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  • Wikipedia plans protest blackout today

    NEW YORK (AP) — Don't be surprised if you can't find Wikipedia today. The online encyclopedia's English language website is down until midnight. The 24-hour blackout is to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress. The Stop...
  • Dustin Wong will make your dream into music

    Dustin Wong will make your dream into music
    Dreaming — that crazy thing (Wikipedia is blocked today out of SOPA/PIPA disgust so that's the best you get) that leads to winning lotto numbers, religious awakenings, new crushes and generally freaked-out, what-just-happened reactions — is...
  • Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk

    Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk
    A couple of controversial, Internet piracy bills in Congress have pit the tech industry against the music business, even independents. In a statement sent out early Wednesday afternoon, A2IM, the largest trade organization of independent musicians and...
  • Perry Hall: Groundhog's prediction casts a shadow on our weather

    As the last days of January go by, no snow has accumulated in the Perry Hall/Kingsville neighborhoods. While snow lovers and students yearn for sledding and days off from school, the rest of us quietly rejoice with the passing of each snowless day. I...
  • Senior Circles: Jung's theories give meaning to an aging population

    When I was in college, many moons ago, I remember studying Carl Jung (1875-1961), a Swiss psychiatrist who was the founder of analytical psychology, in a cosmology class and again in a child development course. As a point of information, "Cosmology is the...
  • North Harford seniors celebrate 2012 graduation

    North Harford seniors celebrate 2012 graduation
    Wednesday night started with laughs at North Harford High School's Class of 2012 graduation, with remarks about the impending apocalypse predicted for the end of this year. Class President Shelby Morris kicked off the evening, joking about there being no...
  • Walters joins crowdsourcing trend with 'Public Property'

    Walters joins crowdsourcing trend with 'Public Property'
    It's entirely possible that one of the august and influential guest curators for "Public Property," the summer exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, was none other than your plumber. Ditto for your postal carrier and your daughter's softball...
  • Dog's fur to make puppy pajamas

    Being a dog person, I'm not much on using the expression "cat's fur to make kitten britches" when I want to be dismissive of someone's question. I've long been fascinated by the concept, though. My interest in the subject was renewed over the holidays...
  • With deviled eggs, restaurants find a slice of heaven

    With deviled eggs, restaurants find a slice of heaven
    When Irene Smith took over Baltimore's Woman's Industrial Kitchen last fall, she was determined to return it to its rightful place as a lunchroom where American home cooking is celebrated. What better way to do that, she thought, than to restore the...
  • Friday Buffet: Speculative details on the next PlayStation, 'Assassin's Creed 3' mania and 'fake geek girls'

    Friday Buffet: Speculative details on the next PlayStation, 'Assassin's Creed 3' mania and 'fake geek girls'
    News Roundup •••• According to Kotaku, the next PlayStation is codenamed "Orbis," it will be out next year and will not be friendly to used games or PlayStation 3 games. No word on if it blocks the door to your house and collects a...
  • Business briefs: Bonnie Heneson Communications receives two 2012 Apex Awards of Excellence

    The Young Professionals Network of Howard County, a program of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce, renewed the annual sponsorship agreement with Lakeview Title Co., a firm based in Columbia. YPN also receives sponsorship from the Columbia Association,...
  • Sham editing at Wikipedia

    Connoisseurs of nonsense will enjoy the latest example of fatuity at Wikipedia.* Philip Roth discovers that a Wikipedia entry on his novel The Human Stain says that the principal character is based on the late Anatole Broyard. This is not so, and Mr. Roth...