The defining image of World War Z, according to director Marc Forster, is not a zombie biting into someone’s flesh but the wildlife montage that plays behind the opening credits, which might best be summed up in the words of one of his characters: ”Mother Nature is a serial killer.
As the show with the reddest weddings on television continues, Nelson Mail reporters and bloggers Sarah Dunn and Adam Roberts continue their discussions about the land of Westeros.
A pair of grease monkeys are interrupted from their work as an alarm sounds. They look quizzically at each other before one asks: “What kind of idiot would try and steal a faulty Tardis” We’re on Gallifrey, the home planet of the Time Lords, and it is a very long time ago
Strong displays of national pride don’t come naturally for many of us.
The first time I tried shark-fin soup was at Time Warner’s annual dinner in Hong Kong, a few weeks after I had moved to the city. A server came to our table with a cluster of small white bowls, which a few of my colleagues politely declined.
In the early afternoon of Sept. 11, 1973, with Chile’s presidential palace in the pall of a coup d’tat’s smoke and gunfire, President Salvador Allende, the world’s first democratically elected Marxist President, bid his country farewell in a radio address and, after ordering the palace defenders to surrender, entered the Independence Hall alone
Over the past six years, The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled more than 180 million pieces of metal jewelry that contained dangerous levels of lead, and in August 2009 it lowered the acceptable amount of lead in children’s jewelry to 300 parts per million . But the progress in regulating lead appears to have propelled manufacturers to use another toxic metal, cadmium
Despite the fact that some of the effects of climate change are still imperceptible to all but the most highly trained eyes, there can be no doubting the alarming picture painted by glacier melt. As these rivers of ice retreat back up the valleys they carved out, so scientists’ knowledge of climate change advances, in turn helping us recognize the signs of a warming world.