Rod Shene paid a paltry few grand for a volume worth $500,000 or more. Only one hitch: The German government wants it back.
Unreal cuddles up to singing mice, sends some postcards home and praises the Grant Writer of the Year. Plus, a local blogger sidesteps Mr. Porn Man.
He scaled an intellectual Everest at age twelve. What's he like at sixteen? Meet George Thampy.
Week of March 5, 2003
The Donnas put a new spin on the old sex-and-excess glam formula -- and out-Crüe the Crüe in the process
Week of January 9, 2002
Why Missouri Botanical Garden's Peter Raven, world-renowned environmentalist, courts Monsanto's favor, boosts its biotech and takes its money
Leona Mackler has parlayed a lifetime of education and experience into a lucrative practice helping the children of St. Louis' elite achieve their (and their parents') dreams
He has been an advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin. He's renowned internationally as a journalist and scholar. And he has been a highly popular visiting professor at Webster University. So why is Nikolai Zlobin looking for a job?
Steve McCracken has overseen a 13-year, $800 million cleanup and burial of the radioactive waste at Weldon Spring. Now that the odyssey is nearing its end, one thought haunts him -- how to warn people in the future not to dig it up.