In The News: Department of History
It’s been more than a century since the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean – but despite the decades that have passed since 1912, the memory and legacy of the “unsinkable ship” continue to mesmerize historians and enthusiasts.
Let’s state the obvious: Winter is cold. Clothes keep us warm. Yet every year a stubborn subset of people across Minnesota venture outdoors in their summer finest. If pressed, they’ll say it’s not that cold.
The world is preparing to celebrate a new decade, and as the times have changed, so has the technology.
Women put up with a lot at the office. At least grant us elastic waistbands.
It’s getting much more difficult to make sure what happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas.
If the 2020 presidential election is going to have a ‘Jim Murren moment’, as the gaming industry saw nearly four years ago, it won’t be from Jim Murren.
The Oakland Raiders’ yearlong march into oblivion will end Sunday at the aging Coliseum.
It will be the Democrat's ninth of their presidential primary cycle, coming on February 19.
Carson City is now home to one of five historic markers in Nevada recognizing women’s suffrage and marking the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment.
I don’t remember what specific combo of frustration and busyness led me to wear leggings to the office one day recently, but I do remember it felt magical. With nothing but a stretchy band and Nulu(™) fabric holding me in, I felt freer, like I was dancing through my duties, rather than trudging through them encased in polyester and wool. My computer seemed to run more quickly; my sources were more responsive; the PR people were less angry.
It was 150 years ago that construction began on the Sutro Tunnel. It had quite an impact … and didn’t amount to much. If that sounds contradictory, well, bear with us.
High-tech fabrics, an obsession with health and the slackening of dress codes make a new range of clothing possible.