"But Her Hair"

On August, 21, 2012, a woman gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Payton. Payton's arrival was expected as Jennifer Cramblett and Amanda Zinkon picked the sperm donor they thought was a good match. The arrival of a newborn can be exciting and stressful but in a good way. For Cramblett and Zinkon, the arrival of… » 10/01/14 4:50pm Today 4:50pm

I am either absolutely correct or have my head up my ass ...

I was binge watching old Mythbusters shows so I could clear them of my DVR and a thought struck me. There is a theory that the Baghdad Battery was used to provide electricity to some form of light bulb in Ancient Egypt so when the artwork in tombs was created [first the tomb was dug into the rock, then the walls… » 9/28/14 5:41am Sunday 5:41am

This story of a 2011 shooting at the White House is amazing

Via WaPo, this is really scary how out of touch the supervisors at the Secret Service were, and you have to realize, it was days before they would even realize / admit that bullets had struck the First Family's residence: By 8:30 p.m., most of the Secret Service agents and officers on duty were coming to the tail… » 9/27/14 9:48pm Saturday 9:48pm

Editorial Wrap-Up, Week of September 21st

Good afternoon from the couch of news. I'm home today, as are most of the 210 Editorial staff, as we add a few more desks to the 4th floor in our final renovation before we move to 17th Street next year. Hopefully the additional 6 seats will tide us over until then, although I suspect we'll still be full to bursting. » 9/26/14 4:17pm Friday 4:17pm