Much of today’s world is designed around the width of two horses’ arses. Why so? Well, all of our roads and railways and everything that travels on them follows more or less the same dimensions as the original means of transport in Ancient Rome – a chariot, for which some of the first roads were…

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We often talk about how mankind is the ultimate being on earth. That we are the smartest, most resourceful and the most ingenuitive. Why then, are we slowly losing control of our world to technology that we created to serve us? Or did we? To paraphrase a short scene from Roddy Doyle’s wonderful book/film The…

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