Not all heroes wear a cape

Comics have never been more mainstream, but right now some of the best out there are aimed at adults and have nothing to do with superheroes. As Comic Con returns to Dubai we pick out some that are worth tracking down Just as television is now enjoying a golden period for drama, so are non-superhero…

The Book of Jobs

Why the new iPad may provide a revolution in piracy as well as literature. For all the anticipation surrounding Apple’s latest hardware, the iPad doesn’t really offer us anything we haven’t already got on laptops and iPods. There is one feature, however, that Apple believes will be revolutionary: digital reading. The iPad goes on sale…

Figure Head

Danica McKellar is on a mission to make mathematics appealing to young girls. Words Matt Pomroy. If you’re of a certain age, you’ll probably recognise the face. Between1988 and 1993, Danica McKellar was the girl next door in television’s The Wonder Years. But unlike some other child stars, she didn’t drift off into the world…