Science review of 2011: the year's 10 biggest... →
Flirting is cheating
Someone told me that today. I was like, wtf is wrong with you?
As 2011 ends, its time to take stock. Perhaps more is at stake today than ever before. Our world is changing monumentally. From the Kyoto Accord to the EU split, from the Arab Spring to austerity protests in Europe, the world seems topsy turvy. Though I do not pay much heed to it, I have to also mention TIME magazine’s declaration today that their Person Of The Year is The Protestor. I...
We journalists are probably too bleary-eyed after a sleepless night to...– In an effort to stabilise the euro zone, France, Germany and 21 other countries have decided to draft their own treaty to impose more central control over national budgets. Britain and three others have decided to stay out. But whether the agreement does anything to stabilise the euro is moot. ...
Home is not always where the heart is
When I was growing up in Canada, I kept thinking of the Middle East. I remembered the long football games, the daily dinners out, the friends, the cricket games, the life I used to live. I wasn’t home sick, I just dreamed of the place like it was a lost eden- a place to go back to and live in again. Then I got here. And then, I was homesick for Canada. A real sickening kind of homesick. I...