Eleven German submarines from World War I have been found sunk in Belgian waters. The latest to be discovered, however, is the "best preserved" of all, officials say. The U-boat, 88 feet long by 20 feet wide, has been found in an undisclosed location off the Belgian coast near West...
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Part two of this week's five-part series on cash crops and the impact they have around the world. Cash crops are a major economic factor in almost every region of the world. In North America, there is a wide variety of cash crops that are grown and sold. Show More Summary
Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday. Petrov, whose extraordinary story was told in a documentary titled “The Man Who Saved the World”, received several...
Much to the dismay of some, the World Wide Web Consortium has approved a digital rights management standard for Hypertext Markup Language 5, the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications. The new standard,Show More Summary
In July, the Director of the World Wide Web Consortium overruled dozens of members' objections to publishing a DRM standard without a compromise to protect accessibility, security research, archiving, and competition. (more…)
Judge Richard Posner is perhaps the most interesting judge in the world (quick, someone call Dos Equis). The popular and widely celebrated (by legal correspondents, reporters, journalists, and writers) jurist recently announced his retirement. After serving on the bench for decades, Judge Posner explained that he felt like he was......
Kathleen Chalfant plays a Peter Pan not willing to give up the joys of childhood, while a Simon Stephens play suffers from a bad British accent problem.
Under Swiss law, guinea pigs, parrots and goldfish must have companions of their own species. Humans share their homes and lives with a wide variety of nonhuman animals. However, globally, companion animals are considered to be objects under existing laws. Show More Summary
In this unique new info graphic, we look at the world's five most popular all time artists and map out their connections within Wikipedia in order to identify who influenced whom. __________________ Guest post by Katie Foley of Readers.com
Simon Stephens’s On the Shore of the Wide World, now playing at Atlantic Theater Company, takes its name from a sonnet by Keats. It’s the kind of play where a character quotes part of the eponymous poem to us, earnestly speaking the title line in the final act. That speaker ... More »
Thunderstorms directly over two of the world’s busiest shipping lanes are more intense than storms in other areas of the ocean. A new study offers a theory. Katrina Virts was looking at data from the World Wide Lightning Location Network,...Show More Summary
I recall waking up, prepping 2 bagels for consumption and turning on Sportscenter to ready myself for my 9-5 job some 20 years ago. Sometimes I tossed in the regular news to stay abreast of national and world wide developments. I admit it; I was a dope. Show More Summary
WordPress is an amazing platform used quite widely all over the world. There isn’t a web developer or designer out there that hasn’t heard about it, and all for quite a number of reasons. WordPress has proven to be very effective, easy...Show More Summary
If your understanding of Japanese spirits starts and stops with sake bombs at 2 a.m., you're cutting an entire country's contributions to the wide world of alcoholic beverages mightily short. Long before the sake bomb came to be, the Japanese began experimenting with grain spirits, starting in...
Ohlmeyer worked on ABC's "Wide World of Sports" and "Monday Night Football."
Nestled at the base of the Himalayas, Nepal is widely known for its breathtaking scenery, epic trekking trails and intriguing culture. Despite being 52 times smaller than Australia, Nepal holds some impressive world records, such as being home to the tallest mountain in the world (Everest), the deepest gorge in the world (Kali Gandaki), and […]
The Kansas City Chiefs stomped all over the defending Super Bowl champions in Foxborough on Thursday night, and second-year wide receiver Tyreek Hill had a lot to do with it. Hill, the 165th draft pick in 2016, caught seven passes for 133 yards, including one that turned into a 75-yard touchdown. So basically he picked […]
It's only been a few months since the world learned that Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus are dating, but it's possible the couple has been together much longer than that. In fact, it's widely believed that Ben and Lindsay started hooking...Show More Summary
The cruise was another reminder that we at National Review have the best readers in the whole wide world, and I thank each and every one of you, whether you were able to join us on the cruise or not, whether you read the print magazine,...Show More Summary