Book Review: The Devil’s Cormorant

The cormorant’s reputation is, if nothing else, complicated. They are revered in Japan, where fishermen have used the birds under imperial protection for hundreds of years. They are reviled in Henderson Harbor, N.Y., where locals are certain the birds are responsible...

The Climate Casino | Book Review

Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World By William Nordhaus The year 2015 is a critical year for climate change policy. Leaders, negotiators, nonprofits, and other stakeholders from most nations in the world will gather in Paris for the United Nations...

Brewing Liquor | From Water to Beer

When brewing beer, there are four basic ingredients that are essential: water, malt (or cereal grain), yeast and hops. Modern conveniences have made obtaining these four ingredients wonderfully easy. All one has to do is go online and hundreds of types of malts and...