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  • Willard S. Boyle dies at 86; a father of the digital camera

    Willard S. Boyle dies at 86; a father of the digital camera
    Willard S. Boyle, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of the revolutionary imaging device that is at the heart of digital cameras of all descriptions, died May 7 at a hospital in his home town of Wallace, Canada. He was 86 and had...
  • Leslie Nielsen dies at 84; serious actor became a comic star

    Leslie Nielsen dies at 84; serious actor became a comic star
    Leslie Nielsen, a serious actor who became a comic star with his career-changing roles in "Airplane!" and the "Naked Gun" comedies, died Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84. Nielson died of complications from pneumonia at a hospital near his home,...
  • PASSINGS: Frank Potenza, John Howard Davies, Jack Layton

    Frank Potenza Jimmy Kimmel's uncle and comic foil Frank Potenza, 77, a former New York City police officer who turned to comedy as "Uncle Frank" on his nephew Jimmy Kimmel's late-night talk show, died Tuesday. In a statement, ABC's"Jimmy Kimmel Live!"...
  • William Shatner, boldly going

    William Shatner, boldly going
    Ask William Shatner a simple question like, oh, "How are you?" and he comes back with, "I am reeking of vitality," a phrase that seems to sum him up pretty well, all things considered. It has echoes of his youth as a Shakespearean actor in director...
  • What Chicago can learn from Toronto

    What Chicago can learn from Toronto
    TORONTO — Luminato, the festival of arts, culture and ideas that just concluded in Canada's largest city, has only been held for four years. But this citywide extravaganza already attracts a collective audience in excess of 1 million and spends...
  • John D. Lowry dies at 79; innovative film-restoration executive

    John D. Lowry dies at 79; innovative film-restoration executive
    John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as "Casablanca" and "Star Wars" to their pristine state for...
  • Good Lovelies live by three-part harmony

    Good Lovelies live by three-part harmony
    When a group of crabs is placed in a bucket, the crabs will instinctively grab and pull down any crab that tries to climb out of the top to escape. This type of behavior is a good metaphor for people who attempt to bring down anyone who achieves success,...
  • United Express flight from Chicago skids off runway in Canada

    United Express flight from Chicago skids off runway in Canada
    A United Express flight traveling from Chicago to Ottawa, Canada skidded off a runway this afternoon, officials said. No injuries reported when United Express Flight 3363 went off the runway at Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport at 3:29 p.m.,...
  • Billie Mae Richards dies at 88; Canadian actress best known as voice of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    Billie Mae Richards dies at 88; Canadian actress best known as voice of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
    Billie Mae Richards, a Canadian actress best known for voicing Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in the enduring animated 1964 television special, has died. She was 88. Richards, who had suffered strokes, died Friday at her home in Burlington, Canada,...
  • Reel China: Targets an elusive film fan — the Chinese American

    Reel China: Targets an elusive film fan — the Chinese American
    For years, Chinese films shown in U.S. theaters have fallen into two distinct camps, both driven by largely white patrons: martial-arts movies for young men, such as Jet Li's "Hero," or critically acclaimed art-house fare, such as Kaige Chen's "Farewell...
  • Michael Sarrazin dies at 70; Canadian actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"

    Michael Sarrazin dies at 70; Canadian actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"
    Michael Sarrazin, a tall, dark-eyed Canadian actor who starred opposite Jane Fonda in Sydney Pollack's 1969 film "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", died of cancer Sunday at a Montreal hospital, said his agent, Michael Oscars. He was 70. ------------------...
  • Staffing firm ranks Orlando among best cities for IT hiring in 2012

     
    Here's welcome news for IT folks living in and around Central Florida. The IT staffing and recruitment firm Modis, says in 2012 Orlando will be the third best city in the U.S. and Canada for finding an IT job. It ranks just behind Houston (Number 1) and...