Miniature Tigers Crescent Ballroom Thursday, March 8 See the full Miniature Tigers slideshow here. I'm gonna go ahead and start with the general takeaway feeling from Thursday night's lineup of four, under-the radar(ish) bands playing before an audience of Phoenix's finest (and drunkest) indie ... More >>
Zach Fowle Alicia Jorgensen Veterans of the food industry will attest that while it's one thing to begin working in an established restaurant, it's another thing entirely to be part of the crew that opens a new one. The experience can be stressful, especially at an eatery as hyped-up as Be ... More >>
Rodney GlassmanAside from having a law degree, U.S. Senate candidate Rodney Glassman has a Ph.D. in arid land resource sciences.The subject of arid land resource science may bore you to tears but his dissertation on the subject is somewhat entertaining. That's because it seems some of it was writ ... More >>
We loved the story in Saturday's Arizona Republic about Robert Trombley, the volcano "expert" who runs a research center out of his Apache Junction trailer. Photo Credit: http://www.intlvrc.org/rbt-bio.htm Robert Trombley's credentials weren't questioned the first time the Arizona Republic pu ... More >>
www.chichi2121.comIf you happen to be cheating on your significant other, you better be prepared to hide, wash, or burn your undies after the deed is done, thanks to a Phoenix laboratory that's offering its DNA testing services to people who suspect they're being cheated on.For about $100, ... More >>
Avoid desert disasters with a guided hike
A breakfast that makes you go "mmm?" Not in Chandler, reportedly, where a teacher said his McDonald's bag contained a special ingredient: A live scorpion. Jeff Tallman, according to Channel 15 (KNXV-TV), found the critter along with his meal last Friday morning afte ... More >>
Image: Wikimedia Commons Creationists will have a field day with this one. Turns out that Charles Darwin was wrong about the appendix. Darwin believed the organ didn't do anything useful, so it might have been vestigial -- an evolutionary leftover from an early antecedent of h ... More >>
Everybodys all-American on desert-island tour
Arizona Game and Fish employees have become the first ever in the United States to capture a wild jaguar.Arizona Game and FishThe gorgeous, spotted cat in this picture was captured southwest of Tucson and quickly released with a satellite tracking collar. The cat weighed 118 pounds and was in good h ... More >>
So we've all heard Al Gore foretell the end of days in his Oscar-winning doc An Inconvenient Truth. But let's be honest: Al Gore, God love him, isn't the most, shall we say, engaging of speakers. This is the man who made kissing his own wife look creepy and robotic. So when we heard that the Arizona ... More >>
The world already has its share of ridiculous ring tones, but now, thanks to a company called FunMobility, you can hear the voice of famed physicist Stephen Hawkings rapping "Baby Got Back" whenever that special someone calls your cell phone.
“Meaty Girl” is going to be all about meat -- some weeks, I'll be reviewing a particular meat dish from a Valley restaurant or deli. Other weeks, I might be sharing beef jerky recipes or attending barbecue contests. I'm open to any and all suggestions, so if you know of some meaty goodness I mig ... More >>
And were not talking about Ron Paul
And were not talking about Ron Paul
Welcome to the world of Mike-Crow management
Can the Gin Blossoms make a comeback?
ASU displays rare works
Meet the creator of edible vaccines
From the week of January 3, 2002
In which we bunt a few out of the park
Gourmand Syndrome explains a lot
Schwarzenegger reproduces the best of all his movies with a conceptual twist in The 6th Day
Why sales of pressurized laughing gas are sky high in Arizona
That's a question Phoenix Fire Department officials are asking as firefighters continue to test positive for tuberculosis
Judge flushes allegations that water was tainted by Motorola
Dave Wegner's career with the Bureau of Reclamation seemed to be at peak flow. He had no idea it was about to run dry.
Where endangered Sonoran pronghorn antelope play under the roar of U.S. Air Force jets on live-fire bombing exercises
From spikedaces to spotted owls, the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity has logged the legal system and rewritten the book on environmental activism
THERE ARE 34 SPECIES OF SCORPIONS IN ARIZONA. ONE OF THEM IS IN YOUR SHOE.