At party conference in Glasgow, I heard Scotland’s governing party demand a future distinctly different from the one being sketched out in Westminster.
When Larissa MacFarquhar told people she was working on a book about extreme altruists, she was asked the same, telling question again and again: “But aren’t they mentally ill?”
The app claims that “character is destiny”, and that we should be constantly judged based on our past interactions with others. But do we really believe that?
On the “misérables of the left”, and Vicky, the great NS cartoonist.
“Only looking back do I gather up the moments.”
46 minutes at a camp in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley - it's the Downing Street toe-touch, just enough to be seen.
We often forget that fear is our most primal, deep-seated response. Why else would we be scared of such strange things?
“I have never thought that my life could be nearly as interesting as what my imagination could make of another’s life.”
Now that the interview-based podcast WTF has had millions of downloads and featured guests from Iggy Pop and Barack Obama, what does its host Marc Maron want to say?
The German representative of Factory Records has made a film to celebrate the freedom of the city.
Scientists argue they do damage to bees and other native insects. So why is the government lifting the restrictions on the parasitic wasp?
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