Goodrich Sewing Machine

I have a goodrich treadle sewing maching, first patented in 1891. Still use it but the belt finally gave out. Where could I find a ...

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Friday’s Snow The First Of Many Rounds

In a way, Thursday was fool's gold for many of us. Temperatures on Thursday bumped up to 67°... only 3° from the current record for ...

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Devil’s Work Dictionary Winners & Next Term

Congratulations to Ronda Miller, who won last week's challenge with 45% of the votes. tangential_reasoners_anonymous came in second with 16% of the votes. As the ...

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Lawrence is hedgehog heaven

You might've thought Judson King's 15 minutes of fame were up early this month, after CNN picked up the story of his efforts to make ...

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Dakotah - Powered by Light

from the natural curiosity of ‘why’ someone would adapt ( as their lifestyle) a life lived from the perch of a horse-drawn covered wagon, is ...

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Amyx may be set to enter city race

Signs are beginning to look like City Commissioner Mike Amyx will run for re-election. Amyx has scheduled an announcement for 11 a.m. Monday at City ...

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Subversive Acts of Food

When I cook, I give little regard to fat content, carb content, or any other science-y-sounding content. I go for flavor. I go for fun. ...

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Sundance Part Deux Day 8

Today we get up early to get in line for a special event at the Music Cafe. Political activist and historian Howard Zinn is here ...

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Criminal history, even just an arrest, can show up in prospective employer’s background checks

Q. I was arrested for domestic battery and successfully completed a diversion program through the district attorney’s office. I am applying for a job now. ...

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The African Email Scam (Part 1)

You all probably receive these emails from Africa-- from someone who is in possession of a large amount of money and needs to unload it ...

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Riding under the influence

I saw a couple events around the start of the year that started me thinking about the consumption of adult beverages in conjunction with cycling.Each ...

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Sundance Part Deux Day 7

First thing this morning I went to Sundance’s Salt Lake City Box Office to try exchanging tickets for a different show time for a movie ...

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Deadline approaches for downtown sculpture entries

Love ’em or hate ’em, the outdoor sculptures that line the streets of downtown Lawrence tend to generate a fair share of conversation.Here’s your chance ...

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Kerry Meier and Dezmon Briscoe were snubbed

KUSports online editor Jesse Newell recently brought to my attention an interesting list he saw on foxsports.com the other day. The topic: The top 100 ...

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The Oscar nominations are out!

The nominees, announced early this morning are:BEST PICTURE"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button""Frost/Nixon""Milk"The Reader""Slumdog Millionaire"BEST ACTRESSAnne Hathaway, "Rachel Getting Married"Angelina Jolie, "Changeling"Melissa Leo, "Frozen River"Meryl ...

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Would it change your opinion ?

If it were possible to comb through the past capital punishment cases in the U S, a find a case where it could be proven ...

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2009 Oscar snubs and surprises! Academy Awards out of control!

For a complete list of 2009 Academy Award nominees, click here.The bias against superheroes and animated films continues, despite "The Dark Knight" and "Wall-E" reaping ...

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Cutest Holocaust movie review ever

Rather than use a cheesy webcam and give you my single-person video review, I wrote and animated this clip of two cuddly teddy bears talking ...

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Best interests of children, not parents, govern custody decisions

Q. My wife and I have agreed that we should get a divorce and begin living apart. She will move out. We both think she ...

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Top Chef Season 5, Episode 9 — Restaurant Wars

who has ever watched Top Chef knows that the most anticipated episode outside the finale is the "Restaurant Wars" show, where two teams create their ...

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