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    October 14, 2014

    Riverfront Times Seeks Assistant Art Director

    Riverfront Times has an immediate opening for an assistant art director. This person will produce sophisticated and vibrant layouts for the print and online versions of the paper, produce and supervise interactive and multimedia features for riverfronttimes.com, organize and manage digital assets, a ... More >>

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    August 6, 2013

    MO HealthNet Division Sends Private Info of 1,300 People to Wrong Addresses Over 2 Years

    Between October 16, 2011 and June 7, 2013, government officials with the MO HealthNet Division accidentally sent the personal information of more than 1,300 people to the wrong addresses. That is according to the Missouri Department of Social Services, which is, under federal and state privacy laws, ... More >>

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    July 31, 2013

    New App Aims to Reduce Food Waste By Trading Leftovers With Strangers

    Over at Gut Check, we often eat anything and everything, but sometimes, even we get full. So we box up our leftovers in some handy tupperware (or not -- there may or may not be a half-eaten Imo's pizza on our counter right now) and throw it in the fridge. But what is a food-lover to do when you just ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013
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    July 10, 2013

    Want Local Fresh Produce? There's an App for That

    Mizzou faculty and students have developed a smartphone app to help Missourians find local, in-season fruits and vegetables. The app, called Seasonal and Simple, is based off the print version already put out by MU Extension. A digital version will obviously help when you're actually out looking for ... More >>

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    May 16, 2013

    Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! RFT Seeks Editorial Assistant

    Updated June 4th: This position has been filled. Riverfront Times is seeking applications for an Editorial Assistant to keep our Editorial Department running smoothly. Candidates should: - Be detail-minded. - Possess excellent communications and writing skills. - Possess a knack for organizing ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    Schnucks Apologizes for Hackers, Suggests Customers Get New Credit Cards (VIDEO)

    If you shopped at Schnucks between December and March and are still using the same credit card, you may want to get a new one. Or at the very least, watch your statements and notify your bank of suspicious charges. So says Scott Schnuck, in yet another video apology for the massive security breach ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    St. Louis Developer Creates Video Game You Draw and Play

    Is the ability to create your own video game worth $100,000? Robin Rath is betting that you'll think so. Rath, a St. Louis web designer and serial entrepreneur, is the mad scientist behind Pixel Press, a mobile app that lets you draw, play and share your own video game. Through his software company ... More >>

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    February 28, 2013

    We Test the ICP "Juggalo Locator" App, for the Sake of Journalism

    While perusing Insane Clown Posse's Twitter timeline, like a person does, I came across something interesting: our favorite rap clowns announced a new update to their official smartphone app, which I didn't even know existed. For the advancement of pop journalism and human knowledge in general, I he ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    Cows Overheating in the Drought? There's an App for That

    Researchers at the University of Missouri are about to release an incredibly handy little app for farmers, given the fact that the state's been declared a certified agricultural disaster area because of weeks of extreme heat. "Thermal Aid" is a new app for smartphones which can help farmers calcula ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    Yoko Ono's New iPhone App, #smilesfilm, Aims to Capture Every Smile in the World

    Yoko Ono's new iPhone app, #smiles film, was released this week and with it comes an opportunity for fans to participate in Ono's latest art project. Yoko Ono famously won John Lennon's heart when he attended one of her art shows and he saw that she was presenting a positive message. Once LennOno b ... More >>

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    May 10, 2012
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    December 29, 2011

    Job Opportunity at Riverfront Times

    ​Riverfront Times is still seeking applications for an Editorial Assistant to keep our Editorial Department running smoothly. Candidates should: - Be detail-minded.- Possess excellent communications and writing skills.- Possess a knack for organizing and following through on complex projects.- ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011

    Wouldn't You Like to Work for RFT?

    ​​Riverfront Times has an immediate opening for an Editorial Assistant to keep our Editorial Department running smoothly. Candidates should: - Be detail-minded. - Possess excellent communications and writing skills. - Possess a knack for organizing and following through on complex project ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    iTunes Store, Wired Praise "Best Of" App

    ​Allow us to pat ourselves on the back for just a sec' after iTunes just named our "Best of" iPhone app as one of its five best travel apps of the year in its "Rewind" list. Wired also gave the app praise, writing that it's "what Yelp would be if only the cool kids could post reviews" and "provide ... More >>

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    December 6, 2011

    Report: Hackers Steal Credit-Card Info from Restaurant Depot

    ​According to a report posted last night to Gawker, Russian hackers gained access to the credit-card information of customers at Restaurant Depot, the restaurant-supply store with locations nationwide, including at 6445 Manchester Avenue in St. Louis.The source for Gawker's report is, of all thing ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011

    Internet Filter for Missouri Schools Censored LGBT Websites

    The Trevor Project was one of at least 23 LGBT issue sites blocked by Netsweeper.​Internet security software used by dozens of school districts in Missouri censored students from accessing websites dealing with LGBT issues. The Missouri Research & Education Network (MOREnet), a division of the ... More >>

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    June 7, 2011

    BuzzE: Has Local Entrepreneur Brett Rosen Created the New Facebook?

    Image viaNew social networking iPhone app BuzzE shows users potential friends nearby.​In May 2010, Brett Rosen walked into a San Francisco restaurant and noticed that almost everyone sitting at the bar was fiddling with a smartphone. That's when he got the idea. If people at a bar are going to ... More >>

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    May 25, 2011

    Missouri School Illegally Censoring the Internet, Draws ACLU Attention

    Don't tread on my access to health information.​Updated at 4:50 p.m. with comment from school district's attorney.Updated at 3:30 p.m. with comment from the school superintendent.A school district in central Missouri is illegally censoring the internet, the ACLU says, and the organization is deman ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011
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    March 24, 2011

    Check Out Our Brand New Best Of iPhone App

    ​Of course you know about our annual Best Of issue -- the RFT's guide to finding the best of everything in St. Louis. But what you may not know is that there's an app for that. With the brand-new Best Of app from Village Voice Media, you can read up on (and get location info for) all those hi ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011

    Check Out the RFT's New Best Of iPhone App

    ​Of course you know about our annual Best Of issue -- the RFT's guide to finding the best of everything in St. Louis. But what you may not know is that there's an app for that. With the brand-new Best Of app from Village Voice Media, you can read up on (and get location info for) all those hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Check Out The Brand New Best Of iPhone App

    ​Of course you know about our annual Best Of issue -- the RFT's guide to finding the best of everything in St. Louis. But what you may not know is that there's an app for that. With the brand-new Best Of app from Village Voice Media, you can read up on (and get location info for) all those hi ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Gut Check Modifies Commenting System

    And now for a brief peek behind the scenes at Gut Check International Headquarters: Beginning today, Gut Check and the other Riverfront Times blogs require readers to complete a "Captcha" field when leaving a comment. You have probably encountered this system on other websites. If not, all you have ... More >>

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    August 11, 2010
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    August 4, 2010
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    July 29, 2010

    Spamming Brothers from Mizzou Face Eight Years in Federal Clink [Updated]

    image via​There is justice in the world after all. After five years and eight million spam e-mails, two Mizzou alumni, brothers Amir and Osmaan Shah, have been convicted of jamming people's in-boxes with ads for cheap cameras and tooth-whiteners. (Perhaps there is a connection.) During their ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    Thomas Lowery: East Alton Man Guilty of Sharing Heinous Porn Collection on Limewire

    Limewire: The least disgusting Google image search related to this story.​Heaven knows there's been an epically disgusting porn collection or two (or two million) shared on the old Interwebz but it's hard to imagine anything more repulsive than the horde of filth accumulated and offered up for fre ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    Schlafly Beer's New iPhone App: A Gut Check Test Drive

    [Editor's note: Schlafly Beer debuted its smart-phone app last month, and we asked two Gut Check bloggers, Robin Wheeler and Andrew Veety, to take it for a spin. Below, their respective reviews.] Robin Wheeler's take: ​Everyone loves a good shiny thing. Press a button and receive yummy tidbi ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    Video: Justin Kockott, 19, Smashes Brand New iPad with Aluminum Baseball Bat

    ​Justin Kockott, a 19-year-old Pittsburgh high school student, is enjoying his fifteen minutes of Internet fame today after he smashed his $499 iPad with a baseball bat. If you were burned out by the hype over this latest Apple gadget, you're sure to enjoy this video. The LA Times intervi ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010

    Google Renames Itself Topeka = Bad News for St. Louis

    Happy April 1, a.k.a. April Fool's Day. In perhaps the best joke -- thus far -- today, the search engine Google has renamed itself after the Kansas City of Topeka. This is what you see today when you google, uh, Google.​So what's the deal with the name change, and why is it bad for us here in St. ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    CloudCamp STL Rolls into Town on Thursday

    CloudCamp is coming to St. Louis this Thursday. CloudCamp is a conference that's structured in a similar way to a BarCamp except that it's all about cloud computing. Cloud computing is basically running applications and using other IT resources over the Internet (the "cloud") rather than on your des ... More >>

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    October 12, 2009

    I'm guessing your password is 123456

    Phishing scams seem to have spiked in recent weeks on email systems like Hotmail and Gmail according to the BBC. A lists of thousands of usernames and passwords from Hotmail, Gmail and other services have been surfacing here and there around the Internet. This comes after a report in August from IBM ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    The Great Google Wave Spaz-Out of 09

    Photo by Sam Howzit via Flickr (creative commons attribution 2.0)​Last week Google sent out the first batch of 100,000 invites for their new collaboration product Google Wave, resulting in the most ridiculous jockeying for invites since Joost a couple of years back. Twitter went crazy with otherwi ... More >>

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    August 25, 2009

    Apple Name-Checks Highway Farty (Sorta)

    Unreal's got nothing against Apple, but we were briefly puzzled to see, amid the computer maker/geek cult's hype for the newest iteration of its OS X operating system, Snow Leopard, the highway sign for Interstate 64:​What could this mean?

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    August 7, 2009

    Ten Tech Releases to Look for this Fall

    Photo by Marcin Wichary via Flickr​It's August. The economy is bad. Things are slow, but technology marches on. In spite of the global economic slowdown, there will still be plenty of new high-tech products to look forward to this fall. A lot of them will actually be cheaper (even Apple has lowere ... More >>

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    July 20, 2009

    Google Continues its Quest for World Domination with Google Voice

    I finally got my Google Voice invite last week. Voice is Google's move into what has traditionally been the domain of the big telephone companies. The service is still in private beta, which means that you have to get an invite to try it out. It's very likely Google will roll out voice in a similar ... More >>

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    July 1, 2009

    Work for the RFT!

    Riverfront Times has an immediate opening for an Editorial Assistant to keep our Editorial Department running smoothly. Candidates should be: - Detail-minded.- Possess excellent communications and writing skills.- Possess a knack for organizing and following through on complex projects. This positi ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009

    Wouldn't You Like to Work for the RFT?

    Riverfront Times has an immediate opening for an Editorial Assistant to keep our Editorial Department running smoothly. Candidates should be: - Detail-minded.- Possess excellent communications and writing skills.- Possess a knack for organizing and following through on complex projects. This positio ... More >>

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    May 29, 2009

    The Verdict Is In: Hulu's Desktop Client is AWESOME!

    A few months back there was a little dust-up between Hulu and the makers of an Internet video desktop client called Boxee. Boxee is a great little application for navigating videos and other media on your computer or on the Internet onto an interface that's designed to be navigable from ac ... More >>

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    March 25, 2009
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    October 22, 2008
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    May 27, 2008
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    September 26, 2007
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    May 5, 2004

    Potato Peeled

    Who bumped Frank "Couch Potato" Weltner from the Internet? Blame it on the Jews.

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    December 12, 2001
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    January 3, 2001

    Hack Mentality

    At 28, Spuds has become a cybersage for the young and the reckless. Now he's gone straight.

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    November 15, 2000

    Village Person

    St. Louis art collector Gregg Smith shares his passion, the work of 1980s New York artists, in a new exhibition

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    March 8, 2000
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