Freeway Games * Orson Scott Card – Short Story Review

"Don't worry, lady," he said. "I'm not following you this time, just going my own sweet way home." Maps in a Mirror (1990) is a collection of short stories by American writer Orson Scott Card. Like Card's novels, most of the stories have a science fiction or fantasy theme. This specific short story drew my … Continue reading Freeway Games * Orson Scott Card – Short Story Review

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Why do they drive on the left in some countries and on the right in others?

It goes back to the fact that most humans are right-handed. Long before we had modern weapons such as guns and automobiles, people had to do battle using swords and horses. Now if you are right-handed, you wear your sword on the left, so that you can draw it out rapidly with your right hand. … Continue reading Why do they drive on the left in some countries and on the right in others?