In 1979 a secret unit was established by the most gifted minds within the US Army. Defying all known military practice - and indeed the laws of physics - they believed that a soldier could adopt a cloak of invisibility, pass cleanly through walls, and, perhaps most chillingly, kill goats just by staring at them.
They were the First Earth Battalion. And they really weren't joking. What's more, they're back and fighting George Bush's War on Terror. Often funny, sometimes chilling and always thought-provoking, journalist Jon Ronson's Sunday Times bestseller The Men Who Stare at Goats is a story so unbelievable it has to be true.
Our pick of some of the greatest book-to-movie adaptations of all time, all of which live up to, and in a few rare cases even surpass, their source material.
As professional bookworms we’re obliged to say that the book is always better than the film. But even we have to admit that there have been some pretty brilliant films based on books in recent times. Here’s our pick of the movies based on classic novels that are definitely worth takin...
40 Things To Do Before I Die: A Bucket List was stuck up on one of our walls in the office. Since we've all had such a good laugh, we thought we'd share it with you. Happy reading.
Does your boss fit the profile? Here’s our do-it-yourself quiz.(Disclaimer: this is a strictly amateur exercise . . .)
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