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  • America the boring [Commentary]

    America the boring [Commentary]
    America — arguably the world's most diverse, innovative, and surprising nation — is becoming a lot more predictable. And boring. According to the most recent Pew Research Poll on political polarization, Americans are becoming more...
  • Free personalized 3D bracelet from Google Made With Code project

    Free personalized 3D bracelet from Google Made With Code project
    Make a cute, personalized 3D bracelet compliments of Google's Made With Code project. You code the bracelet by picking words and a color and it will be made on a 3D printer. It takes a few minutes to figure out how to do it, which is the whole point...
  • Maryland's road to independence [Editorial]

    Maryland's road to independence  [Editorial]
    Within months of the first shots of what was to become America's Revolutionary War, Maryland mustered troops to join the Continental Army and help newly appointed general George Washington drive the British from Boston. But the willingness to support...
  • 'Everything I Never Told You' a moving tale of a dysfunctional family

    'Everything I Never Told You' a moving tale of a dysfunctional family
    "Everything I Never Told You," Celeste Ng's excellent first novel about family, love and ambition, opens with a death. Indeed, the demise of Lydia Lee, the teenage middle daughter of a Chinese American professor and his Virginia-born wife, is...
  • North Stonington Man Leaves $8 Million Endowment For Animal Welfare

    A nature-loving North Stonington man who died last fall left an $8 million legacy gift that will be used to establish a fund in his name to promote animal welfare and to protect the environment. Peter G. Letz was an avid outdoors enthusiast who loved...
  • The future of universities: The digital degree

    From Oxford's quads to Harvard Yard and many a steel and glass palace of higher education in between, exams are giving way to holidays. As students consider life after graduation, universities are facing questions about their own future. The higher-...
  • A Nobel laureate punctures the myth of the American 'golden age'

    Nobel economist Joseph E. Stiglitz has taken aim at the enduring and dangerous myth that the postwar years ushered in an American golden age of opportunity that can, or should, be recaptured today. In the current Politico Magazine, Stiglitz offers an...
  • Sacramento Kings unabashedly lean on madding analytic crowd

    Sacramento Kings unabashedly lean on madding analytic crowd
    Some of the smartest guys involved in the Sacramento Kings' draft decisions were in the room next door. One was a quantitative investment fund manager. Another was a Duke history major. A third was an IT strategy consultant. None of the five analytic-...
  • Aaron Swartz Documentary 'Internet's Own Boy' Set for June 27 Release

    FilmBuff and Participant Media have set a June 27 multiplatform release for "The Internet's Own Boy," the documentary on the late activist Aaron Swartz. Participant's television network Pivot will broacast the film later in 2014. The film is also...
  • Guitarist Tom Scholz Talks MP3s, Power Chords And Symphonic Rock

    Guitarist Tom Scholz Talks MP3s, Power Chords And Symphonic Rock
    Six albums in nearly 40 years: it's not what you'd call prolific. But just listen to those albums — the layered guitar lines on "Piece of Mind," the Brad Delp's vocals on "Hitch a Ride," or pick your favorite spot — and you might agree the...
  • Dance legend Dianne Walker comes to Tap Fest

    Veteran tap dancer Dianne Walker calls them "the sound of joy" — the signature click, clacks, taps and shuffles of tap dancing. "When the foot hits the floor with the metal tap, you have created a sound," Walker says. "It's all about playing with...