• It seems nearly impossible to fathom that someone as brilliant and funny as Robin Williams could be so tortured emotionally that he takes himself out of the human race. Yet, last week, one by one, each of us across the whole globe, fixed our attention on the sad news of this beloved actor’s suicide. Sometimes, a blip of news in the vast sea of information we are bombarded with daily, seems to slap us so hard in the face that we can almost hear the collective groan rippling through space and time. Then we all try our best to reckon with reality. And what a devastating reality Robin Williams’ death reveals - that someone who, by his very nature, brought

    Aug 26,
  • Skyler Bartels spent three days of his Spring Break at Wal-Mart. Really living there. Eating, sleeping, checking out the DVDs, never leaving. The plan was to spend his entire spring break there. Under the radar. Some kids go to Cancun. Skyler Bartels, a Drake University sophomore from Harvard, Neb., went to the garden and patio department. Read More

    Mar 27,
    - by semoadmin
  • WhoNu is a new search site that merges many popular search tools into one easy to use interface. Search everything from the price of umbrellas to what the lastest blog posts say about the Iraq conflict. While you are there, look up a photo of Mt. Rushmore and an article on drywall in PDF format. Check out WhoNu

    Mar 06,
    - by semoadmin
  • Just in time for spring, the government infused a little color into the $10-bill Thursday. The new bill � featuring shades of orange, yellow and red � joined colorized versions of the $20 bill and the $50 bill as the Bureau of Engraving and Printing attempts to stay ahead of counterfeiters and ever-more sophisticated copying machines. The Federal Reserve on Thursday began shipping the first of 800 million of the new $10 bills to commercial banks. In the next few days, those bills will start showing up in cash registers around the country.

    Mar 02,
    - by semoadmin

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