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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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Chip Mosher: Manure occureth

Updated: Sep 27, 2012 5:16pm
On bumper stickers they frequently say it happens. Kurt Vonnegut Jr. once said because human beings are so full of it they’d make unlikely prospects for interstellar travel in confined spaceships....
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Shake ya (presidential) booty

Sep 12, 2012 5:15pm
Four years ago, a teaching colleague informed me there was no way Barack Obama was going to lose the presidential election then. A longtime friend, I had known this woman to be a diehard Denzel...
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Chip Mosher: Back to school, thank God

Aug 29, 2012 9:05pm
Summer’s over. For educators and students it’s the start of another year, a new beginning, where everyone gets a second chance. Time to fix up the classrooms and also clean out the mental garbage...

Paint it bleak: a few cautionary words from our fiery education columnist

Aug 22, 2012 4:52pm
“I could not foresee this thing happening.” –Mick JaggerThink of the dead prostitute in the politician’s bed in The Godfather. That is the state of public education in Nevada today — bloody and messy...
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Chip Mosher: Chick-fil-A, education reform and bias

Updated: Jul 22, 2013 11:49am
Editor's note: Although the talk by Mr. Wienholt described below included material related to Chick fil A, Mr. Weinholt says that at the time of the 2010 speech, he had not been with Chick fil A for...

Chip Mosher: The Joker, waldo and America

Aug 01, 2012 5:51pm
“And modern man screamed with fear.”— Blaise CendrarsIn Judeo-Christian mythology, a hefty foundation block under America’s cultural edifice, the first human being ever born to a man and woman turned...
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Chip Mosher: This incessant buzz

Jul 18, 2012 7:09pm
Listen. You can hardly miss it. During this muggy month of July, in the belly of the desert’s heat, you can hear them in their undaunted despair, that annual chorus of male cicadas crooning to mate,...

The CCSD laugh factory

Jul 06, 2012 2:42pm
Fans of the Clark Clownish School District have had a lot to laugh about lately. First, there’s the number 150. Then, there’s another number: 15,000. And a disappearing board member added to the...

Chip Mosher: Happiness, Nevada

Jul 06, 2012 2:42pm
Recently, our planet lost one second of time, which, this past weekend, was arbitrarily added to the world’s atomic clocks as a “leap-second.” However, this cosmic burp opened up the perfect...
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A night at the opera

Jul 06, 2012 2:42pm
“I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn’t it.” — Groucho MarxRegardless of what’s been said in the local media lately, those 100-plus teachers attending a special School Board meeting...