2006.10

October 2006

"Religion is probably, after sex, the second oldest resource which human beings have available to them for blowing their minds"
-Susan Sontag

Stephen Harper and the Theo-cons

Stephen Harper and the Theo-cons

The rising clout of Canada’s religious right
Dada Luxury
Tobias Wong’s “paraconceptual” designs will seduce you
The Animals We Love, The Animals We Eat
Pets are family, but chickens are food products? A Quebec vet examines our two-faced relationship with animals
Guerilla Frogger
An independent scientist sticks his tongue out at Costa Rican conservation efforts
Melody Man
The long, unpredictable career of Irving Fields
A Billion Little Pieces
Dictation-bound
Forget spelling bees - for a real challenge, try the Dictée des Amériques
African Queen
Finbarr O’Reilly on his award-winning photograph
Bombs Over Cambodia
New information reveals that Cambodia was bombed far more heavily than previously believed
Serve-and-Volley, Anyone?
Once the dominant style in tennis, rushing the net is now a vanishing art
The Human Library
A Dutch project lends the term walking encyclopedia new meaning
Life during Wartime
The Smell of Smoke
Welcome to Cairo! Where Is Your Wife?
In Egypt, most displays of man-on-man affection aren’t what you might think
The Paradox of Paradise
Adventures in Waynejohnstonland
Ming, eh?
Claims of a pre-Columbian Chinese settlement in Cape Breton Island raise eyebrows
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