The town of Green Bank, West Virginia, is often presented as a signal-free quiet zone — no Wi-Fi, no cell phones, no radio. The 13,000 +/- square mile area was set aside as the United States National Radio Quiet Zone in 1958. It was chosen for its remote nature and relatively light signal traffic in order to have a clear patch to listen to the cosmos. But the reality of day-to-day life within the Quiet Zone is less clear-cut.
Read these wintry, dark tales to celebrate Krampusnacht, and hopefully avoid being tossed in a burlap sack and carried off into the German night.
What’s on tap for my long weekend read-a-thon.
January 6 has come to be known as Sherlock Holmes’s birthday. Considering Holmes’s line of work, the “Epiphany” is as fitting a day as any other.
It’s Thanksgiving weekend! Does the mere thought of traveling through terrible weather and traffic just make you want to commit MURDER? Instead of engaging in a terrible crime, make a pot of hot tea and curl up with the DVD set of Vera.