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How We’ll Live: Futurists’ 1988 predictions about life in 2013

I love “futurism” but I like it even better when it’s being seen in the rear view mirror. That’s when it gets really interesting for me. A few years back I re-read most of the 70s and 80s books by Alvin Toffler, futurist author of such best-selling and influential works hailing “the shape of things […]

The Vatican is the landlord of the biggest gay bathhouse in Europe!

Oh this is good: As the papal conclave meets to select a new pontiff, it’s being reported by The Independent that the Vatican purchased a €23 million share of a Rome apartment block in 2008 that houses the Europa Multiclub, the continent’s largest gay sauna. Cardinal Ivan Dias, the 76-year-old leader of the Congregation for […]