@UncleAlbie Cultural Amnesia - notes in the margin of my time by Clive James. Because his intelligence shines bright in this book. If I could have a 2nd choice it would be Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein, because he "pokes a bitter satirical finger at the materialists and politicians".

The most fascinating essay that I have read in a long time. The Paris Review - Blog Archive Insane Places - The Paris Review

This is huge exciting news! BBC News: Has Thomas Becket's treasured 'little book' been found?
BBC News - Has Thomas Becket's treasured 'little book' been found?

The Event Horizon.
A police video camera is not like a normal camera, it is a large rectangle black box. In a plane crash they call it the black box, was this going to be the same box? That is painted black. It sat o…

Show older

Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!