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World's Strictest Airport Security? Forget Tel Aviv. Think Kashmir.

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The soldier and airport security guy are pointing, pointing. What do they want? Not my camera. Not my car clicker. It's my pen. A Paper Mate soft g...

Borders: A Texas Quartet Seeks to Erase the Line Which Divides

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 09.07.2013 | Impact
Marcel Hidalgo

Liquid Casing is a quartet from the Lone Star State. But, they are not all native Texans. John Pitale is from New Jersey, Jim Stettner is from Upsta...

Know Your Rights! Texas Drivers Give Border Patrol The Runaround

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.01.2013 | Latino Voices

A group of drivers want you to know your rights. As anyone familiar with the U.S.-Mexico border knows, the checkpoints don't start where the two c...

You Are Still (Barely) Free To Move About The Country

Radley Balko | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics

This video warms my cold libertarian heart. For a primer on these and related issues, I suggest you check out the good folks at Flex Your Rights. ...

Three Countries, Two Weddings and One Couple

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 09.17.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

This week, family and friends crossed international borders and military checkpoints and overcame the usual political bureaucracies to attend my daughter's two weddings. Why two weddings? Let me explain.

Living Cells, Complex Systems and the Economy

James A. Shapiro | Posted 03.14.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

Living cells are replete with intricate monitoring and regulatory circuits because survival, reproduction and adaptation to changing circumstances must be highly robust. Understanding these circuits and how they operate is a priority for 21st century cell and molecular biology.

US Diplomats Shown Hostility In Pakistani Actions

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has held up visas for U.S. diplomats, military service members and others, apparently because of hostility within the count...

View from Pakistan: Today's Blast

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Pakistani children may be enjoying the break, but most of them know exactly why they can't go to school. I sit stiff as one boy looks up from his video game to tell me the school buses might not be safe right now.