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  • Most famous physicist ever? Readers disagree

     
    If you were asked to name "probably the most famous physicist ever," whom would you choose? Sir Isaac Newton? His theories of gravity and motion were groundbreaking. Albert Einstein? His Theory of General Relativity changed our fundamental understanding...
  • You're so nauseously nice: Getting Insulted by Authors

     
    Somewhere in New York this week, Bill Ryan might be found standing in line after an author's reading, waiting his turn for a few words and a signature. While some people get nervous waiting to speak to an author, Ryan......
  • Music review: Rolf Riehm's 'Hawking' gets U.S. premiere at Monday Evening Concert

     
    Mark Swed reviews the U.S. premiere of Rolf Riehms "Hawking" given by Monday Evening Concerts...
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Wednesday, April 13

     
    It's the last day of the regular season and the Orlando Magic host the Indiana Pacers tonight, but most of the Internet's attention is already focused on the playoffs. In today's links we get into Dwight Howard's attitude, a Magic free-throw shooting...
  • Ken Burns, Steve Martin and the cosmos coming to PBS' fall lineup

     
    Banjos! Speakeasies! Ken Burns! Steve Martin! An epic exploration of space and time! They're all coming to PBS' fall season, the network announced Monday. And they'll probably make you smarter than watching your 10th "Two and a Half Men" rerun.......
  • Kirk Cameron on Stephen Hawking's 'free pass' -- 'Like bullying a blind man'

     
    The latest celebrity feud comes to us courtesy of Kirk Cameron. And by "celebrities," we mean Mike Seaver and a cosmologist....
  • Stephen Hawking: Heaven is a fairy story

     
    The Washington Post's On Faith blog asked its panelists for their thoughts on Stephen Hawking's interview with the UK Guardian that he rejects the idea of heaven, calling it a ‘fairy story' for people afraid to die. Hawking also wrote in his 2010...
  • SNERD - June 15, 2011

  • Michael Graves improves the dust pan

    Michael Graves improves the dust pan
    Some people get all ga-ga over movie stars and sports celebrities. Not me. The fact that someone has a fetching way or can hurl a ball through a hoop from 50 feet does not impress me in the least. Genius, however, gets me every time. Given a choice of...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Telling turkey trivia

    Thursday is Thanksgiving. You probably knew that. But how is that possible? I Googled Albert Einstein, Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking, and not one of them said anything about time and space being compressed between Halloween and New Year's. But I'm...
  • Trivia

    Trivia
    Denise Crosby was originally cast to play Counselor Troi, and Marina Sirtis was cast as a security chief named Lt. Macha Hernandez. Shortly before filming the pilot, the two switched roles and the security chief's name was changed to Lt. Natasha Yar. ----...
  • Know the measures before you vote

    As the campaign season gets into full swing, the League of Women Voters would like to urge voters to step back from the ads and hype and look carefully at the measures on your ballot. Here are some good tips to use when deciding how you might vote on each...