Batgirl has been in the media for all the wrong reasons recently — but this is nothing new. The iconic heroine has long been a source of controversy for DC, thanks to a series of strange decisions. Here's the story of DC's Batgirls, and the controversies that have come to define them.
If you aren't already familiar with PBS's Idea Channel, drop what you're doing and go check it out. Immediately. In fact, why don't you start with the video featured here, in which the Idea Channel's Mike Rugnetta presents a damn compelling case that William Gibson is pretty much a modern day soothsayer.
"This conference is all about pumping you up," Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger told Oracle's annual OpenWorld gathering. He went on to list all the ways technology had improved his life, from the substances he used to take as a body-builder, to all the special effects in his movies. Added Arnie: