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March 08, 2014
Web Exclusive) Mr. Peabody and Sherman is a great add-on to this weekend’s family night out. It's all quite sappy, but for an animated story of a genius talking dog whose son is human, it’s pretty cute.(
Web Exclusive) The most memorable thing about Son of God is its utter lack of memorability. It’s the skim milk of biblical biopics — a tuned-down Passion of the Christ with a family-friendlier vibe.(
Web Exclusive) Despite the film’s unique style of combat and testosterone-fueled bro-mance comradery, it falls through horrid acting and an unoriginal plot line.(
Web Exclusive) In efforts to move on from the past are we really just attempting to fill voids and ending up right back where we were? I’m not sure even after 2+ hours of subtitles.(
Web Exclusive) Country music is all about soaring highs and crushing lows, and so is The Broken Circle Breakdown .(
March 06, 2014
The numbers are in. Here is a recap of True/False weekend by the digits.
Chris Mooney approaches science with a political perspective as he critiques Republican views on matters about the environment and creationism.
Writer Joanna Walsh started the #readwomen2014 movement on Twitter this past December to urge its users to read more female authors.
From first editions of Mark Twain's works to old maps of the world, Columbia's new bookstore Schilb Antiquarian boasts it all. Browse their shelves and exhibits to find a diverse and eclectic collection of rare books and documents.
Columbians share their favorite movie soundtrack tunes.
A Facebook news feed full of crafts for sale inspired Kelly Gilion to start Plume: a consignment shop for local vendors to sell their products in one central location.
Scott McMahon uses found objects, old photography equipment and projector motors to create whimsical machines with a video, audio or photo component.
You’re either a math and science person, or you’re an arts and literature person — pick a side. The sciences and humanities have been at loggerheads for so long, the distinction can seem almost genetic. But are these Capulets and Montagues really so different?
Since the ’90s, he has been infusing humor into a subject that many students can find dry. But it changed the way kids interact with science curriculums in the classroom.
Skloot’s debut book and No. 1 The New York Times best-seller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, is a moving tale of how a woman’s death led to her enduring life.
Research by author and journalist James Surowiecki reveals crowds can be more than just destructive, unthinking mobs. In fact, crowds can be more intelligent than the sum of their individual members and, in some cases, even smarter than experts.
Barbara Kline Pope, executive director for The National Academies suggest integrating science into a medium as a solution to cultivate student passion for science.
She might be a social media guru, but that doesn’t mean Liz Neeley can make #scicomm or #scipolicy trend on Twitter. Still, she makes it her job to see science develop a presence on social media.
"Vox explores the concern about a disconnect between American attitudes and science. Technology is just one example. Despite the two and a half billion people connected to the Internet and the need for more computer programmers, few schools introduce kids to computer science early on. Decades after Nintendo and the pixelated Mario Bros., adults and kids alike hold iPads projecting seamless images without giving a second thought to how it all works."
COMO Smoke and Fire is bringing authentic barbecue taste and unusual dishes, like the Brisket Mac and Cheese Grilled Cheese, to Columbia.