Composer Stephen Paulus died on October 19 as a result of complications from a major stroke he suffered in July of 2013. Paulus was well known in the St Louis area for his contributions to the orchestral and symphonic communities. Paulus wrote hundreds of pieces of choral and operatic music over hi ... More >>
Update January 22: Super-TIGER has broken the official NASA balloon record. And yes, there's a trophy for that. Which has already reached the team in Antarctica. (Yet it takes a week for UPS to deliver a simple package within the continental United States. What is up with that? But we digress.) Cur ... More >>
St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch (which is now, of course, part of the InBev conglomerate) has long been a font of carbonated sustenance to college kids across the United States, appealing to thirsty scholars and rabid game-day fans alike. Through i ... More >>
Thinking about money tends to depress me, mostly because the gap between my salary and my outstanding student loans is so distressingly wide. But now our friends at the New Scientist have published some astounding new research that suggests that if I fondled a dollar bill for a couple of minutes, I ... More >>
Sonny Trimble's grave undertaking: unearthing the victims of Saddam's slaughter.
Sometimes Mother Nature can use a little human intervention
The beer-drinking, the game-watching, the east-side partying: We took it all in so you wouldn't have to
The only thing keeping the Japanese from buying the Midwest's finest beef is the USDA