This is a dystopian novel written in 1985, but has been given new life with the TV series. It is a disturbing look at what could happen if the world was ruled by a totalitarian… More
The Connection between Transportation and Climate Change
Will takes a look at the transportation industry and how the Tesla electric car could make a major change. Check out his Photo Essay and his interview with Dave Carson, a Hamilton environmentalist. THE LINK
Social Media and the Powerful Influence on Teens
Johnson has created an engaging interactive essay that draws the reader in. THE LINK
Turning Disability into Prosperity in Canada
Sarah writes a heartfelt and articulate essay about the opportunities that Canada provides for people with developmental disabilities. She explores the various obstacles that make it hard to live a full life, with an education and a regular job, the hope of most Canadians. She uses personal experience to help you navigate through the challenges and the possibilities. THE LINK
The moon blew up without warning and for no apparent reason it was waxing, only one day short of full. The time was 05:03:12 UTC. Later it would be designated A+0.0.0, or simply Zero. Read the first 26 pages
The very beginning of an epic novel that explores what the human race would do if the moon exploded and world had to scramble to survive. Don’t choose this book if you are not a techy sci-fi geek, as there is plenty of technical scientific strategies and processes. It describes in detail what the people do and how they do it and the science behind it. But, it is a fascinating read and it stretches your imagination. The characters are deep and plausible and drive the story forward. This book is well worth the investment.
M.T. Anderson creates a future dystopian world in FEED. People in this world have their brains altered to accept a chip that feeds them a constant stream of information, games, shows and advertisements, much like an internal internet. But, not everyone is happy with this arrangement. How can you rebel against this when it is done at birth? How can you turn off this noise in order to actually think for yourself. The book focuses on a group of teens that push the boundaries of their feed.
The book was the winner of the LA Times Book Prize and a finalist for the National Book Award. M.T. Anderson is a prolific writer and especially loves the world of the fantastic.