For those readers in the States and Canada (and elsewhere?) who get the History channel, tomorrow, Tuesday 23 December, is The Big Day. I’ll be on the show Weird US twice. Once […]
I got an email—a press release—from a guy named Dan Forman from the WWF asking me to get the word out about “earth hour.” Up till now, I had no idea pro […]
Since we had so much fun with the Military List. Plus, it’s Friday. Star Wars The original 1977 theatrical, error-filled release only. Han did shoot first. The storm troopers did want the […]
Which is one step below “honourable mention”, which itself is just under the actual winner. Or, in other words, we lost. Several months ago Roger Kimball instituted a contest: Name the silliest […]
The most charming story I have read in years is from Jennifer Fermino in today’s New York Post. Be sure not to miss this graphic.
The best explanation for Malcom Gladwell’s (Blink, Tipping Point) success is provided by the Annals of Improbable Research in its Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists. The editors of that esteemed journal […]
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