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Spock Is Eternal

There are few characters that are eternal, that embody so well the universal spirit that they become part of the cultural memory. Robin Hood and Sherlock Holmes come to mind, and Arthur Pendragon, and Monkey. A...

Vale John Schofield

"Well might many a famous individual from the past, were he able to read history’s verdict on him, echo the cry of Shakespeare’s Cassio: ‘Reputation, reputation, reputation! I have lost my reputation." Now tha...

Why Vitamins Are Funky

The term vitamin was derived from 'vitamine,' a compound word coined in 1912 by the Polish biochemist Kazimierz Funk, when working at the Lister Institute Of Preventive Medicine (who also invented Listerine, an...