Nicholas Underhill talks to the famous gambler and Mona founder, David Walsh. He’s a bit all over the place — and probably a genius.
Halloween's just around the corner, but we’ve decided to rise from the dead a little early.
The title of Greatest Sportsperson of All Time is not bequeathed lightly. There’s a fairly short list of names that come to mind: Ali, Federer, Didrikson, Steven Bradbury. But have you ever thought about squash players?
Nicholas Underhill mines Robert Lehrman, speechwriter for former US Vice President Al Gore, for rhetorical gold.
In 2004, the European Space Agency launched a tiny probe into space. Its objective: chase down, orbit, and land on an ancient space rock travelling at 38km/second.
Google’s offices are legendary: multicoloured bikes and Segways, endless gourmet food, breakout zones with ping-pong and pinball, massages, yoga and free laundry. They are considered the best working conditions in the world. But not everyone working for Google has quite the same experience.