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Articles by Maggie Lange

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A New Discovery Zone

The Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art

science & technology , Apr 21 2011

by Maggie Lange

The Rhode Island Museum of Art and Science (RIMOSA) is a nonprofit that calls itself a ‘wall-less’ museum. For now, the …

Sex, Lies, and Survey Results

Science, Feb 25 2011

by Maggie Lange

There is a seemingly ceaseless stream of studies that reduce each gender to a vaguely irritating stereotype. The men fear commitment, …

The Dirt on the White Coat

Science, Feb 14 2011

by Maggie Lange

The American Biology Teacher Journal conducts an experiment called the “Draw a Scientist Test,” in which elementary school students are asked …

Beerified RI

Metro, Mar 04 2010

by Maggie Lange

It’s a curious union. In December, a sugary children’s drink from the 1920s and a beverage old enough to feature in …

Apocalypse Always

Science, Dec 03 2009

by Maggie Lange

It would be nice to blame someone for these massive panics, these big bait-and-switch games about the impending end of the …

Oh me, oh maya

Science, Nov 19 2009

by Maggie Lange

The trailer of Sony Pictures’ latest disaster movie, 2012, posits what might be the most outrageous human rights dilemma of all …

Red herring veto

News, Nov 12 2009

by Maggie Lange

In an effort to help the Ocean State stay true to its name, Governor Carcieri vetoed legislation last week to impose …

Indoors To Underground: The Criminalization of Indoor Prostitution in Rhode Island

News, Nov 05 2009

by Maggie Lange

On Tuesday, Governor Don Carcieri confirmed a bill to criminalize indoor prostitution in the Ocean State after both chambers of the …

Week In Review 10/22/09

Rhode Island's rankings and French Vogue's rank styling

News, Oct 22 2009

by Maggie Lange & Beatrice Igne-Bianchi

Rank There are all sorts of lists: to-do lists, wish lists, guest lists, hit-lists, pro andconlists. Lists can be funny (McSweeney’s), …

Shades of Green

in green building, the hot new thing is to renew the old

News, Oct 09 2009

by Maggie Lange

Green—it used to mean cold, hard cash. Now, it’s a relatively meaningless buzzword for building something with an ecological conscience. In …

Third Base Gets Short-Stopped

new research links HPV to throat cancer

News, Oct 05 2009

by Maggie Lange

An STD that goes straight for the throat: the human papillomavirus (HPV)is found to be responsible for 60 percent of throat …

Rhode Island Recap

Metro, Sep 28 2009

by Maggie Lange

Proverbial pawnshop The city of Providence has, in essence, gone to the proverbial pawnshop.Items for bidding at the Renaissance City’s Urban …

I-Way or the Highway

Metro, Sep 17 2009

by Maggie Lange

In Providence, the streets are the cities’ largest public space. It’s not parks or the famed waterfront—it’s the streets. The day …

WEEK IN REVIEW

News, Apr 16 2009

by Maggie Lange

PENNSYLVANIA "EMERGENCY" TARNISHES, AUGMENTS GOOD FRIDAY CELEBRATIONSAt 2 AM this past Friday, a Philadelphia cable broadcast of Good Friday ceremonies at …

REBIRTH

Metro, Apr 16 2009

by Maggie Lange

After the countless rows of three-storied, neutral-colored, slat-board houses that make up Providence's West Side, the vibrant intensity of the Wat …

WEEK IN REVIEW

News, Mar 19 2009

by Maggie Lange

Holla Back (or, I just want Beepers back.) Last week, Google introduced a new service that will change the way we …

WEEK IN REVIEW

News, Mar 12 2009

by Maggie Lange

IT'S A FISH! IT'S A WHALE! NO, IT'S A de ROTHSCHILD!When a project pitch involves a phrase along the lines of …

HOLIDAY OF THE WEEK: OR INDY FINDS A ROLE MODEL

News, Mar 05 2009

by Maggie Lange

March 9, Baron Bliss DayOn March 9, 1926, Baron Bliss passed away so blissfully in Belize that he decided to bequeath …

LITTLE RHODY'S BIG SCREEN BREAK: THE ACADEMY RECOGNIZES RHODE ISLAND FOR THE 2009 OSCARS

News, Feb 05 2009

by Maggie Lange

If states received Academy Awards for Most Nominated, the Ocean State might take home a gilded statuette in 2009. The committee …

PROVIDENCE'S TUNNEL OF LOVE: IT'S NOT THE TROLLEY TUNNEL

Features, Nov 20 2008

by Maggie Lange

Every few years, a piece emerges in the Independent, BSR, or the Providence Journal with the message "Did you know there …

THE ART OF WAR: A HOLOCAUST RESTITUTION CASE, UP FOR DEBATE AGAIN IN PROVIDENCE

Metro, Oct 30 2008

by Maggie Lange

In Girl from Sabiner Mountains, a painting by Franz Winterhalter, a peasant woman rests languidly by a tree. Sunlight flickers through …

GET OUT OF JAIL CARD: CARCIERI'S LATEST MOVE AGAINST ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

Features, Oct 09 2008

by Maggie Lange

Throughout history, escape tales from penitentiary systems have cropped up in books and films alike: The Count of Monte Cristo, Escape …