Erica Werner and Perry, the parrot
April 29, 2014 When Erica Werner sings to her singing parrot, the term "songbirds" takes on a whole new meaning.
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April 27, 2014 We asked Google to alert us to Ku Klux Klan activities for a week and our mailbox filled up quickly.
April 24, 2014 In this age of social media, is every negative experience a possible class action?
April 20, 2014 Based on Google Alerts, a snapshot of pandas in black-and-white. In the here-and-now.
April 16, 2014 Can you identify masterpieces — by just looking at the pieces?
April 14, 2014 For many older men, life gets better and better — until it gets worse.
April 11, 2014 If you think beer pong and mud wrestling are odd contests, you should check the history books.
April 10, 2014 We are living in the Information Age, but we also do an awful lot of online speculating. How can we separate the truth from the guesswork?
April 1, 2014 When you pull an April Fools' prank, the joke could be on you.
Russian President Vladimir Putin stands in the shadow of the Fyodor Dostoyevsky monument in Dresden, Germany, 2006.
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March 29, 2014 Russia has a long and legendary literary tradition that can perhaps give us insight into their president today.
March 26, 2014 Milder or wilder? Wetter or drier? A hard, cold look at the future of the season.
March 25, 2014 We asked people to send us their personal soundtracks — songs that are special to them — and to tell us why. The songs — and the stories — are surprisingly revealing.
Nostalgia: Lego librarian with cup of Shhh!
March 22, 2014 In the digi-real world, public libraries must pull out all the creative stops to attract teens.
March 13, 2014 With apps like Spritz and Spreeder, speed-reading is all the rage. But maybe the solution is writing faster: Decide important things. Write those. Understand?
March 13, 2014 Innovative athletes combine the elite sport of golf with the popular sport of soccer. Et, voila! FootGolf.
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