Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Six of the Best 549

"Howard Dean, who is one of those rare politicians to whom one could happily listen for hours." Jonathan Fryer has been to the 60th Liberal International Congress in Mexico City.

Kajetan Wandowicz on the benefits of teaching chess in prison.

"There could come a time when motor cars are perceived as historically quaint, like steam trains. Holidaymakers of the future may go on “motorway heritage” day trips, wallowing in the nostalgia of journeying on preserved sections of Britain’s dismantled motorway network." Carlton Reid dangles an enticing prospect before us.

Did the 'War of the Worlds' radio broadcast really cause mass panic in the US in 1938? Matt Novak suggests not.

Ellie Broughton offers her choice of the best pubs near London railway termini.

Who was the real Lou Read? Alex Williams finds out.

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