| Aug 31, 2012
For a vision from a century ago, when farms covered Los Angeles County, there's no better time machine than Blum Ranch in Acton, southwest of Palmdale. Just off the 14 freeway, about an hour north of downtown, its 40 acres of peach and pear orchards are...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Name: Phd Pocket Disc
What it is: A perfect toy for the road, this crocheted flying disc can be crushed in the bottom of a suitcase and come out ready to fly.
How it works: Throw it just as you would a Frisbee. Almost all the same techniques will work....
| Oct 17, 2007
Rutabdates: One of the most exquisite treats of fall is the Barhi date when it's been ripened to the stage that goes by the Arabic name of rutab. At that point, the date is completely ripe but has not yet begun to dry. This makes the fruit soft...
| Feb 13, 2010
Walter Fredrick Morrison, whose post-World War II invention of a "flying" plastic disc became an American recreational icon known as the Frisbee, has died. He was 90.
Morrison died Tuesday of age-related causes at his home in Monroe, Utah, said his son,...
| Sep 8, 2008
In the 51 years since a company called Wham-O made a plastic saucer and named it Frisbee, we've gotten disc golf, a team disc sport called Ultimate and even an annual World Canine Disc Championship, featuring disc-catching dogs performing jaw-dropping...