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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 3:01pm
The universe is a psychopath. It doesn’t care, one way or the other, whether or not we live or die. If we trace our lineage back far enough, say about 13.8 billion years, it is the parent of our...

Duck Dynasty, Dennis and other dicks

Jan 16, 2014 10:01am
The Icelandic Phallological Museum, founded in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1997, is home to the world’s “largest display of penises and penile parts.” Currently, its majority of samplings are from whales...

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

Jan 06, 2014 8:01am
Back in the day, they put Socrates and Jesus, both teachers, to death for striving for academic excellence. And, judging by the viciousness of the current corporate-based education reform movement in...

Tony and the big one

Dec 19, 2013 8:12am
Before I launch into the Clark County School Board’s recent randy discussion about its antiquated sex education policy, first let me say a few words about Zappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh.Has anyone else,...

Executive education excrement

Dec 05, 2013 6:12am
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 4:11am
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 4:11pm
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

Oct 31, 2013 8:10am
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 7:10am
“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 9:09am
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...