School is back in session. It reminds me of the good old days when we had to deal with crushes, bullies, state championships, rogue cheerleaders, detentions, vampires, and alien teachers. That’s right, I’m talking about Hollywood’s portrayals of high school. Movies about high school, realistic or not, are huge pop culture phenomenons because they speak [...]
On the Shelf: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
The works of 56 of the state’s premiere artists will pack the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery inside the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. The exhibit, which opens Sept. 2, features art ranging from sweeping Kansas landscapes to contorted glass sculptures. The Kansas Masters Invitational Art Show includes Kansas artists who have attracted national attention, [...]
WolframAlpha classifies itself as a computational knowledge engine as opposed to a search engine. You type in your question to get an answer without hopping from website to website. Why is this beneficial? Ultimately, it saves you time.
With all this hot weather, my grass looks very bad. Dry and just plain crunchy. But help is on the way. The Master Gardeners will be here on Thursday, September 1st in the Marvin Auditorium from 7:00-8:00 pm talking about turf or as I call it grass. The Master Gardeners have been here many times this [...]
In the mood to attend a sporting event in person? Check out some of the local high school and college fall sports schedules. Not only will you not have to travel far, but it also won’t cost you upwards of thirty dollars to park.
Manhattan’s fifth precinct has its fair share of drama with murder, robberies, gangs, and petty crimes. There’s Detective Leo Storgman, who on the verge of his retirement, decides to reexamine a murder case that never had closure, and then there is a new guy