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Dec 09,2008

Bromance

Hey, there’s a break: Brody Jenner of MTV’s “The Hills” will star in the new d-bag reality series “Bromance.“ Here’s a clip from the pilot episode (NSFW):

Dec 09,2008

More problems for the Space Elevator

A report about Coriolis-induced instability in an orbital tether and climber contains this understatement of the day: I think we are finding that building a space elevator is a lot...

Dec 09,2008

The Controversialist

For someone who inadvertently triggered a clash of civilizations, Flemming Rose doesn’t look much like a provocateur. With his salt-and-pepper hair, college sweatshirt, and jeans over sneakers, the cultural editor...

Dec 09,2008

Your Daily Dose of the Illinois Constitution

What specifically will take place in Illinois in the next week or two? Let’s look at the state constitution, boys and girls. Well, for starters, the state legislature is out...

Dec 09,2008

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich indicted

(Sorry for the delayed absence, I have been writing a research paper on Cook County.) Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Breaking news around the interwebs: Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich...