| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:22 AM
.@Jeopardy? For a "smart" show, you just got srsly stupid RT @DJRumspringa: ARE YOU SERIOUS @Jeopardy?? pic.twitter.com/LEZcSw8K5A #SexismIsUgly— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) September 29, 2014
What is a vacuum cleaner? What is Pilates? According...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:45 PM
In the early 20th century, a strict grandmother might have instructed her granddaughter not to play marbles with the boys.
She may have cited the root of her concern: It was not lady-like.
Such thought was typical for Charlotte Maguire's grandmother,...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:29 AM
I’m not expecting much readership today, so I’ll hold off on another Movie Quote Quiz.
Instead, in keeping with the way the holidays promote family activities, I’ll offer a list of the five best board games. This was inspired in...
| Oct 10, 2014
THE PLAYER Gaming culture today stands at a crossroads. Games are regularly being studied and critiqued as the cultural force […]...
| Oct 14, 2014
Cory Doctorow’s short story, “Anda’s Game,” was released in 2004, but it’s only become more relevant in the past decade. […]...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:20 PM
For the blind players in "Algorithms," chess is not just a mental game but a tactile one.
Sociologist Ian McDonald's first feature-length documentary profiles three Indian teen boys competing in blind chess tournaments and the mentor who's determined to...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:54 AM
When an audience member at a recent City Club of Chicago luncheon asked state Sen. Jim Oberweis if he planned to challenge U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, a fellow Republican, in 2016, the question drew nervous laughter from the crowd.
Oberweis, who is...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:59 AM
What does it take to make a video game?
The complicated answer to that question lies at the heart of a new exhibit at The Baltimore Museum of Industry titled “The Video Game Wizards – Transforming Science and Art into Games” that opens...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:20 PM
To understand Elfrid Payton Jr., just flash back to the night his Orlando Magic teammates pulled a prank on him.
Before a preseason game, Magic players assembled at their locker room entrance to jog onto the court together. Payton received a signal to...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:26 AM
First Keystone Community Bank becomes partner
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates recently announced that First Keystone Community Bank, a subsidiary of First Keystone Corporation, has become a part of their Independent Family of...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Riddle me this, riddle me that: Who's afraid of Fish Mooney's big bad bat?
Baseball bat, that is.
Answer: All of the classic Batman thugs. In Fox's new show "Gotham" (8 p.m. Mondays), Jada Pinkett Smith plays the bat-wielding, newcomer mob boss who'...