Is IQ Genetic or Environmental?

There has been significant controversy in the academic community about the heritability of IQ since research on the issue began in the late nineteenth century. Scientists have long been intrigued by the origins of IQ, and in particular whether IQ is genetically inherited or whether a high IQ is the result of a stimulating environment.Continue reading “Is IQ Genetic or Environmental?”

The eyes of Darkness * Dean Koontz * And a bit about Las Vegas

It has been nearly a year since I’ve picked up The City – Dean Koontz Book and I wanted to read something on my flight. I found The Eyes of Darkness in my e-library and decided to give it a go. Here was a surprising book about love, about a divorce, about a child thatContinue reading “The eyes of Darkness * Dean Koontz * And a bit about Las Vegas”

A planet called Treason * Orson Scott Card

If you haven’t read this book already, I recommend you find it and you read it. Even trying to summarize it for others will make you look like a total weirdo! This book here is sci-fi in all its glory – an alien price of super strength and regenerative abilities grows a pair of boobsContinue reading “A planet called Treason * Orson Scott Card”

77 Shadow street * Dean Koontz Book Review

I believe the tagline for this book “Are you brave enough to enter?” is pretty appropriate. This is a question you should ask yourself as well as a warning that you might not find it as easy to sleep at night as you did before. That you might enter a nightmare. That you might beContinue reading “77 Shadow street * Dean Koontz Book Review”

Dean Koontz – Shadowfires

Publication Date: 15 Aug 1991 Paperback: 608 pages Publisher: Headline; New Ed edition (15 Aug 1991) Language: English ISBN-10: 074723681X ISBN-13: 978-0747236818 Rachael Leben’s violently possessive ex-husband, Eric, hideously mangled in a freak accident, is dead. But his body has disappeared from the city morgue. Now someone, or something, is watching Rachael. Calling her. StalkingContinue reading “Dean Koontz – Shadowfires”