Barry Manilow did not write his hit "I Write the Songs."
Or should I say rockbots? Yesterday I wrote a bit about Al-Jazari, the 12th-century inventor of musical robots, and today I wanted to pay tribute to the modern-day descendants of his genius.
As I've mentioned before, my spelling bee dreams died in the Lakeview Elementary School cafeteria in 1989. But that hasn't soured me on the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Eward Leedskalnin was born in Riga, Latvia in 1887. He was a small man, around five and a half feet tall and barely 100 pounds, but he built a castle by himself completely out of coral.
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May 2009Â has been a very busy month. The first half of it was spent getting the next issue of our print magazine into shape.
Decoding antiquity: Eight scripts that still can't be read. The science of decoding ancient languages is both tantalizing and frustrating.
Yesterday's backyard fun videos ended with some extreme ball jousting. This compelled me to seek out other joust videos, displaying equal or greater amounts of carnage.
So...let's say you have an old modem, but you want to get on the web. Sucks to be you, 56k dialup is painfully slow, end of story -- right? Well, normally that'd be the case.
Yes, Wallace & Gromit fans, there is such a thing as Stinking Bishop.
One of the things I really loved about L.A. is how easy it is to transport yourself to a totally different environment.
Hollywood test audiences are always giving low ratings to movies with depressing endings, sending them back to the editing room for a little "cheering up." But it's not just the grainy
Traditional schools "“ with their lectures, homework, and report cards "“ aren't for everyone. Here are five alternative approaches to education.
5. Gary Gygax, the father of role playing
It's getting increasingly rare to see a consumer making a retail store purchase with cash; plastic (either credit or debit) seems the preferred method in this day and age.