Science and Technology

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    SLU: Prof. Matthew Hall Criticizes Lawrence Biondi; Trustees Call Him Immature Liar

    Over the past month, we've reported on the latest controversies of Saint Louis University, first with the high-profile resignation of the theology chair and most recently with the departure of the interim law dean over inappropriate comments. At the center of much of the conflict at SLU is Father La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Megaupload Goes Down: Five Lost Music-Stealing Technologies

    It's true: Megaupload has been gone an entire week, and for the millions of people who used the site because they like their totally legal for-pay cloud storage to come equipped with fake download links and massive flash banner ads I'm sure things have been difficult. For copyright holders, massiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    St. Louis to Get Hotter, Wetter, NRDC Report Says

    Floods, like the one that took acres of farmland along the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers this spring, will become even more common, the NRDC warns.​A new report from the National Resources Defense Council predicts all sorts of holy hell triggered by climate change, and St. Louis is ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 7, 2009

    Expect the Unexpected

    Who knew crappy cameras were so much fun?

  • Home Entertainment

    December 13, 2006

    Wii Love It

    Nintendo finally gets 1-Up on the competition.

  • News

    November 22, 2006

    You Play, They Pay

    How much should it cost Internet radio operators like Jim and Wanda Atkinson to satisfy your cravings for streaming rock & roll?

  • News

    September 13, 2006


    Sonny Trimble's grave undertaking: unearthing the victims of Saddam's slaughter.

  • Dining

    August 30, 2006

    Ziyad Brand Pickled Lemon

    International Grocery
    1811 West Main Street
    Carbondale, Illinois 62901

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2006
  • News

    August 23, 2006

    The Heat Is On

    St. Louis cops are on the prowl for a ring of air-conditioner thieves.

  • Music

    August 2, 2006

    Beat Happenings

    Music news you can use

  • News

    May 10, 2006

    Soup, Sandwich and Censorship

    "Questionable" material is filtered off the menu at Saint Louis Bread Co.

  • News

    March 15, 2006

    Art Attack

    Stand clear: A young St. Louis sculptor named Moses has entered the building

  • News

    January 11, 2006

    Sweet and Lo-Fi

    Bill Streeter's vlog is how others see us

  • News

    November 9, 2005

    Cell Block

    Missouri scientists fear embryonic research may remain embryonic

  • Calendar

    October 26, 2005

    Love Park

    Mr. Night and Ms. Day grab iPods for an iPopping tour of Forest Park

  • Music

    June 29, 2005

    Head Over Feet

    We sip java with Alanis, investigate podcasting and figure out what those concert tickets are really worth

  • News

    April 20, 2005

    If Billboards Could Talk

    Weve got the inaugural edition of If Billboards Could Talk, advice for brides-to-be and some insight about what the future holds for the SLPD's forensics lab. Plus, our blogger of the week has a sweet side.

  • Music

    September 15, 2004

    The Toasters

    Friday, September 17; Creepy Crawl

  • News

    June 23, 2004

    History-Making Flight

    The X Prize is back on the map

  • News

    May 12, 2004

    Get Poked, Get Paid

    Clinical drug trials offer good money, comfy dorms -- and sometimes even a free buzz. But beware: They're gonna suck your blood like Dracula.

  • Music

    February 25, 2004

    iPod, youPod

    Digital music lets us carry our personalities in our pockets

  • News

    February 11, 2004

    Peer-to-Peer Pressure

    Wash. U. students find a way around their Kazaa conundrum

  • Music

    June 4, 2003
  • Film

    April 30, 2003

    Film Openings

    Week of April 30, 2003

  • Film

    March 26, 2003


    Week of March 26, 2003

  • Film

    March 19, 2003


    Week of March 19, 2003

  • Film

    March 12, 2003


    Week of March 12, 2003

  • Film

    March 5, 2003


    Week of March 5, 2003

  • Film

    February 26, 2003


    Week of February 26, 2003

  • Film

    February 19, 2003


    Week of February 19, 2003

  • Music

    July 31, 2002

    Caught in the Web

    Internet-only radio stations take a beating

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2002

    Go Holmes

    Court TV brings forensic fun to town

  • Music

    April 24, 2002

    Air Piracy

    Internet-only radio faces a shaky future thanks to the grasping hands of the Recording Industry Association of America

  • Culture

    April 3, 2002

    Atom Smash

    Wash U. brings to town Michael Frayn's Tony-winning Copenhagen and with it an intellectual cornucopia

  • News

    August 8, 2001


    Week of August 8, 2001

  • News

    June 27, 2001

    Going Ape

    Suzy the Chimp is dead, her teenage killer faces charges and there's bad blood all around

  • News

    June 13, 2001

    Power Play

    California's troubles slowed deregulation here, but Ameren is preparing to turn up the juice

  • News

    April 18, 2001


    Week of April 18, 2001

  • Calendar

    December 13, 2000

    Star Chamber

    Who knew that a local junior high commanded such an amazing view?

  • Calendar

    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

  • Calendar

    August 16, 2000

    Star Trek Starts Here

    Over the moon for the International Space Station

  • Calendar

    November 24, 1999


    An ambitious new book chronicles the glorious sights of the Apollo missions

  • News

    November 17, 1999


    "Nevermore," quoth the Missouri Botanical Garden

  • Calendar

    August 25, 1999


    A new exhibit of some very old mummies at the Washington University Gallery of Art

  • News

    July 21, 1999
  • News

    April 14, 1999
  • News

    January 6, 1999

    Arianna's Comet

    Well, it was almost her comet. Turned out to be a galaxy instead. But "there's still more space to search."

  • News

    January 6, 1999

    Gigs -- and Gigabytes -- for Grads

    The job market for information-technology grads is hot, but you'd better hone your people skills as well if you want to be really cool

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