LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a schoolgirl in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was forced to watch executions, denounce her friends for fabricated transgressions and dig tunnels in case of a nuclear attack.
High-tech underwater cameras help uncovering the secrets of HMAS Sydney A recent expedition to survey historic World War II shipwrecks has produced a wealth
Miley Cyrus is obviously happy about her rumored relationship with Victoria’s Secret Angel Stella Maxwell. Miley is also happy that her parents are happy about her new relationship as well. Cyrus, 22, revealed to the world that she’s bisexual last month in Paper magazine. Show More Summary
Nicholas Winton was a wealthy London stockbroker who traveled to Prague at the start of World War II, then proceeded to use what money he had to help refugee Jewish children escape the Holocaust. By the war’s end he saved 669 children, who would later refer to themselves as Winton’s Children. Show More Summary
HOW CAN BUSINESSES achieve great--and sustainable--growth in a world where the rapidity of change continually intensifies? How do successful startups avoid becoming the equivalent of shooting stars? How do large companies not fall into the trap of comforting mediocrity, which, these days, can quickly lead to stagnation and death? According to the [...]
It’s no secret that we’re cheering for strong girls and women around the world this year. We can’t end extreme poverty without investing in girls and women everywhere. So far, the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup has been riveting. The pressure is on with four teams left vying for a spot in the finals. We…
Text and Photos by Liam Goslett for DETAILS. It's no secret that Paris produces some of the world's best fashion, but we're just as impressed with the looks spotted on the streets in the City of Light. See more: The Best Streets from...Show More Summary
Every time you use a Google product, you’re connecting to one of its data centers located around the world. Google has been notoriously secretive about it, but recently it’s been sharing some photos and videos of its state-of-the-art data centers. Show More Summary
Moving on! Just a couple of weeks ago, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Tim Hunt let the World Conference of Science Journalists in Seoul, South Korea, in on the secret of successful science, and it’s get them skirts out of the lab. … Continue reading ?
MC Shia?! From motivational speaking to professional log picking, Shia LaBeouf has been consistently delighting the world with his secret talents. [ Related: James Franco Shts All Over Shia LaBeouf! ] But you can add another skill to the 29-year-old's repertoire… Freestyle rapping! Yes, you heard us right! On Sunday, a video surfaced on the Internet of the Fury star [...]
Since the show started, ABC’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. has been determined to make viewers like Chloe Bennet’s character, Skye. She was the audience surrogate at first, an (apparently) original character who was new to the world of super...Show More Summary
What's one of the biggest differences between an average American's day and a typical day in the life of someone who lives in one of the world's Blue Zones? Click Here to see the Complete List of Secrets from the World's Longest-Living...Show More Summary
All photos by Masao Nishikawa We already know Japanese architects have a knack for residential designs that make use of every potential square-foot of space in one of the world's most densely populated and urbanized nations. This minimalist timber house...
23-year-old Sara Sampaio is one of the most sought-after models in the world. The Portuguese supermodel recently worked on campaigns for Victoria's Secret and Carl's Jr. She has also appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue for the last two years. Show More Summary
While this ancient hillside tomb was originally built for simple farmers, today it looks almost as though it is a secret entrance to some hidden fairy world. Found at the end of a rough, jagged trail on the mainland of the Orkney Islands, Cuween Hill s a patchy earthen dome that looks like just the sort of place to bury some people. Show More Summary
Apparently the institutionalization of small-scale food foraging is part of the new food chain for restaurant supply, and it has become an “intensely secret” and “ultracompetitive” world: FreshDirect, the online grocery-delivery service, offers packs of foraged lambsquarters for $4.99 each. Show More Summary
This week's Wellness Theories features 67-year-old stylist and creator of the cult face-oil line Rodin Olio Lusso, Linda Rodin. In the fashion and beauty world, Rodin is known for her signature red lipstick and glasses, as well as her constant companion: her dog Winky. Rodin talks to the Cut about her... More »
The loud booms, weird hums and other odd noises being reported around the world are often attributed to supersonic jets, meteors, secret experiments or weather. Now they can be blamed by cauliflowers too. Meanwhile, that huge blob on the nightly weather forecast’s Doppler radar may be something...
At Locus Solus Andrew Epstein reveals James Merrill’s rather unexpected connection to the New York School. Although Merrill “operated at some distance from the avant-garde of his day,” his ties to that world include Tibor de Nagy gallery and the Artists’ Theatre. From Locus Solus: James Merrill is not often mentioned in the same breath […]
There are few things in this world as gorgeous as Bryce Dallas Howard's red hair color. And although she is a natural red head, she also gets a boost from super-star colorist Tracey Cunningham, who shared the formula for getting the lovely golden strawberry hue she had in Jurassic World. Show More Summary