Two movie-inspired musicals are vying for your entertainment dollar in Melbourne this winter. James Croot compares the beauty with the beast.
Swedish explorers have all but completely put to rest any speculations regarding a spaceship at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. However, they are yet to identify the mysterious object they were looking for. Digital pictures that have been obtained from the team showing that the object, located beneath the waves of the […]
It was one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind, and a lot of people wanted a piece of it.
Even the most iconic moments in American history can start to seem a little shopworn after a while. The flag-raising at Iwo Jima
Deep in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, by the light of a full moon, I am passed a glass of sugary tea and the discussion of another civil war in the heart of Africa begins. My two hosts in the town of Dilling are commanders in a government-sponsored Arab paramilitary force that a decade ago carried out Darfur-style atrocities against their African neighbors in the surrounding mountains.
In a valley high in the Wakhan Mountains of Afghanistan, a hunter several weeks ago waded through snowdrifts to check his traps and found that he had snared one of the rarest creatures alive: a snow leopard. If a naturalist had seen the leopard, he or she would have focused on its snowy fur with black, half-moon markings and its white goatee
Hearing his favorite classics mangled by a dance band, many a music lover has longed to take out after the guilty man, but most lovers of the classics do not know where to look. A 32-year-old Tin Pan Alleyite named Ted Mossman is their man.By setting classics to 4-4 jazz time and adding banal lyrics, Mossman has made more money rewriting masterpieces than the original composers did in writing them.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is calling for additional security for U.N. staff in Afghanistan, citing a “dramatically escalated threat” due to the world body’s support for that nation’s electoral process
It was 1969 and a busy year for making history: Woodstock, the Miracle Mets, men on the moon — and something less celebrated but arguably more significant, the birth of the Internet.
NASA is set to launch the world’s largest rocket Tuesday, conducting research to help return astronauts to the moon.