Violence is usually seen as some sort of moral failing. Gary Slutkin says we should instead treat it like a disease.
As anyone who’s left a Hershey’s bar too long in their pocket can tell you… chocolate melts pretty easily. A scientist has uncovered the gene that could change that.
The shape and form of the book hasn’t changed all that much since the Middle Ages. But it has definitely changed us.
From illuminated manuscripts to your dog-eared copy of The Hobbit, the book has had a tremendously important place in human history. Keith Houston talks about how books changed the world. Read more....