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SoundMAGIC E10 Earphones - Black/Red by Soundmagic
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic, 24 July 2012
Top quality sound with great clarity and a lot of power. I bought these on a recommendation of a hi-fi magazine and was not disappointed. Great separation of notes worthy of much more expensive kit and comfortable to wear. Much better than the Shure or Sennheiser headphones that I had previously.
Flashback by Dan Simmons
Flashback by Dan Simmons
On one hand we have a tautly written thriller set in a future dystopia that is all too believable. On the other, we have an appallingly clunky political polemic the lurches from accusation to accusation.

The main character, Nick Bottom, is beautifully rendered as a drug-addicted ex-cop desperately trying to make sense of the loss of his wife but many of the other characters are parodies - 2D representations that you do not care about. It is this shallow treatment that makes this book fall so short of what it could have been. Religions, cultures, science and political policies are selectively trashed but apparently done so not to set the scene or move the story forward but to… Read more
Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for In&hellip by Stephen C. Meyer
18 of 40 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Barely a whimper..., 30 Dec 2011
So a bit of background here, Intelligent Design arose from the desire of theists to see creationism taught in schools. They sought to get around court decisions stating that this was illegal by re-branding it as Intelligent Design (for proof - google "cdesign proponentsists"). Thus ID has no basis in facts or discoveries but only in the desire of creationists to insert their dogma into science classes and be seen as the equal of evolution. In a recent literature search reported by Lawrence Krauss of 20 million research articles, 115,000 were on evolution and only 88 where on Intelligent Design. Of these 88, all but 11 were from engineering journals where one would hope that bridges and… Read more

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