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When Worlds Collide #46: In Search of Arthur Clarkeisms…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 16 December 2012 “Did you hear about the man who lit a cigarette from a nuclear explosion?” Sir Arthur C Clarke was fond of asking his … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #40: End-of-the-World, Inc.

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 4 November 2012 Last Monday, I discussed the end of the world on a live TV talk show. The latest date for ‘imminent doom’ is 21 … Continue reading

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