On sale now. It’s a biblical tale of astronomical intrigue that comes around every Christmas. Just what was the Star of Bethlehem? Mentioned only in the Book of Matthew, many have tried over the years to link the Star that led the Magi to Bethlehem to astronomical phenomena. As Christmas draws near, planetariums will once [...]
One of the year’s biggest stories was the revelation of widespread surveillance by the government. We learned about the NSA’s efforts to weaken cryptography standards , eavesdrop on electronic communications and gather billions of cell phone records . [More]
We had a lovely couple of days off. What I did is my own business, thank you. About my time to myself, it will suffice to say that Marcus Samuelson's restaurant Red Rooster in Harlem is amazing. That's it.I woke up Wednesday for a flight to Richmond, VA.The two days off left me feeling nice and rested. Relaxed, even. The crew, when I arrived, clearly felt the same. We were ready for a good show.But before I get to that, I managed to find a fantastic antiques mall on the way from the airport!
Many people feel that depression is ‘their’ illness — they are the only ones suffering in this way — and that they either can’t talk to others or ask for help, or don’t want to. This was certainly the case for Lora Innman, a long-term depression sufferer and now a mental health advocate interviewed in ‘Back […]
While in Warwick last week, one evening after having exhausted my laptop battery, I tried the following Sudoku (from Libération): and could not even start. As it happened, this was a setting with no deterministic move, i.e. all free/empty entries had multiple possible values. So after trying for a while and following trees to no […]