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IS THE INTERNET MAKING US SMARTER?

Ahead of Intelligent Life's talk on technology and our minds, Robert Butler introduces the topic and our panel read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsEDINBURGHideasIntelligent Life at the Edinburgh FestivalRobert Butlertechnology

EDINBURGH FESTIVALS: A SELECTIVE GUIDE

Intelligent Life will be at Edinburgh, blogging about comedy, readings, theatre and exhibitions. Here are our ten festival highlights.  read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtArtscomedyEd CummingEDINBURGHExhibitionsIntelligent Life at the Edinburgh FestivalMUSICSimon WillistheatreTim de Lisle

KNAUSGAARD'S KALEIDOSCOPE

Found in Translation: Simon Willis finds his way through a Norwegian novel of enthralling candour read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbooksFound in translationJuly/August 2013Karl Ove KnausgaardSimon Willis

FANGS AND FLUTTERS

Last night, Peter Capaldi, best known as a mad spin doctor, became the new Doctor Who. Here, Matthew Sweet picks his best work read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtscultureJuly/August 2012Matthew SweetThe Visual CV

THE SOUND OF MELANCHOLY

Mood Music: What becomes of the broken-hearted? They put a record on. Clemency Burton-Hill spins some sad tunes read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsClemency Burton-HillJuly/August 2013Mood MusicMUSIC

A BURQA'S EYE VIEW

Short Read: Olivia Weinberg recommends a trip to Boston for her pick of the exhibitions read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsExhibitionsJuly/August 2013Olivia WeinbergTHIS SEASON

TERMINAL DECLINE

The stations in our photo essay—once humming with humanity—are now colossal relics. The photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre tell Edward Carr about abandoned edifices read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsFEATURESJuly/August 2013Photo Essay

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