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Must I Really Try to Look Hot at 100?

Intelligence Squared | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Intelligence Squared

For many women one of the pleasures of ageing is that it frees them from the need to continually monitor and police their appearance. What a relief: bring on the elasticated waistbands and sensible shoes, they cry! But if 50 is the new 30, 60 the new 40, etc etc, they're doomed to eternal self-scrutiny. How to look hot at 100? The very prospect gives them a migraine.

Natural Gas as the Backbone of a Sustainable Energy System

Intelligence Squared | Posted 27.12.2012 | UK
Intelligence Squared

By Wim Thomas If we are serious about meeting our long-term energy needs in a sustainable way, then we need to get serious about using natural gas to...

Driverless Personalised Trains Available 24/7...Is the RailCab Project the Future of Transport?

Intelligence Squared | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK Tech
Intelligence Squared

Imagine a future where you simply press a button to have your own personal railway car waiting, day or night, to whisk you off at many times the speed of a car. And environmentally friendly, too! This is what we are designing in the 'RailCab' project.

Enlightened Farming is the Key to the Future

Intelligence Squared | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Politics
Intelligence Squared

Above all, now and forever, we need farming that can supply everyone in the world with food of the highest standards, without wrecking the rest of the world.

"Murdochgate" - Which Story Does it Vindicate?

Tony Curzon Price | Posted 12.09.2011 | UK Politics
Tony Curzon Price

The race is already on to tell the big story about the News of the World / News International scandal. For a whole class of the commentariat, this is the moment either to fit the story into their continuing narrative, with a sort of "I told you so" tone to it; or, maybe rather more interestingly, when "I told you so" would be a stretch, to shift to some degree the story they are telling.