How humans handle information has been a theme – and a concern – throughout the ages.
04/13/2011 07:05 am
The great dictionary has drawn wide attention for including common online abbreviations in its latest update, but that's only part of the story.
04/12/2011 03:27 pm
LOL! The authoritative reference book's latest online update will include several Internet-inspired expressions.
03/25/2011 06:09 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/25
Simon Winchester examines the story behind the discomforting photo taken of the little girl who inspired “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”
03/17/2011 07:15 am
As Muammar Qaddafi's forces make significant gains against rebel groups, Europe continues to ponder the 'consequences' of imposing a no-fly zone over Libyan air space.
03/11/2011 05:42 pm
The Tolkien estate hopes to block the publication of “Mirkwood," a novel somewhat critical of J.R.R. Tolkien.
02/21/2011 08:10 am
Nearly a century after Lawrence of Arabia’s fame, many of his ideas about the Middle East remain prescient.
02/17/2011 06:10 am
In Pictures American Inventions
The West's fearful stereotypes of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood are based on myth and misunderstanding. Today's Muslim Brotherhood rejects violence and must be a full partner in the process of change – and it will be, if a minimally democratic state can be established in Egypt.
02/08/2011 12:47 pm