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  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Naughty List: Missouri Ranks 5th in the U.S. for Longest Duration During Sex

    Big data has hit the bedroom. Our tantric trysts have earned Missouri a fifth place spot on a state-by-state ranking of how long it takes to have sex. With an average duration time of four minutes and 22 seconds, Missouri comes in just behind No. 4 South Carolina and before No. 6 Michigan.

  • Film

    January 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • 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

    May 1, 2013

    Jenna Fischer, Murphy Lee, Joe Buck and More Lend Their Voices to Citygarden

    Since its opening four years ago, Citygarden has become a must-see St. Louis destination. Now the downtown sculpture park is worth a listen, too. See also: - Jenna Fischer Defends Imo's Pizza - Jon Hamm Brags About St. Louis Cardinals Today Citygarden unveiled an iPhone app that offers -- among ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    University of Central Missouri Mathematician Discovers Largest Prime Number

    Curtis Cooper, a math professor at the University of Central Missouri, has discovered the world's largest prime number. Wait a minute, you say. Aren't numbers eternal and always sort of...there? Well, yes, but primes are special. As you may recall from basic math, they're numbers that have no fact ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    May 10, 2012
  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Food TV and Cooking Channel Ban Shark Meat

    Image via​Food Network and Cooking Channel have pulled all recipes with shark meat from their websites and will no longer feature shark on any of their shows. Food Network and Cooking Channel's shark removal was prompted when 31,000 people signed a petition at Change.org in ten days, decryin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    ACLU Sues Missouri School District for Blocking Student Access to LGBT Websites

    ​Last week we told you about how Internet software used by dozens of school districts in Missouri blocked student access to websites dealing with gay, lesbian and transgender issues. Now the ACLU of Eastern Missouri has sued one of those districts, which it says refuses to lift the block for its s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    August 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    How Big is the Gulf Oil Spill in Comparison to St. Louis?

    Pretty damn big, as this Google Earth mock-up reveals:That's an oil spill, not a Rorschach test.​Thee map reflects the size -- about 2,500 square miles -- of the Deepwater Horizon spill as of May 6. The leak is still gushing out at least 200,000 gallons of crude oil per day with no end in sight as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Mac Users Get Google Chrome (Finally)

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Zhu Zhu Pets Big Hit on Cyber Monday

    ​It's a good time to be an owner/investor in the St. Louis-based toy company Cepia LLC. Internet searches for the company's Zhu Zhu Pets is off the charts today -- Cyber Monday -- the biggest online shopping day of the year. By late this morning Google labeled Zhu Zhu Pets as "on fire" after thous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    Oh iPhone! Is there Anything You CAN'T Do?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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?

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Become a True Baseball Nerd in One Easy Step!

    Every year, the day after the All Star Game in the host city, there takes place an event which is, in my ever so humble opinion, quite a bit more interesting that the game itself. The Annual Symposium on Statistics in Sports is just what it sounds like- a gathering of some of the biggest nerds you'v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    June Phone Showdown: Palm Pre vs. Apple iPhone

    June is turning out to be a big month for gadget geeks. Last week Palm finally released its much anticipated new phone, the Pre which looks a lot like an iPhone with a slide out keyboard. It's no surprise, some of the same engineers who designed the first iPhone also worked on the Pre. Right now it' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • News

    October 22, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 27, 2008
  • News

    May 16, 2007

    Christian Schaeffer Must Go!

    Doesn't that dude like anything?

  • News

    May 10, 2006

    Soup, Sandwich and Censorship

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

  • News

    May 5, 2004

    Potato Peeled

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

  • Film

    February 18, 2004

    Series/Festivals

    Week of February 18, 2004

  • News

    December 12, 2001
  • News

    January 3, 2001

    Hack Mentality

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

  • 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

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