• 20000 Days on Earth


    Official Trailer for Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard's 20,000 Days on Earth, featuring Nick Cave. Looking forward to the movie.

  • Cave Art In the Tropics


    Cave paintings in Indonesia, originally discovered in the 1950s, turn out to be 35,000 to 40,000 years old.

  • Inherent Vice Trailer


    I didn't like the book, but the trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Inherent Vice is great.

  • Further Reading


    JM Coetzee and psychotherapist Arabella Kurtz talk about truth, fiction and the stories we tell ourselves. The mystery of how rocks move across Death Valley lake bed has finally been solved. Sand is rarer than you might think. The most detailed map yet of our place in the universe. Why walking helps us think. A Q&A with Karl Ove Knausgaard. An appreciation of Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien. Dreadnoughtus: a new dinosaur discovery. Sea levels are rising, gnawing at America's shores. Good primer on high frequency trading by Donald MacKenzie. The Lethal Lure of Mont Blanc. A new graphic novella by Chris Ware. An excellent account of the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447.