The St. Louis Area Foodbank knows that hunger really isn't a laughing matter, but that doesn't mean we can't laugh for its benefit. For the second annual Hunger is No Laughing Matter event, comedian John Mulaney will be at The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-726-6161), Saturday ... More >>
Fernando Tatis. Mention those two words to any St. Louis Cardinals fan worth his/her salt, and you'll transport them back fourteen years to an April ballgame in Los Angeles. Tatis, the Cardinals third baseman, had already hit one grand slam off Dodgers pitcher Chan Ho Park in the third inning when h ... More >>
Frances Madeson was a Missouri girl who moved to New York City. After her marriage ended, she left the big, bad city and moved to Farmington in Madison County, about an hour and a half south of St. Louis, where she set up a business writing letters and resumes for the good country people. Soon enou ... More >>
Mario is a versatile video game character. In his long career in the digital world, Mario raced go-karts, fought adversaries in hand-to-hand combat and even got kidnapped to teach kids about geography. Yet Nintendo's plumber extraordinaire may have inadvertently been a trailblazer in the realm of v ... More >>
Wikipedia's decision to black out on Wednesday in support of the efforts against SOPA and PIPA hurt a lot of demographics--high schoolers looking for paraphrases to paraphrase, search engine optimizers who kind of hoped Wikipedia would be shut down, people who needed an episode guide for A Mi ... More >>
Fox 2The "enemies" list with "Chad Garrison" and "Kristen" in the center, below Post-It notes with the names of Ohlsen's ex-wife, her divorce attorney and others.On Wednesday, KTVI Fox 2 aired evidence seized from the downtown loft of accused Clayton bomber, Milton "Skip" Ohlsen, that confirms de ... More >>
Hanna-BarberaRosie the Robot lures the Jetsons with delcious food.You know it's just a matter of time before the robots take over, and they're developing skills to make their coups so clean we'll gladly follow them anywhere. The robots are making breakfast. An American robot named James, ... More >>
As reported yesterday, several giant egg farms are testifying before Congress after last month's massive salmonella recall. Also testifying - several people sickened in the outbreak, including a 77-year-old Colorado grandmother who nearly died from salmonella-related septic shock. Despite not being ... More >>
St. Louis-based design shop, Bing!, last week filed suit against Microsoft over the software giant's use of the name Bing for its new search engine. The suit filed in St. Louis Circuit Court alleges "trademark infringement, unfair competition, and tortious interference with business expectancy." www ... More >>
Yesterday Google made the the beta version of the Chrome Web browser available for Mac and Linux users. This is almost exactly a year after the browser was launched (in beta) for Windows. Why the long delay? Nobody knows. It's very likely the case that Google was concentrating its efforts at aimi ... More >>
It takes photos, plays music and video, you can browse the web, it even catches criminals. What can't the iPhone do? Not much, apparently. Apple's iPhone store has been an incredible success -- 2.4 billion worth of success. Proving that the iPhone is way more than just a phone. It's the worlds first ... More >>
Milton H. "Skip" OhlsenMilton H. "Skip" Ohlsen is in federal custody awaiting sentencing on weapons and bank fraud charges. As has been reported in recent days, Ohlsen is also a person of interest in the bombing that hurt attorney John Gillis last year. No charges have been filed in that case. So ... More >>
Photo by Marcin Wichary via FlickrIt'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 >>
Unreal talks to a dominatrix and gets schooled in sherlocking.
The Mexican calls out Romney and explains how to type in Spanish.
Mass Effect is riveting — and a bit aggravating, too.
Does Halo 3 live up to its billing?
A promising glimpse of the next Halo.
Chest Hair (self-released)
6600 Clayton Road
How much should it cost Internet radio operators like Jim and Wanda Atkinson to satisfy your cravings for streaming rock & roll?
The five biggest attention-getters at E3.
The Xbox Live Arcade is a high-tech twist on the old-fashioned coin-op.
Barbarians, brain-eaters, and beagles round out the best of 2005.
Microsoft's Xbox 360 fires the first shot in the next-gen console war.
Barbarians, brain-eaters and beagles round out the best of 2005
Microsoft's Xbox 360 fires the first shot in the next-gen console war
Perfect Dark Zero isn't a bull's-eye, but it hits the target.
Chris Browne's bowling documentary has gloom to spare
We try to track down Jerry Berger, investigate what Carnahan is doing on the Flipside and learn about a Cosmological Flight Machine; plus, Bill Haas dishes the dirt and Unreal gets schooled at a "Rock, Paper, Scissors" tourney
Week of July 7, 2004
Don't let the Lou become the sole property of Bloosiers; plus, we try to go on a wholesome date (to Mel's new movie, perhaps?), visit one of the few remaining typewriter stores, learn a thing or two about balls and make some super suggestions for Lambert
Week of October 8, 2003
The music industry says online piracy's killing the biz. Stan Liebowitz says otherwise.
The music industry says online piracy's killing the biz. A UTD prof says it ain't.
Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines and lands in familiar terrain
Week of November 14, 2001
At 28, Spuds has become a cybersage for the young and the reckless. Now he's gone straight.
A simple, happy message helped him become the nation's favorite preacher. Thanks to a Popsicle-slick PR machine and a talent for dodging tough questions, we've forgotten what Billy Graham is really all about.
The Internet is changing distance learning -- and higher education
Influential electronic-music pioneer Morton Subotnick appears as part of UM-St. Louis's art and technology conference
Grease evolves into a figure-skating show with Nancy Kerrigan as Sandy