Magazine|It's the End of the World as We Know It . . . and He Feels Fine
New York Times
Late one night last August, on the chalk downlands of southern England, Paul Kingsnorth stood in a field beside an old-growth forest, two yurts and a composting toilet. Kingsnorth is 41, tall, slim and energetic, with sweeping brown hair and a sparse ...
Scientists find Earth-sized world in orbit friendly to life
The star's outermost planet, designated Kepler-186f, receives about one-third the radiation from its parent star as Earth gets from the sun, meaning that high noon on this world would be roughly akin to Earth an hour before sunset, said astronomer ...
Out-of-this World Discovery: Earth-Sized Planet Found
Astronomers find Earth-sized Goldilocks world around a distant, dim star
A Kindred World Around a Red Star
FIFA World Cup trophy replicas seized in China
Brazil's World Cup is expected to make huge sums in merchandising, and China has a valuable dog in the fight: its factories have manufactured a million versions of the official armadillo mascot. England captain Steven Gerrard will hope to lift the real ...
Thousands of fake World Cup trophies confiscated in China
World Reacts to Death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
"With the passing of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the world has lost one of its greatest visionary writers - and one of my favorites from the time I was young ... I offer my thoughts to his family and friends, whom I hope take solace in the fact that Gabo's ...
A fearful new world, imperiled by Russia's subterfuge
WARSAW. In the Western imagination, the words “war” and “invasion” carry clear connotations. From books, movies and television, we know that such events involve tanks, airplanes and artillery, as well as soldiers in uniform, advanced weaponry, ...
Putin asserts right to use force in east Ukraine
Leaflet tells Jews to register in East Ukraine
The World According to Vladimir Putin
South Korea ferry disaster: captain and crew accused of abandoning passengers
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South Korean shipwreck survivors: Passengers told 'don't move' as ship sank
Ferry safety a serious problem in the developing world
S Korea ferry: Bad weather hampers search for survivors
10 of the world's longest bridges
(Travel Leisure) -- If you ever find yourself in Hunan, China, rent a car and drive the Jishou-Chadong Expressway: 18 tunnels under the Wuling mountains that culminate at the Aizhai Bridge, a gut-churning 1,150-foot-high suspension bridge over the ...
World Vision's Flip-Flop Begs Question: Can You Be Evangelical And Support ...
Two weeks ago, Christian non-profit organization World Vision announced it would recognize employees' same-sex marriages, then promptly reversed its decision just 48 hours later. The flip-flop has sparked debate about a fundamental question: can you be ...
New York Auto Show: BMWi3 Is The 2014 World Green Car Of The Year
First, the BMW i3 won 2014 World Green Car, selected by a jury of 69 automotive journalists from around the world. The other finalists were the Volkswagen XL1, an extremely lightweight diesel-electric hybrid; and the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron, which ...
What was named 'World Car of Year'?
World Car of the Year: Audi A3
And Now There Is One…. Audi A3 Declared 2014 World Car of the Year