Hammacher Schlemmer is selling a big sleeping bag with a hood, pictured here, saying that it’s made of special fabrics that will thwart bedbugs from crawling up against you during the night and biting you. The company calls it a bedbug cocoon, for use in
Part of Byatt’s use of Ragnarok is as an ecological warning of the human destruction of life on Earth. That’s all well and good, but this ecological interpretation seems itself to be a metaphor for a deeper, more honest mourning of the open fields of childhood, and its relevance to the eventual devolution of the pure and beautiful into a black inky nothingness.
Intercontinental hotels and Courtesy Products seem trapped in a system where profit is squeezed out of every smallest corner of operations. That may seem like smart business, but to see these cheap and cheapening practices makes me feel trapped by association.
Time is Short and Options are Limited: How to Understand Americans Elect? You may not have heard of Americans Elect yet, but by the end of the year you will have heard a great deal more. Americans Elect is a unique combination of political party
“Employing actual facts is not nearly as effective a tactic as gerrymandering evidence.” This phrase, appearing on page 107 of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism (Regnery Press 2010), is one of the few in Christopher Horner’s book that hits the mark.
I’ve been reading through Lee Strobel’s The Case for Christ on the recommendation of a reader who says its arguments are compelling. Indeed, she found the book so compelling that she followed its suggestion and became a Christian. But simply on the basis of logic
A reader of Irregular Times recommended I read The Case For Christ by Christian apologist Lee Strobel. The book is so convincing, this reader informed me, that her rational mind could no longer deny the divinity of Jesus Christ, and was compelled by the logic
The Grand Design has been particularly helpful in revealing how the quantum world can be comprehensible to those of us who live in the macroscopic world.
As he moves into middle school, my son is taking up the Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition role playing game; as part of his introduction I’ve been figuring out which books and supplies are really necessary for the game and which are superfluous. Because it’s
Windfall is an online game that’s supposed to educate us about the issues involved in developing wind farms as a source of electricity.
When I was a kid, I had a blast playing Advanced Dungeons & Dragons with friends on weekends. Now that my children are entering that age, they’re picking up and enjoying the 4th edition version of Dungeons & Dragons. If you or your kids are