Paul Allen is planning on building the world's largest plane intended to offer space travel to paying customers and possibly to the international space station.
12/14/2011 01:26 am
Stratolaunch Systems, founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is planning to build a huge carrier aircraft that will launch unmanned rockets into space.
12/13/2011 02:42 pm
Disrupted by police, Occupy movements in several major cities now mobilize largely during daytime hours or through marches designed around specific issues. Some are aligning with local community groups, churches, and unions.
12/10/2011 05:31 pm
Patriotism applies to countries, while 'civicism' applies to cities – where more than half the world's population lives. As the world urbanizes, a new class of global cities is competing for the affection of residents and tourists. There are several reasons to welcome this development.
12/01/2011 02:59 pm
Chapter & Verse Jeffrey Eugenides talks about 'The Marriage Plot' and pokes fun at literary theorists
Jeffrey Eugenides talks about his novels – and themes of death, suicide, and Detroit.
11/23/2011 08:05 am
Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters marched Thursday morning to the New York Stock Exchange, as the movement reaches its two-month anniversary.
11/17/2011 08:19 am
Chicago's Millennium Park is where political muscle meets people-friendly landscaping.
10/30/2011 05:03 pm
Copiale Cipher: Computer scientists have cracked the code of the Copiale Cipher, an 18th-century manuscript of a German secret society known as the 'Oculist Order.'
10/26/2011 02:48 pm
Groupon IPO was poised to raise $25 billion a few months ago. Now, the Groupon IPO is slated for less than half that. Why the change?
10/23/2011 01:03 pm
Doughnut lovers are crawling the Web to find the best deals on National Doughnut Day.
06/03/2011 04:18 pm