Startup superstars Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and Jay Z all have beautiful homes, outsize influence, and bank accounts that are the envy of many small nations. What they don’t have are college diplomas—and we’re guessing they’re fine with the trade-off. With role models like this, startup-mad...
—Photograph by Dan Saelinger
Table of Contents
What Is Pain?
The 5280 Agony Index
Fix Me: Common Cures for Pain
A New Non-addictive Treatment for Chronic Pain
Pain in Pursuit of Pleasure
Colorado Broke My ______!
Courtesy of the NFL: One Former Bronco's Injury File
The Replacements: The Truth...
—Photo illustration by Sean Parsons; Drone courtesy of Ryan P. Starkey
Apparently Maverick and Goose aren’t the only ones with a need for speed. This spring, a group from the University of Colorado Boulder led by assistant professor of aerospace engineering sciences Ryan P. Starkey will, for the first time, test-fly a supersonic unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV or, more...
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I've been fairly vocal about my aversion to the game of football. It's not that I don't appreciate the athleticism or enjoy the camaraderie that comes with cheering for the same goal (no pun intended) with thousands of other people; I just find it slow. That being said, I've always been a...
September 8 2014, 10:00 AM
Flea Market Flip has nothing on the first-ever ReSource Wars! design competition, going down live this weekend (September 21 and 22) at ReSource Boulder. The challenge? Nine teams will create permanent installations—an entry way, retail displays, a mobile retail kiosk, fixtures,...
September 17 2013, 10:55 AM
• Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Rafael Betancourt eats fresh sliced strawberries and strawberry yogurt before every game. He always heads to the bullpen at the bottom of the fourth inning, and he refuses to let clubhouse staff write on his equipment. Only Betancourt can mark his gear with the...
September 20 2012, 3:07 PM
Cowboys and Indians. Gold rush. Mining. These are the words that come to mind when one thinks about Colorado's history. But our complete history is not all pioneering, pull-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps tales.The story of our state's past also has a darker side: racism, socioeconomic inequality,...
July 23 2012, 11:30 AM