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VIDEO: Insect Sized Drone Takes Flight

In what has taken over a decade of work, researchers at the  Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard have created the RoboBee. Harvard released a press release yesterday. Inspired by the biology of a fly, with submillimeter-scale anatomy and two wafer-thin wings that flap almost invisibly, 120 times per second, the tiny device not only represents the absolute cutting edge of […]

The Nine Best #PrayForBoston Tweets

As we reported earlier, #PrayForBoston became an immensely popular trend after this week’s Boston Marathon Tragedy. With loss comes unity, as the following tweets show. 1. Rest in Peace, Martin Richard. Thoughts and prayers to the family of 8 year old Martin Richard. Rest in peace young man… — Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) April 16, 2013 2. Kevin Hart gave a touching tweet: Wow I just turned on the News & […]

Jocks Win Game, Nerds Lose Tooth

Harvard’s Cinderella season came to an abrupt end on Saturday in a 74-51 trouncing by Arizona. After an upset win against New Mexico on Thursday where Harvard shot 52 percent, expectations were high.  But after missing their first 13 shots, it quickly became clear that the Crimson was outmatched.  Against Arizona, Harvard shot only 27 percent. In the second half Arizona guard Keven Parrom inadvertently elbowed Harvard freshman, Siyani Chamber […]

Raiders' Desmond Bryant: One of the Worst Mugshots Ever

Raiders defensive tackle Desmond Bryant was picked up by police Sunday in Miami and charged with criminal mischief after he allegedly Went into a neighbor’s house, inebriated and caused a commotion. The Harvard graduate was held on $1000 bail. He has a tough time ahead, but possibly not because of his misdemeanor charge. That will probably draw the ire of the Raiders and the NFL but probably won’t lead to […]

Winning: Senator Ted Cruz Hits Back at MSNBC with Casablanca Clip

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) took to Facebook to mock MSNBC over their feigned outrage for learning that radical Marxists reside at Harvard University.  Marxists at universities? Color us shocked! Here’s the clip he included from the classic film Casablanca: Cruz’s clever jab at MSNBC is a response to a New Yorker article they profiled titled, “Is Senator Ted Cruz Our New Joe McCarthy?” The piece accuses Cruz of “McCarthyite” tendencies […]

Alicia Menendez: Embattled Senator's Daughter a Rising Controversial Star

Alicia Menendez, daughter and campaign adviser to Sen. Robert Menendez, has a reputation for bluntly expressing her opinions on gender and sex. According to a 2005 article from The Harvard Crimson entitled “Queen Bee”, she is a rising star in the liberal punditry world, and for good reason. She believes what she says and says what she believes. Since the scandal involving her father, she’s been flooded with tweets and inquires […]

Profile: Alicia Menendez

  Alicia Menendez, daughter and campaign adviser to embattled New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, graduated from Harvard College in 2005, with an honors degree in Studies in Women, Gender and Sexuality. Her senior honors thesis, entitled “To Whom Many Doors are Still Locked: Gender, Space and Power in Harvard Final Clubs” which “used ethnographic research to explore the interplay of gendered ownership of space and women’s social capital” helped her […]