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Nov 19, 2012
Coming to you soon: synaesthesia is a neurological condition: one that causes the sensory and cognitive world to blur, so that colours are also heard as sounds or are tasted.
Read Article Trendspotter: synaesthetic marketing
Nov 12, 2012
We take a look at the rise of the mega-city that is seeing millions move from rural areas to urban ones and how online connectivity is enabling real-world sociability. Read Article Trendspotter: real-world connectivity
As a third Bridget Jones novel is set to be released next year, we look at whether chick-lit is still relevant and round up a few titles to let you decide for yourself. Read Article Required Reading: Chick-lit
Nov 05, 2012
New technologies that use our data to offer us personalised deals are changing the way we will live our public and private lives ¿ if we still have private lives, that is. Read Article Trendspotting: face recognition
With new that Disney has bought LucasFilm and plans to release a seventh Star wars movie, we have a look at some of the best Star Wars books. Read Article Required reading: living in a Star Wars world
Oct 29, 2012
The former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was this week sentenced to four years in prison for tax fraud. We take a look at the literature that deals with other not-so-great men. Read Article Required Reading: Men of bad taste
Take our shopping survey: David Mattin takes a look at how the phenomenon of online shopping is infiltrating the physical retail experience. Read Article Online retail: even shopping in malls is turning virtual
Oct 22, 2012
The British have an unending obsession with class. What is it, exactly, about the British and social class? Time to hit the books. Read Article Required reading: understanding the British class system
The new crop of sites that hope to challenge Facebook's title as the king of social media. At least two newcomers are willing to pay users to help them do it. Read Article Can new social networking sites Pheed and Zurker ever surpass Facebook?
Oct 15, 2012
It's time to investigate the strange world of The Other Man at the White House with these selected reads. Read Article Required Reading: The Other Man
Gregor Stuart Hunter
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