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A Point of View: The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state

<b>The 19th Century Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky wrote about characters who justified murder in the name of their ideological beliefs. For this reason, John Gray argues, he's remained relevant ever since, through the rise of the totalitarian states of the 20th Century, to the "war against</b> …

Rewatching 'Doctor Who' Season 8: A definitive ranking

One thing we Whovians know about the good Doctor: It pays to take the same journey in his big blue box more than once.<p>Many episodes of the venerable …

9 writers on the inspiring books that shaped them

There are books that stay with you during important times in your life. A great book can get you through a bad breakup or a bad high school (though, …

Prince Charles records parody tribute to disastrous 1977 interview

The Prince of Wales records spoof tribute to Australian television presenter who suffered a meltdown when he tried to interview him in 1977<p>Prince Charles has recorded a video sketch to coincide with the 40th anniversary of an Australian music programme.<p>The Prince was interviewed on the <b>Australian</b> …

2014 Ticket to Ride World Champion Resigns Title After Cheating Revealed

Erwin Pauelsen (Netherlands) has resigned his title as 2014 Ticket to Ride World Champion after admitting to cheating in the second game of the final …