The new U.S. News and World Report college rankings are out. For all their flaws, it's still the standard by which many anxious applicants rank themselves and their peers. Let me guess, the Top 5 universities are Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Columbia and Stanford? Boom, I nailed it. But you probably ... More >>
People across the nation have used chewing gum to help them lose weight. It's a sort of a logical theory if you think about it: Chew gum instead of food so you won't overindulge and gain weight. However, according to a recent study published in the journal Eating Behaviors, chewing minty gum has th ... More >>
Chris Kluwe is prying open America's last closet: major league sports.
Yesterday, September 10, marked the 114th birthday of a man who helped introduce more people to music in the 20th Century than perhaps any other person despite never picking up an instrument or plugging in a microphone. Unless you're a serious chemistry geek, you've probably never heard of Waldo Lon ... More >>
A year ago today, Mary-Lu Zahalan-Kennedy of Ontario became the first person in the world to earn a master's degree in The Beatles. I'm not quite sure what she's doing now, but I do know she could probably kick anyone's ass in Beatles trivia. This little anniversary of her graduation got me think ... More >>
A scathing, 86-page report called out doctors who "subverted scientific integrity" for money.
Illegal downloading costs the film industry billions of dollars per year. But does the legal strategy designed to recoup this lost bounty amount to extortion?
So there is a rap song for the Tea Party, "That's a Tea Party" by Polatik. Now, Rocks Off has heard rap used for many different purposes. We've heard it try and justify the money we wasted going to see Deep Blue Sea. We've heard it from the mouth of WWE's Undertaker. And now we've heard it tr ... More >>
How the story of a high school basketball team ended up being much more
How the story of a high school basketball team ended up much more
Master Chief, a weapons-toting super-enhanced human, is the only being who can save the earth. A video gamer from Texas is the world champion at helping him do just that ó thousands of times over.
The White House-cracking cybergang is gone. Now Houstonís most notorious hacker hopes to reboot his life and return to his love: computers.
Major gas companies are driving away independent station operators, all in the name of greed
Former Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby fights on for better, more diverse education in Texas