Originally published on Mon April 21, 2014 12:33 pm
"The conduct of the captain and some crew members is wholly unfathomable from the viewpoint of common sense, and it was like an act of murder that cannot and should not be tolerated."
The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.
Originally published on Mon April 21, 2014 7:53 am
A state commission proposed a ban on selling stuffed baby alligators in "unnatural positions." It's designed to discourage baby gator hunting. If passed, no more little gators waving on a surfboard.
When Miss America visited Patrick Farves high school, he asked her to the prom. She can't go, and the school punished him for asking. But she reportedly asked the school to rethink the suspension.
Originally published on Mon April 21, 2014 6:32 pm
Dave McGillivray likely knows the Boston Marathon better than anyone else.
Originally published on Mon April 21, 2014 12:15 pm
We don't need to go on at length about why today's running of the Boston Marathon is important.
Asimo is Honda's latest humanoid robot. This one, the third version, is more life-like than previous models.
Palchohol is powdered alcohol — just mix with water to create an instant cocktail. The creators of Palcohol pitched their idea as a solution to the soaring price of alcohol.
On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert stops by the CBS Late Show to greet the man he'll replace next year, David Letterman. It also spotlights a reality in late-night TV --almost every host is a white man.
Originally published on Mon April 21, 2014 8:25 am
Transcendence is an ambitious and provocative film about the perils and pleasures of artificial intelligence that is intriguingly balanced between being a warning and a celebration.