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  • Unusual twins, 'momo' boys, delivered at GBMC

    Unusual twins, 'momo' boys, delivered at GBMC
    Brooks and Nolan Bauer, a rare set of "momo" twins, are finally home with their parents in White Marsh. "They were really premature, eight weeks early," Katie Bauer said Saturday, recounting the first time she saw her sons. "They told us they might be on...
  • 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...
  • December 26 - January 1 in nightlife: New Year's Eve, The Roots, Matisyahu

    December 26 - January 1 in nightlife: New Year's Eve, The Roots, Matisyahu
    Ah, it's finally here - December 31. Yes, the end of the year, but also that special night when Baltimore bars stay open all night long thanks to a wonderful, archaic state law. Later this week we'll put together a list of all (ok, most) of the bars...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Kourtney and Kim Take New York' recap: Season finale

    'Kourtney and Kim Take New York' recap: Season finale
    True story: I missed last week’s episode. That’s because I talked to my psychic. We had a vision… that Kim and Kris were going to break up. OK, fine, I didn’t have a vision at all. And neither did the psychic from last week's...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Is the show making up the rules as it goes?

    'The Voice' recap: Is the show making up the rules as it goes?
    If Monday's “The Voice” was a night of shock but little awe, Tuesday night was a night of crappy filler and little justification. After the merciless blow of instant eliminations, Christina Aguilera was called upon to defend herself for her...
  • 'The People's Platform' takes on the digital age of exploitation

    'The People's Platform' takes on the digital age of exploitation
    With every click, every tweet, every share, am I being exploited or am I taking advantage of the digital revolution? This is the question I kept asking myself as I read Astra Taylor's "The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the...
  • Adrianne Wadewitz dies at 37; helped diversify Wikipedia

    Adrianne Wadewitz dies at 37; helped diversify Wikipedia
    When Adrianne Wadewitz became a Wikipedia contributor 10 years ago she decided to use a pseudonym, certain that fellow scholars at Indiana University would frown on writing for the often-maligned "free encyclopedia that anyone can edit." But Wadewitz...