What makes a good thriller?

1)  Characters we care about. There has been a recent trend to create extreme characters of varying degrees of psychopathology: Lizbeth Salander– Girl with the Dragon tattoo – Vanessa Michael Munro – from Taylor Stevens The Informationist and The Innocent – a...

Scientist fears CIA is attempting to weaponise weather

What if you could control the weather?   It’s a question that has exercised mankind for millennia.   Now evidence has emerged that the US Intelligence community is funding climate research in what a leading climate scientist fears is a step towards controlling and...