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  • New York Times Issues Response to Wikipedia Plagiarism Charge

    New York Times Issues Response to Wikipedia Plagiarism Charge
    Jul 31 (TheWrap.com) - The New York Times issued a response Wednesday to claims that one of its writers, Carol Vogel, had plagiarized a passage from Wikipedia. In a note from an editor at the newspaper, it was determined that the opening paragraph in one of her articles “improperly used specific language and details from a Wikipedia article without attribution.”
  • South Florida teen wins 'Jeopardy!' semifinal

    He named the salted fish delicacy found only in the Mediterranean: the anchovy. He identified the author of the words "All Gaul is divided into three parts": Julius Caesar. And he named the playwright who created the Norwegian manor Rosmersholm: Ibsen....

    'Lifeloggers' exhibit captures beauty of everyday life

    'Lifeloggers' exhibit captures beauty of everyday life
    Currently on view at the Elmhurst Art Museum is an exhibition of artists who obsessively register the stuff of daily life, from the colors of parking lots to a person's location on the planet, all the items packed for a trip, the points of numbness on a...

    Truth has not got its boots on

    Writing at the Daily Dot, EJ Dickson confesses to perpetrating a fraud: planting a false entry in Wikipedia about the Amelia Bedelia children's books saying that the character is based on a maid in Cameroon. She was, she concedes, stoned at the time and...

    Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats

    Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats
    Political enemies of President Obama have pretty much been calling for his impeachment since shortly after he took the oath of office in 2009. But this month, the volume of impeachment chatter rose a few notches, goosed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah...