For a select few around the world, 2013 is a year of joy, mystery and edge-of-your-seat spoiler gathering. It’s not our fault that we are so obsessed.
Hugh Laurie is considering tinting his car windows in a lighter shade now House has finished and he has returned to making music.
There is a new critically-acclaimed off-Broadway play, (the title too controversial for print) in which a gay man finds himself falling for a woman, thus causing him and his partner to question his orientatios. Can a gay man who is sexually attracted to women still be gay? And what about straight men who get turned […]
Work in environmental journalism for very long and you can eventually become inured to catastrophe.
IT was a year of visitations and bold ventures with Russia and China, of a uniquely personal triumph at the polls for the President, of hopes raised and lately dashed for peace in Viet Nam.
Correction Appended: May 8, 2010A decade after scientists first cracked the human genome, researchers announced in the May 7 issue of Science that they have done the same for Neanderthals, the species of hominid that existed from roughly 400,000 to 30,000 years ago, when their closest relatives, early modern humans, may have driven them to extinction. Led by ancient-DNA expert Svante Pbo of Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, scientists reconstructed about 60% of the Neanderthal genome by analyzing tiny chains of ancient DNA extracted from bone fragments of three female Neanderthals excavated in the late 1970s and early ’80s from a cave in Croatia.
Americans are forever grumbling about government gridlock.
In the midst of a steaming-hot Malaysian jungle, sweat-stained factory workers bend over their looms, threading copper into bales of cable wire that gets so hot, it must snake through culverts of water before it can be touched. The factory floor is awash in tea-colored light from windows smeared with soot
Sheik Yusuf al-Qaradawi, the influential Qatar-based Islamic scholar, recently preached that the “train of the Arab revolution” had arrived in Syria. Syria could well be ripe for upheaval
If consumers like the new Windows 7 operating system, they’ll have the much-maligned Windows Vista to thank. In part, that’s because Windows 7 actually builds on the under-the-hood changes that came with Vista.