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  • Syfy's 'Almighty Johnsons' an amiable take on Norse gods

     Syfy's 'Almighty Johnsons' an amiable take on Norse gods
    In the fullness of time, in the country of New Zealand, it occurred to James Griffin and Rachel Lang that what their country needed was a television series in which four brothers and their cousin, who is really their grandfather, were the human...
  • Executive Profile: Jennifer Holmgren

    Executive Profile: Jennifer Holmgren
    The discovery of a tiny microbe inside a rabbit's gut wooed Jennifer Holmgren away from the company where she had worked for 23 years and into the arms of a little known startup, LanzaTech New Zealand Limited. This wasn't just any microbe. Inside a test...
  • Governor's Cup: BYC's Killian stellar on first day

    Governor's Cup: BYC's Killian stellar on first day
    There were no rookie jitters for Christophe Killian during the first day of the 48th annual Governor's Cup Tuesday. Killian, the skipper for host Balboa Yacht Club, had quite the debut with Harrison Vandervort (middle) and Jack Martin (bow), going 6-0,...
  • Water Polo: CdM girls win gold in New Zealand

    Water Polo: CdM girls win gold in New Zealand
    The CdM Aquatics 18-and-under girls' water polo team captured gold Wednesday at the Pan Pacific Youth Water Polo Festival in New Zealand. Corona del Mar defeated Australia Gold, 6-3, in the Under 18 gold-medal match. Corona del Mar High incoming...
  • Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs

    Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs
    Filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs is best known for his "Miss Peregrine" books ("Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and "Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children"). An avid traveler, Riggs, 35, says...
  • World Cup 2014: Soccer tours give fans a piece of the action up close

    Do you dream about playing on a "real" soccer team? Or playing a match in a world-class fĂștbol stadium? It's possible on a soccer tour. Some trips are for individuals, others for teams or groups. Many can be customized to suit whatever soccer experience...
  • Cruising Down Under

    Cruising Down Under
    You can go to Iceland for hot pools. Chicago for art deco. Napa for wines. The Galapagos or Antarctica for penguins. Norway for cascading waterfalls. Miami's Wynwood section for graffiti. Minnesota for kayaking. But then, you also can see hot pools, art...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
  • Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party

    Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party
    Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he launched last month to promote Internet freedom....
  • Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor

    Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor
    Mary Bracken Neale, a retired natal intensive care nurse and ocean sailor, died of cancer May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 74. Born Mary Elizabeth Bracken in Baltimore and raised on Atwood Road, she was the daughter of Thomas...
  • Prince George will learn to sail; William, Beckham team up

    Prince George will learn to sail; William, Beckham team up
    Call him Sailor George! Kate Middleton has reportedly said that she wants to teach her little prince how to sail. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, visited the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich on Tuesday, spending the afternoon with English sailor...