Arizona, New Mexico and California are among the worst places in the country to subsidize solar and wind projects if better air quality is the goal, a new study says. The best bang for the buck in terms of improving public health, according to Carnegie Mellon University researchers, could be had by ... More >>
Do you remember HERB? The "Home Exploring Robot Butler" we met last year? Well, apparently HERB has been rather busy, what with sprouting an additional arm and learning how to daintily separate Oreos with his less-than-dainty-looking claws. See Also: --HERB the Robot Uses "Spinning Lasers" to Help ... More >>
HERB, the Home Exploring Robot Butler, is here to help. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Personal Robotics Lab created him to develop the technologies necessary to make Rosie the Robot a reality. Here's a video of HERB being introduced by the lab's founder, professor Siddhartha Srinivasa:
gunaxin.com A female Steelers fan: Texas hair, Minnesota thighs, Las Vegas values.If you have the misfortune of standing within earshot of a Pittsburgh Steelers fan during the next seven days, you will hear him say some really, really dumb stuff.Part of that can't be helped -- the Steelers ... More >>
Arty or not, we've all tried to draw or paint as children (at the very least). Many of us, after discovering how difficult it is to accurately recreate something as simple as an apple or a plant just give up and resort to stick figures for the rest of our lives.And, trust me, I can draw a mean stick ... More >>
Letters from the week of January 22, 2004
Downtown Phoenix has always had its high points, but the Civic Center boondoggle isn't one of them
Phoenix has always been hot. But can it ever be cool?
Richard Florida jump-starts downtown dialogue
Richard Florida knows exactly what's wrong with Phoenix
Make downtown attractive to locals, not to outsiders wearing knee socks and nametags. It only makes sense.
Confounding all his critics, an aging Scottsdale lounge guitarist transforms himself into the heartthrob of TV's Home Shopping Network
Sister of slain ASU co-ed pens memoir more than 30 years later