Although exaggerated for Hollywood, it's clear why students might be tempted to take a pill that might lend mental clarity and energized focus. I wondered, though ... how are people getting their hands on it?
Today, the Earth got a little hotter. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 29 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No ...
The re-emergence of the United States as the growing -- not declining economic power (a pattern that has happened several times before) -- will have tremendous ramifications throughout the world.
International leadership must be followed by tangible actions both at home and abroad. The State of the Union and Obama's recent remarks show that he understands both aspects of action on climate change.
What are America's long-term strategic objectives? Relative U.S. decline has created a paradox: by exposing America's growing inability to underpin the international system, it has also cast greater light on the (present) inability of any other country or coalition to replace the U.S. in that role.
I just wish that we could all withdraw from media and materialistic items to see how we are all connected, and more importantly to see that we're not in complete control. We are not larger than life.
Earlier this month, my wife and two young sons -- 12 and 9 years old -- returned from a mind-blowing Indian travel experience. It was the best fami...
The environment and the rights of millions of Indians hang in the balance as India sees through some of its darkest days of corruption in governance.
Showmanship and pretense seem to win over depth and quality of content in today's frenzied social media era. Legislators the world over that I talk to, tell me the same thing -- social media is powerful but can also encourage and reward a shallow posturing culture in society.
Who would win in a hot war between Japan and China? The more limited the scope of the engagement, the better the chance for Japan to prevail. While China has more ships and planes, Japan has better ships and planes, with more maneuvering experience.
For those of you looking for an effective way to care for your hair, in the long haul, there's a trick that's actually been around for centuries.
The Grammys presented an image that quietly disqualified those fears and judgments, an image captured in what should be seen as the beautifully universal light of love.
For eight years the inhabitants of several coastal villages in the state of Odisha, whose fields and vines enable a flourishing economy, have been resisting eviction to make way for POSCO's steel plant and an associated port.
This week, we funded projects in Kenya, Uganda, Morocco, India, and the U.S. Here are the extraordinary people and ideas changing the world this week.
No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.
Whether a barbed wire fence will achieve its stated objectives of checking illegal movement of goods, arms and counterfeit Indian currency smuggling, drug trafficking, and insurgency is a question that remains to be answered.