The Visual Dictionary is designed to help you find the right word at a glance. Filled with stunning illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in up to six languages, it is the ideal language-learning and vocabulary dictionary for use at school, at home or at work.
The Riskiest U.S. Cities Online: Symantec ranks the nation’s worst spots for cybercrime – .
An Afghan balloon seller strolls near the Kart-e-Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 21, 2010. A roadside bomb killed two civilians Sunday as a series of blasts targeted people celebrating the Afghan New Year, officials said. AP
Reports of politicians who have extramarital affairs while complaining about the death of family values, or who use public funding for private gain despite condemning government waste, have become so common in recent years that they hardly seem surprising anymore. Anecdotally, at least, the connection between power and hypocrisy looks obvious.
Anecdote is not science, though.
Complaints rising about carry-ons.
Brave New World novelist Aldous Huxley was diagnosed with cancer in 1960, at which point his health slowly began to deteriorate. On his deathbed in November of 1963, just as he was passing away, Aldous – a man who for many years had been fascinated with the effects of psychedelic drugs since being introduced to mescaline in 1953 – asked his wife Laura to administer him with LSD. She agreed.
The following letter – an incredibly moving, detailed account of Aldous’ last days – was written by Laura just days after her husband’s death and sent to his older brother Julian.