A new pill which a German pharmaceutical company will soon present to the FDA for approval raises medical and safety concerns since it claims to boost women's libidos.
"Stop focusing on trying to keep illegal immigrants out and start focusing on letting legal immigrants in," says Steve Chapman in response to hullabaloo over Arizona's immigration law.
"Drone strikes may not be perfect, but they're likely the most humane option available," writes C. Fair who calls for greater transparency in the currently classified drone program over Pakistan.
"He was almost certainly the best-known man in England in the middle of the nineteenth century, and certainly the most loved," but was Charles Dicken's internal life as celebratory?
Looking for a new book to add to your volcanology library? "Volcanoes: Global Perspectives" is a great addition.
In a recent article in The Australian , Matthew Westwood writes about Canadian social scientist Sarah Thornton, whose book Seven Days in the Art World (cover above) “explores the dynamics of creativity, taste, judgment, status, money, and the search for beauty in life.” In other words, this social ...
You don’t think much about photography until you have a photography major in the house. And then you find yourself looking at the world around you differently, framing dramatic elements and contrasting colors in your everyday surroundings the way you hope this particular photography major is doing ...
Newspapers around the country have begun to fold. The Rocky Mountain News closed in February of last year after 150 years of operation. Some papers, like the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, have stayed afloat by discontinuing their print editions entirely. Other venerable local papers like The Boston ...
Robert Fisk in an institution, a warrior and a stalwart of old media. While writing for an English daily newspaper, The Independent, he spent over three decades reporting on the Middle East and has witnessed changes befall politics and journalism at a remove that has allowed him to remain critical ...
Video footage and photos of the eruptions in Guatemala (Pacaya) and Ecuador (Tungurahua).
If you're after a good night's sleep, the belief that exercise helps you rest well is more important than exercise itself, says a new Swiss study published in the U.S.
"Today's college students scored 40 percent lower on a measure of empathy than their elders did," according to a new study that demonstrates the selfish, competitive nature of the times.
"US fashion commentators are now suggesting that economic strength might also be reflected in the length of men's swimming trunks," reports The Guardian. But is it a truncated theory?
"Art is a conversation between and among artists, not a patent office. Reality can't be copyrighted," writes David Shields in his spirited defense of artistic appropriation.
"Progress without pollution may sound utterly unrealistic, but businesses are putting green chemistry into practice," by using more ecologically benign chemicals, writes Scientific American.