The Dangers of Nuclear ‘Ice-Nine’

The Dangers of Nuclear ‘Ice-Nine’

The great cautionary tale of the 19th century is Frankenstein, Mary Shelly’s novel. It’s the story of a brilliant scientist, Victor Frankenstein, who builds a monster out of spare parts and then breathes life into it. Instead of being grateful to his...

1492 Revisited: The Real Story of Christopher Columbus

When’s the last time you’ve celebrated the existence of a liar, slave trader, thief, and genocidaire? The answer may be more recent than you think. Columbus Day is just around the corner, and for most Americans it means a day off from work or school and...