<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - In Case You Missed It]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | It’s almost show and tell time]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> Where’s the outpouring of support for the ’coon? After all, what’s the difference between this and the Mapleton elk? We demand that a statue be erected in honor of this poor oversized rodent, or at least a bench. Complete with candlelight vigils. And why hasn’t someone recorded a song for the Wikimedia Commons.]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | Saying yes to GMOs]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Bear photo takes another twist]]> As of Wednesday morning, the bear had retained Frank “The strong arm” Azar, and has filed suit. The bear claims that her civil rights were violated when she was drugged and then photographed in a compromising “super bear” pose while incapacitated.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> If you’re an expert science journo, you just might appear on Fox News’ Fox & Friends to opine about all things futuristic, like Google’s robot cars, gene therapy and how we’ll all be traveling in spaceships one day. Just don’t bring up climate change. That’s what Michael Moyer, an editor for Scientific American, learned last week. Asked what tops his crystal-ball-gazing list beforehand, he told a show producer “climate change.” That’s apparently not a good subject in Foxland.]]> <![CDATA[in case you missed it | What collateral damage looks like]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Only in Boulder]]> OK, so sometimes the whole Boulder-ness of our county can get to be a bit over the top. The latest was a recent email from your Boulder County government reminding all of us green-abiding citizens that Feb. 24 is the deadline for commenting on the county’s “Climate Change Preparedness Plan.”]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Rest in peace]]> Once again, here is our monthly look at a few of the noteworthy people who we lost during the month of February:]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | Mickey Skywalker]]> We could sense all of the true diehard Star Wars fans cringing in their brown hooded robes with the news this week that Disney was buying Lucasfilm and planning to release additional episodes of the series.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | CU´s latest ranking reeks]]> What? CU was ranked third in Newsweek´s party school rankings? Deplorable!]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> Scientists see the Big Bang and Detroit discovers more than 100 serial rapists.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> And it seems that even if the salmon is approved, the company will face an upstream fight in winning the hearts of consumers. Kroger, which runs King Soopers stores, Trader Joe’s, Safeway and Target are just the latest grocers to join a long list of those refusing to stock the fish on its shelves.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> COLORADO 12TH IN THE NATION FOR INCREASING STUDENT DEBT TWITTER BUYS GNIP BOULDER CRACKS CODE FOR HUMOR, BUT NOT TOP 50 ROBOTS GO TO WORK ON FLOOD]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> Pot made national headlines — again — in the past week. This time it was remarks by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper that grabbed much of the attention. Ol’ Hick stood up to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Christie’s opinion that our beautiful state’s fledgling marijuana industry isn’t the kind of “quality of life” that he’d wish for in Jersey.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> Austin Stewart, an assistant professor at Iowa State University, has created a virtual reality universe for chickens called Second Livestock. Yes, that’s a play on the Second Life virtual reality game where people become oddball avatars and socialize and flit about.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it]]> The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, examined the genomes of 825 white American couples, finding fewer differences in DNA between married people than randomly-selected individuals.]]> <![CDATA[In case you missed it | More fracking nonsense]]> Wow. Just when you thought that the "oversight" provided by the state agency charged with policing the oil and gas industry couldn’t get any more lax, along comes this gem.]]>