The activists openly announced well in advance of the action that they are no longer prepared to watch politicians' failure to act on climate change and are prepared to peacefully enter the mine to stop the world's largest diggers and demand an end of coal.
A shadowy yet powerful organization begins to exert pressure on King Theoden of Rohan to bend to its will -- yes, the wizard Saruman and his minions at Isengard, better known to us as the International Monetary Fund.
I feel really behind the curve, but I only recently discovered that the United States actually has an official "too big to fail list." Essentially, this is a list of companies that have been sanctioned by the government as getting a guaranteed pass, no matter how economically ruined it becomes.
For the discriminating traveler looking for something different that combines an international flair with rich history and natural beauty, the territory is a "hidden gem" among North American tourist destinations.
If you wish to pursue a career involving food, whether it be for the desire to become a Michelin-starred chef, to run a catering company, to become a private chef or work in food media, then you will find a professional course designed for you.
I began to wonder about my longevity when I read that researchers in the United Kingdom had created a survey that can calculate a person's chances of dying in the next five years.
The comforters aren't stacked straight, and it's driving Thal Tembelis crazy. He scrambles up a step ladder and adjusts the plastic packages so they are lined up in the light like soldiers at roll call.
The first thing that people will tell you about London is that it's expensive. Between the exchange rate, going out, and if you're like me and can't walk by a gelato shop without walking in, get ready to spend some serious money.
We are just back from our latest European vacation. We've been happy travelers since before we bought our first copies of "Europe on $5 a Day." The travel experience has changed over the years in more ways than the cost of a hotel room or a gelato.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
When my grandmother called my father to say that a redheaded girl had been born, he just hung up, disappointed. He had hoped for a boy. My mother called me Natasha after her favorite character in Tolstoy's 'War and Peace.'
When you think of a woman on a passionate mission to support budding women entrepreneurs globally, you naturally envision a successful and accomplished woman herself, right? Shelly Porges is just that woman.
"Filling the blank page is agony." The German literary "wunderkind" Daniel Kehlmann, author of the international bestseller 'Measuring the World', p...
Look around. Many people seem to be feeling as if they are in a profound transition, both professionally and personally. For many us, it may feel as if we have been placed on a cosmic see-saw, especially this summer.
Small countries often have no choice but to align themselves with larger economic entities, as for instance the Baltic countries have done inside the European Union. But Poland is not a small country. It is the sixth largest EU country by population, and the largest country in East-Central Europe (twice the size of its nearest competitor, Romania).
Last night, we decided to escape the heat of the city by leaving Paris for the evening, and it worked -- the temperature was actually a bit lower in the countryside, a relief after a hard day's heat wave.