The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life: the new sleep science

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The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life: the new sleep science
Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimers and what you can do about it Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question What do you do? At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new acquaintance will inevitably cling to him […]

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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming
A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens Its important for people to tell you what side they are on and why, and whether they might be biased. A declaration of members interests, of a sort. So, I am going to be talking […]

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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming
A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens Its important for people to tell you what side they are on and why, and whether they might be biased. A declaration of members interests, of a sort. So, I am going to be talking […]

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Which is the greatest Jane Austen novel?

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Which is the greatest Jane Austen novel?
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen is one of the greatest English novelists. On the 200th anniversary of her death, writers make the case for the novel closest to their hearts Hilary Mantel Jack and Alice and other juveniliaCharlotte Bront did not like Jane Austen because she thought she was mimsy, with […]

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Bob McCauley’s Books – Watershed Wellness Center

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Bob McCauley’s Books – Watershed Wellness Center
Say My Name – Bob McCauley, ND Owner of the Watershed Wellness Center, Lansing, Michigan, USA. http://www.watershed.net/category/Books/ Silver – The Miracle Mineral The End of Infectious Disease The Miraculous Properties of Ionized Water – The Definitive Guide to the World’s Healthiest Substance Honoring the Temple of God – A Christian Health Perspective Achieving Great Health […]

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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance
Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable  Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, “Shame!” in unison. They didn’t stop shouting for eight minutes. They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in […]

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Robert Pirsig: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance author dies aged 88

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Robert Pirsig: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance author dies aged 88
Book telling the father-son story of a motorcycle trip across the western United States was published in 1974 and quickly became a best-seller Robert Pirsig, author of the influential 1970s philosophical novel

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The destruction of Hillary Clinton: sexism, Sanders, and the millennial feminists | Susan Bordo

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The destruction of Hillary Clinton: sexism, Sanders, and the millennial feminists | Susan Bordo
In this extract from her book, Susan Bordo asks how the most qualified candidate ever to run for president lost the seemingly unloseable election Many books have been written about the way racial differences among feminists both divided and pushed feminist thinking and practice forward over the past several decades. In the 2016 election, however, […]

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John Irving attacks ‘intolerant’ Trump in defence of political awards speeches

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John Irving attacks ‘intolerant’ Trump in defence of political awards speeches
Writer of The Cider House Rules laments new presidents threat to LGBT and abortion rights, and says winners at next weekends Oscars should be free to protest Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/feb/20/john-irving-attacks-intolerant-trump-oscars-protest

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