Former Arizona State University quarterback Andrew Walter wants to be a congressman.Walter, a Republican, would have to beat out the rest of the Republican field, then presumably defeat Democratic Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema to do so.See also:-Marc Victor Planning to Run Against Sinema, Expects Hel ... More >>
Paintyourpizza.com is an app that lets you "paint" a pizza on your computer using something that looks an awful lot like Microsoft paint, then pay for that pizza and have it delivered to you in all of its terrible glory. The program gives you the option of painting collaboratively with other users o ... More >>
Computing giant Microsoft is suing a Phoenix e-waste recycling firm in federal court, claiming that the company has been selling unauthorized copies of its software. Phoenix's E-Waste Harvesters and its principal, Earl Campbell, have repeatedly advertised and sold refurbished computers that contain ... More >>
Nathan Myhrvold used to be the chief technology officer for Microsoft, then he retired and co-authored the $625, six-volume cookbook, "Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking." The book embraced the burgeoning field of molecular gastronomy and used some extreme techniques, including sawing ... More >>
Veolia Transportation is bent on finding out who leaked internal company e-mails. While Veolia Transportation, the company that operates Phoenix city buses, is in the midst of contentious negotiations with the bus drivers' union, corporate executives are dropping subpoenas to gain access to ... More >>
Slade Grove is the kind of man you want in charge of your chocolate: He professes his love for his new enrobing machine and says he has packed on nearly 20 pounds perfecting all his holiday treats at Wicked Kitchen Gourmet and Cookies from Home.
Image: ASU, NASAThe Grand Canyon of Mars: Valles Marineris. This and other great views of Mars are available on a new, zoomable map created by ASU and NASA Wanna take a trip to Mars, without donning a spacesuit? Try the new Mars map compiled for online use by Arizona State University, in coll ... More >>
What happened to this, Square-Enix? As we near the end of the aughts, most of the bright minds in gaming are focusing on what was. They're all over the best games of 2009 and the best games of the decade. Well that's fine, but we're looking forward. Whether Uncharted 2 was the best game of t ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Joe Arpaio & Lt. Joe Sousa: We Don't Need No Stinking Badges! Up on the Sun: Concert Rev ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraThe Microsoft Store at Scottsdale Fashion SquareJust last week Scottsdale Fashion Square became a new home for chain department mega store Barneys New York and now this: the first ever Microsoft store. Jumping on the coat tails of another high-end computer store we won't mention ... More >>
As many as 20 players from the Mesa High football team might be suspended for violating team rules and miss Friday's game against Phoenix Maryvale. Mesa High principal Jim Souder and football coach Kelley Moore confirmed the suspensions, but neither would discuss what the infraction was...Ari ... More >>
President Obama seemed to express support for major immigration reform during a speech at the Esperanza National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. this morning, promising better border security and a form of amnesty for illegal immigrants. Obama says, "we're taking steps to strengthen ... More >>
MST3Ks original cast docks in Mesa
By Sarah Ventre The story goes that Albert Einstein passed away when Dr. Michio Kaku was growing up. That event caused him to dedicate his life to finishing what Einstein began and was unable to finish. Since that time, Dr. Kaku has become one of the leading physicists in the entire world, and ha ... More >>
Fans of Nintendo's popular fighting series waited for hours to get this game
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Not a bull's-eye, but it hits the target
Sad rabbit on killing spree
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Tabb pulls the trigger on some new video games
Boat Derby raises funds for Child Abuse Prevention
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Milk cartons skim Town Lake
The music industry says online piracy's killing the biz. A UTD prof says it ain't.
Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines but lands in familiar terrain
John Vanderslice is an excellent musician and songwriter. He's also a pretty good prankster.
After six years in the garage, the Bratmobile revs louder than ever
At a Las Vegas electronics show, "networked homes" have everybody talking, but not asking the right questions
Senator John McCain's push for campaign-finance reform has helped make him a presidential contender. Donations from special interests that appear before his Senate Commerce Committee haven't hurt, either
June 17 - 23, 1999
Twenty-eight years later, Randy Newman is still America's last great grumpy songwriter
AS A DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER, LORNE SHANTZ WENT BY THE BOOK. BUT WHEN EXPLICIT IMAGES SHOWED UP ON THE COMPUTER BULLETIN BOARD HE OPERATED AS A HOBBY, HIS COLLEAGUES THREW THE BOOK AT HIM.