The original X-Prize was for a private spaceship, and the goal was to prove that a privately developed manned spaceship was viable. The Ansari X-Prize (named for it’s financial sponsor) was $10 […]
I never imagined I’d be blogging on Apple issues, but here we go. In anticipation of getting a new iPad2 I migrated my MobileMe over to iCloud. It’s hard to have a […]
Samsung is demanding that Apple prove its patents are valid. The Tech Curmudgeon approves and hopes that, after 99% of the patents are tossed out, software and “appearance” patents go the way of the dodo soon after.
by Hannah Frantz Editor’s Note: The author is a junior at Gettysburg College. This semester she is studying abroad in Kigali, Rwanda and has agreed to share some of her experiences and insights (as […]
Alleged would-be assassin Manssor Arbabsiar may have been more interested in cashing in on a drug deal than pulling off acts of terrorism.
by Lee Camp
Vermont’s vaunted maples have begun to flush crimson, but the oaks stubbornly cling to their sturdy green. By Robert Frost’s hillside grave, in Bennington’s Old First Churchyard, the birch trees have breathed […]
by Emily West If you want a more intelligent pet than a dog, try a pig. Pigs learn tricks quickly. They have even figured out video games. Scientists have compared pig intelligence […]
I’ve long thought that Mark Cuban was a really bright guy. He’s not omniscient, by any means – every once in awhile he’ll wander down a blind alley of an idea and […]