Monthly Archive: January 2013

I want to believe: Piltdown Man and the truly British hominid 0

I want to believe: Piltdown Man and the truly British hominid

“In Piltdown Common, Sussex, England, an English paleontologist, Mr. Dawson, discovered, about a year ago, a fairly complete human skull representing the most ancient relic of the human race in the British Isles, and...

The problem with Prohibition 0

The problem with Prohibition

Indonesia’s United Development Party (the country’s oldest Islamic party) is seeking an effective ban on the sale, production and consumption of alcohol in the Muslim-majority nation. The proposed legislation imposing the ban is among...

The madness of mile-high dialling 0

The madness of mile-high dialling

Many people worry about Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) such as laptops and mobile phones interfering with aircraft navigation. However, the risk from PEDs might might not lie where you think.  It seems you are...