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At Long Last, Geeks Get Respectnew

Ashley Eldred was trying to figure out how to make Hell into a cuter place. The young blonde woman with a confident manner is a student at the Guildhall at SMU - the school Jay Leno was talking about that teaches students how to make video games.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Kristian Lin and Cole Williams  |  02-03-2010  |  Media

Stay Hungry, Live Longer: The Science Behind the Calorie Restriction Dietnew

A Southern Methodist University biologist thinks the secret to the fountain of youth may be found by putting fruit flies on a diet.
Dallas Observer  |  Elaine Liner  |  02-23-2009  |  Science

Prophet of Boom (and Bust): Now Will They Listen to Ravi Batra?new

The 65-year-old academic has an amazing record of economic and social forecasting going back several decades, from the rise of Islam, which he predicted in the 1960s, to the mergers booms and soaring stock prices of the '90s, and the stock market crash of 2000.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Kendall Anderson  |  12-22-2008  |  Economy

How Will W's Library Shape His Legacy?new

It's somewhat ironic that the Bush administration would create the first presidential library with a policy think tank attached. That has led some critics to wonder if the think tank will engage in genuine policy innovation or mainly try to shape Bush's legacy.
The Texas Observer  |  Forrest Wilder  |  09-24-2008  |  Politics

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