| Jan 26, 2010
The state you're in is pretty amazing. People by the millions come every year from around the world to Florida for a slice of sunshine and a theme park thrill. There are lots of sights and activities that deserve your attention, too. Imagine all the...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 2:49 PM
The 1933 hit movie “Eskimo” is about to come out of obscurity, thanks to a recently published book about its leading man. “Eskimo Star: From the Tundra to Tinseltown, The Ray Mala Story,” will be celebrated at a gala book signing...
| Sep 27, 2009
On Friday, the International Olympic Committee will decide whether the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics will be Chicago, Tokyo, Madrid or Rio de Janeiro. Here are 10 facts about the five-ring circus:
1. Olympic sites are chosen by secret ballot, so...
| Dec 26, 2010
Who wants to hang around you when you're down on your luck? And yet California, mired in budget distress and other economic woes, continues to attract visitors: Tourism was up more than expected in 2010, with visits predicted to end the year up 4%....
| Jan 30, 2011
The tourists think big. Arriving in Southern California, they expect to conquer Disneyland and Hollywood, perhaps on the same day, in between the surfing and snowboarding. Then they get stuck in traffic. Then come the recriminations, the tears, the vows...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 1:48 PM
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Acapulco long ago lost the international popularity contest to Cancun.
Yet one of Mexico's oldest resort cities endures, despite a ruinous swine-flu outbreak in 2009 and now drug-gang beheadings and massacres.
| Oct 19, 2010
Johnny Sheffield, the former child actor who played Boy in the Tarzan movie series starring Johnny Weissmuller in the late 1930s and '40s and later starred in the Bomba, the Jungle Boy film series, has died. He was 79.
Sheffield died Friday of a heart...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 9:08 AM
Lisa is cursing at the Tom Tom on the dashboard. I am cursing at my dysfunctional laptop and/or cellphone. It is raining and cold. Our windows are fogged. Probably with the steam from our ears.
This is what happens when 21st-century reporters go off in...
| Apr 22, 2007
What can I say--I'm a star. That's why this guy's staring at me, right? I seem familiar, and not just because I did 50 movies, including those classic "Tarzan" flicks of the 1930s. Maybe he saw me on one of the morning shows. Maybe he read about me in...
| Jul 22, 2012
The London Olympics start this week, offering new opportunities for oddities like these:
1 For two Olympians who were the first-ever representative of their countries, dreams turned to "duhs." In 1960, Wym Essajas, from the South American nation of...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 1:05 AM
A summer display at the Dakota Sunset Museum in Gettysburg looks at early versions of swimsuits.
The suits are quite a contrast from today's styles, according to a news release.
The exhibit features a woman's black sailor suit with bloomer bottoms...