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  • 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...
  • Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals

    Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals
    When Google bought Waze, it wasn't just buying a startup -- it was also buying a highly engaged community of users willing to provide real-time traffic information. And that community is key to Google's effort to stave off rival mapping apps, namely...
  • 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,...
  • 'Kill Your Darlings' trailer: Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg

    'Kill Your Darlings' trailer: Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg
    In most modern narratives, the story of the Beats began when Allen Ginsberg first read "Howl" to rapturous audiences, when his poetic evocation of youth gone wrong and hope and rebellion and power and gay love was banned and became famous. That was in...
  • 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...
  • Savage Love: Noise Makers

    Savage Love: Noise Makers
    My question is one of etiquette. My lesbian wife and I live in an apartment. The noise pollution between flats can be pretty bad. Anyone who lives in the building is aware of this, and keeping noise down after certain hours is a common courtesy. I wouldn'...