As the death of Glee star Cory Monteith highlights, the pain for colleagues and friends is very real.
This article originally posted at Mashable.com Ask attendees what they most remember about the TED 2013 conference, wrapping up Friday in Long Beach, USA, and here’s one of the most frequent answers you’ll get: Amanda Palmer. The former Dresden Dolls singer is the first to admit, as she does in her TED talk, above, that her punk cabaret music isn’t for everyone
The heart, Woody Allen said, wants what it wants. For the producers of the ABC reality show The Dating Experiment, that was a problem
Some call him the River Maker, others the Rainman of Rajasthan. His real name is Rajendra Singh
Despite the fact that some of the effects of climate change are still imperceptible to all but the most highly trained eyes, there can be no doubting the alarming picture painted by glacier melt. As these rivers of ice retreat back up the valleys they carved out, so scientists’ knowledge of climate change advances, in turn helping us recognize the signs of a warming world.
A series of photographic exhibitions have been organized in Europe and North America this autumn to highlight a campaign by Britain’s Prince Charles to combat tropical deforestation. The photographs were taken by world-renowned environment photographer Daniel Beltra who was this year’s winner of the Prince’s Rainforest Project Award at the Sony World Photography Awards earlier this year.
Correction appended: Aug. 16, 2007 “Psycho.” “Freak.” “Jason from the horror movie.” These are the answers that counselor Habsi Kaba gets from Miami police officers when asked to describe people with mental illness.
Whether or not it has anything more dangerous than a cargo of timber on board, vanished ship Arctic Sea certainly now carries the answers to one of the most intriguing maritime mysteries to emerge in recent times. Since it disappeared off the charts more than two weeks ago, rumors and conspiracy theories have stirred in the Russian-crewed vessel’s wake, with a fog of conflicting sightings and reports doing little to help separate fact from fiction.
For Morris Murenzi, a visit to his native Rwanda always includes attending a gacaca court — a local tribunal of villagers set up to try suspects in a 1994 genocide that killed 800,000. At the proceedings, he sits with his countrymen
Even 18 months after her assassination, Benazir Bhutto’s presence is ubiquitous in Pakistan. Portraits of the former Prime Minister, killed in a terror attack on an election rally in December 2007, continue to adorn government buildings, supporters’ cars, and vast billboards