Topic: Nobel Prizes
Chapter & Verse Syrian poet Adonis leads the pack in betting for 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature winner
Thomas Pynchon is the American author closest to top, but still considered a long shot with odds of 16 to 1.
10/03/2011 01:03 pm
Wangari Maathai, a 2004 Nobel peace prize winner, inspired a generation of Kenyan civic activists to challenge their leaders – both on the environment and on democratic reform.
09/26/2011 01:10 pm
Few remember the name Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, but he discovered vitamin C. Google honors the Hungarian scientist-turned-freedom-fighter-turned-covert-diplomat today with a citrus-packed doodle.
09/16/2011 10:45 am
If the wild plunges and rebounds in stock prices have made a yo-yo of your portfolio, welcome to a very big club. The gyrations in stock markets worldwide have forced investors everywhere to confront an uncomfortable reality: Short of stuffing your money in a bank or under your mattress, you have to cope with volatility and risk. Fortunately, there are ways to tame risk – even turn it to your advantage. Here are four steps that you can take to begin to reduce the risk of falling stock prices for your long-term portfolio:
09/06/2011 12:03 pm
In Pictures Barack Obama's milestones
A view from the secretary general of the Council of Europe, a former prime minister of Norway: I am often asked what will happen in Norway now. At first, I answered that it will stay an open society. But we need to become more aware of what terrorism is, where it comes from, and how we speak about it.
08/03/2011 02:58 pm
Will one bestselling novel – "Please Look After Mom" – help Korean literature find its way in the global marketplace?
07/12/2011 10:27 am
July 2, 2011, will mark the 50th anniversary of the death of American literary icon Ernest Hemingway. Yes, we've all read at least one Hemingway novel at some point in our lives, but how well do you really know this Nobel Prize winner – an author whose literary voice is considered one of the most recognizable on the planet? Take our quiz and find out!
06/29/2011 11:47 am
Egypt has launched a national project akin to the Aswan Dam. It's called the City of Science and Technology – part Caltech, part Max Planck Institutes in Germany, part Tech Park in Turkey. Investment in education is the best way to cure fanaticism.
06/23/2011 12:48 pm
Nobel Prize winner Peter Diamond was turned down from the board of the Federal Reserve. Are his philosophical and analytical perspective undervalued?
06/08/2011 03:46 pm