Slivers of life gone awry take you in funny or perverted directions, and they'll make you reconsider your rash actions and ponder karma. Credit Szifron for the brilliant storytelling and astute direction: The actors move along like checkers on a checkerboard.
Truth in advertising. Damian Szifron's Wild Tales is exactly that: an anthology of surprising and unexpectedly wild short stories. Though it feels like there's going to be a connection, the individual stories share neither characters nor plotlines. Instead, they align along a similar theme: revenge, with an occasional overlay of class struggle.
The government is working on multiple fronts to build a better future by empowering their citizens to succeed in the new economy: educating for the 21st century, promoting entrepreneurship and the creative economy and innovating for inclusion.
Whether we want news or music, we can program our smart devices to deliver exactly what we want, when we want to hear it. Yet, somehow the allure of the portable transistor radio endures for me, perhaps because it's one of the few things in my life that is still simple.
If you want to find out the best place to be on any day of the year--today, tomorrow, your birthday or wedding anniversary--check out our interactive calendar.
Water is an elemental part of human existence, keeping us clean, hydrated and buoyant. We have manipulated it, polluted it, cleaned it and harnessed its power. Some live harmoniously with it while others usurp it.
In my misery index, I calculate a ranking for all countries where suitable data exist. My misery index -- a simple sum of inflation, lending rates, and unemployment rates, minus year-on-year per capita GDP growth -- is used to construct a ranking for 108 countries.
Nora de Angelli is a London-based freelance photographer and documentary filmmaker. Until 2011, when she graduated from London College of Communication's University of Arts, with an M.A. in Documentary Film under her belt, De Angelli was an accomplished research scientist.
Wine is a passion! For the producers, for the consumers, for Argentina, and for me, wine is most certainly a passion. Viticulture is the 7,000 year old hobby we continually love to celebrate. But what happens when you travel to a spectacular, world famous wine producing country, but end up over 600 miles from the nearest winery?
We are on a bus, which is carrying us to a port, where we will load up a ship. Nothing unusual about that. Nothing strange, except for our fat wool hats, our puffy penguin-y parkas, our knee-high insulated boots. Nothing weird but where we are: Punta Arenas at the southernmost tip of Chile. And where we are going: to the isolated, ice-walled bottom of the world.
With Spring approaching, it's time to plan that Easter break. Each of these seven destinations make the ideal family holiday.
In this idyllic archipelago in the Indian Ocean, stay on an exclusive private island, such as Desroches or Denis, for an unrivalled island escape.
Latin American leaders greeted with surprise and excitement the resumption of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States.
Breaking out of bad habits can be a whole lot easier when you leave regular life behind, especially if you chart a course for one of these 10 hotels and resorts with serious health and wellness programs to help. Raw food or wine therapy? Take your pick.
As many around the world said to Americans in September 2001, we say to the men and women throughout Paris, France and Europe today: You are not alone. Our unity will ultimately triumph, and our cause will ultimately prevail.
"The school was a mess - low graduation rates, gang violence bleeding into it from a neighborhood now often a battleground, and a faculty close to the...