The Centers for Disease Control recently released statistics that ranked cities by the percentage of residents who drink heavily (defined as men who have more than two drinks daily, and women who consume more than one) and binge drink (men who down more than five drinks at a sitting on occasion, and ... More >>
Update below: The time has come to question whether many liberal arts degrees are really worth it. So says Representative Mike Coffman in a recent newsletter, in which he also admits to regretting his own political science major and notes that he probably would've been better off primarily studying ... More >>
Governor John Hickenlooper announced yesterday that he'd created the Colorado Innovation Network, "a roadmap for making Colorado the best state for innovation," he explains, "and where every road must lead to new jobs." And when those jobs arrive, there will be plenty of young workers to take them, ... More >>
We generally don't think much about who is narrating our stories, but in the case of Benjamin Hale's new novel, The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore, we have to. Mostly because the narrator is an ape. Hale, who grew up in and around Boulder but who currently lives in New York, will be in town to ... More >>
Sexy?Some 400,000 years ago, the earliest ancestors of man as we know him migrated out of Africa and into the land that would later become the snootiest place on earth: Western Europe. But that area was not so fancy then; in fact, it was rugged and cruel, and an ice age came that isolated tha ... More >>
The Denver Art Museum's new mega-blockbuster exhibit "Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs," features more than a hundred artifacts associated with the celebrity pharaoh. But one thing you probably won't find anywhere is Tut's penis. That's because it's apparently missing, poss ... More >>
Meth addict, artifact thief -- or both? On June 10, Secretary of the Interior (and former Colorado senator) Ken Salazar announced the indictment and arrest of 24 individuals suspected of trafficking in illegally obtained artifacts in the Four Corners area. But who found these items in the first pla ... More >>
Glenn Asakawa, University of Colorado.The last steak knives ever to be used in Boulder. And you thought those arrowhead-like rocks you found in your flowerbed were cool. As several media outlets have been reporting, a cache of ancient tools, including knives and axes, has been discovered in a Bould ... More >>
Sean Harrington would like to ask at least one psychiatrist some very pointed questions. KnowYourCourts, a website known for challenging the actions of various Colorado lawyers, judges and credentialed "experts" associated with the divorce industry in the state, continues to demonstrate that so ... More >>
Garbage gets new life at Translations Gallery.
In a town filled with good restaurants, Prima couldnt cut it.
Pictorial photos at Gallery Roach are not so different from the DPL's archaeological shots.
On Mesa Verde's hundredth birthday, there's still a lot of dirt behind the "Mystery of the Anasazi."
Tom Quinn Kumpf digs into deep-rooted Celtic myths
Get a manos-on experience at Machu Picchu
Primate pal Jane Goodall inhabits Denver.
A judge must decide if dildos are appropriate in therapy for sexually abused children.
Ralph Fisch's ties to John Dicke may cost him his job.
The state has barred a child psychologist from using adult sex toys in therapy sessions.
Reap what you sow
Jane Goodall monkeys around this week at the Auditorium Theatre.
Colorado has become one of the country's hubs for teaching, and learning, how to feel bad.
From Slaveship to Ownership
John Hull and Jason Martin make an unlikely -- but wonderful -- match.
The further these students get from the classroom, the more they learn.
A lawsuit is driving DU's Graduate School of Professional Psychology crazy -- or was it already?
Bones can tell a story--and forensic anthropologist Diane France keeps digging for the truth.
Was a college faculty squabble over credentials caught on film?
The Colorado Historical Society has collected Indian artifacts for 120 years. Now it has to give many of them back.
A DU psychology professor lends his voice to the healing power of spirituals.
So what's with all these Jewish Deadheads? Doug Gertner has a theory or two.
DR. DAVID SCHNARCH HAS A BLACK BELT IN THE MARITAL ARTS.
IN SEARCH OF SPIRITUAL VIBES, NEW-AGERS RUN ROUGHSHOD OVER ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK.
AN ANTHROPOLOGIST WINDS UP DIGGING GUITARS.