When Hawera Telecom technician Anthony Powell stepped off the plane on to Antarctica he was struck by the unbounded emptiness.
Adam Duritz, the singer and frontman of hit American band Counting Crows, has in recent years been open about wrestling with mental illness. “There was this thing where I came off all these meds [in 2011],” he says
THE BITTER SEA Nina McSweeney (FMR) Don’t be fooled by the Massive Attack approach of the opening track on Nina McSweeney’s debut album. There’s a lot more depth and substance to the Kiwi songwriter, who has featured on the Concord Dawn tracks Easy Life and The River, than the sound-alike single Lost In Translation might suggest.
Astronomers have used all sorts of tricks over the years to try to convey the mind-boggling scale of the universe to us ordinary folks.
As most parents of small children will reluctantly admit, nothing can occupy a child quite like television. Unfortunately, the scientific evidence suggests that using the boob tube as a babysitter has its price: the more time babies spend sitting in front of the screen, the more their social, cognitive and language development may suffer
School integration has vexed policymakers for more than half a century.
Kathryn Stockett never intended to write a best-selling novel. In fact, when she started writing her debut novel, The Help, she didn’t think anyone would ever read it.
It’s just before noon on a Tuesday, and despite the rain, a few dozen schoolgirls in white uniforms and navy cardigans are milling about the 7-Eleven on Tong Chong Gai, a bustling Hong Kong side street of restaurants and cafs. A few of the teenagers grab chocolate milk and sushi rolls from the open chiller
FIA presidential candidate Ari Vatanen believes that Nelson Piquet Jr should have been punished for his role in Formula One’s “Crashgate” affair. Vatanen told CNN: “I do not understand why Nelson Piquet Jr wasn’t punished