Grammy-nominated singer Akon has a goal of bringing solar-powered electricity to 1 million homes in Africa by the end of the year, and the singer is using millions of his own dollars for the cause. Akon started an initiative called “Akon Lighting Africa” this month
“There are old pilots and bold pilots, but no old, bold pilots.” It may be one of the most well-worn of aviator adages, but 54-year-old television producer James Heyward has seen enough to know that it’s also one of the truest.
Asia’s disaster has galvanized not just governments and international organizations but millions of ordinary people, who want to give anything from money to mosquito nets to those in need. Here’s a list of who’s doing what, and how to contact them: AID AGENCIES International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies A major relief provider and one of the few groups helping people trace lost family members
What are little boys made of? What are little boys made of
John Aglialoro is on a quest.
The tale sounded really too bizarre to be believed. The U.S.
In another part of the world, it would have been a straightforward public-works project. A highway was too narrow to handle the increasing flow of traffic, so the authorities brought in heavy equipment to widen it.
From time to time, I have felt Dick Cheney’s pain. We are both about the same age–I am some months older–and we both had our first heart attacks in our mid-30s
An international rocker is creating a rare opportunity to sing about change on the Communist island of Cuba.
When the nearly bankrupt city of Berlin was looking for a way to finance its public-transportation system a decade ago, some American investors had an idea that seemed too good to be true. Unfortunately for Berlin, it was. The scheme seemed a bit convoluted from the start, but it offered oodles of money to the participants.