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Art and Adventure: A Manifesto for Women and Grrrls

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 10.24.2011 | Women
Mary Pauline Lowry

We as women and girls can't just demand more interesting and engaging female characters. We have waited too long already. We have to write the books and -- if necessary -- publish them ourselves.

A Computer Won Jeopardy, But Can A Computer Write Literature?

slate.com | John Swansburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Around this time last year, I reviewed Zachary Mason's The Lost Books of the Odyssey. The conceit of the novel is that it's actually a translation of ...

Off Line, On Life

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

The title of this post refers to an epiphany I had over my New Year's weekend. I had a realization about my relationship with technology, namely, I was exhibiting symptoms of technological addiction.

How I Grabbed the Best Bedroom in the Guest House

Wendy Braitman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Wendy Braitman

As we head into July 4th, this might be a good time to remind people in pairs that singles often greet summer holiday weekends not with anticipation, but with dread.

Odysseus' Return Date From Trojan War Discovered, Scholars Say

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Using clues from star and sun positions mentioned by the ancient Greek poet Homer, scholars think they have determined the date whe...