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  • Review: 'Ada's Algorithm' by James Essinger

    Review: 'Ada's Algorithm' by James Essinger
    The story of Ada Lovelace would be irresistible even if she did not hold a singular place in the history of the computer. Her father was the celebrated poet Lord Byron. His brief marriage to Annabella Milbanke is the stuff of bodice rippers, with the naive bride told she is not needed, while Byron carries on an affair with his half-sister — just one of his extramarital dalliances.
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Piraeus in Athens, Greece

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Piraeus in Athens, Greece
    Piraeus, the port of Athens, Greece. is popular both as embarkation/disembarkation point for Eastern Mediterranean and Greek Isles cruises, as well as a stop (sometimes overnight) on voyages in that part of the world that originate and end in other ports....

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Cambridge, England

    CAMBRIDGE (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to explore the colleges, pubs, green spaces and leafy towpaths of Cambridge, England? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors get the most out of a visit to the city that is home to one of world's...

    Christopher Hitchens: Why did I adore him?

    I'd been working as a lowly scrub at the Nation in New York when, in 1979, I was asked to track down Christopher Hitchens on a trip I happened to be taking to London. My assignment: To lure him to come work for us. I was a convincing emissary, because...

    Teen reads: September

    Teen reads: September
    "This Thing Called the Future" By J. L. Powers Cinco Puntos Press, 208 pages, $16.95 Ages 13 and up Khosi is a 14-year-old girl living on the edge of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. She has no luxuries in her life. She lives a small shack with her...