The competition is getting fierce in the Mystery Volcano Photo competition. Take your best guess at #18.
The city that never sleeps is also the city that forever changes, making its future notoriously impossible to predict. Recently a number of our experts tried anyway, gazing into their crystal balls—and out the windows of our Manhattan studio—to share their vision of what New York will look like in ...
MTV is leading a publicity campaign aimed at adolescents to discourage sending sexually explicit text messages and photos via cell phones.
As a result of the financial crisis and predatory banking fees, more and more people rely on check-cashing services and keep their cash under the mattress.
There is a legal vacuum when it comes to robot interaction with humans so ethicist and scientists weigh in as robotics technology speeds up.
Prolonged debate over Iraqi election law will likely delay the Parliamentary election constitutionally required in January until the end of February.
The Los Angeles diocese of the Episcopalian Church has elected an active lesbian as assistant bishop further dividing the American Anglican congregation.
CIA Secretary Robert Gates admitted that the government has not received credible information concerning Bin Laden’s whereabouts in several years.
Senate Democrats are holding weekend meetings with Obama to eye a public health option that mirrors their own government healthcare package.
The Environmental Protection Agency is set this week to declare carbon dioxide a public danger giving the government legal authority to regulate CO2 emissions.
Scientists believe that plants like the tomato may have discreet methods to trap small invertebrates for nutrition.
A student at the U of Delaware stumbled on a personal letter written by Thomas Jefferson praising a lesser-known delegate to the Constitutional Convention.
Leo Belgicus by Petrus Kaerius (1617), copied from the original design by Michael Aitzinger. Image taken here from the website of the Sanderus map shop in Ghent. Lions are not native to the Low Countries, but here is one particular specimen that is nevertheless very local. The Leo Belgicus ...
“If nothing matters, there’s nothing to save.” It’s the thesis of novelist and writer Jonathan Safran Foer’s new book, Eating Animals (Little, Brown), and a maxim his grandmother once told him. It was how she explained to her grandson why, when she was starving almost literally to death during the ...