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history, technology »

[9 Jan 2018 | Comments Off on hardly anyone knows | ]

Living in a world where light speed will soon be too slow

ethics, food, headline, history, humor, opinion »

[25 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on that they may more perfectly respect | ]

Fox and Trump continue their strange profit-tango

ethics, headline, history, opinion »

[18 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on of reading of news | ]

There is almost no risk in thinking too much. Plenty of risk exists in the other thing.

history, literature, music »

[12 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on on the peaky mountain | ]

As glimpses from the upcoming movie arise before its release, The Hobbit looks to be as much of an intellectual and emotional treat as its predecessors – thus destined to be a go-to watch for me when the DVDs are released.

education, history, music, science »

[8 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on the chief enemy | ]

I wonder when we stop wondering? Perhaps when we think we know it all.

education, history, humor, science »

[23 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on to make up one’s mind | ]

An entertaining and engaging discussion by Neil DeGrasse Tyson about sciency things. If it makes your brain hurt, keep watching. That means it’s working.

history, music »

[3 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on under foreign command | ]

A bit of the Highland Games – my favourite parts, actually – caught by a fellow attendee

history, music »

[30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off on a common sea | ]

A day in the life of a city that is not – will not be – eternal, but is beauty and history just the same.

health, history, literature, security »

[25 Jul 2011 | One Comment | ]

Words that at once shame me and fill me with hope

history, literature »

[21 Jul 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

If life is a story, whence comes the next chapter?