National Mall

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    One Million Bones starts with you and your kids, today at RedLine

    This one's officially for the kids, but it's really about the whole world, and the suffering of people in other nations. As part of its ongoing Monthly Creative Literacy program in collaboration with the Denver Public Library, RedLine will host the second of two One Million Bones art events in Denv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Ken Salazar approves final fix on Martin Luther King Memorial -- "if" only

    The situation was stupid enough that Ken Salazar probably wanted to punch someone. When the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was unveiled in 2011, eagle-eyed wordsmiths quickly pointed out that one of the quotes etched into the granite monument had taken King's words out of context, making him seem l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Occupy Denver's legal team explores precedents regarding tents and symbolic speech

    ​With 23 arrests related to Occupy Denver this weekend, the group's legal team is constantly adapting. This includes a new decision to request that arrestees go through the public defender's office instead of receiving volunteer counsel, as well as frequent reflections on precedents. At this w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Have smart phones changed how we're hearing music? Yep. Here's five apps for the geo-aware.

    ​There has been a bit of a gold rush on making apps ever since Apple launched the App Store and Microsoft and Android followed suit. While a lot it is absolute trash that seems to point to some incoming app-bubble, there are a lot of interesting and innovative ideas mixed in there. Most recent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear photos from across the country

    See Denver rally photos.​If you were outside enjoying the fall weather this weekend, and not holed up in your home watching Comedy Central, you might have missed the airing of the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear," hosted by the cable channel's fake newscasters/real pundits Jon Stewart and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Michelle Obama photo gallery: Is Barack Obama trying to absorb some of her popularity?

    ​No wonder Michael Bennet's campaign is so excited for Michelle Obama's campaign visit at noon today in Englewood: She's currently much more popular than her husband. That may also explain why so many shots from the White House Flickr stream find Barack basking in the light of Michelle and his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Glenn Beck Restore Honor rally not political, says 9.12 Project Colorado chair Lu Busse

    A Flickr photo​As we noted yesterday, 9.12 Project Colorado chair Lu Busse attended the Glenn Beck Restore Honor rally in Washington, D.C. Saturday, sharing her take in a People's Press Collective post. But Busse offers up plenty of outtakes below, including her guess at the actual size of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    How America's favorite crime dramas will tackle Balloon Boy

    What will happen when David Caruso gets his hands on Balloon Boy?​It'll happen any day now: You'll come home from work, sink into your couch and flip on your TV, hoping for a Real World-Road Rules marathon or something equally vapid, and there it will be: that damn balloon, flying through the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Channel 4's Gloria Neal rips security at Obama's Inauguration

    Gloria Neal, a strong new addition to the Channel 4 morning-news program, covered last week's inauguration of President Barack Obama for the station -- and her online account of her time in Washington, D.C. was consistently upbeat. However, her January 20 post makes note of some "logistical challeng ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2008

    Greening up the CU solar house

    The CU solar house goes green -- literally. I knew there was something different about the University of Colorado’s Solar Decathlon house when I stopped by the Green Frontier Fest Sunday to check it out. The house looked better than it ever had, but I couldn’t quite place my finger on the chan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2008

    CU Solar House Opens for Earth Day

    Slide show of the CU solar house as well as other houses from the 2007 Solar Decathalon. Just in time for Earth Day, the 2007 University of Colorado Solar Decathlon team is opening their house up for tours from 4 to 7 p.m. tonight. A team of CU architecture and engineering students spent two years ... More >>

  • News

    November 1, 2007

    Partly Sunny

    CU students have twice won the Solar Decathlon. Can they make it a three-peat?

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2007

    CU's Solar Team Win Looks Unlikely

    It’s not looking good for the University of Colorado. On the second to last day of the U.S. Energy Department’s Solar Decathlon, CU is ranked eleventh overall. They haven’t scored in the top three for a single juried competition, but the major contest – engineering – has yet to be decided. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007

    CU's Solar Team Down But Not Out

    The results of the first of ten competitions in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon were revealed this morning in a long and drawn out ceremony on the National Mall that tortured waiting students. A jury of architects had toured each of the 20 houses Saturday and Sunday to judge their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2007

    Energy Crisis: Day One

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s third Solar Decathlon is now under way in Washington, D.C. Two years ago, twenty university teams from the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, Spain and Germany began designing the world’s most energy-efficient solar homes. Their off-the-grid creations – now on display i ... More >>

  • News

    February 24, 2005

    Return of the Native

    Ben Nighthorse Campbell works in silver, but his future looks golden.

  • News

    September 25, 2003

    Red, White, Orange and Blue

    The Broncos call in a $20,000 air strike for patriotism.

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Off Limits

    Spy vs. Spy