Tag: science column


I’ve always had a temper. I know of several holes in several walls that I could autograph, I once smashed my hand through the plastic covering of a light switch in a high school classroom, and we won’t even mention the window in another classroom just down the hall. Believe me, anger is something I’m …

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Keeping cool

I went to university in Arkansas, a state which boasts two of the distinguishing characteristics of the South: heat and humidity. As a member of the Harding University Marching Band, I got to spend an hour and a half every day of every week out in the sunshine practicing halftime shows in late summer, and …

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Rise of the cyberbooks

Don’t look now, but here come the cyberbooks. No, cyberbooks aren’t the villains in an episode of Dr. Who, but it’s true their arrival may well signal a kind of revolution–and the first shot in that revolution has already been fired in (where else?) Japan, in the form of a new high-tech gadget called the Data …

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