How The Syrian Civil War Started

I’m quite proud of our new in-depth podcast series on how the Syrian civil war started. I think it’s the best work I’ve done so far. We’re 13 episodes in already and only up to March 2011. But we started back in 632 CE with the death of the...

How To Print Index Cards From Word

I’ve wasted hours of the last couple of weeks trying to work out how to print 3×5 index cards from Word via my Canon MP250. I finally worked it out today and here’s how I did it. First of all, it’s worth knowing that the Canon Mp250 will NOT...

US Comes Clean On Iran

The US State Dept has finally released its official history of the CIA’s overthrow of the Iranian government in 1953. They managed to avoid mentioning it in 1989 when they first published their book on that period. And it only took them 25 years to rectify the...

Oh The Humanity

150 people died in the Kabul truck bomb last week. It gets a tiny fraction of the coverage of Manchester or London Bridge. Not to mention Facebook outrage.