The first-ever North American summit on anime -- an invite-only event -- will be held in Colorado on Saturday. Working in partnership with the Consulate-General of Japan, the Rocky Mountain Anime Association (parent company of Nan Desu Kan, Colorado's massively successful yearly anime convention) wi ... More >>
Many, many people are watching the polls today to make sure there's no funny business. And if there's any doubt about the Denver Elections Division, here's proof the staff is on high alert: Division personnel had to assure a poll worker that a young lady wearing an MIT sweatshirt was not engaging i ... More >>
As Barack Obama was visiting CSU, where he was greeted by 13,000 supporters and an attack sign with a typo, the folks behind Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, released a letter with an academic flavor. It features the signatures of 100-plus professors who back the measure, inclu ... More >>
Morton Subtonick (due Thursday, April 26 at ATLAS Institute as part of the annual Communikey Festival) is the pioneer of synthesizer music. Before he commissioned engineer Don Buchla to build a device that didn't yet have a name, the synthesizer did not exist. Electronic music existed but not to the ... More >>
Israeli-born Yaron Segal was a Yale-educated researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology doing highly technical work in the area of solar cells. But his final chapter deals not with the development of clean energy but a lonely death at the end of a homemade noose. He killed himself after ... More >>
Jerry Bruckheimer's prophesy was by far the most entertaining.Every sensible person knows that when Earth is eventually destroyed, it will be by a huge asteroid like the one that killed all the dinosaurs. We learned this mostly from Jerry Bruckheimer, but Jerry Bruckheimer probably learned it ... More >>
Photo by Jonathan ReedAnne Makepeace and Allie Humenuk filming with Wampanoag IndiansAnne Makepeace is quick to tell people that the Wampanoag is the tribe that greeted the Mayflower. After all, what better way to quickly illustrate how forgotten this tribe is? Almost everyone in America know ... More >>
You be the judge. Cochon 555, the porkeriffic national competition that trots into Denver on Sunday, April 3, recently announced the five Colorado chefs combating for the Prince of Porc title: Jennifer Jasinski (Rioja, Euclid Hall and Bisto Vendome); Kelly Liken (Restaurant Kelly Liken); Alex ... More >>
We don't know much about ROM. We know we've been seeing stickers around town, which is what made us to look it up in the first place, and now we know there's a Kickstarter project trying to fund a flexi disc. We also know it's made up of two people in Colorado who have been making music for a ... More >>
Look at him -- he's so statuesque. There are no plans to erect a statute to Robocop in Detroit, according to Mayor Dave Bing. There is, however, a Rocky statue at the base of the Philadelphia Museum of Art after one was placed at the top of the Rocky steps in Rocky III. While it could argued, ... More >>
The college searches of six Cherry Creek High School students are getting national exposure thanks to "The Choice," a New York Times blog series starting today -- and it's a win-win situation. Why? Do the math.
Atif Mehana came to the United States from Egypt two decades ago. The 58-year-old spent more than a decade selling seafood to tourists in Miami, and saved enough to open a second eatery in 2008. But now he's broke. Who's to blame? He says Yelp, the megapopular website that allows users to ... More >>
Oscar Pistorius was told he couldn't compete in the 2008 Olympics because his prosthetic legs gave him an unfair advantage. The ban was eventually lifted, but the debate lacked an authoritative conclusion until early this month, when a team of six researchers -- a CU professor, student, and f ... More >>
Colorado State grad student Greg Schroll has taken the idea of the spherical robot -- basically a robot contained in a ball, as seen above -- and made it a reality. Well, not quite a reality, but close enough for Schroll to be named one of Popular Mechanics' 10 Most Brilliant Innovators of 2 ... More >>
So that's what I look like to the Internet? (Click to enlarge.) You ever wonder how the Internet sees you? Googling yourself is one way to find out, but what if you've always yearned to see yourself as a cross between a bar graph and abstract art? Well, now thanks to the MIT's Sociable Media ... More >>
Finding a solution to I-70 traffic has been one long, strange trip. But the end could be in sight.
Ben Schulz issued the battle cry that echoed across World of Warcraft.
Tuesday, March 6, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Hackers are selling rape porn through university websites -- including student pages at UCD.
A new project could revolutionize the way students learn.
Celebrated and shunned, CSU's Bill Gray is taking heat in the global-warming debate.
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CU students pitch in against alcohol abuse.
CU's animal attraction isn't limited to recruiting parties.
Skeptics say dowsers are all wet. But Greg Storozuk believes.
Crossword-puzzler Al Sanders has had his ups and downs.
Four years after his baptism by fire, mystical troubadour Jim White returns with a batch of sacrificial “hick-hop.”
All the cool kids are playing Six Degrees of the Denver Gentlemen.
A CU instructor suggests that men can't help themselves: They're just born rapists.
What do you get when greenhouse gases inspire greenhouse guesses? A heated argument--but not much scientific agreement.
The sky's no limit for these Colorado scientists. They're heading straight for the Red Planet.
Meet Steven Ray Liedlich, upright guitarist.
Take a ride on a personal-transportation project fueled by Landmark rhetoric.
CU WAGES A DRUG WAR OVER THE PRENATAL VITAMIN MATERNA.
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