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Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel

I’m a huge Time-Travel geek. Huge.
It probably goes back to seeing Back to the Future in the movie theater as a kid, realizing I’ve just experienced my top movie of all times. Ever.
In any case, ever since, I’ve been a huge time travel geek. My favorite Sci-Fi sub-genre by a clear mile. I probably saw [...]

Did Ancient Viruses Spur Human Evolution?

I stumbled on an interesting post titled Did Ancient Viruses Spur Human Evolution? which got into the top Science stories on Digg today.
The story actually talks about a more complete article at the New-Yorker titled Darwin’s Surprise. It’s a very interesting and new twist to the classic evolution theory. After mapping the human genome scientists [...]

Finished reading the Worldwar series by Harry Turtledove

Finally finished reading the fourth and final book in the Worldwar series by Harry Turtledove.
I enjoyed the series very much since it’s a great mix of real history, alternate history and science fiction.
The books, which took me quite a few months to read, tell the story of Earth’s countries locked in the height of WWII [...]

How to read books on your iPhone

I’m a proud iPhone owner, as evident by reading my Web site posts.
The iPhone is truly a work of art. A revolution, rather than an evolution, in mobile phone slash PDA slash personal communicator. It has some serious killer features no other phone offers.
Still – I keep switching between the iPhone and the Nokia N95 [...]

What Should I Read Next?

As you know, if you’ve been reading AviDardik.com at all, is that I really love reading books.
Well, I just discovered What Should I Read Next?
I can’t believe it took me so long to discover it, it’s been around for a while.

The concept is really cool: Based on a database of user preferred books, the magic [...]