When it comes to the immigration debate, all too often people get swept up in political generalities and forget the people, says Kristy King, programmer for the Emily Griffith Film Festival, which runs Friday, October 10 through Sunday, October 12 at the SIE FilmCenter. "We really tried to focus on ... More >>
Some say October is the month when the veil between the dead and the living vanishes. For movie lovers, this is no rare thing: We're used to the shadows of the past flickering before our eyes and yesterday's voices flooding our ears. And not just in horror films; after all, every movie -- even scien ... More >>
If you've ever sat over a perfect cup of coffee and slice of pie with the ideal flaky, buttery crust and wondered how much effort it would take to get everything just right on your own, you may have the soul of a craftsman waiting to be unleashed. Enter Soulcrafting, a new company devoted to providi ... More >>
Though your lack of funds might make you want to stay home and blast the Descendents's Everything Sucks until the weekend's over, resist that urge. Even if you don't have much (or any) cash, you can find plenty to do in Denver this week, good, good things like watching the Descendents documentary F ... More >>
Yesterday, we posted about a new video intended to reassure members of the cannabis industry about the new and controversial Marijuana Inventory Tracking system, shorthanded as MITs. Looks like this clip will have to be amended, however. According to the Marijuana Enforcement Division spokeswoman w ... More >>
We wrote about worries over Franwell seed-to-sale technology intended for use in the Colorado MMJ industry way back in 2011. Two years later, with the Marijuana Inventory Tracking system (MITs) finally going on line, the worries aren't over, with at least one advocate raising concerns about an alleg ... More >>
The Colorado Department of Revenue has released its set of rules for the soon-to-be recreational marijuana industry. And there are a lot of them. The document is 144 pages long; see it below. Much of the language in the doc is taken from existing medical marijuana rules in Colorado (which also got ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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