Books

How to Murder the Boleyns

We are all guilty of dehumanising historical figures. Even if we strive to place them in the context of their times, it is difficult to view them now without applying modern values to them. We perpetuate tired ...

The Human Toll of Entertainment

Is there anything amusing about killing two of your wives? Is there anything amusing about the Reformation and the atrocities committed, or the first and second World Wars? Come to think about it, is there anyt...

Robot Lilliput 5357

The term 'robot' was coined in 1920 in the play R.U.R. - Rossum's Universal Robots, by Czech playwright Karel Čapek. The science fiction story dealt with themes we still find in SF today, of an artificial human...