China’s designs to build a massive network of land and sea links connecting four continents have revived popular interest in the old Silk Route, whose success was in small part owed to Zoroastrian merchants
A bookseller and writer chooses his favourite audio options for those occasions when actually reading a book would be ill-advised You can’t read books all the time; trust me, I’ve tried (and like I said
Dr Charles Runels has been called a miracle-worker by the women whose clitorises he has injected with their own blood. But many medical professionals believe the effects are simply placebo – and question
Sheet cakes might be thought of by some bakers as the lazy man’s cake, but we’re here to refute that misconception. Sure, with a sheet cake there are no fancy layers, no ombré colors, and very seldom,
Lives and livelihoods the world over hinge on livestock, and efforts to reduce our dietary impact can still include some meat, milk and eggs Veganism is not the simple solution to sustainability that Monbiot
Since the 1970s, thousands of people across the globe have reported hearing a strange humming sound incessantly pulsating in their ears – and we’re not talking about tinnitus. In fact, some claim the sound
The hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is beginning to close, scientists have discovered. Researchers from the University of Leeds and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, have confirmed
Youth will bear the brunt of the poor decisions being made by today’s older generations In last week’s Brexit vote results, there was a tremendous divide between age groups. 73% of voters under the age
Do we even need July through December? For a year just reaching its midpoint, 2016 has already been the most. Heartbreaking, surprising, idiotic, ecstatic, life-giving, exhausting. With apologies to whatever
Browsing the Netflix documentaries section can feel like a bit of a black hole. From fashion documentaries to the Sidekick Series of doggie documentaries, there are just so many options — how are you to
Talk to most mountaineers, trail runners, or mountain bikers, and they’ll tell you that hiking is the weak sibling of adventurous outdoor sports. A little too slow, a little too granola, not enough adrenaline.
Nobody enters into a marriage believing it'll end in divorce. Yet some marriages end this way. While there's no surefire way to know which marriages will last and which are headed for divorce, there's
By Laura Caseley, writer at LittleThings Loving dog owners, no doubt this has happened to you before: while on a walk, everything is totally normal -- until your dog starts doing something very strange...
Our friends at Amazon put together a list of the best books for your commute. Whether they're divided into small chapters, filled with tips to get you ahead at work, or just feature a train prominently,
By: Christopher Campbell Documentary is not a genre, but an entire branch of moviemaking. So pitting diverse qualifying contenders against each other to determine the 33 best... well, that's difficult.
Photo: Karl Fredrickson via Unsplash I have a confession to make. To some it may sound shocking, especially considering I write faith-based blog posts, but.... I hate religious Christianity. Now, before
Medics baffled by two brothers who behave normally in day but lapse into catatonic state as soon as sun sets The two brothers have come to be known as the “solar kids” and their case has completely mystified
The Middle Eastern desert has been among the regions worst hit by desertification and drought brought on by climate changes ever since the Dark Ages Cold Period (300-700). Though the volume of authentic