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  • Film Review: 'Deepsea Challenge'

    Let no one suggest that James Cameron doesn't put his mouth -- and the rest of his body -- where his money is. When he isn't busy tugging at the boundaries of the modern Hollywood blockbuster, the director and National Geographic "explorer-in-residence"...
  • Annapolis-based marine researchers reach Japan ahead of typhoon

    "Japan!" That was the headline of the blog entry posted over the weekend after Annapolis sailor Matt Rutherford and partner Nicole Trenholm landed safely in Yokohama. Arrival in Japan ended a 63-day, 6,850-mile nonstop voyage across the Pacific in a 30-...
  • Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach

    Sunset unfolds its first L.A.-area Idea House in Manhattan Beach
    Sunset magazine is opening the doors Friday on its first Los Angeles-area Idea House, a 4,500-square-foot, four-bedroom and 5 1/2-bathroom contemporary residence in Manhattan Beach, described as "the ultimate modern beach home." "We wanted a new angle...
  • Sox playing well enough to make a deal

    Sox playing well enough to make a deal
    While you were sleeping last night, and while you were sleeping through this Chicago baseball season, the White Sox became watchable. Or maybe it was while watching the Blackhawks, but whatever, the Sox not only won’t make you throw battery acid...
  • Hawks' best players deliver some of their worst plays

    Hawks' best players deliver some of their worst plays
    Your best players have to be your best players. That’s a Stanley Cup playoff mantra. A playoff rule. Problem was, most of the Blackhawks best players were their worst when it mattered most in Game 4 of their Western Conference finals. That...
  • Another Amelia Earhart preparing for flight around globe

    Another Amelia Earhart preparing for flight around globe
    A namesake of Amelia Earhart is preparing to do something the aviation pioneer couldn't in her time -- fly around the world. Amelia Rose Earhart, a no-relation namesake of Amelia Mary Earhart, is attempting to complete her predecessor's original flight...
  • Great white shark population is healthy and growing, new census shows

    Great white shark population is healthy and growing, new census shows
    A new census study shows there are more than 2,400 white sharks off California and suggests that existing protective measures should be maintained because they are increasing the size and health of the population. The study by a 10-member team led by...
  • Murder Mystery: Sea Captain Meets His Fate On A Bridgeport Street

     Murder Mystery: Sea Captain Meets His Fate On A Bridgeport Street
    Navy Captain George Colvocoresses survived yellow fever, explored uncharted islands of the South Pacific Ocean and conducted daring raids on Southern command posts during the Civil War, only to come home to Connecticut and end up dead. The circumstances...
  • CANNES: Adrian Grenier Producing Whale Documentary '52′ with Worldview Financing

    Worldview Entertainment will finance and produce Joshua Zeman's lonely whale documentary "52" with Adrian Grenier on board to produce. Producers are Lucy Cooper at Alldayeveryda, Grenier at his Reckless Prods. and Zeman of Gigantic Pictures. Worldview'...
  • Island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing in part of Pacific

    Island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing in part of Pacific
    Kiribati will prohibit commercial fishing in a swath of ocean that is a major spawning ground for tuna, the Pacific island nation’s president said this week, not long before President Obama announced U.S. plans to protect top marine areas and...
  • And the Beats Go On: Dr. Dre Buys and Sells

    SELLER: Dr. Dre and Nicole Threatt LOCATION: Los Angeles, Calif. PRICE: $35,000,000 SIZE: 9,696 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Now that music industry mogul Dr. Dre has done dropped an eye-popping $40 million on Giselle...
  • Dead whale washes ashore in San Diego

    Dead whale washes ashore in San Diego
    When whales are spotted making their annual migration off San Diego, they are a visual wonder. Tourists and others pay to go on whale-watching ventures. But when a whale dies and washes ashore, it can be a problem. Take the dead, 50-foot fin whale...