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  • The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure

    The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure
    If Wikipedia is correct — and why wouldn't a website that anyone in the world can log onto and change its content be correct? — only .5 percent of school-age children attend boarding schools. If that's the case, how can there be so many...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: 'Election Night Part 1'

    'The Newsroom' recap: 'Election Night Part 1'
    "Our elections are the envy of the world. It's critically important that we not make any mistakes tonight. We all know why." --Charlie Skinner "The Newsroom" returned from its Labor Day hiatus with the penultimate episode of Season Two, "Election Night...
  • 'The Newsroom' Season 2 finale recap, 'Election Night Part 2'

    'The Newsroom' Season 2 finale recap, 'Election Night Part 2'
    "You're thoughtful and you're authentic and I have never seen you sneer at anyone or anything. There is, believe me, no one that you're not good enough for, and there is hardly anyone who's good enough for you, including, it turned out, me." -- Jim Harper...
  • Siri finally exits beta; you could also use Google Voice Search

    Siri finally exits beta; you could also use Google Voice Search
    Two years after launching, it appears Siri has finally exited beta mode. The Apple voice assistant's beta label was removed from the company's website in preparation for its next update, which comes Wednesday as part of the iOS 7 software release....
  • Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring

    Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring
    Despite the growth of Netflix, Amazon.com and other legal channels for watching entertainment online, the volume of pirated movies, TV shows, music, books and video games online continues to grow at a rapid pace. The amount of bandwidth used for...
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy's experiment with 'Dancing With the Stars' may soon be over

    Mirrorball Madness is back, baby! They waste no time going straight to the competitive routines after a brief welcome from Tom and Brooke following the opening number.   Brant Daugherty & Peta Murgatroyd Cha cha Brant describes himself as a "single...
  • 'Set Chopin Free' Kickstarter campaign surpasses its goal

    'Set Chopin Free' Kickstarter campaign surpasses its goal
    Chopin is free. His freedom -- technically his music's freedom -- comes courtesy of composer Aaron Dunn’s Kickstarter campaign: Raise $75,000 to record the complete works of the 19th century Polish romantic composer and offer them on Dunn’...
  • 9/22/2013-Plausible Deniability

    9/22/2013-Plausible Deniability
    The term was invented by the CIA during the Kennedy administration to protect the president. It means the spy agency would withhold information from the president to protect him should their dark dealings become public. In political campaigns, plausible...
  • Shaq meets Gov. Jerry Brown, hoists first lady overhead

    Shaq meets Gov. Jerry Brown, hoists first lady overhead
    The newest partial owner of the Sacramento Kings, Shaquille O’Neal, met with Gov. Jerry Brown in the state Capitol on Monday, a meeting that ended with the former Lakers star hoisting the governor’s wife above his head. But more on that...
  • End of Silk Road for drug users as FBI shuts down illicit website

    For two years, the FBI tracked the elusive founder of Silk Road, an Internet site that peddled heroin, ecstasy and every known type of prescription medication. The manhunt ended with the arrest of an unlikely suspect: Ross William Ulbricht, a 29-year-...
  • City Lights: What draws in kids? Fun, engaging fantasy

    City Lights: What draws in kids? Fun, engaging fantasy
    When I was a graduate student in creative writing, my classmates hewed mostly to predictable topics: dating, family bonds, drinking and clubbing. One day, though, a robust gentleman surprised us by handing out 20 stapled copies of a story he had written...