Athima Chansanchai

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  • 16 years ago

    LOGIN: 1983 Fifth grade. I learn pre-algebra and type up papers on the chic Apple IIe. It's love at first byte—and Commodore 64s are so passé. Meanwhile, in a galaxy far, far away, Harvard students are dropping quarters into Digital De...

  • 16 years ago

    Current sci-fi films seem endlessly obsessed with special effects one-upmanship, so the best parts about them--the provocative glimpses of future life--are subsumed under stylish accoutrements. Older sci-fi films, though less technically sophistic...

  • 17 years ago

    He doesn't know whether to kiss them or kick them. Sometimes he does both. As a transvestite he is nothing unusual in a nation inundated with drag shows. Undefeated in 30 domestic bouts, he is a talented kick-boxer, but not extraordinary in the co...

  • 17 years ago

    You'd think five centuries would be enough time for women to get equal pay for equal work, but as an actress in 1979 Hollywood, Erin Gray found out that playing a 25th-century colonel in charge of defending Earth from enemy marauders garnered her ...

  • 17 years ago

    Who are you? Are you defined by what you think or what you were dealt at birth? Corporate America is betting on the latter. Biometrics is science's authentication of identity through unique body markers. Identity theft costs billions every year, a...

  • 17 years ago

    Team sports represents an ideal of camaraderie and selflessness in a common cause, a subservience of the one to the many; in turn the individual always has someone watching her back. That's what athletics is about— that and perseverance, prid...


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