Some of the most dangerous and fascinating work in the world goes on every day--right under or even inside our noses. Mark Pendergrast's new book, Inside the outbreaks, documents years of heroic efforts by epidemiolists of the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) to detect causes and preventions of deaths around the world. It is truly amazing what these investigations cover, from hvac systems to health suppl
As we remember this week the tragedy of Rev. King's death, and the difficult times surrounding his work and death, you may want to look at and share some of the excellent resources online and elsewhere.
Mulengro is a keeper, and it would make a great movie, too. This book, published in 1985, is going into new editions due to the well-deserved fame of its Canadian author, Charles de Lint. De Lint has no fewer than eight books on the Modern Library's Readers' List of the Top 100 Best Novels.
New movie Inception has turned the world's attention inward, toward dreams and their possibilities. Some people may be anxious or interested in the movie's thesis--that others could use our dreams against us in reality or through manipulation. News shows are inviting anyone they can find to discuss dreams, their possibilities and interpretations.