9/21/2012 3:43 PM EDT
if you want to be a manager – or if you are already a manager – I would really appreciate it if you would read this book.
5/23/2012 2:54 PM EDT
Joseph Needham credited the Chinese for inventing far more than just paper, ice cream and gunpowder.
5/21/2012 4:51 PM EDT
I’ve decided to walk from Central Park in New York to Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco (metaphorically speaking).
post comment 37 comments last comment Earl54
There should be a huge (umm, pun partly intended) market for this, but I'm afraid after a short time ...
5/18/2012 2:13 PM EDT
I note that people seem to be giving my office a wide berth as they pass by my door.
post comment 6 comments last comment David Ashton
I should have figured that one out. You remind me of the older George Bush: "I do not like ...
5/16/2012 2:47 PM EDT
"How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science"
post comment 1 comment last comment Max the Magnificent
Hi Aubrey -- thanks for a great review -- you beat me to it -- I read this book last yea rbut never ...
5/16/2012 2:43 PM EDT
This is an interesting and informative book that had me rolling on the floor laughing…
post comment 11 comments last comment Bellhop
It's the one biography of Shakespeare to read if you're reading only one! I like the way that he ...
5/8/2012 3:37 PM EDT
Before reading this book, I had not realised what an affect Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin) had had on my world today as an electrical engineer.
post comment 3 comments last comment antedeluvian
The link to Max's column is wrong. It should ...
5/2/2012 3:06 PM EDT
I just finished "Pursuit of the Unknown – 17 Equations That Changed the World," and I have to say that this was a jolly good read.
post comment 1 comment last comment Bellhop
RE: 12 note musical scale. You can indeed play in any key and have it sound the same because we use ...
4/30/2012 2:33 PM EDT
I've been fascinated by flight since age seven when I saw a statue of the Wright brothers in the main concourse at Jan Smuts airport in Johannesburg, South Africa.
post comment 4 comments last comment antedeluvian
I also remember when Douglas Bader came to lecture at our school.
4/25/2012 10:11 AM EDT
This is like no other Zombie book I ever read.The ending was completely unexpected and left me gasping.
post comment 2 comments last comment Max the Magnificent
I just looked Zone One up on Amazon -- talk about mixed reviews -- but it does sound interesting so ...