Lawrence Winkler is a physician, traveler, and natural philosopher. His molecules have morphed from medicine to manuscript. He lives with Robyn on Vancouver Island and in New Zealand, tending their gardens and vineyards, and dreams.
172 different projects in social sciences and humanities were funded through a $4 million COVID-19 research fund.
Centuries before Columbus, Vikings came to the Western hemisphere. How far into the Americas did they travel?
On Cancel Culture and The Hitch.
Unable to add matter of worth to the world, they vent their sorry envy at high culture via the cant of progressive ideology and identity politics.
Daniel Defoe attempted to teach a nation how to live in a world where the next crisis is always closer than it appears.
Wendy Woloson outlines a history of our glorified junk.
Kailyn McCord on 30 years of fire seasons.
After years of complaints from users, Goodreads’ reign over the world of book talk might be coming to an end.
Feeling is the physics of the organic world.
Police in Los Angeles, like in all cities run by progressive liberals, are up against a system that is failing. It makes their jobs nearly impossible.
In the fight against insects, plants have evolved an arsenal of ingenious chemical defenses.
The secret world of the flavor factory.
What happens if the stories we tell ourselves about our lives leave us lonely, wrestling with meaning?
As a new book notes, many of his most troubling predictions have indeed come to pass.
NanoRacks will use the new addition to deploy satellites and conduct research.
There’s no reason to assume that the curve of progress is linear, that the climb is ever increasing.
Great thinkers can have reprehensible views but there are better ways to deal with this paradox.
This is why millennials adore socialism.
The great morality tale of our time is playing out in an obscure part of British Columbia.
Looters are targeting homes evacuated during West Coast wildfires.