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Making it easier to kill prairie dogs

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Disclaimer: If you are a rabid prairie-dog defender, you might want to skip this item...

Astrology | Week of Oct. 1, 2009

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Editor's note: Oops! We goofed! We've been running Rob Brezsny's Free Will Astrology column a week ahead for the past two weeks. Rob knows which week is which; we just had a small karmic conundrum. We sincerely hope that you can forgive us. We'll be back on track ...

Money can’t buy you God

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On Thursday, Oct. 8, more than 60 people crawled into a "sweat lodge" seeking the enlightenment promised by New Age guru James Ray, co-author of The Secret and self-proclaimed personal development expert. Two hours later, two people in the prime of their lives were ...

This boy needs a spanking

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A California legislator who espouses family values apparently has gotten into hot water for getting caught on videotape bragging about sexual escapades with two lobbyists. Extramarital affairs by high-ranking politicians aren't exactly news anymore, but there seems ...

Astrology | Week of Sept. 17, 2009

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ARIES March 21-April 19: Jonathan Lee Riches is renowned for filing numerous lawsuits in U.S courts. Some of his targets are actual living people, like Martha Stewart, George W. Bush and Steve Jobs. But he has also gone after defendants like Nostradamus, Che Guevara...

Pythons, boas and anacondas, oh my!

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A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey warns that populations of “giant invasive snakes” have gained ground in the United States and pose a serious threat...

Astrology | Week of Oct. 22, 2009

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ARIES March 21-April 19: “The clouds are the most fertile part of the sky,” writes Guy Murchie in his book The Seven Mysteries of Life. Microbes with short life cycles live there in abundance, “eating, breathing, excreting, floating, swimming, competing, reproducing...

Southern ‘justice’

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How about that justice of the peace in southeastern Louisiana who recently refused to marry an interracial couple...

Astrology | Week of Oct. 29, 2009

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ARIES March 21-April 19: You may be as flooded with briny emotion as a Pisces on a meandering binge. You might be as embedded in a labyrinth of your own creation as the Geminis who verge on being too clever for their own good. You may be as cagey a listener as a ...

Pot prohibition?

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It’s been about a month since every single candidate for Boulder City Council, including three incumbents, told the Boulder Weekly in an election Q&A that they would oppose banning medical marijuana dispensaries in the city...

Astrology | Week of Nov. 5, 2009

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ARIES March 21-April 19: There was a time when wetlands were considered dismal and unproductive. At best they were thought to be a waste of space, and at worst stinky breeding grounds for insect pests. For more than 200 years, many marshes, bogs and swamps were ...