We began with a hundred acres of tired land, a rundown house, a cockeyed barn, and no money. Now, twenty years later, we wouldn’t take sixty thousand for the place. This is what we didBy HERBERT WATSON23 min
The hottest treasure hunter in history is an offbeat Canadian-Swedish genius who’s found ▶ ore worth five billion ▶ King Solomon’s mines ► a science-shaking prehistoric skeleton . . . Now Hans Lundberg is out to farm gold and milk uranium from seaweedBy Peter C. Newman19 min
With nineteen convictions, lifer Red Ryan turned altar boy. So they set him free—and he went on the gory binge that left us with one of the Western world’s most backward parole systemsBy TED HONDERICH18 min
With a nearsighted codger named Magoo and a clutch of cartoon characters bent on sophisticated slapstick, this Canadian-born film maker is winning Oscars, revolutionizing TV commercials and grossing more than two million a yearBy Barbara Moon14 min
We, the peoples of the world, are now increasing at a rate of about thirty-two million or so a year — about eighty-five thousand a day is our net increase. This is so frightening that we tend to look away from it and not let ourselves think about it at all.By BROCK CHISHOLM DISCUSSES10 min
A few months ago when my wife and I were returning to town after a game of golf in the country our car was held up by the traffic in Sloane Square. Actually we were anchored just outside the entrance of the small Sloane Square Royal Court Theatre where, more than thirty years ago, a few of us tried to save Shaw’s play Heartbreak House, which the critics had assailed with such shafts of wit as “Headache House,” “Jawbreak House” and other variations on the same theme.By BEVERLEY BAXTER7 min
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