In this “artful, informative, and delightful” (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. 97 more words
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- The physical sciences have given us the knowledge that has produced hydrogen bombs, which are vastly more powerful than even atomic bombs. If these are used, Albert Einstein told us, they can make our planet so radio-active that no life as we know it can survive. 221 more words
Humans should go and live in space within the next 1,000 years, or it will die out, Stephen Hawking has warned.
“We must continue to go into space for the future of humanity,” Mr Hawking said. 248 more words
On February 26, I (Clive) read Ivan Semeniuk’s interview in the Toronto Globe & Mail with anthropologist Niobe Thompson, producer of the CBC TV series… 363 more words