Science," and his...
  • Making a grunion run for science

    Making a grunion run for science
    In the darkness of a new moon, a dozen black-crowned night herons landed on a San Pedro beach and stood like sentinels facing the open ocean. "That's a good sign," whispered marine biology researcher Jenn Corpuz, 26. "The herons know there is something...
  • Griffith Observatory's restoration is out of sight

    With the Griffith Observatory finally set to reopen Friday after a restoration and expansion project that stretched nearly five years and cost $93 million, it's time for a quick round of Pick Your Astronomical Metaphor. There is, for starters, the...
  • Chivas USA

    Gayle Anderson was live at THE HOME DEPOT CENTER with a preview of this Saturday's CHIVAS USA vs Seattle Sounders Soccer Game: Chivas USA vs. Seattle Sounders FC Saturday, June 6, 7:30 p.m. - The Home Depot Center, Carson, Calif. Special Halftime...
  • Luray, Virginia

    Luray, Virginia
    Go here: Luray, in the Shenandoah Valley, offers beautiful scenery above and below the ground. It is home to the Luray Caverns, where you can see stalagmite and stalactite formations that resemble a fish market or fried eggs. Other notable formations...
  • Bryant, Lakers own this town, and team

    Bryant, Lakers own this town, and team
    CHICAGO -- These aren't the Chicago Bulls that Kobe Bryant envisioned. More and more, it appears these aren't the Lakers he envisioned, either. The Lakers took another step toward the Western Conference elite and the Bulls continued to linger near the...
  • 'Die Hard's' McTiernan and Pellicano caught on tape

    'Die Hard's' McTiernan and Pellicano caught on tape
    Editor's note: Rachel Abramowitz will be periodically checking in on the trial of Anthony Pellicano -- former private eye to the stars, who faces 110 counts of racketeering, wiretapping, conspiracy and other federal charges -- and writing about what the...
  • Walt Disney's train artwork and memorabilia to go on display in L.A.

     
    Anyone who has visited a Disney theme park can attest to the preponderance of rail transportation -- whether it's the traditional locomotives found in various amusement park rides or the sleek monorails that shuttle visitors from one attraction to...