How do you forgive a monster? A must-read for true crime enthusiasts is this in-depth profile of Kerry Rawson, who's spent the past 10 years dealing with the psychological effects of finding out that her dad, Dennis Rader, was the notorious BTK serial killer.
"We have happy cows in Kansas," notes farmer and YouTube star Derek Klingenberg. His latest endeavor involves taking aerial images of his field as his cows mob together to create two eyes and a smiley face, guided by the almighty allure of a feed truck.
The level of interest app-makers can command for adding new features is usually limited to a dutiful parroting of the press release on tech blogs. Maybe a mass privacy freakout, if you're lucky. (Sucks, but at least you know they care!) The bros at Snapchat, however, have lived a pretty blessed life.
The main attraction in Kansas's Crisis City, a disaster simulation zone, is a giant pile of rubble. It isn't easy, you know, to make rubble that is 1) structurally sound enough for trainees to crawl over safely and 2) structurally unsound enough to simulate a real disaster.
A 1982 plan to build a nearly 400-mile long artificial river across Kansas—an infrastructural super-project that could cost as much as $12 billion—is back on the table, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Who said Big Government is bad—especially when it brings thirsty Red States their water? “We've got a…
Storm chasers use heavily modified trucks called tornado intercept vehicles, or TIV-2 for short, that are designed to withstand whatever the weather throws at it. This is what it's like to be inside one during a seriously scary tornado.
Clark Kent spent his formative years in a little Kansas town known as Smallville, where he learned the values he would carry with him as Superman. But in the real world, there is no such town as Smallville, Kansas, a fact that one comic book artist and Superman fan is out to change.
You never know what you're going to find at a garage sale, but you can usually be pretty sure it won't be an unexpected image of a dead relative from 23 years ago. This Kansas kid got just that.
There's been talk of Google rolling out a gigabit fiber network across Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri for a while. But it's now official: Google engineers are laying cable as of today. That will bring with it not just high-speed browsing but probably Google's own cable TV, too. [Google; Image: lolloj/…
Bill Bunten is the mayor Google, Kansas—formerly known as Topeka, Kansas. He signed a proclamation temporarily renaming the city in an effort to convince Google to make Topeka a test site for a gigabit fiber Internet connection.
The University of Kansas switches to a one-strike policy for internet piracy, resulting in banishment from the residence hall internet network if caught. [Ars Technica]
Kansas may seem like the pit stain of the country, but one town is proposing a complete ban on cellphones while driving. This ordinance is more hardcore than any of the other conversational driving laws throughout the states. Most of the conversational driving laws require the use of hands-free devices while driving…
There's something special about living in Kansas. Wait, I take that back, there isn t. So when a humble school such as Kansas State University gets word of MTV visiting to hunt for a unique video game-related story people will do whatever it takes to get on TV. This is the true story of a group of girls begging for…