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Monday, June 17, 2019

Intergalactic wonderings and wanderings

By now, most of us have probably heard about NASA’s discovery of what they’re calling a “sister solar system.” Around 39 light-years away from Earth, a star called...

Trash Fiction

As she read the newspaper article her entire being crumpled, as the piece of paper it was printed on  (or would have been had...

This much I know

It is hungover, retreated from the world on my sofa and huddled in my biggest hoody, hidden in my laptop having just ordered enough...

The 5p plastic bag charge: green policy worth the inconvenience?

Yes: With the damaging impact of plastic bags on our environment, it is time to challenge the deeply ingrained habits of our throw-away society.  The...

BNOC nonsense

...let us learn just what is needed to become cool, through a closer look at the BNOCs themselves.

Smartphones: not so clever after all?

I own a 2011 Blackberry Bold Touch. Four years ago that might have been considered cool. Now it barely makes the cut to be...

Lines of thought

Allen Farrington applauds the SRC's decision not to ban Blurred Lines

Is the current cost in blood worth the benefit in bullets?

To begin with, I must say that I’m biased on this issue. Gun control in the United States is literally a matter of life...

Generation Y bother?

Nicolas Cassella laments the lethargy of our age

Sex, drugs and self-control: can Lent still be relevant in our...

We live in an age of over-indulgence, complacency and gluttony. Our society is infected with consumerism and accumulation, and we have long since lost...