We know we're on the cusp.
As a species, we almost always are.
But in the beginning of the 21st century - as everyone's favourite ex-rocker scientist, Professor Cox, said - we're making more discoveries per day than we ever have before.
I'm an optimist in many...
"China's power is on the rise."
"India's capability worries the west."
If I ask 'What's Britain's golden age?'
What's your first response?
If you ask most people that question, they'll respond with misplaced nostalgia.
Considering the torrent of historical novels from the last...
In 1858, London's air was so polluted that they called it the year of The Great Stink. Back then, we didn't have proper sewers and it was only in that year that parliament finally agreed that London needed them.
In this year, 2013, Thames Water says they need to raise...