| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:06 PM
Video games have come a long way since the days of Mario rescuing a princess from Bowser and Pac-Man chasing after power pellets while avoiding his ghostly foes.
In the last 15 years, video games have evolved into a story-telling medium, no longer...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:57 PM
No shortage of books has been written about the Titanic disaster in 1912. Yet none, perhaps, is more intriguing than this little known-book by a man named Morgan Robertson. Robertson tells the story in chilling detail, the shortage of lifeboats, the icy...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:01 AM
To the millions of Americans unable to find work, to college graduates who can't get a job and are living with their parents, to the underemployed who are working at jobs far below their skill set and experience, and to those who have given up looking for...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:43 AM
In 2011, the Siena College Research Institute asked 238 presidential scholars to again rank presidents.
This was the fifth time for such evaluation and included the incumbent president. President Franklin Roosevelt was given the honor of first place,...
| Apr 29, 2012
In the worlds of myth and literature, plenty of figures have had their "lost" years. There are, to name a few, Sherlock Holmes (after the plunge from Reichenbach Falls), the wizard Merlin (was he imprisoned in a cave or was he killed?), Shakespeare...
| May 6, 2012
| 8:15 AM
With Mother’s Day on the horizon, it was an early gift for many of author Anna Quindlen’s fans as she communed with her Chicago peeps in these early days of a national book tour for her newly published memoir, “Lots of Candles, Plenty of...
| May 31, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The Westport Library seems to hold more author events than anyone else in the area. This week we've got a couple we recommend checking out. Monday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. Journalist and author Gary Weiss will talk about his new book Ayn Rand Nation: The...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:56 PM
McConnellsburg High School on Thursday graduated a small, but mighty senior class that was active in academic organizations, athletics, charities and musical pursuits.
Middle/High School Principal Todd Beatty reminded the 54 graduates of his words to...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
| Sep 23, 2012
Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate has ramped up interest in the author/philosopher Ayn Rand.
Ryan is backing away from her these days, mostly because of her atheism and other inconvenient social views, but he has proclaimed more...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I've been dating this guy for about a month. He's super awesome, super sweet, lots of fun, and a pretty good match for my personality. There's just this one little thing that has been causing me great anxiety. He's got no money and doesn't seem at all...
| Dec 17, 2011
Robert Reich has worked in a lot of big white buildings -- in the Senate, as an intern to Robert F. Kennedy; in the office of then-Solicitor General Robert Bork; in the Ford and Carter administrations; and as labor secretary to President Clinton. Now...