Howard writes on science, books, movies and news for Blogcritics and on his own blogs from the border of North and Central America.
The spice hunt consumed man. Man consumed spices. Scientists now study what we have always known about spices.
Revolutionaries fighting a super-power. Radicals who would be traitors if they lost. An exciting history of forming the American republic.
Chocolate joins tea and grape juice in the new science of flavonols and their benefits to the body. Enjoy!
New study shows sudden cardiac arrest is not always sudden. There is time to act, but none to waste.
Microsoft extends digital empowerment to indigenous languages. Bolivia is taken under the Microsoft wing.
Take a groovy Harley time machine on a road trip with old friends.
Democracy is new to Mexico. The July election for president has provided a harsh test for it.
Crossing the wall and living past the abyss. Looking for paradise at the edge of the world.
Art theft is big business. Museums lack security. Terrorists lurk. What comes next?
The election that was almost too close to call seems to be decided. It was a cliffhanger.