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Might the future really be written in the stars? As a scorpio, I'm naturally sceptical about astrology, but let's take a look at the past and the present and see if we can draw any clues as to the relevance of the stars for the future. The Minoan civilisation was probably at its peak between around (more...)
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Published: - 10th August 2007
As I write, the world has just celebrated the 40th anniversary of the release by the Beatles of Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Many argue that this is the best album the Beatles ever made; I'm not sure I'd agree, but it was certainly one of the most influential, and an important (more...)
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Published: - 14th July 2007
Have you ever been woken from a dream by your alarm clock, in such a way that the sound of the alarm has been incorporated into the dream? And although the dream has been long and complex, the arrival of the alarm has seemed to make sense in the overall continuity, albeit often with a slightly (more...)
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Published: - 1st July 2007
Another year, another Eurovision Song Contest. It doesn't get any better does it? You would think that increasing the scope of the contest would highlight the richness of culture that comes with diversity, when instead what we actually saw was each country's ropy interpretation of what it thought (more...)
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Published: - 14th June 2007
If there is one thing as consumers that annoys us more than products which fail to live up to our expectations, then it is products which fail to live up to the claims of the manufacturer. And the irritation is the same regardless of the value of the product. For example, I have, over the years, (more...)
Published: - 1st June 2007
As a youngster visiting the US for the first time, I was struck, as you might imagine, by a huge number of new and exciting things, and I have many enduring memories of the wonder of that first visit. Of course, being an impressionable 12 year old, visiting America at a time when we didn't even have (more...)
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Published: - 4th May 2007
There is something strange about odd numbered series of products and even numbered series of products, because if one is consistently good, invariably the other more often than not is poor, writes David Roberts. Take, for example, the ten Star Trek movies. The odd numbered films were, by any (more...)
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Published: - 18th April 2007
When Doctor Who was axed from our TV screens in 1989 after 26 seasons, it really was an act of kindness. The props were laughably poor and the special effects anything but special, all of which you could have forgiven had the stories been vaguely plausible and the dialogue sharp. But they weren't, (more...)
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Published: - 4th April 2007
In a memorable episode of TV motoring magazine Top Gear, host Jeremy Clarkson reported that he had put it to the green lobby, based on industry research, that, mile for mile, passenger for passenger, travelling by car was more environmentally friendly than travelling by train. The green lobby's (more...)
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Published: - 12th March 2007
Apparently we've just had the hottest, driest summer and winter for a century - proof, they tell us, that we are moving inexorably towards a disastrous change in our climate. I wonder, though, if they were having the same debate a century ago, and if so what their conclusions were. Looking further (more...)
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Published: - 1st March 2007
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