News should not come from a handful of journalists who supposedly know what you need to know; it should percolate up through email and social-media channels into tablets and handheld devices and into the public discourse.
Here's the thing. When men (and especially princes) take two weeks off to take care of their newborns, everyone applauds. But when an "ordinary" mom takes two weeks, two months, two years or 20 years "off" to raise her child, no one (or very few) bat an eyelash.
It rah-ther annoys me. I feel sort of betrayed by a news organization that I much admire and depend on almost nightly for a review and thoughtful discussion of meaningful events and issues.
Intermittency Of Renewables Is Shrinking reports Zachary Shahan at CleanTechnica. Solar thermal can be designed to be continuous, off-shore wind has l...
Britain is in the middle of a food crisis. For the first time since World War II, a significant number of Britons don't have enough to eat. The debate the crisis has been going on since last year, but exploded since May when it was reported that food bank use has tripled in one year.
The British government had taken the children, boys and girls, from shelter homes to send them thousands of miles away, to other orphanages, for the simple reason that it was cheaper to care for them overseas than in England.
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Adam Lyons is not just one of those "I'm going to famous without doing any work guys." Prior to moving to London, he frequented the Liverpool music scene performing at various clubs and other music venues.
With all the royal baby excitement, we're just about ready to book a trip to the visit the royal family in person. In preparation, we've highlighted fun things to do in Reading, where the duchess was born, Bucklebury, where she grew up, and Anglesley, where the royal couple has been living.
Race alone is not enough to explain the outcome of the Martin Zimmerman trial. We need also to understand the plight of minority groups qua groups if we are to prevent future tragic killings.
INVERNESS, SCOTLAND -- In a crowded bar Scottish folk singer Davy Holt plays a hymn to Scotland's centuries-old yearning for independence -- a yearnin...
Allegations of American decline persist despite the United States' command of the world's largest economy and strongest military. It is in global esteem that the US is lagging, and where the international implications of US mass surveillance could do long-lasting harm.
Both Britain and France should use their economic and political resources to influence the Myanmar government to speed up the process of resolving the country's ongoing ethnic minority problems, and the prevailing religious tension.
Distant Quakes Can Trigger Temblors at US Fracking Sites or geothermal sites, says a new study, reports Brian Bienkowski of the Daily Climate at Clima...
Wordsworth and his brother were walking in the English Lakes in late 1799 with fellow poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge when they came upon the Dove Cottage in Grasmere. Although he lived there for less than a decade, many of the poems he is remembered for were written during those years.
The individual mandate was a Republican invention from a time when it was not yet heresy for a Republican politician to advocate providing affordable health insurance to every American without a government takeover of the industry.