Anonymous, everyone's favorite hacktavist collective, has set its digital sights on the rural Missouri town of Maryville, the site of a convoluted and horrible rape case involving two teenage girls and a three high school athletes. In January fourteen-year-old Daisy Coleman and a thirteen-year-old ... More >>
President Barack Obama is visiting Missouri this week for the first time since May of 2012 when he spoke to Joplin High School graduates one year after the deadly tornado. Tomorrow, the president will be joining Governor Jay Nixon at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, where he is e ... More >>
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 >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending November 13, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. Sometimes the bestseller list has a sense of hum ... More >>
A Daily RFT post on Tuesday joked that Kim Peek, the developmentally disabled genius who inspired Dustin Hoffman's character in Rain Man, is incredibly gifted when it comes to memorizing dates and times.Perhaps Peek is looking for a job as a blogger, because this writer is obviously not so good with ... More >>
ahsmail.uwaterloo.ca/Kim Peek, the real-life savant who inspired the Dustin Hoffman/Tom Cruise classic, gave a speech yesterday at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. That was a Monday. Peek could also tell you-- instantly-- what day of the week October 5 was in 1979, 1994, 1852 or ... More >>
Matt Neustadt, the star of the CW reality dating show Farmer Wants a Wife, is a farmer. No really, he is. Not an actor, or even an aspiring actor (waiter). Despite the debates going on among the Farmer fans on the CW network's online message boards, the Portage des Sioux-based farmer plants and harv ... More >>
When a blogger fingered him in the Jason Grimsley scandal, strength coach Chris Mihlfeld found himself in a world of pain.