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<p>Futurist Ray Kurzweil is scheduled to speak Feb. 10 at the Barrick Lecture Series at UNLV. He believes increasing technology is the next stage of evolution and that humans will will be organically bonding with their machines.</p>

And miles to go, perhaps

Jan 29, 2014 3:41pm
The universe is a psychopath. It doesn’t care, one way or the other, whether or not we live or die...

Duck Dynasty, Dennis and other dicks

Jan 16, 2014 10:14am
The Icelandic Phallological Museum, founded in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1997, is home to...

Public Education Year In Review: Who’s the enemy?

Updated: Jan 06, 2014 8:56am
Back in the day, they put Socrates and Jesus, both teachers, to death for striving for...

Tony and the big one

Dec 19, 2013 8:30am
Before I launch into the Clark County School Board’s recent randy discussion about its...

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Executive education excrement

Dec 05, 2013 6:49am
As an education president, Barack Obama has proven himself to be a dunce. And his ongoing, vicious attacks on teachers and principals in the name of reform have started to turn against him. Big time....

JFK, Billy and Me

Nov 20, 2013 4:28am
The night wind was bone-chilling as the passing presidential candidate stretched out to reach my hand and clasp it firmly. His nostrils exhaled steam, like a workhorse’s in winter.“Thank you for...

Education reform verdict in!

Nov 06, 2013 4:52pm
Public education in America is dead. Murdered by the maggots of corporate greed in the deceptively appealing name of reform. The verdict is in.That pretty much sums up education writer Diane Ravitch’...
In this Aug. 4, 2012 file photo, Zena "Chief Z" Williams, unofficial mascot of the Washington Redskins, signs autographs during fan appreciation day at the Redskins' NFL football training camp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va.

By any other name

Updated: Oct 31, 2013 8:08am
I don’t fully understand the public backlash against billionaire Daniel Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins in the National Football League, for fiercely clinging to the controversial nickname...

Teachers Going Ape

Oct 10, 2013 7:20am
“Touch me, baby.” - Jim MorrisonIn Frans de Waal’s 2003 study about labor and fair financial rewards, experimental capuchin monkeys would rebel, including going on strike, when getting screwed on the...


Sep 26, 2013 9:10am
With Pope Francis talking about “the fragrance of the Gospel,” the Review-Journal printing odes to the glory of unbridled capitalism and doctors in trauma centers growing tired of sewing up victims...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

The new tyranny is here

Sep 12, 2013 11:05am
One of the few beautiful moments in local public education during the past decade occurred at a School Board meeting. About five years ago, in the midst of the corporate-based reform insanity...
<p>Chip Mosher (Portrait by Jeferson Applegate)</p>

Mosher: A partial list of people who need to get off this planet

Aug 28, 2013 3:13pm
I am an old and toothless teacher, and I often dream of Mars. Escaping this treacherous Earth has been a longtime personal goal. Call me Prometheus. I, too, have labored to give the light of learning...
<p>Chip Mosher (Portrait by Jeferson Applegate)</p>

Mosher: Suffer, little children

Updated: Aug 21, 2013 5:04pm
Isn’t it ironic that the socialist takeover of our public schools (No Child Left Behind, 2002) was the brainchild of Republican President George W. Bush? What’s the old saying about liberal wolves in...
<p>Chip Mosher (Portrait by Jeferson Applegate)</p>

Mosher: Madam X, Jesus and the teachers’ union

Jul 31, 2013 4:00pm
Last summer, reportedly at the local teachers union’s behest, private negotiation meetings between the school district and union were opened up to teachers, both union members and nonunion, and also...