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  • Calendar

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  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    A Breath of Fresh Air: Plano East Senior Named One of America's Great Young Inventors

    Param Jaggi​Spend this morning learning how to convert carbon dioxide into oxygen -- by filtering it through algae, duh. Thanks, Param Jaggi! No, seriously. Thanks. The Plano East Senior High School senior's a genius. Says so right here, in the latest issue of Popular Science, in which he was name ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    This Week's Local History Lesson: Quentin Corley, Dallas Judge and Prosthetics Pioneer

    Library of Congress via FlickrThe late Dallas County Judge Quentin Corley, pictured here in 1916​It's been too long since we've published a photo from The Wayback Machine, so much thanks to the Friend of Unfair Park who was messing around on Flickr and found this gem amongst the treasures kept by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    UTD Prof Wants to Go Fast, Daddy

    The home page for Diandra Leslie-Pelecky's research group in the Department of Physics at The University of Texas at Dallas isn't altogether exciting -- though, late some nights, I will feel absolutely qualified to discuss the studying of nanostructured magnetic materials to understand their fundame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Chewing the Fat: Gettin' Friskie(s)

    When you're pouring out Fluffy's daily ration of Meow Mix, have you ever been tempted to try a bite? If the fancy does strike you, you'll be happy to know that Popular Science declares cat food safe for human consumption, though not exactly the basis for a nutritious diet. The ingredients--meat by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2008

    Clearly, It Ain't Easy Being Green

    The City of Dallas recently launched Green Dallas, the purpose of which is "building a greener city." Clearly, we needs to try just a little bit harder -- because of the four Texas cities on Popular Science's new list of "America's 50 Greenest Cities," Dallas ain't there. Austin is. Fort Worth is. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2007

    Review: Jonathan Coulton at Club Dada

    Club Dada was filled with cubicle drones who looked like they came straight from Chotchkies. I would venture to guess a lot of code went unwritten last night. The geeks gathered to see their king: Jonathan Coulton. You’ve heard the story by now: He used to write software, quit to play music full ... More >>

  • Music

    May 3, 2007

    It's a Badu World

    The rest of us just live in it

  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    Year of the Concept

    After Green Day, expect more American idiots