George Orwell's predictions in his dystopian classic 1984 seem more apt for 2014 than the titular year. The scale and scope of our intelligence agencies suggest that Big Brother is well and truly with us. Our corruption of the English language in social media is more than reminiscent of newspeak (LO ... More >>
Chesterfield twelve-year-old Molly Gier is one of fifteen preteens selected by Jeopardy! producers to take part in the program's annual "Kids Week" competition. A press release Daily RFT received last week calls Gier one of "the nation's brightest ten to twelve-year-olds" and bills the show as "a ce ... More >>
Nick Yozamp on television Friday afternoon. He won $100,000 during the college week for Jeopardy!It will be quite awhile before Nick Yozamp is ever in jeopardy of missing a rent payment.The 20-year-old biology major at Washington University has just won the 2010 Jeopardy! College Championship and ... More >>
It's been a while since our last update on Saint Louis University associate professor Joe Webb and his Internet alter-ego "Dr. Wizard." Last November we told you how Webb's online advice column for college students, dr-wizard.com, was all the rage with undergraduates -- earning the author a column i ... More >>
And no help from the crowd
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.