In the new “erotic” psychodrama Enemy, Jake Gyllenhaal plays a sullen Toronto history professor who makes a shocking discovery: Somewhere out there, perhaps even in the same city, is a man who looks exactly like him—a third-rate bit actor with the same features, the same physique, the same stylishly untrimmed facial hair. Show More Summary
The five-second rule: old wives' tale or science? According to a professor of microbiology at Birmingham, England's Aston University, the answer is... it depends on whether you're in your bedroom or kitchen. Anthony Hilton and his biology students looked at two types of bacteria (E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus) on...
Two days ago while filling in on the American Family Association radio show of Sandy Rios, Breitbart columnist Austin Ruse declared that liberal college professors should all be "taken out and shot." Ruse then spent the next day engaging in Twitter flame wars with his detractors. Show More Summary
On April 4th and 5th, the University of San Diego School of Law will host PatCon 4, the largest annual conference for patent law scholars. Over 60 patent law, economics, and business professors—as well as Federal Circuit Judge Kathleen O’Malley, USPTO Chief of Staff Andrew Brynes, and several district court patent pilot judges—will be […]
Earlier, I had mentioned Assistant Professor Lawrence Torcello’s despicable climate ugliness and offered some links to addresses on where to complain to. Monckton took the lead on that. I urge others to write such factual and courteous letters. 14 March … Continue reading ?
We have recently discussed a number of incidents of professors acting badly in shouting down student protesters or journalists on campus. (here and here and here). This has include prior attacks on pro-life demonstrators. Now a teenage pro-life demonstrators has accused a University of California (Santa Barbar) professor of taking her sign and assaulting her […]
Richard Benfield is gradually infiltrating this blog, one Ranter at a time. He’s the Central State Connecticut U. geography professor named the world’s leading authority on garden tourism – and that was before his Garden Tourism book was even published. So naturally he’s been to Buffalo, the city leading the charge for garden tourism with […]
VATICAN CITY — Among his many traits, retired Pope Benedict XVI is well-known as a brilliant professor. But how many people know about Pope Francis’ early ties to teaching and education? Teaching is a normal part of the Jesuit vocation, and the future pope started out teaching high school literature and psychology right after he got […]
by Doug Martin I will be joining labor studies professor Patrick Hill and unionist and blogger Randy Obenchain for a discussion on the Workers' Voice Show at Indiana University Kokomo's Radio Free Kokomo tonight, Friday March 14th, from 5-6 pm. Show More Summary
Reader Timotheus sent this note: Here is the fallout at Columbia resulting the Obama hatchet taken to NIH research funding. These two eminent professors with decades of serious work have been dumped unceremoniously by Columbia because they could no longer bring in the grant millions for the university business to extract rent from. This is […]
William Black is an associate professor of economics and law at UMKC. He has held many prestigious positions, including executive director for Fraud Prevention. He recently helped the World Bank develop anti-corruption initiatives and served as an expert for OFHEO in its enforcement action against Fannie Mae’s former senior management. He is a criminologist and...Read More
"Cell movement is the basic recipe of life, and all cells have the capacity to move," says Roberto Dominguez, PhD, professor of Physiology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Motility - albeit on a cellular...Show More Summary
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Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down with Professor Guthrie Ramsey Jr. to talk about how music today is made, shared and studied. Ramsey is the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania and recently published The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop.
While the Anti Defamation League turns a blind eye to their own home grown hypocrisy and ugliness, Lawrence Torcello comes up with even more. Via Delingpole at Breitbart: Scientists who don’t believe in catastrophic man-made global warming should be put … Continue reading ?
Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt, Professor Brian Boyle and Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith, with forum host ABC 666 presenter Genevieve Jacobs, will tackle one of the most exciting science and technology projects of this century, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope. Based in remote Western Australia and South Africa the SKA will be the largest and most [...]
Phoenix Wright recently made his triumphant return to the courtroom in last year's Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies and will cross paths with Professor Layton later this year. So it's intriguing to hear that Ace Attorney series creator Shu Takumi never intended for Phoenix Wright's story to last beyond the original trilogy.
We do not follow maps to buried treasures and X never ever marks the spot. Professor Indiana Jones could have been talking to coin collectors in 2014 instead of his 1940s-era archaeology class at the mythical Marshall College in “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.” Those watching the coin-related news on both sides of the [...]
Chris Bennion The Boy at the Edge of Everything at Seattle Children's Theater: Sweet, spacy, subversive. Stephanie Mallard Couch Black Vengeance at Ballard Underground: Punk-rock Othello. Michael Brunk Third at ArtsWest: Professor hates jock. For more people mincing about onstage, see our theater section. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]