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Star Science Students Aren't too Cool for School

Gloria Bonilla Santiago | Posted 06.14.2011 | Education
Gloria Bonilla Santiago

In a world where education is the key to success in an ever more competitive global economy, STEM programs make it possible for students to see themselves as innovators and inventors.

Understanding Justin Bieber's Fandom: What's Behind His Pop Success?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

It's been a rocky road for the pop star. His stardom has also given pop critics time to evaluate what's behind Bieber's appeal, popularity, and following. Here, a sample of what they're saying.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Richard J. Lewis on Barney's Version

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Barney's Version is a comedy of foibles, an examination of a man whose life swings wildly between moments of sheer foolishness and uncommon grace. And it's directed by Richard J. Lewis.

PHOTOS: Marg Helgenberger In A Bikini | 1/3/2011 12:03 PM PST by Johnny Lopez   | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"CSI" star Marg Helgenberger showed off her body of work on the beach in St. Barts this weekend....

PHOTOS: 10 Things We've Accidentally Learned From Crime Dramas

Alida Nugent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Alida Nugent

Did you know that for about six hours a day most cable networks will just play back-to-back episodes of crime dramas? Luckily, there is a lot to learn from these shows.

When Truth Is Scarier Than Fiction

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

The only way we're going to defeat the gas industry and protect our water is if people become informed about its dangerous ongoing practices on a massive scale.

Television -- and America -- on the Couch

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Jim Taylor

It seems as if every time we turn on the television, open a newspaper, or go on line, the bad guys are winning. Television shows are a projection of anxiety and discontent that many in America experience.

Anthony Zuiker of CSI on Dark Prophecy (LISTEN)

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

You may know that Anthony Zuiker is the Creator of the hit television franchise CSI but what you may not know is that less than ten years ago, he was ...

Rank-and-File Workers, Professional Athletes, Actors, and Recording Artists Tweet Their #Unionmember Pride

Kimberly Freeman Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kimberly Freeman Brown

Over this past Labor Day weekend, American Rights at Work teamed up with Actors' Equity, AFTRA, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Major League Baseball...

Carla Bruni Offered Role On CSI

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Carla Bruni has been offered a part on CBS crime show "CSI," according to the Daily Mail UK. The French First Lady reportedly wrote a letter to CSI ab...

Damn, Can't a TV Lady Cop Get Some Nuance? (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

Television With A Conscience: 8 Shows Honored (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" episode about prejudice and an Alzheimer's documentary with Maria Shriver are among eight progr...

Triple Treat Tuesday: Conversations With Jackie Greene, Street Drum Corps' Bobby Alt, and Nicky Holender, Trainer to the Stars

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"'Medicine' is one of those messed-up drug songs. It's more like a tantrum, you know saying, 'I don't want your bulls**t.' I don't know, it's sort of hard to explain."

The Future of Cable Television

David Colarusso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Colarusso

Cable television is the antithesis of net neutrality. I quit cable because I don't want to pay more for bits of information just because they're called television.

Why Sherlock Holmes Beats CSI Any Day

S.J. Parris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
S.J. Parris

It's forensics and DNA that have caused all the trouble. Time was, anyone could solve a murder in a detective novel, which meant just about anybody could have a go at writing one.

The Three I's of Corporate Social Innovation

Jerri Chou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jerri Chou

It's time to innovate and evolve those mission statements for the 21st century. I'd like to see global brands using their mission to drive business and better the world. We're calling it Corporate Social Innovation (CSI).

All Hail, or Hurl -- The Hybrid Book is Here!

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

"Level 26: Dark Origins" is the first of it's kind, but it's just the beginning of a whole new species of hybrid books that may change the publishing landscape.

Craig Ferguson Mocks His Own Network: 'CSI' Is Our Version Of The 'Jay Leno Show,' More Skin Less Chin (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Craig Ferguson took on his network's prize franchise last night, mocking "CSI" for David Caruso's death puns, the number of spin-offs it's produced an...

"CSI-ish" Technology Could Unveil The Lost 18 1/2 Minutes From Nixon's Watergate Tapes

Mother Jones | —Adam Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ON JUNE 20, 1972, President Richard Nixon and his chief of staff, H.R. "Bob" Haldeman, met in Nixon's hideaway office at the Old Executive Office Buil...

Screw CSI: The Chandra Levy Case Reveals, Once Again, Police Can't Find Their Asses with Both Hands

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanton Peele

What depresses me about Law & Order is not that they expeditiously solve crimes every week through meticulous sleuthing. It's that real law enforcement, crime labs, and investigatory agencies virtually never get things right.

The Long-Awaited Call for Forensic Science Reform

John Terzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Terzano

Ensuring the best and most accurate evidence makes it into the courtroom is absolutely critical to maintaining fairness and accuracy in the criminal justice system.

Five Reasons NBC's Leno Move Is Brilliant

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lee Stranahan

Moving Leno to Conan's early lead-in will create a stronger Conan Tonight Show by allowing him the breathing room to adjust to the earlier time slot and build his own audience.

A Sobering Take On The Holidays: 'Dublin Carol' At Steppenwolf

Chicago Reader | Albert Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If ever a play deserved to be called sobering, Dublin Carol is it....

Fifty Years later, the Oldest Survivor of Death Row USA Casts Ballot for Obama

Joan Cheever | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joan Cheever

Moreese Bickham spent 13, 695 days behind bars; 37 years and six months in the Louisiana State Penitentiary. He stayed 14 years and 10 months on Loui...

The Four Types of Undecided Voters

Barbara Dehn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Barbara Dehn

With eight days to go, and two totally different candidates, how can anyone still be undecided? Turns out, there are lots of different kinds of undecided voters. They don't fall neatly into an easily parodied pigeon hole.