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Where's the Best City to Start a Food Company?

Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani

Our company is based in San Francisco - one of the best areas in the world for a tech startup. But is Northern California the best place to start a f...

An Encyclopedic Case Study of The Human Female Cougar

Aimee Heckel | Posted 08.29.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

The cougar has distinct markings that include leopard print, fluorescent pink and push-up bras. The cougar has a slender, muscular and agile body, ideal for stalking and ambushing.

David Lohr

Mom Treats Son's Head Injury With Cannabis Oil: 'He Was In So Much Pain'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.22.2014 | Crime

A mom desperate to ease the constant pain her son suffers because of a traumatic brain injury, faces criminal charges for treating him with medical ca...

How I Got My Startup Into Techstars

Startup Weekend | Posted 07.22.2014 | Technology
Startup Weekend

By: Brandt 'Bubba' Page, Founder and CEO of QuotaDeck.com Last February, I attended a Startup Weekend in Provo, Utah not really knowing what to expec...

Why Do People Want to Hang From Hooks Piercing Their Skin?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 09.13.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Why would people want to hang from hooks pierced through their skin? The reasons are different for each person who participates in this activity known as body suspension, and the Boulder woman is careful not to make generalizations.

It Ain't Easy Being Tall (Or So I Hear)

Aimee Heckel | Posted 09.06.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

My husband is tall. Without heels, I don't reach his chest. That's right. He's lanky and has exceptionally and borderline-disproportionately long monkey arms, and no buttocks whatsoever. Just a flat leg-back connector. He's not big and tall. Just tall.

Elk Killing Trial Ignites Emotions In Hippie Town

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 05.30.2014 | Crime

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — In a stately neighborhood of Boulder, a city known as the Berkeley of the Rocky Mountains, a bull elk named "Big Boy" had beco...

Colorado Is Magical

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.05.2014 | Travel

There's a reason "Rocky Mountain High" is one of Colorado's official state songs. Because regardless of your feelings on legalized pot, Colorado will ...

Good Grrrl: Alexis Krauss Plays Nice as Sleigh Bells Spring Into Action

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Who knows where Krauss and Sleigh Bells will fit into the overall scheme of rock idolatry. Hopefully, this endurance test won't run out of steam.

Mayflower: First, ExxonMobil Tar Sands Pipeline Spill; Now, Deadly Tornado Destroys Arkansas Town

Steve Horn | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On March 29, 2013, ExxonMobil's Pegasus tar sands pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Arkansas, sending hundreds of...

You Won't Believe What This $15 Thrift Store Purchase Is Worth

Aimee Heckel | Posted 06.09.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

You might call it shopping. My husband thinks it's hoarding. I call it gambling. And I'm addicted.

The Beard Trend Crosses Gender Boundaries

Aimee Heckel | Posted 06.05.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Three years ago, I declared the amusing novelty of facial hair was on its way out. I was so violently wrong.

The World's Weirdest Fundraisers, From Naked Ziplining to Tater Tot Eating Contests

Aimee Heckel | Posted 05.28.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Fun-run peer pressure is a growing stress in my life, with fundraising races pretty much every weekend around Boulder. Maybe the participants are moved by the excitement. Maybe they just want to share the pain. Maybe I want to choose my own kind of pain.

This Bar Band Is a Blessing in Disguise: Lake Street Dive Smolder in Boulder

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Walking into Boulder's eTown Hall (yes, little "e," big "T") for the first time is something like basking in the afterglow of a religious experience.

Professor Will Resume Teaching After Prostitution Lecture Controversy

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Popular University of Colorado Boulder sociology professor Patty Adler will resume teaching her "Deviance in U.S. Society" class after university offi...

Hard Working Americans Know How to Get the Job Done, Seriously

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.12.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

"Holy shit, I think someone just sent me a bunch of drugs," funky folk singer-songwriter Todd Snider announced from Nashville. "That's mushrooms." Just another day in the life of a well-traveled troubadour.

Cold Boulder, Warm Dog

Rich Wolf | Posted 02.11.2014 | Denver
Rich Wolf

Dogs deserve our envy, not our pity, in the cold.

Valuing Diversity: The Pathway to Inclusion

Sojourner Marable Grimmett | Posted 12.30.2013 | Black Voices
Sojourner Marable Grimmett

I quickly checked myself before showing that I was alarmed by her reaction, and continued to smile. I imagined that I was the first black person that she had ever seen, and wanted my encounter with her to be a positive one.

There With Care Giving: Heather Maloney Sings Praises of Benefit

Michael Bialas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Heather Maloney admittedly didn't know what to expect when she joined forces with There With Care in late September. The singer-songwriter born in N...

Boulder Reeling From Epic Flood Event

Bob Wells | Posted 11.16.2013 | Denver
Bob Wells

When I finally went to bed Thursday night and closed my eyes, I could see only images of rushing water. In the ensuing days, the sound of falling rain, which I have always found soothing, now seems fearsome. When will it start up again? How hard will it rain? How long it will last?

Flood Safety: From Governor Hickenlooper and FEMA

Anita Thompson | Posted 09.14.2013 | Denver
Anita Thompson

It is the worst since the Big Thompson Flood of 1976. Raging late-summer storms overwhelmed the Rocky Mountain canyons, which gushed water into urban ...

Boulder's 100-Year Flood & Weather Weirding

Tom Weis | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

I have lived in Boulder for nearly 30 years and have never seen anything -- weatherwise -- like what I've witnessed these past two years.

How Do You Help Young People? Listen to Them!

Mark Horvath | Posted 11.14.2013 | Impact
Mark Horvath

"How do you help young people? listen to them! It really is that simple. Sandwiches are sandwiches, a shower is a shower, a bed's a bed! But for too l...

Room-Size Boulder Slides Onto Road, Critically Injures Man

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 11.11.2013 | Crime

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — An Arizona man was in critical but stable condition a day after a car-sized boulder slid onto a mountain road and landed on h...

Flesh and Blood Simple: He's My Brother She's My Sister Are Family Friendly

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Some groups are just so irresistible, you can't help but root for them like they're one of your own. He's My Brother She's My Sister is one of those g...