Today, I shall go to the German embassy in London to sign the necessary forms so that my half-German sons may apply for dual citizenship. My father and one of my brothers have already been granted Maltese
Could you provide some information on Windows keyboard shortcuts? I find them so useful, and am sure there are many that I don’t know about. I’m always shocked by the number of people who don’t even seem
The indicator state is asking: what's the best way to vote? Bruce Poliquin received more than 131,000 votes in his bid to represent Maine’s 2nd district in Congress. Jared Golden got about 129,000 votes.
Earlier this month, in his damning report on social deprivation in the UK, the UN’s poverty envoy Philip Alston cited a number of statistics to illustrate how bad things have got in the world’s fifth-largest
In another life, Edward Gorey would have been one of the great British eccentrics. The American author and illustrator of 100 or so whimsically morbid little picture books with titles like The Loathsome
Monitor earthquakes, play with a virtual particle accelerator, and more. Your smartphone is packed with sensors and miniaturized equipment. Instead of using them to snap photos or message friends, harness
The stories Hesse tells appeal to young people, because they keep faith with the powerful emotions of adolescence, which most adults forget or outgrow. “It has to be said, there are no points to be won
(This week, in the wake of the recent U.S. elections, I take a detour from my usual topics to apply a little math to our election system.) As everyone knows, the U.S. Congress has grown increasingly un-representative.
John Gray on the myths the “New Atheists” tell themselves. I’m what you’d call an agnostic. I don’t know if God exists, but the question is probably unanswerable, so I’m content to live in the uncertainty.
Travel Along the western seacoast of Ireland, this coastal touring route features wild landscapes, traditional culture, foot-tapping music sessions, and just-off-the-boat seafood. A Wild Atlantic Way in
Create a custom computer. Building your own PC from scratch gives you the freedom to choose the exact specifications you want, and it often saves money as well. However, the idea can be daunting. You to
Steven Erikson, better known for his high fantasy, tackles the well-worn SF trope of first contact in Rejoice: A Knife to the Heart (Gollancz, £18.99). When a trinity of alien races sends an AI emissary
The planet is on a fast path to destruction. The media must cover this like it’s the only story that matters.
After a week of dire news — the certainty of our ruptured nation, the likelihood of a journalist being murdered — the United Nations’ report on climate change was, for some people, a bridge too far. “I
(CNN) — President Donald Trump's touting of how his administration has accomplished more than any -- yes, any -- past administration in its first two years is one of his most consistent applause lines
Review: 'Science Fair' is a winner, even in a year of extraordinary documentaries - Los Angeles Times
Even in a year of extraordinary documentaries like “RBG,” “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” and “Three Identical Strangers,” “Science Fair” is something special. Winner of audience awards at both Sundance and
Outdoor Life's gear is designed for quality and comfort. There’s a ton of camping equipment out there. Most of the time, that gear is fine, but a lot of the time the product descriptions can be misleading.