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  • Edit local Wikipedia information at Laurel History Edit-a-thon

    The Laurel Museum is opening its doors this Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. for anyone interested in bringing Laurel's history to one of the web's premier sites. The event, called the Laurel History Edit-a-Thon, is sponsored by the Laurel...
  • Stevie Nicks: Singer to guest on 'American Horror Story: Coven'

    Thunder only happens when it's raining, and Stevie Nicks is only playing a guest role on "American Horror Story: Coven." But for fans of either the FX series or Fleetwood Mac's resident sorceress, it's still exciting news. Executive producer Ryan...
  • Wikimedia Foundation sends cease and desist letter to Wiki-PR

    The Wikimedia Foundation has sent a cease and desist letter to Wiki-PR, a public relations agency that has reportedly been engaging in paid advocacy editing on free online encyclopedia Wikipedia. In the three-page letter, the nonprofit Wikimedia...
  • Just say 'nein': Talking with Eric Jarosinski about NeinQuarterly

    The very best piece of writing I’ve encountered on Twitter comes from a feed called NeinQuarterly. Here it is: “At Starbucks I order under the name Godot. Then leave.” That’s an almost perfect use of Twitter as a platform:...
  • Cupertino gives final approval to Apple Campus 2

    Cupertino gives final approval to Apple Campus 2
    The Cupertino City Council gave final approval Tuesday for Apple to build a massive new headquarters in the Santa Clara County town of 58,000. More than 2 years after the late Steve Jobs first unveiled plans for the ambitious "spaceship" design, the...
  • Bradley Manning wants to live as a woman named Chelsea Manning

    Bradley Manning wants to live as a woman named Chelsea Manning
    The story of Pfc. Bradley Manning is a grand personal tragedy with a small potential for a happy ending. On Wednesday, a military judge sentenced Manning to 35 years in prison for giving WikiLeaks some 750,000 classified military documents. On Thursday,...
  • Film Review: 'American Hustle'

    You've seen smoother, more elegant con movies than "American Hustle," but probably none quite so big-hearted or so rudely, insistently entertaining. As directed by that master of modern farce, David O. Russell, this sprawling fictionalized account of...
  • Memory lapses? Forget about it

    Memory lapses? Forget about it
    "When my memory gets too bad, just promise you'll shoot me." I've heard some version of that refrain from most of the older people in my life. Unable to recall, say, the name of a former neighbor's long-dead cocker spaniel, they're convinced they're...
  • Redesigned Spokeo now focuses on reconnecting old pals

    Redesigned Spokeo now focuses on reconnecting old pals
    Fined just over a year ago for marketing itself as a way for employers to dig up dirt on potential hires, the people-search service Spokeo is refreshing its website Wednesday to emphasize finding long-lost friends, classmates, lovers and family members....
  • Clarksville couple makes big splash in Poland's art scene

    Dan and Louise Runion of Clarksville may be humble antiques and art dealers working out of a bedroom-size cubicle in Frederick, but they're big in Poland. Lately they've been featured in Polish newspapers, television and radio, and were welcomed by the...
  • Gender reassignment happens quickly at Wikipedia

     
    After Bradley Manning's announcement read on the Today show this morning -- As I transition into this next phase of my life, I want everyone to know the real me. I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female. Given the......