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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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<p>Chip Mosher</p>

Chip vs the rodent

Jul 17, 2013 4:14pm
“Get some traps and kill the little fucker,” my friend Sally said in a pragmatic tone.She was referring to the rat-size mouse living in the water-heater closet on the patio outside the sliding glass...
Chip Mosher

Chip Mosher: How much, and to whom?

Jul 03, 2013 6:09pm
On June 25, the Clark County Education Association, or teachers’ union, and the Clark County School District began facing off for their summer series of negotiation meetings — to decide what to do...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

Chip Mosher: Aging gracefully in paradise

Jun 19, 2013 7:13pm
You know you’re getting old when half the people on the newspaper’s obituary page are younger than you. But Vegas is a rock ‘and’ roll kinda town. We pride ourselves on living fast, dying young and...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

The end of school, 2013

Jun 05, 2013 3:57pm
It’s been a volatile year in public education. Locally, two major reformers hired from out of state to put Nevada’s schools on the academic straight and narrow both suddenly resigned. And nationally...
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Chip Mosher: American orgasm

May 22, 2013 6:10pm
Something is misfiring somewhere. Nowhere has this become more evident than the revelation of a sex scandal in our armed forces. Last year, according to Pentagon estimates, about 6 percent of women...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

Chip Mosher: Dealing with terrorism, Vegas style

May 08, 2013 6:15pm
Much ado has been made recently about Las Vegas dropping in the nation’s terrorism risk-factor ranking of cities, from 30th to 33rd, possibly costing us $1.8 million in Homeland Security funding....
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

Chip Mosher: The gap

May 01, 2013 6:58pm
WHEN SOMETHING such as the recent Boston Marathon Massacre occurs it makes me think about Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam on the Sistine Chapel ceiling. Two hands reaching out and almost...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

Chip Mosher: Color me daffy

Apr 10, 2013 7:45pm
As when old Looney Tunes characters were getting goosed, many teachers’ eyeballs have popped out of their heads lately at some really wacky news. The Review-Journal reported last week that former...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

Chip Mosher: A backward-forward glance

Mar 28, 2013 12:05pm
With the election of a new pope, I feel, like Michael Corleone in the Godfather Part III, that a confession here is long overdue. Although not Catholic, I’ve often wished I had the mental wherewithal...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

Chip Mosher: Sayonara, Dwight Jones

Mar 13, 2013 9:10pm
“Did ya hear the superintendent is leaving?” a teacher asked.“Yeah, does it make any difference?” her colleague responded.“Not really,” the teacher said.Thus departs another education reformist...