New Thatcher

‘Scorching irony’, The Trump Inauguration

For some time I’ve been thinking that the time, i.e. the last ten years or so, has been a good time for the return of Spitting Image. For those of you who don’t know, Spitting Image was a sociopolitical satirical comedy that ran on British TV from 1984-1992 in which foam latex puppets created by […]... Read More

Thinking Differently

The following is a story written by Alexander Calandra, professor emeritus of physical science in physics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University. In it he points out a very common error in which everyone easily gets trapped, blindly following what we are taught, which we accepted as correct. This tendency prevents us being constantly alert and applying […]... Read More