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  • 'What women want' category on 'Jeopardy' slammed for sexism

    'What women want' category on 'Jeopardy' slammed for sexism
    .@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...
  • Charlotte Maguire: Medical pioneer blended love into work ethic

    Charlotte Maguire: Medical pioneer blended love into work ethic
    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,...
  • Best Board Games

    Best Board  Games
        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...
  • IndieCade pushes gaming industry buttons by promoting alternatives

     
    THE PLAYER Gaming culture today stands at a crossroads. Games are regularly being studied and critiqued as the cultural force […]...
  • Cory Doctorow talks up ‘In Real Life’ and Wang, feels down over gamergate

     
    Cory Doctorow’s short story, “Anda’s Game,” was released in 2004, but it’s only become more relevant in the past decade. […]...
  • 'Algorithms' sheds light on blind teen chess players

    'Algorithms' sheds light on blind teen chess players
    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...
  • Oberweis faces uphill battle to unseat Durbin

     Oberweis faces uphill battle to unseat Durbin
    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...
  • Making video games in Baltimore with Sid Meier

    Making video games in Baltimore with Sid Meier
    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...
  • Elfrid Payton Jr. brings a calm competitiveness to the Magic backcourt

    Elfrid Payton Jr. brings a calm competitiveness to the Magic backcourt
    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...
  • First Keystone Community Bank becomes a partner and other company news

    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...
  • Q&A: Baltimore native Jada Pinkett Smith revels in villainy on 'Gotham'

    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'...