Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Tuesday, February 21, 2006
"Makes Us Feel Like The Second City"
The Ira Glass driven This American Life has enjoyed 10 years on National Public Radio and become an icon of Chicago radio programming. Recently Glass announced, to the second city's dismay, that he would be moving to the Big Apple in order to launch a television version of the show on Showtime. Chicago web publication Gaper's Block asked Ira Glass how he felt about leaving Chicago.
Thursday, February 16, 2006
Anyone Who Goes There Will Come Back With a Mystery
Scientists have found a "lost world" in the jungles of Indonesia and discovered a new bird, butterflies, frogs, and plants. They took the first pictures of the 'Berlepsch's six-wired bird of paradise'. Although it has appeared in 19th century collections, its whereabouts previously have been unknown. Dr Beehler, who hopes his team will be able to return to the area this year, said: "There were so many new things it was almost overwhelming. And we have only scratched the surface."