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  • Orlando Fringe Festival: The Visual Fringe artists

     
    Don't forget to stop by the Visual Fringe art gallery when you're checking out the Orlando Fringe Festival: Visual Fringe Producer Anna McCambridge-Thomas with  assistant producer Arwen Lowbridge and their team of volunteers have put together this year'...
  • Ben Bernanke does a Jack Nicholson on Capitol Hill

     
    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke tells it like it is -- sort of -- at a congressional hearing....
  • 'MythBusters' brings its live show to Los Angeles

     
    The "Mythbusters" guys have launched a cannonball at a car (OK, that experiment didn't exactly go as planned), aged 1000 years and tested Archimedes' death ray. Now they are taking on a new challenge: co-hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage are taking a...
  • Indian Planning Commission catches flak over posh toilets

     
    India government sanitation: India's Planning Commission drew flak for spending $70,000 on toilets when half the nation has no access to facilities...
  • California Prisons Gets Its Supply of Death Penalty Drugs

    California Prisons Gets Its Supply of Death Penalty Drugs
    SAN FRANCISCO -- California's prison department officials said Monday it now has enough sodium thiopental to carry out executions at San Quentin State Prison. The state paid $36,415 to acquire 521 grams of the drug manufactured by Archimedes Pharma of...
  • Book review: 'The Information' by James Gleick

    Book review: 'The Information' by James Gleick
    The Information A History, a Theory, a Flood James Gleick Pantheon: 531 pp., $29.95 Partway through "The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood," James Gleick describes a technological innovation so transformative that it was heralded as "one of...
  • Hot dogs, pies and math: Happy Pi Day

    Hot dogs, pies and math: Happy Pi Day
    Today is Pi Day — a day to celebrate a number with desserts, numerical recitations and hot-dog throwing. Pi, the number that expresses the ratio of a circle's circumference over its diameter, was first calculated in ancient times, and sometimes is...
  • Mark your calendar with holiday events

    Submit notices via email: messenger@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
  • Exhibit brings together 'Eureka' moments in science

    Exhibit brings together 'Eureka' moments in science
    Earle Havens can almost hear their voices. Each time Havens steps inside the George Peabody Library, he senses the muted exclamations, the murmured back-and-forth of a conversation that's been going on now for more than two millennia. In one corner,...
  • Duo see more from waves than just great rides

    NEWPORT BEACH — Waves at The Wedge are legendary for hurling bodysurfers into the air and sweeping tourists off their feet. But they also have a more practical purpose: producing electricity. A pair of Newport Beach entrepreneurs have been testing...
  • Celebrating 10 years of Oktoberfest at fairgrounds

    The Maryland Brewer's Oktoberfest will happen this year Saturday, Oct. 8, noon-6 p.m., at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. This event, which is celebrating its 10th year, will feature over 80 beers, including 15 from area breweries. There...