• STAMP ACTS

    A COLLECTOR DIVESTS AND REBUILDS | September 13th 2008How one man's theory took the guesswork out of the stamp market, and made him a legend ... From ECONOMIST.COM   read more » COMMENTS: Comments ART AND AUCTIONArts
  • THE DESIRE FOR FANCY WEAPONS IS ALL "TOO HUMAN"

    BRETT MCCALLON | AT PLAY | September 12th 2008For the last few weeks, Brett McCallon has been playing a violent version of dolly dress-up with a virtual avatar made of 3D polygons. And he is not ashamed... Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE read more » COMMENTS: Comments Brett McCallonGAMINGIdeastechnology
  • TILL DEBT US DO PART

    COUPLES + MONEY | September 12th 2008"As belts tighten, tempers flare", writes Joanna Moorhead in "Couples + Money". Simon Cox, a business writer for The Economist, examines the economics of coupledom... From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, Autumn 2008 read more » COMMENTS: Comments Ideas
  • FREEDOM FROM SCRUTINY

    TARIQ RAMADAN | September 11th 2008 On the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Tariq Ramadan laments what's been lost in our pursuit of security ... From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, Autumn 2008 read more » COMMENTS: Comments Ideas
  • A BEIRUT DIARY

    LONG DIVISION | September 11th 2008A journalist for The Economist travels the scarred streets of Beirut and talks politics with rattled locals. "My father passed me one of the guns he's used in the civil war and we defended ourselves. I shot. I do not know if I killed. I just fired ..." From ECONOMIST.COM read more » COMMENTS: Comments IdeasPlacespolitics
  • THIS WEEK: A SELECTIVE GUIDE

    ALICE, BACON, OSCAR AND ENO | September 10th 2008Our guide to what's on around the world, compiled by Ariel Ramchandani and Jessica Gallucci... Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE read more » COMMENTS: Comments ArtsfilmmoviesPERFORMING ARTS
  • BARACK OBAMA, JAMES BALDWIN AND THE BLACK EXPERIENCE

    DANIEL ARIZONA | CANON FODDER | September 10th 2008English students sweating over Shakespeare or festering over Faulkner often complain: "how is this relevant to our lives at all?" Daniel Arizona has come to the rescue with "Canon Fodder", a new column that uses the classics to help us to understand these post-modern times ... Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE read more » COMMENTS: Comments booksIdeaspolitics
  • FREEDOM FROM TORTURE

    GEOFFREY ROBERTSON, QC | September 9th 2008 "The basic freedom that we lost, thanks to the Bush administration's reaction to 9/11, was freedom from torture", explains Mr Robertson, a lawyer ... From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, Autumn 2008 read more » COMMENTS: Comments Ideas
  • A HIERARCHY OF FREEDOMS

    NOREENA HERTZ | September 8th 2008"When someone's freedom is to the detriment of another's then perhaps it must be subjugated", explains Noreena Hertz, an economics writer... From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, Autumn 2008 read more » COMMENTS: Comments Ideas
  • COUPLES + MONEY

    WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT MONEY | September 7th 2008With the credit crunch comes the couple crunch. As belts tighten, tempers flare, and money's too tight not to mention. Joanna Moorhead asks couples and counsellors what money says about relationships ... From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, Autumn 2008 read more » COMMENTS: Comments Ideas

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