Carolyn Seggerson

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George Lucas' Art Museum looks like Cloud City in Chicago

Lucas is putting his money behind the Museum of Narrative Art, soon to be built in the Windy City.

Music Made On Game Boys Is a Much Bigger Deal Than You'd Think

"Chiptune" is a musical genre inspired by bleepy video game music from the 1980s. If that sounds scary and confusing and troublesome, don't worry: chip artist Chipzel has written a complete history to help you understand.<p>It's early summer in 2011 and I'm at a venue somewhere in New York's …

The third great wave

Special report<p>MOST PEOPLE ARE discomfited by radical change, and often for good reason. Both the first Industrial Revolution, starting in the late …

The Man Who Would Teach Machines to Think

Douglas Hofstadter, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, thinks we've lost sight of what artificial intelligence really means. His stubborn quest to replicate the human mind.<p>“It depends on what you mean by <i>artificial intelligence</i>.” Douglas Hofstadter is in a grocery store in …

'A $34 Million Waste Of The Taxpayers' Money' In Afghanistan

"On a recent trip to Afghanistan, I uncovered a potentially troubling example of waste that requires your immediate attention."<p>That's one of the opening lines of a letter the U.S. special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction sent to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel this week. In it, …

James Urbaniak on Venture Bros.’ return and Hal Hartley’s Lord Of The Rings

<i>Welcome to</i> Random Roles<i>, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles</i> …

Comedy

Second-Generation Anti–Carcinoembryonic Antigen Designer T Cells Resist Activation-Induced Cell Death, Proliferate on Tumor Contact, Secrete Cytokines, and Exhibit Superior Antitumor Activity In vivo: A Preclinical Evaluation

Abstract<p><b>Purpose:</b> This report describes the development and preclinical qualification tests of second-generation anti-carcinoembryonic (CEA) designer …

Immunotherapy

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

National Parks

Fuck Videogames

by Darius Kazemi<p>(Use left/right arrow keys or touch to go forward/back. Press ESC to view as a single document.)<p>First, a disclaimer:<p>The argument that …

Game Design

4 Unique Working Styles: What's Yours? | Inc.com

There is nothing more frustrating than listening to people haggle over different definitions of what constitutes "work." Catty conversations about who's working harder, who's working smarter, or who's not working at all are more about judging others than solving inefficiencies.<p>I'd like to steer you …

Leadership

Comedy Central To Launch Late-Night Show Hosted By Chris Hardwick, Funny Or Die Produces, Tom Lennon & Ben Garant To Run

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Comedy Central is expanding its late-night block with a new show hosted by comedian/producer Chris Hardwick and co-produced by Funny Or …

The Painted Landscapes of China Danxia

China Danxia is a UNSECO World Heritage Site and the name given in China to landscapes developed on continental red terrigenous sedimentary beds …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

Sri Lanka

Eye on iOS: Volume 8

What do Azriel Odin, Sherlock Holmes, Erica Reed, and the original cast of <i>Stargate SG-1</i> have in common? Simple: they've all arrived on Apple's iOS …

Blade Runner

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Reader Request: Dressing Professionally for the Petite Busty Frame - Already Pretty | Where style meets body image

Kay popped this question into the suggestion box:<p><i>How would you professionally dress a busty (we are talking more than DD here) short (5 foot!), curvy</i> …

Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

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In NPR's New Building, Everything Will Be Better ... Again

<i>Starting Saturday,</i> Weekend Edition <i>is broadcasting under the fourth roof that's sheltered National Public Radio. NPR special correspondent Susan Stamberg has worked in all of the locations since NPR went on the air in 1971, and once again she shepherds us to our new home.</i><p>Our very first, temporary …

The Terrifying Reality of Long-Term Unemployment

It's an awful catch-22: employers won't hire you if you've been out of work for more than six months<p>(Reuters)<p>Close your eyes and picture the scariest thing you can think of. Maybe it's a giant spider or a giant Stay Puft marshmallow man or something that's not even giant at all. Well, whatever it …

Couple Travels 135,000 Miles Over 5 Years for Wedding Dress Portraits

Photographer Jeff Salvage and his wife Jennifer got married back in 2008 near a volcano crater on Easter Island. While they were there, Salvage had …

The Most Surprising Regret Of The Very Old -- And How You Can Avoid It

What do older people regret when they look back over their lives? I asked hundreds of the oldest Americans that question. I had expected big-ticket items: an affair, a shady business deal, addictions -- that kind of thing. I was therefore unprepared for the answer they often gave:<p><i>I wish I hadn't</i> …

The 45 Best Photos From The Department Of Interior's Instagram

Amazing photos.

RVs

‘Exploded Flowers’ series from Fong Qi Wei 

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …