A nasty virus has been hitching a lift on Facebook’s password reset confirmation email, posing a risk for users.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has allegedly sent a hidden “f*** you” to one of his critics.
Reported ties between the Afghan president’s brother and the CIA call into question America’s strategy in the region.
Women under 45 who experience migraines with sensory disturbances are twice as likely to suffer strokes, new research has found.
A new book “The Lexicographer’s Dilemma” discusses the rage bad grammar can cause and calls on staunch advocates to chill out.
The Queen of England’s husband made a cringe-worthy gaffe at a reception for British Indians.
What if eating veal was actually more ethical than shunning it?
When soldiers talk about being “in the shit,” they sometimes mean it literally. This week Iraq veteran Jason Christopher Hartley, author of “Just Another Soldier: A Year on the Ground […]
Banks have some of the largest collections of art. Since the bail out, should the public see an aesthetic return on investment?
A South Korean scientist responsible for the world’s first cloned dog has been convicted of embezzlement and illegal harvesting of human eggs.
The memoirs of Juanita Castro reveal she spied for the US against her brother Fidel in the 1960s.
Obama is ‘pleased’ the Senate has decided to include a public option for health coverage, according to the White House press secretary.
Only 16.5m of the promised 250m doses of swine flu vaccine have been made available and Americans are beginning to panic.
Volcanoes set the stage for the rise of the Appalachian Mountains and the ice age that followed, new research has found.
Scientists have discovered a new species of butterfly which has ears on its wings.
Amnesty International has accused Israel of denying Palestinians adequate access to water.
Is the government prepared for internet clogging during the swine flu pandemic?
Michigan representative Jim Slezak is lobbying for an amendment to state law that would make abortion illegal.
Today is the 47th anniversary of the day a courageous Soviet submarine officer, Vasili Arkhipov, probably saved the world from nuclear armageddon. On October 27, 1962, during the Cuban Missile […]
A refreshingly non-mainstream media company, INFOWARS.COM, has released a new documentary in the tradition of other cult docs like Loose Change and Zeitgeist. The new film is called Fall of […]
“Obama’s War,” the smart Frontline episode about Afghanistan and Pakistan, includes a disquieting exchange between a U.S. Marine and two tribal elders in a remote Afghan village. Since this Global […]
Which is tougher, finding the world’s smallest particles with a multi-million dollar supercollider, or surviving the halls of the competitive, male-dominated Harvard Physics Department as a women? Melissa Franklin, who […]
Having blogged twice — here and here — about the September massacre by government forces in the west African nation of Guinea, I hope we’re all keeping an eye on […]
Drug-war dispatches out of Mexico, Pakistan’s seeming inability to control its tribal areas, and Jon Lee Anderson’s recent reporting on the largely lawless swaths of Rio de Janeiro lodged a […]
Andy Dunn was sick of the way that his pants fit. So he and a friend from Stanford Business School started an online pants company called Bonobos. They make reasonably […]
Extracts from Sarah Palin’s ghost writer’s diary detailing her dealings with the former governor have been published in Salon.
Are the seven seconds it takes to complete the average Grand Prix pit stop the longest seconds in sport?
The former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has failed to appear in court in The Hague charged with genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Drivers in Dallas have been being illegally ticketed by police officers for not speaking English.
The super rich could evolve into a different species from the poor, according to American futurologist Paul Saffo.