Gender bouillabaisse

November 26, 2018 0

More than a half-century ago, people still wrote letters on manual typewriters. The feminine pronoun Ms. existed but wasn’t in common use, so a witty…

In many parts of the U.S., autumn brings falling leaves, early frosts, harvesting, hayrides, and Hallowe'en. In coastal locations, autumn also brings king tides --…

Grasping at straws

October 15, 2018 0

Last year we wrote about the nationwide campaign to eliminate plastic drinking straws from food-and-beverage establishments ("Plastic straws suck," June 2017). The campaign began with…

Staying Safe in Cyberspace

October 12, 2018 0

By George Leposky, editor NAoscysbtdel4*   What’s that? An example of a foolproof way to keep a password safe from cyberthieves. Cybersecurity has been a…