In an election year Joan of Arc represents 600-year-old values that fit political messages on both sides of the aisle.
Fans across Japan hope that the women's national team will lift the country's morale with a victory of the US team in the Women's World Cup final today.
Strictly speaking, we're all one-way time travelers: plodding forward through the progress of existence second-by-second. And thanks to special relativity, you could, in principle, skip ahead into the future by traveling at a very high speed relative to your contemporaries. But that, too, would be a one-way trip. As for travel back in time? Some physicists cautiously speculate that it is possible, but only time will tell. In the meantime, here are our top ten favorite fictional time travelers.
Margarethe von Trotta's new film, 'Vision,' portrays 12th-century Christian mystic Hildegard von Bingen.
Readers write in about mine safety, Secretary Clinton, and job creation in the US.
Colin Firth was in town to promote his new film ‘The King’s Speech,’ while Werner Herzog intoned about albino alligators in his 3-D film ‘Cave of Forgotten Dreams.’
A collection of the poetry that helped today's women to find their voices.
Does peeking at how the other five-sixths lives preserve culture – or commodify it?