| May 19, 2011
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...
| Nov 29, 2010
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,...
| Aug 24, 2011
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!"...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:46 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 10:07 AM
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...
| Feb 1, 2012
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...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 11:13 AM
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,...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 4:20 PM
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.,...
| Sep 14, 2010
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,...
| Mar 20, 2011
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...
| Apr 19, 2011
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.
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:54 AM
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...