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Jane Henson, 1934-2013

Jane Henson passed away Tuesday at 78, and we at Nerdist send our condolences to the Henson family and all of our friends at The Jim Henson …

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Gentlemint, Manteresting, Tapiture: Is it sexist to create a Pinterest for dudes?

Around this time last year, America began to notice that something called Pinterest was taking over the Internet. By some measures, this …

Twaggies

The Maryland Senate has passed increases to the state's gas tax, sending the bill to the governor. http://bsun.md/14BC5eg (Algerina Perna/Baltimore Sun)

Prince George's Council Sees Schools Takeover Plan

Prince George's County Council members got their first public look at a bill to change control of the schools, and they are upset.<p>The updated plan …

Washington D.C.

Prince George’s Delegates Split on Proposed County Education Bill

Just days after a bill that would grant Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III complete oversight of the school system was introduced …

Don't give county executives the power to run schools

Mr. Baker and his allies have portrayed the bill as a local issue pertaining only to Prince George's County. But it's hard to believe that no matter …

Act Now for Prince George’s Schools

Center Maryland rarely weighs in with an editorial – usually leaving the commentary to our regular contributors and guest columnists. However, this …

School Administration

“We want our schools and our school system to be on par with the surrounding jurisdictions.” – PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY CIVIC FEDERATION

Hello, All.<p>Politics.<p>Poli means ‘many’. Tics are disgusting, blood-sucking insects that can make you sick if you don’t get them off of you …

Education

Build Your Own Bodyweight Home Gym with Cheap PVC Pipe

If you're not looking to dump $1,000 on a home gym system, The Art of Manliness shows off how to build your own bodyweight gym for about $150 using …

Exercise

The Four Elements of Physical Energy and How To Master Them

"Manage your energy, not your time." This is the quote that made Tony Schwartz famous. And it's one that I believe best represents a truly efficient …

Fitness

How to Build Your Own Syncing RSS Reader with Tiny Tiny RSS

Yes, Google Reader is going away, and yes, there are great alternatives. However, if you're tired of web services shutting down on you, why not take …

Databases

Letter to Maryland General Assembly.

Dear Maryland General Assembly,<p>On behalf of Prince George’s community, we offer the gift of perspective. Consistent with any other gift, whether you …

A Pr. George’s murder trial pulls top prosecutor from behind the scenes

Angela Alsobrooks had not been in a courtroom — at least not at the prosecutors’ table — for more than a decade. As she poured herself a cup of ice water before her opening statement, her hand shook so violently with nerves that a colleague heard the cubes rattling in the pitcher.<p>The jurors marched …