Sam Bompas and Harry Parr are a breed unto themselves; young British purveyors of culinary spectacle whose most recent book, .
While birtherism has long been discredited, even in conservative circles, the secret life and motivations of President Barack Obama remain a singular fascination among the Republican activists.
Dr. Peter Glidden exposes the pharmaceutical industry.
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad,charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”
To get a sense of how I reacted to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, look no further than the stars and exclamation points that fill the margins of my review copy.
“How do you become finely attuned to those essential moments in your life?” asks Studna. “They’re easiest to see when involved with something that inspires or ignites you.”
The Army has no shortage of battlefield maps. But until Friday, it didn’t have many that animate troop movements or enemy positions at the touch of a fingertip.
Quite a lot, apparently. But do you really want to look at nudie pics on a 6-inch, electrophoretic, black-and-white screen?
“Carl Studna has written a brilliant book about how to be fully present and fully self-loving in each moment of our lives. I highly recommend this unique book to everyone who desires to live an inspired, deeply impassioned and purposeful life.”
The probability that we will experience imminent global societal collapse in the event that we remain ignorant or in denial and fail to respond intelligently is 100 percent.
The “American Dream” that involves a birth-right expectation of more and more. What we have done to this planet on which we all depend has now committed us to a future of less and less.
Erik Davis referred to as, “Consensus trance.” With such definite realities facing us and very close at hand, how could an educated and free people with limitless news media and academic institutions choose to ignore our harsh realities?
A ghostly, open-ended novel of hard life in a small Colorado town. Sam Sacks reviews Kent Haruf's "Benediction" and Gerbrand Bakker's "Ten White Geese."
"And so I found high moral uses in the bicycle and can commend it as a teacher without pulpit or creed. She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life.” ~ Frances E. Willard
In this section, Stoll begins to question his basic religious beliefs and the notion that one has to suffer to reach one’s goals. His friend Dennis asked, “What do you want? To be great or to be happy?”
Ron Paul isn’t wasting any time in retirement.
He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality, therefore, make any progress. J.K Rowling, author of Harry Potter, said, “Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.”
In the ten years following 9/11, the FBI and the Justice Department convicted more than 150 people following sting operations, though few had any connection to real terrorists.
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Alex welcomes an internationally recognized authority on China and population issues, as well as an acclaimed author and speaker, Steven W. Mosher.
In her upcoming book, Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg talks about the invaluable mentors who have helped her succeed — including Larry Summers, Mark Zuckerberg, and others.
If we don’t halt population growth with justice and compassion, it will be done for us by nature, brutally and without pity – and will leave a ravaged world. ~Nobel Laureate Dr. Henry W. Kendall
We are living in a period of mass extinction. The numbers stand at 200 species a day. That's 73,000 a year. This culture is oblivious to their passing, feels entitled to their every last niche, and there is no roll call on the nightly news.
Visiting novelist J.J. Murphy says the The Wiggles made him do it.
Lawyers are the second most "psychopathic" profession in the world after CEOs, according to Kevin Dutton's book "The Wisdom of Psychopaths."
Could you do without the grizzly bear, leopard, cougar, deer, elk, hummingbird, Canada goose, fox, prairie dog, bald eagle and a vast array of the animal kingdom? Would you like to see them completely disappear because they are not important?
A satirical novel about Adolf Hitler, set in the present day, has climbed to the top of Germany's bestseller charts.
The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. This is the folly our descendants are least likely to forgive us.
These two books are part of a series by Oxford University Press called What Everyone Needs to Know. There are currently twenty-six books in this series.
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