2007.04

April 2007

"There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot."
- John Cage

Red Rush

Red Rush

No longer kept in check by cold winters, the mountain pine beetle has killed $50 billion worth of BC forest in less than a decade
The Man on the Island
NMA nominee: Fiction
Forgotten, But Not Gone
Can the Conservatives’ new plan solve the long-neglected problem of chemical pollution?
Tree of Life
Opinion and commentary
Calpurnia’s Thought Record
An Ides of March Walrus web exclusive
April 2007
Caledonia
God’s Slow Death
Three atheists argue for reason in the face of faith
Johnny Castaway
A gallery of images from the screensaver featured in Wayne Grady’s “Man on the Island”
Lords of the Lobby
What does it take to join the hotel industry’s elite?
It’s a Dog’s Life
They’re not just pets anymore — they’re teachers, preachers, shrinks, and philosophers
Better Red, Then Dead
Can a plan to divert the Red Sea save the Dead — and offer new hope for peace?
All the Rage
Come on, get angry
Cubic Connection
A reclusive amateur geometer who hates numbers receives a visitor
Driven to Distraction
How our multi-channel, multi-tasking society is making it harder for us to think. NMA nominee: Science, Technology & the Environment
Monumental Vibrations
A blind man listens to the world’s longest song
The Perfect Seat
A short course on sitting down
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