Interview: Adam S. Leslie – Author of KALEIDOSCOPE

New novels are born every second, one might say, but only a handful of lucky plotbunnies actually make it onto the shelves of bookstores, both the good ol’ fashioned and digital ones. One of those lucky little plotbunnies spent some time hopping around in the head of Adam S. Leslie before budding into a spunky dystopian tale involving a group of friends and an addictive sitcom that threatens to

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Rush: Respect, Rivalry, Racing

NEED FOR SPEED.
Back in the 1970s, Formula 1 was a pretty dangerous sport. Every season, at least 2 drivers died as a result of their devotion to the sport. Safety cars didn’t exist and races would not be red flagged in case of heavy rain, as the 1976 season (which is the focus of this movie) proves. Fire was one of the main causes of serious accidents – as James Hunt states, these cars are

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Love Letter to London

I guess everyone has one particular city with which they identify. For some, it’s as easy as picking their hometown but for others, like me, the city that stole our heart is just around the corner. I love London. I love it fiercely and this article is an attempt to translate these feelings into words. My first visit to London dates back to 1998. I didn’t get another chance to go back until

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A Look at Where Food Comes from: Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer

I had seen the book Eating Animals around before; I had even picked it off the shelf at the bookstore several times already. It’s what a one color cover or that name does to you I guess. For some reason it never clicked with me however until I was at the library a little while ago and it caught my eye again while I was browsing around. I got it out, read the text on the back again and this time

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The Open Education Revolution

As tuition fees ever increase and governments the world over push for more and more young people to enter university, an interesting revolution is taking place. It’s a branch of the open source movement, and with increasing worldwide usage of the Internet, it is gaining foothold. It is the idea of open education.

There are already a number of countries in the world that hold to the concept of free education for all – Norway,

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