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The Hartford CourantWhen he was a kid, Jim Shea Sr. couldn't wait to get out of Lake Placid, the then-sleepy little town in upstate New York whose claim to fame was hosting the 1932 Olympics. "I can remember vividly, walking home from school along Main Street, saying, 'I...
Frank Zamboni, the man who invented the hypnotic Zamboni ice resurfacing machine, was honored Wednesday with a playable Google Doodle. It would have been his 112th birthday. Zamboni invented his ice-resurfacing machine back in the 1940s, after opening...
Tags: NASA, Google Inc., Easter, Alan Turing, Human Interest
Special to the Los Angeles TimesWonder Girl The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias Don Van Natta Jr. Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99 So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
Culture MonsterPacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
100 Years Ago Hiring a farm guy In the classified section of the Times: "Wanted; To hire by the year a young and industrious Farm Hand, with small family. Good opening for permanent place and future. W.S. Powell, Times Office Ellicott City." Seems...
Ice Capades star Donna Atwood had spent almost half her life on the road when she left professional figure-skating behind at 31 to raise her three young children in a custom-built Beverly Hills home complete with a piano that folded into the wall. She...
Tags: Peter Pan (movie), Contracts, Pairs Skating, Real Estate, Homes
Tribune staff reporterThe Blackhawks ended their season with capacity attendance and record merchandise sales, television ratings and sponsorship revenues, and the Stanley Cup. But financially the team was a loser. Exactly how much money was lost is something team executives...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNot everyone can have the raw strength of wrestler Rulon Gardner or the flexibility of gymnast Nadia Comaneci. Oh, and forget about having the blinding foot speed of sprinter Michael Johnson. But with the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing to inspire...
Times Film CriticIf you don't include (and there is no reason you should) 1948's "The Countess of Monte Cristo," starring celebrated skater Sonja Henie, at least five filmed versions of Alexandre Dumas' "The Count of Monte Cristo" predate the current one. Too bad they...
Everyone loves a good scare. Witness the success of the horror movie genre, wild amusement park rides, and the increasing popularity of adventure sports. While these thrills provide a good adrenaline rush, not all scares have a happy ending. In just...
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