Joseph Hui , an Arizona State University engineering researcher, is more educated than we are about energy issues, as he reminded us in a recent email exchange. But we can't help but stick to our "uneducated" opinions when it comes to some of his claims. Like his prediction that in 10 years, power ... More >>
It's been nearly a year since New York City fast food employees staged a walk out in protest over their low wages. It ignited a slow but steadily growing movement within the fast food service industry that's been making its way across the country, as several cities have seen one-day work stoppages t ... More >>
"I once ate a whole box of Girl Scout cookies," confesses a man in the Kickstarter video below. But, hey, don't feel so bad about it. Who hasn't? Overindulging is part of the American way of life! Well, not for much longer if the evil geniuses behind the Kitchen Safe have anything to say about it.
There are plenty of cats around town that can make a case for being at the top of the game when it comes to repping the rap scene in Arizona. But few can contest that they work harder than 8-bit beat guru Random a.k.a Mega Ran. This month alone he's already released a 17-song release requested and ... More >>
When a 23-year-old researcher at MIT blacked out at a party and ended up in the hospital for slamming drinks down too quickly, he didn't nurse his hangover with a homebrewed cure, he nursed it with engineering. What he came up with is Cheers, an ice cube embedded with enough tech to track how much a ... More >>
CNN Preview Wednesday evening at the Cronkite School. CNN is profiling a Valley high school as part of its Education in America series Sunday at 5 p.m. The Cronkite School of Journalism is hosting a special screening tomorrow at 7 p.m. downtown. The program focuses on the experience ... More >>
Celso MirelesLaurita Moore, an educator and an activist, giving the board hell.The first person to stand up and address the board at yesterday evening's Maricopa Community College Board meeting wanted to inform them about the Model UN team's successes at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. T ... More >>
Filmmaker Alex Rivera at Fair Trade Cafe: He'll be at a screening for his film Sleep Dealer in Tempe Saturday night For anyone interested in immigration, sci-fi or both, director Alex Rivera's debut feature Sleep Dealer is a must see, a futuristic and at times Blade Runner-ish trek through a w ... More >>
Man-candy mixmaster Jared Alan will be holding court tonight at Sanctum.Officially, the re-launch for Jared Alan's notorious fauxShow Night at its new home isn't taking place until next Friday. Unofficially, however, the hunky hipster DJ is kicking things off a whole week early with an under ... More >>
Lithe humans and machines explore perpetual motion
Nearly Naked tackles the MTV-gen hit
Photo show stops time to reveal micro-mysteries
The political parrot previews a copy of Dennis DeConcini's new book, in which John McCain's portrayed as a backstabbin' scalawag
ASU fetches "AlphaWolf"
Letters from the week of June 12, 2003
Dr. Michael Teodori holds the hearts of many Valley children - often literally - in his hands
Tomorrow's apparel fuses fashion and function
Exploring a variety of the world's folk traditions with daring aplomb, the Chieftains continue to draw on a musical well that looks as if it may never run dry
Machine revolution transforms the canvas
Why sales of pressurized laughing gas are sky high in Arizona
From the week of January 21, 1999
Good Will Hunting's so wrong-headedly high-minded, it smarts
Errol Morris does a job on American work-force eccentrics
In State of Emergency, Western guvs declare war on big government--deja vu?